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A Disappointing 'Honeymoon'

On her new album, Lana Del Rey slips and falls after a promising stride forward.Four years after “Video Games”, Lana Del Rey still isn’t a star in the traditional sense. This is despite her immense popularity, the millions of records she’s sold. Del Rey follows an orbit that intersects only here... Continue reading

Kelela Drops "Rewind" Video

Kelela made her triumphant return recently with “Rewind” and now she’s celebrating with a very colorful, solo dance party. Check it out:“Rewind” was written and produced with BOOTS, who is best known for being Beyoncé’s secret weapon on her recent self-titled... Continue reading

DIIV Return With "Dopamine"

DIIV have returned with the breezy and autumnal “Dopamine”, which more or less picks up where Oshin left off. Sometime this year, Zachary Cole Smith and the guys will follow-up that album with Is the Is Are. Listen to “Dopamine” below: Continue reading

Preview Every Song from Disclosure's 'Caracal'

Disclosure’s highly-anticipated new album, Caracal, is out on September 25, and while they haven’t exactly been shy about releasing songs ahead of the street date (we count seven singles), we still haven’t heard some of the more anticipated tracks from the album: the collaborations with Lorde,... Continue reading

Ryan Adams Shares "Bad Blood", Releasing Taylor Swift Album '1989' on Monday

On Monday, September 21, Ryan Adams will release his album covering Taylor Swift’s 1989 in its entirety. He’s been sharing demos and outtakes from the recording sessions on Twitter and Instagram, but now we have the first full track from the album to listen to—Taylor’s most recent... Continue reading

Kanye West Shares Aaliyah-Referencing Track "I Feel It"

Today, Kanye West launched his highly anticipated “Season 2” of his wildly successful Yeezy fashion line at Adidas. Like last February’s launch of the fall line, the fashion show came with a brand new song. (The Vic Mensa and Sia-featuring “Wolves” soundtracked the Yeezy Season... Continue reading

Lana Del Rey Shares "Salvatore"

On Friday, Lana Del Rey will release her new album Honeymoon. Today she shares a fifth track from the LP, “Salvatore”. It follows up the album’s title track, “High by the Beach”, “Terrence Loves You”, and “Music to Watch Boys To”. Listen below: Continue reading

Grimes' New Album is Out in October

That’s what Dazed is reporting (emphasis added):[Y]ou’ll find a highly attuned eco-consciousness on Grimes’ new album, which has been through working titles of Fairy, Avalon, and Queen of the Night (after Mozart’s supernatural anti-heroine from The Magic Flute, not the Whitney... Continue reading

Deerhunter Share "Breaker" — Their First Duet

Bradford Cox and Lockett Pundt sing together for the first time on a Deerhunter song on “Breaker”, the newest single from the band’s upcoming LP, Fading Frontier. The LP hands October 16. The band previously shared the album’s funky (yes, funky) first single “Snakeskin”. Continue reading

Disclosure Share "Jaded"

Disclosure are releasing their highly anticipated new album, Caracal, on Friday. Today the duo share the seventh single from the LP, “Jaded”. It’s accompanying video, the latest in a four-part series of dystopian clips promoting Caracal, was also released. The video, directed by Ryan... Continue reading

Doom and Ghostface Killah Share New Doomstarks Track "Lively Hood"

Today Adult Swim let loose the latest in their Summer Singles program. This time a brand new tune from Ghostface Killah and Doom’s collaborative project Doomstarks. Listen and download below: Continue reading

Autre Ne Veut Shares "Panic Room"

Check out another clip from Autre Ne Veut’s upcoming LP, Age of Transparency — “Panic Room”. He first shared “World War Pt. 2”, which you can also watch below:Age of Transparency is out October 2. Continue reading

Miley Cyrus’ Sprawling, Drug-Induced, Wet Nightmare

Welcome to Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz, or, as it should be known: Miley Cyrus’ sprawling, drug-induced, wet nightmare—an album so sexy, terrifying, and utterly nonsensical it defies precedent. These adjectives, of course, embody Miley’s goals. While she began as a musician, in recent years... Continue reading

Capsule Reviews: Beirut, The Libertines, Prince

Beirut, No No NoBeirut usually do okay for themselves when they expound on well-established modes of musical communication. Perhaps then the jig is finally up on No No No, their fourth album in nine years. Ostensibly their pop record, this brisk, 29-minute album album runs out of ideas in the... Continue reading

Chvrches Share "Clearest Blue"

Chvrches continue to show off their pared-down sound with “Clearest Blue”. It’s gorgeous and simple—easily one of the most open-hearted and earnest songs we’ve heard this year. Listen below: Continue reading

Disclosure Share New Song "Hourglass"

The September 25 release date for Disclosure’s new LP, Caracal, inches closer! The Lawrence brother have shared another track from the LP today. It’s called “Hourglass” and features Lion Babe on the vocals. Check it out below: Continue reading

Empress Of's 'Me', Reviewed

We value auteur musicians as paragons of the field. We value them because they have the force of will to truly impose their singular vision on a project. This year’s most complete example of this may be Empress Of, Lorely Rodriguez’s electronic pop alter ego. On the appropriately named Me, she... Continue reading

Kurt Vile Shares New Song and Video "Life Like This"

Kurt Vile’s new album, B'lieve I’m Going Down..., is out September 25, and it’s finally starting to take shape. Below you can watch an animated video from the Philly crooner for new album track “Life Like This”—that’s our second taste from the album after the first single, “Pretty... Continue reading

Tinashe and Young Thug Share "Party Favors"

Tinashe will soon follow-up last year’s received Aquarius with a new album called Joyride. You can listen to the new album’s first single, “Party Favors”, featuring rap’s weirdo du jour Young Thug. Joyride doesn’t have a release date yet, but here is an album trailer: Continue reading

FKA twigs covers Sia's "Elastic Heart"

FKA twigs, who recently dropped one of the year’s best releases, stopped by BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge for a quick session. After her arresting performance of M3LL155X’s “In Time”, she delivered this gorgeous rendition of Sia’s “Elastic Heart”. Watch below: Continue reading

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