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Stream DIIV's New Album, Is the Is Are

DIIV are releasing their new, confusingly titled album, Is the Is Are, next Friday and have put it up for a stream via The Guardian. Listen below while you check out our review. Continue reading

Review: Wet's Don't You

Wet’s debut LP, Don’t You, feels like a series of pop ballads laid end to end. That’s not to say that these are all slow or sad songs. That’s a common album form and easier to get through. Don’t You songs are specifically in the genus of pop ballad; that realm of mass appeal, but dangerously corny,... Continue reading

Flume Drops Track with Vince Staples, "Smoke & Retribution"

Flume has a new album out this year called Skin and he’s just released our most anticipated track from it—“Smoke & Retribution” featuring Vince Staples(!) and Australian vocalist Ku?ka. Earlier today we called ASAP Rocky and Pharrell our new hip-hop OTP... well, their tenure was... Continue reading

ASAP Rocky and Pharrell Share "Hear Me"

Our new hip-hop OTP, ASAP Rocky and Pharrell have teamed up for a new single called “Hear Me”. It goes, it goes. Check it out below:More from Rocky on the horizon: Continue reading

Bon Iver's Justin Vernon Covers Sharon Van Etten's "Love More"

MusicNOW, a collaboration-focused music festival founded by The National’s Bryce Dessner, has released video of a 2010 performance from Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon (accompanied by Dessners Aaron and Bryce of The National) covering Sharon Van Etten’s “Love More”. Watch below: Continue reading

Massive Attack Release Ritual Spirit EP

Massive Attack have returned with the four-song Ritual Spirit. The EP, which was first teased on app called Fantom, features Tricky, Young Fathers, Azekel, and Roots Manuva. A second EP, co-produced by Daddy G, is also on its way. Following that, a full-length album sometime in 2016.You can... Continue reading

Jessy Lanza Releases "It Means I Love You"

Hyperdub—home to Burial, DJ Rashad, Kode9, among another electronic music curios—is releasing Jessy Lanza’s upcoming new album Oh No in May. Here is the infectious first single, “It Means I Love You”. Video directed by John Smith. Continue reading

Animal Collective Share "Lying in the Grass" via Painting App

Animal Collective have shared a second song from their upcoming album, Painting With. Following the exuberant lead single “Floridada”, the band is streaming a new song called “Lying in the Grass” on a recently launched iOS app, also called Painting With. You can download it here.... Continue reading

Rihanna Drops ANTI

Rihanna has finally dropped ANTI! The 13-track album is streaming exclusively at TIDAL for a week before a wider release. Notably the album does not include any of her 2015 singles, including smash hits “FourFiveSeconds” and “Bitch Better Have My Money”, but it does include a cover of... Continue reading

Rihanna Shares "Work" with Drake

Here is a new single from Rihanna’s ANTI, which is out on Friday, according to Billboard. “Work” is the third collaboration between Rihanna and Drake, following 2010’s “What’s My Name?” (from Rihanna’s Loud) and 2011’s “Take Care” (from Drake’s album of the same name). Listen... Continue reading

Kanye West Changes Album Title, Updates Tracklist

First it was called So Help Me God (long live, So Help Me God!), then it was called Swish, now Kanye West’s upcoming seventh LP is officially known as Waves. But, who knows! There’s still plenty of time before February 11 for another name-change! (But who will break it to Father John... Continue reading

Review: Chairlift's Moth is Confident, Sexy, and Wonderfully Weird

THE FIRST TIME I saw the iPod ad featuring “Bruises”, off Chairlift’s 2008 debut, Does You Inspire You, I thought it was a Regina Spektor song. I suppose I couldn’t really be blamed. It was a piece of twee piano pop with coquette-schoolgirl vocals—exactly the kind of adorable, inoffensive music... Continue reading

Rostam Batmanglij Has Left Vampire Weekend

Rostam Batmanglij, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and producer of Vampire Weekend has quit the band. He broke the news via a note on Twitter:He recently released a solo single and video called “EOS”. Watch the video below:Vampire Weekend’s last album, a career triumph called Modern... Continue reading

Review: Eleanor Friedberger's New View

THREE ALBUMS into her solo career, Eleanor Friedberger has finally left Fiery Furnaces behind. For some Blueberry Boat devotees, the simple, unadorned sounds of Friedberger’s latest release, New View, may be seen as a betrayal of her previous conceptual ambition. However, after eleven years of... Continue reading

Review: Anderson .Paak's Malibu

IN LATE SEPTEMBER 2014, L.A.-based producer TOKiMONSTA dropped Desiderium, a mostly forgettable (sort of) full-length that probably should have been awesome. Korean-born Jennifer Lee is known primarily for these huge, Madlib-esque explorations in jazz-infused hip-hop, but she took a trap-heavy risk... Continue reading

Chance the Rapper to Join Kanye West for Upcoming G.O.O.D. Fridays Track

Producer Big Boy (no, not that Big Boi) took to Instagram on Monday to give us an update on G.O.O.D. Fridays, which haven’t really been following a strict schedule lately anyway. His post confirmed that Kanye is indeed working on a new track to give out (“Good Friday is running a lil... Continue reading

Rihanna Has Finished ANTI

Kanye wasn’t the only major pop star to tease a new album on Monday morning. Rihanna, who also has a long-gone-missing album in the works, quelled fans’ concerns when she tweeted out this truly fabulous selfie: I’ll give you a moment to reflect on the glory that is that pair of... Continue reading

Swish: Kanye West Shares Tracklist for "The Best Album of All Time"

Looks like Kanye West is really releasing his long-awaited Yeezus followup Swish on February 11! The man took to Twitter on Sunday night to brew up a fresh pot of hype when he tweeted a nearly illegible note containing “the best album of all time”’s 10-song tracklist. Check it... Continue reading

Sia Releases "Unstoppable"

Sia’s new album, This is Acting, is out on January 29, and she’s released a sixth pre-release track to promote it. Listen to “Unstoppable” below. Find the other five tracks here. Continue reading

PJ Harvey Announces New LP, The Hope Six Demolition Project

PJ Harvey has announced her follow-up to 2011’s tremendous Let England Shake. It’s called The Hope Six Demolition Project and it’s out April 15. She recorded the album last year, behind one-way glass, at a public exhibit at a London museum.You can watch an album trailer below, which... Continue reading

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