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Archived Since:April 11, 2008

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Rihanna :: Needed Me Remixes

You never could imagine… In January, Barbarian singer Rihanna released her eighth studio album titled Anti. Rihanna has always maintained her music as a force to be reckoned with filled with pride, confidence, and sex appeal. Her latest effort provides everything familiar mixed with a blend of maturity and growth from her past. Each song on the […]

Gold Panda :: Good Luck and Do Your Best

The electronic styles of England’s talented producer Derwin Schlecker AKA Gold Panda is back with his third album positively titled “Good Luck and Do Your Best” which came out on May 27th via the label City Slang. The theme of the album...Show More Summary

Lil Silva :: Jimi (Journey Inside My Imagination) EP

Electro R&B producer Lil Silva recently released his EP ‘Jimi’ (Journey Inside My Imagination). The EP features his signature sounds full of dreamy textures, and infectious melodies carried out by a careful selection of soulful vocal collaborators. Show More Summary

Snoh Aalegra :: Under the Influence

For Snoh Aalegra, music has always meant the world to her. As a singer-songwriter from Sweden, she has been singing and writing songs all by herself since the age of 9. Lately Snow Aalegra has been collaborating with hip-hop and R&B music producer No ID developing her own sound. She enjoys combining soul drenched elements that […]

Sampha – Timmy’s Prayer

The smooth sounds of Sampha Sisay are coming back.  Known for his soulful collaborations with the likes of SBTRKT, Drake, Kanye, and the beauty of his 2003 debut EP Dual, Sampha’s voice has this unique warmth that easily impressed the musical minds of many. This week Sampha surprised fans with his intense new single “Timmy’s Prayer” by posting it along with a […]

Affelaye – Thirsts

Bristol based producer Affelaye creates layers of beautiful sounds upon even more beautiful sounds. Thirsts is his latest mini EP, blending a tranquil style with lush atmospherics that melodically linger and present a refreshing mixShow More Summary

WDL – Stardust (Feat Elliphant)

“If we can stay true, then us could be free..” The first time I heard producer WDL‘s song Stardust featuring vocals by Elliphant was last November at Dolores Park in beautiful San Francisco, CA. There was a nice man named Michael, full of dreads walking around with a speaker in his backpack, selling a cooler full of individual […]


+++ WINTER MUSIC 2016 :: RUNDOWN With a new year comes winter, and so does a fresh start to a new year of music. So far there has been quite a collection of personal favorites in 2016, and it’s becoming more and more exciting to hear what will come next. Here’s a small start.. Note: […]

gnash :: i hate u i love u (ft. olivia o’brien)

Falling in love and letting go may be two of the most difficult lessons in life that never seem to get any easier. Sometimes we hope that things could stay the same, all of our dreams become memories as we watch our lives change. They say change is for the better, but sometimes it can […]

the chainsmokers :: don’t let me down featuring daya

The other night I caught The Chainsmokers great live performance with female vocalist Daya on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Then like magic the next day, I received an email from Alex and Drew, the duo behind the Chainsmokers, personally telling me to listen to their new single “Don’t Let Me Down” again. They explained a […]

Kiiara :: All the.. Feels

Kiiara is a twenty year old genius hailing from a small town in Illinois.  By spending her days working at her local hardware store, she started creating her musical dreams in her bedroom. For the last two years, she released a few singles including the somber beauty of “Feels” and the ruggedness of “Gold” that represented an addictive […]

Mt. Si :: Either / Or

  Ready to enjoy some soft music to get lost in? Enjoy Mt. Si, a supergroup collaboration between members of three bands featuring Sarah of Superhumanoids, Michael of Classics, and Jesse of Kisses. The LA threesome’s sounds maintain a perfect blend of indie pop bliss and transcendental tones of electronic California waves. Show More Summary

Goodbye David Bowie :: All the Lyrics to BlackStar

Oh David Bowie. I had been listening to his new album ‘Blackstar’ all weekend, thinking this is such an incredible album. I’m glad we were graced with one last piece of art. Such a man with unrivaled creativity, he opened doors and challenged the ideals held down by so many in order to design his […]

Best Songs of 2015 :: SG Lewis – Warm

The R&B vibes of SG Lewis will keep you warm this winter… or with the way things have been, all this summer. On the same roster of mastermind artists such as Jai Paul, Disclosure, Jessie Ware, and Julio Bashmore, SG Lewis’ smooth vocals easily translate into electric simplicity. With a sound in progress that could challenge the epitome […]

Best Songs of 2015 :: Marcus Marr + Chet Faker – Birthday Card

  “I want to be something. I want to feel your heart.” ~~ Marcus Marr & Chet Faker joined forces together to release a 4 song EP titled ‘Work’. DJ Annie Mac from BBC Radio 1 premiered it and the world fell in love rather quickly. Covered in layers of high quality dance music intertwined with indie harmonies and funky […]

Best Songs of 2015 :: Jack J – Thirstin’

  You’re waiting for a big surprise I see the thirstin’ in your eyes Vancouver-based producer Jack J has a classic house style that presents laid-back melodies along with addicting bass lines, downtempo accents, funky elements, and fast-paced percussion that provides a feel good groove. Jack J’s  Thirstin’ / Atmosphere 12? is available now on Washington D.C. […]

New! Flume :: Skin LP Preview

Australian producer and mastermind Harley Streten aka FLUME created a collage of new tracks soon to be heard on his forthcoming album Skin, set to release later in 2016.

Mura Masa :: BBC Music Sound of 2016

  It’s exciting to watch the underground success of 19 year old genius producer and multi-instrumentalist Mura Masa. For the last two years, his EPs have floated around the internet and have entertained the ears of some of the strongest...Show More Summary

Premiere: liminl – Reach ft. Rozzi Crane

New sounds from the underground world of Los Angeles DJ and producer liminl. Representing a mindset of pushing the boundaries of the music industry, liminl showcases a disorder of bass heavy chaos that provides an emotive reaction. Together in collaboration with female vocalist, Rozzi Crane, on the track ‘Reach,’ the two collide forces slowly dripping in […]

New! Radiohead :: Spectre

“Last year we were asked to write a theme tune for the Bond movie Spectre. Yes we were. It didn’t work out, but became something of our own, which we love very much. As the year closes we thought you might like to hear it. Merry Christmas. May the force be with you.” — Radiohead

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