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Disclosure Drop New EP, Moog For Love, Featuring Al Green Collaboration

Disclosure have stopped by Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 radio show on Apple Music to drop off a new song called “Moog for Love”, featuring beatmaker Daniel Pearce, whose nom de studio is Eats Everything. It is the title track to the duo’s new EP. They have also shared two other new songs... Continue reading

Danny Brown Returns With "When It Rain"

Today, Danny Brown has returned with his first solo single since releasing his LP Old in 2013. The new track—from his upcoming album, which Brown is “praying” will come out this year—is called “When It Rain” and is produced by frequent collaborator Paul White. The single is out now... Continue reading

Kanye West's Saint Pablo Tour Dates

Kanye West has announced his highly anticipated Saint Pablo Tour in support of this year’s terrific The Life of Pablo. The tour kicks off on August 25 in Indianapolis and wraps up October 29 in Las Vegas. See you there. Kanye West Saint Pablo Tour:08-25 Indianapolis, IN - Bankers Life... Continue reading

Review: Beyoncé’s Formation World Tour

I was twice lifted out of the M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore last Friday night. Two performances during Beyoncé’s Formation World Tour were so tremendous that my reaction began to feel extraphysical, something akin to aesthetic transcendence. I was first plucked upward more than halfway... Continue reading

Reviews: Car Seat Headrest, Hotelier, Whitney

Car Seat Headrest, Teens of Denialby Grant RindnerCar Seat Headrest’s newest record is what all good indie rock should aspire to be. It’s intelligent, self-aware, a touch neurotic, and rough enough around the edges to feel completely authentic. Teens of Denial is a long record, but one that has so... Continue reading

Watch the Bonnaroo 2016 Livestream Here

Bonnaroo is happening this weekend, and if you aren’t going, is giving you a chance to experience some of the best music coming out of the festival, all weekend long. Above you can check out a poster of the acts whose sets are being streamed—including LCD Soundsystem, M83, Chvrches,... Continue reading

Clams Casino Shares Vince Staples Collab: "All Nite"

Clams Casino is promoting his new album, 32 Levels, with new single “All Nite”, featuring Long Beach, Calif. firebrand and quintessential collaborator Vince Staples. The two previously collaborated on Staples’ terrific debut album, Summertime '06, including the devastating single... Continue reading

The Stone Roses Share New Song "Beautiful Thing"

The Stone Roses have released a second new single this year, “Beautiful Thing”, following last month‘s “All For One”. When that single was released, PMA’s Benji Taylor lamented, “At its best new single “All For One” sounds like the work of a caricature tribute act, at its worst a phoned-in... Continue reading

Aphex Twin Announces Cheetah EP

After some sly viral marketing, Aphex Twin has formally announced a new seven-song EP called Cheetah. It will be released on July 8 on on vinyl, CD, cassette, and as a digital download. Check out the artwork and tracklist below:Aphex Twin, Cheetah EP:01 CHEETAHT2 [Ld spectrum]02... Continue reading

Usher and Young Thug Team Up for "No Limit"

Usher hasn’t released new music since his last album, 2012’s Looking 4 Myself, which spawned his masterpiece “Climax”, but it looks like the r&b singer is ready to release new music this week—two songs, actually. Here’s the first, a Young Thug collaboration “No Limit”. Another single is... Continue reading

Chvrches x Paramore's Hayley Williams: "Bury It (Remix)"

Chvrches have enlisted Paramore frontwoman Hayley Williams for a new remix of Every Open Eye track “Bury It”. The track premiered earlier today on Annie Mac’s BBC Radio 1 show.Check out a lyric video for the remix below: Continue reading

Bon Iver Shares "Cercle" Videos

Bon Iver have shared pro-shot videos taken at their recent “Cercle” performances at the Sydney Opera House. Below check out clips of Justin Vernon in the round, performing “Creature Fear,” “Heavenly Father,” and “Michicant”. Continue reading

Sleigh Bells Return With "Rule Number One"

Sleigh Bells returned today with a new single, “Rule Number One”, the follow-up to the single they released in late 2015, “Champions of Unrestricted Beauty”. The duo’s last album was 2013’s Bitter Rivals and it appears they have a new one out real soon. Listen to the song, plus an... Continue reading

Bat for Lashes Shares "Joe's Dream"

Bat For Lashes has shared another new song from her upcoming concept album, The Bride. This one’s called “Joe’s Dream” and it follows up “Sunday Love”, which was released late last month.Listen below: Continue reading

Local Natives Announce New Album: Sunlit Youth

Local Natives haven’t been releasing new singles for fun. No, the band will release a new album on September 9 called Sunlit Youth, which aptly describes every single Local Native track thus far. The news of the new LP comes with a lyric video for album opener "Villainy". (The band has... Continue reading

Kanye-less Governors Ball Proves Rock and Roll Can Still Thrill in 2016

About 30 seconds after The Killers’ Brandon Flowers glided off stage after a stunning, triumphant Governors Ball set, drummer Ronnie Vannucci lingered at his drum kit. With the music over, he gave the crowd an endearingly awkward fist pump, earning one more roar of approval. He strolled to the... Continue reading

Reviews: Tegan and Sara, Holy Fuck

Tegan and Sara, Love You to Deathby Luke FowlerSome passable stuff here, mostly confined to the second half; the chorus of “BWU” has the album’s one remotely moving melody, while “100x” and “U-Turn” change up the backing instrumentation to save listeners from having to hear the exact same synths... Continue reading

Pretty Much Amazing's Songs of the Summer 2016

Justin Timberlake’s wet fart of a new single bringing you down? Calvin Harris’s cheap “We Found Love” sequel not cutting it? Sick and tired of Drake? We got you. Here is a collection of PMA writers’ picks for Song of the Summer 2016, kindly telling the corporate radio gods to shove it. “Berlin... Continue reading

Angel Olsen Announces New Album: My Woman

After releasing her new single, “Intern”, Angel Olsen has officially announced her upcoming album, My Woman. It will be out on September 2. According to Olsen, My Woman is about “the complicated mess of being a woman.” She continued: “I’m definitely using scenes that I’ve replayed in... Continue reading

Drake Shares New Song, Collab with Gucci Mane, and Bieber Remix of "One Dance"

Maybe you’re like me and you’re sick of #SummerSixteen, but Drake isn’t having none of that. Over the weekend, he took to his OVO Sound Radio on Apple Music to share three new joints—a solo track called “4PM in Casablancas”, sporting a smooth ’90s synth line; a Gucci Mane collaboration... Continue reading

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