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Robyn Shares New Track "Set Me Free"

Earlier today on his Beats 1 radio show, Zane Lowe interviewed Robyn and premiered a new track from her La Bagatelle Magique project, a group comprised of Robyn’s touring keyboardist Markus Jägerstedt and the late Christian Falk.“Set Me Free” is currently streaming... Continue reading

Pharrell Shares "Freedom" Video

Looks like the exclusivity-period over at Apple Music for Pharrell’s new video “Freedom” has expired. The clip is now available for everyone to see at YouTube/VEVO. Check it out: Continue reading

Róisín Murphy's "Evil Eyes" Remixed by Hercules and Love Affair

Hercules and Love Affair remix the best song on Róisín Murphy’s third LP, Hairless Toys (via). Here is H&LA ringleader Andy Butler speaking on the Murphy and the single:Remixing an artist that has an astounding voice is of course super for me but it’s even more exciting when... Continue reading

Vic Shares "Codeine Crazy (Icarus Story)"

Really glad we’re getting a steady stream of new music from Kanye protégé Vic Mensa. He recently released new single “No Chill” featuring Skrillex, a follow up to this spring’s “U Mad” with Kanye West. Now he’s shared “Codeine Crazy (Icarus Story)”, a rework of a Future track. (Song... Continue reading

The Antlers' "Director" Remixed by Darkside's Dave Harrington

" tml-embed-width="100%" tml-embed-height="250" tml-render-layout="inline">Dave Harrington, one half of Darkside have remixed The Antlers’ “Director”, which appeared on last year’s Familiars. Listen above. The Antlers are currently on tour:07-25 Girona, Spain -... Continue reading

James Franco Wrote a Book on Lana Del Rey, Here's The Cover

“Lana spends a lot of time alone because everyone wants in,” writes James Franco, in his poetic tribute to Lana Del Rey called “Shades of Cool”, named after a stunner off last year’s Ultraviolence. He concludes his piece: “I wanted to interview Lana for a book and she said, ‘Just write around... Continue reading

Shouting Through the Monotony: MS MR's How Does It Feel, Reviewed

Middlebrow pop music is a crowded field in 2015, and New York City producer-singer duo MS MR’s latest effort, How Does It Feel (note the conspicuous lack of interrogative punctuation, which I’ll come back to), only contributes to this growing crop. Indeed, Lizzy Plapinger and Max Hershenow’s... Continue reading

On Deck: Episode 3 - Afro Rhythms

On Deck was created to expose and promote the best, funkiest, most progressive dance music in the world. Throughout the conception phase, each of us grew more and more excited at the prospect of excavating such a cavernous (and seemingly never-ending) genre.As you might have concluded already, we... Continue reading

Review: Wilco, Star Wars

In a mere two and half years, the surprise album release has become a staple of the modern music industry. The proliferation of “pulling a Beyoncé” poses a frustrating conundrum for fans of today’s chart-toppers. The specter of an unannounced release encourages greater tinkering and more teasing on... Continue reading

Sufjan Stevens Announces US Tour

Sufjan Stevens has added a new US leg to his tour in support of this year’s Carrie & Lowell. He’s currently scheduled to tour the UK and Europe in August and September. He returns stateside in late October for a 17-date, cross-country jaunt. Check out the new tour dates below... Continue reading

Major Lazer and MØ Cover Frank Ocean's "Lost"

Frank Ocean’s coming album, Boys Don’t Cry is supposed to come out this month. (10 days left in July. Don’t let us down, Frank!) It doesn’t look like we are the only ones excited about it, either. Today, Major Lazer and MØ paid homage to Ocean with a breezy cover of “Lost”... Continue reading

Here are the 2015 MTV VMA Nominations

On August 30, at 9pm Eastern, Miley Cyrus will host the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards. This year’s nominees were announced earlier this morning. Kendrick Lamar leads the pack with a whopping 13 nominations from three videos—both “Alright” and his collaboration with Taylor Swift, “Bad... Continue reading

Kurt Vile Shares New Single "Pretty Pimpin"

Kurt Vile has a new album called B’lieve I’m Goin Down out on September 25. It will be his first album since 2013’s Wakin on a Pretty Daze. LP opener, “Pretty Pimpin”—and isn’t that the strangest Kurt Vile song title ever—was released this morning with a new video. Check it out... Continue reading

Disclosure Share New Song "Moving Mountains"

Disclosure have shared another new song from their upcoming LP, Caracal, due out September 25. It’s called “Moving Mountains” and features Brendan Reilly, which is a bit surprising since they’ve been teasing their upcoming single, “Omen” with Sam Smith, for a few weeks now and we’ve... Continue reading

Mac DeMarco Shares "No Other Heart"

Mac DeMarco has a new album called, yep, Another One, out on August 7 via Captured Tracks. We’ve heard a few songs from the album already, and here’s another. It’s called “No Other Heart” and it premiered during Annie Mac’s epic radio show tonight, which also featured a new Foals song and... Continue reading

Foals Premiere "Mountain at My Gates"

Foals have shared a rollicking new song—one of the better rock songs I’ve heard in a while—called “Mountain at My Gates” from their upcoming album, What Went Down. The album comes out on August 28. Pre-orders are ongoing. Listen to “Mountain at My Gates” below: Continue reading

Bon Iver Debuted Two New Songs

Last weekend, at the inaugural Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival, the new music festival directed by Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and The National’s Aaron Dessner, Bon Iver took the stage on Saturday to deliver a headlining performance. During their set, the band played two new... Continue reading

Run the Jewels Share Meow the Jewels Track "Meowrly"

On last Friday’s episode of “WRTJ”, their radio show on Apple Music’s Beats 1 channel, Run The Jewels shared the first full track from their “cat sounds”-sampling remix album Meow The Jewels. The track is called “Meowrly” (the cat version of RTJ2 powerhouse “Early”) and was worked on... Continue reading

Here are Chvrches' 2015 Tour Dates

Last week, Glaswegian synthpop band Chvrches announced their second LP, Every Open Eye, and shared their new single “Leave a Trace”. That a tour was coming was a foregone conclusion, the only question was when. After a few festival dates in Europe and America, the band kicks off a North... Continue reading

LIZ & SOPHIE's "When I Rule The World" is Ridiculous

In 2013, UK producer SOPHIE gave us “Bipp”. In 2014, with the help of kindred spirit A. G. Cook, we were treated to “Hey QT”. And here is SOPHIE’s 2015 version of what amounts to the same song, now told in three parts: LIZ’s “When I Rule The World”. Your milage may... Continue reading

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