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TIDAL, that music service you tried one time, is in trouble with Prince’s estate

Hey, remember your ex, TIDAL? I think you guys met several months ago when you were desperate to listen to The Life Of Pablo, and TIDAL was the only one who could get you your fix. What a wild ride that was; you must have listened to “Highlights” like 60 times. Show More Summary

Pissed Jeans announce “Why Love Now,” share first single

Veteran Philly noisenik punks Pissed Jeans are coming out with another record; Why Love Now will be released February 24 via Sub Pop. The four-piece have also dropped the album's first single, a sludgy behemoth-of-a-banger titled "The Bar Is Low."

Mute reissues classic album from Texas cult band Lift to Experience

If you're feeling like listening to a record that feels epic and uplifting at the same time as prophesizing something catastrophic and foreboding (and we can't for the life of us think why on earth that might be the case), then chances are you'll have the early-oughts Texas cult band Lift To Experience's sole album The Texas-Jerusalem Crossroads on high rotation right now.

Listen: HOLOVR - Anterior Space

Here I sit with a 55-gallon drum of coffee from Dunkin' listening to wonderful ambient synthwash from Seattle's HOLOVR, morning light filtering through the window above my computer, a new day. Feels good. But it's pretty hazy outside—wildfires...Show More Summary

Listen: Sofia Reta - “Whoa Cowgirl”

From sunny Los Angeles, the Sofia Reta Corporation sends nutrients and information.

Listen: pill for doll - Clusted

Trashcan-lid drum hits beat against a calcium shell of off-white noise until it punctures -- a trickle of math rock yolk seeps down the static hum's pale paunch like a neutralized pimple's red teardrop. Its contents are collected in a squat coffee mug painted the waning orange of a Muppet's flesh. Show More Summary

Film Review: Manchester by the Sea (Dir. Kenneth Lonergan)

From Daniel Eagan’s interview with Lonergan for Film Comment, November 11, 2016: "What I’m really interested in is people struggling with situations that are bigger than they are, that are overwhelming to them. Also the disparity ofShow More Summary

Music Review: D?WN - Redemption

D ?WN's new album, Redemption, is billed as the third in the trilogy she began with 2012's Goldenheart.

Listen: Rezt - “Gwuap ft. Duwap Kaine”

The rounded edges of your pink DS Lite rest snugly between a cradle of adolescent fingerpads and thumbs that survey blocky buttons below like twin cobras poised to strike. Textureless threads of melodica augment your balloon's-eye view of the village below as a 16 bit avatar treads a dirt path, leaving a neat succession of ovoid indentations in his wake.

Premiere: KRON - “Total Space Jam”

Face it, y'all: these days, "reality" just ain't cutting it anymore.

? Listen: Sofia Reta - “Whoa Cowgirl”

From sunny Los Angeles, the Sofia Reta Corporation sends nutrients and information. Like QT before them, “Whoa Cowgirl,” with a little nod to GFOTY, hyper-performs the commercial release of character, except, here, there’s no one face,...Show More Summary

Film Review: Manchester by the Sea (Dir. Kenneth Lonergan)

Manchester by the Sea Dir. Kenneth Lonergan [Amazon Studios; 2016] Rating: 4.5/5 From Daniel Eagan’s interview with Lonergan for Film Comment, November 11, 2016: “What I’m really interested in is people struggling with situations that are bigger than they are, that are overwhelming to them. Show More Summary

Music Review: D?WN - Redemption

D?WN Redemption [Local Action/Our Dawn Entertainment; 2016] Rating: 3/5 D ?WN’s new album, Redemption, is billed as the third in the trilogy she began with 2012’s Goldenheart. She’s been on a steep upward trajectory since that release, culminating in last year’s Blackheart picking up rave reviews and placing highly on various year-end lists. Show More Summary

Demdike Stare announce new album Wonderland on Modern Love

It’s been nearly five years since Elemental was released, so it is with considerable excitement to announce that Demdike Stare (Sean Canty & Miles Whittaker) have a new album. Titled Wonderland, the nine-track release is said to feature...Show More Summary

? Listen: Jemez - Jemez

Every morning as a child, I’d wake up and watch music videos. The toss-up between MTV and VH1: who’d play what? Will I get Bush or Naughty-by-Nature? Eminem or Smashmouth? Shaggy or Mystical? Reality was I always enjoyed the slow bangers. Show More Summary

Purling Hiss get a beer named after them

So apparently, beer is having a bit of a moment. Why, I went to a local tavern just the other day to have a pint and was shocked, shocked, to see all these different kinds of beers on the menu: IPA, porter, sour, and on and on. When I asked the barkeep, “Do you have any Coors Lite, good sir,” said good sir showed me the door. Show More Summary

Premiere: KRON - “Total Space Jam”

Face it, y’all: these days, “reality” just ain’t cutting it anymore. Luckily, that’s exactly where the Los Angeles-based “Mortal Kombat-safari, house-horror analog synth, audio/visual trio” known as KRON come in. Having just released...Show More Summary

Emptyset promise “a new era of exploration” with Borders on Thrill Jockey

Just as you shake the ringing from British noise soundscapists Emptyset’s last album, which was “an exercise in sublime humility,” the duo is back with news of another sonic-shifting new album. Thrill Jockey will be releasing Emptyset’s latest assault on your senses, Borders, due January 27. Show More Summary

Watch: Drake - “Sneakin’” ft. 21 Savage

1) Seek out some fresh talent 2) Hit them up for a collab and buy them a new ferrari 3) ??? 4) Profit Check out Drake’s spooky new video for “Sneakin’” ft. 21 Savage above, and keep an eye out for his “playlist” More Life due out in December.

Music Review: Dedekind Cut - $uccessor

Dedekind Cut $uccessor [NON Worldwide/Hospital Productions; 2016] Rating: 4.5/5 E arlier this year, Lee Bannon gave us Reflections 2012-2016, a collection of 30 flayed drum & bass tracks spanning just over two hours. The cheap foam ear...Show More Summary

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