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check the full LEVITATION 2016 lineup feat. Nicolas Jaar, Shabazz Palaces, Oneohtrix Point Never + more

We were already pretty psyched for Austin's LEVITATION 2016, but this is unreal. In addition to the previously announced initial lineup, which included Flying Lotus, Animal Collective, and Brian Wilson performing Pet Sounds, the fest...Show More Summary

GORILLA VS. BEAR'S SONGS OF 2015

Following last week's Albums of 2015 list, here are our favorite songs of the year: we went deeper than ever this time out, and while 111 tracks might seem like a lot to love in any given 12 month span, I feel like the list is a pretty accurate representation of just how unreal 2015 has been for new music. Show More Summary

video premiere: Pixx – Deplore

Ethereal 19-year-old UK artist Hannah Rodgers — aka Pixx — teams up once again with directors the Marshall Darlings for another beautifully surreal, subtly unsettling entry into their dreamlike trilogy. "Deplore" is taken from Pixx's excellent 4-song debut release Fall In, out now on 4AD: Continue reading…

watch Leon Bridges do "River" on SNL

Leon + Brittni Jessie killing it softly on Saturday Night Live last night: Continue reading…

Darkside's Dave Harrington remixes Beyonce, Michael Jackson, Empress Of + more

Nicolas Jaar's Darkside collaborator Dave Harrington is currently in the midst of his 12 Days of Remixes, in which he's giving away a bunch of awesome remixes/edits for free over on his Soundcloud. Harrington says of the project: Continue reading…

download Miss Red's Murder mixtape

Shout out to Son Raw over at Passion of the Weiss for the heads up on Israeli dancehall MC Miss Red, who just dropped her unbelievably dope, self-released debut mixtape, produced by The Bug and featuring riddims from Andy Stott, Evian Christ, and more. Check out the NSFW video for the thick-as-fuck title track below + download the whole tape for free here. Continue reading…

top 5 Young Thug songs of 2015

Nothing more subjective than picking your favorite Young Thug song in a year when the absurdly prolific rapper seemed to release a new mixtape, collab, or random-ass potential hit every week, so here are our personal top 5, at least until ThuggaXWapp drops (spoiler: at least 4 of these will be on our songs of 2015 list). Show More Summary

new Memoryhouse – Arizona

Here's another preview from Memoryhouse's forthcoming sophomore album Soft Hate, which is set to drop sometime early next year. Listen to the brooding "Arizona" below, and check out an animated clip for a dreamy little song that theShow More Summary

Gorilla vs. Bear x SiriusXM // Albums of the Year edition

Our SiriusXM show airs today and every Thursday at noon EST + again at midnight, on channel 35 SiriusXMU. Today's special Albums of the Year edition features selections from our favorite releases of 2015, including tracks from Grimes, Panda Bear, Jamie xx, Erykah Badu, Beach House, Vince Staples, and more. Listen here + check the full playlist below: Continue reading…

Sweden's Postiljonen share beautiful new single "The Open Road"

Sweden's Postiljonen share their glowing new single, taken from the group's forthcoming LP Reverie, out February 19, 2016. With the stellar recent singles they've unveiled from the new record, these guys are really staking their claim...Show More Summary

video: Prince Innocence – Manic

Toronto duo Prince Innocence drops the video for one our favorite tracks of 2015, taken from the group's forthcoming Easy Life EP. Directed by/starring Prince Innocence's own Talvi Faustmann in a possibly very haunted house: Continue reading…

GORILLA VS. BEAR'S ALBUMS OF 2015

We feel pretty confident proclaiming 2015 the best year for new music this decade, and we'd even go so far as to say it's been arguably our favorite year in the history of this site. So many stars seemed to serendipitously align this...Show More Summary

premiere: Still Corners unveil dreamy new single Horses at Night

London dream-pop duo Still Corners unveil their twinkling new single: we've always felt these two would make the ideal house band for an '80s prom (hugest compliment, in my opinion) and the romantically swaying "Horses at Night" elicits the kind of bittersweet yearning that would make it a perfect, vaguely cinematic anthem for a final slow-dance. Show More Summary

Animal Collective announce new album Painting With + share first single Floridada

Animal Collective unveil the opening track and lead single from their forthcoming album, the ecstatic and kaleidoscopic Avey Tare + Panda Bear duet "Floridada". The new LP Painting With, which features contributions from John Cale and Colin Stetson (and a dope Bea Arthur sample, RIP), is out February 19, 2016, on Domino... Continue reading…

November 2015 mix

Listen to our November 2015 mix, featuring new tracks ABRA, DJDS, jj, Young Thug + more... Continue reading…

Caroline No – why are you there

Taken from Melbourne group Caroline No's limited No Language cassette, a lovely collection of dreamily languid, vaguely psychedelic, and loose, often improvised bedroom pop gems that reveal themselves more with each listen. RecordedShow More Summary

download Cindy Lee's MALENKOST tape for free

We mentioned the other day that Cindy Lee had a new cassette release out on Vancouver label Isolated Now Waves; that tape has since sold out, and the band is now giving the record away as a free download (along with their even better Act of Tenderness LP) on their geocities page. Show More Summary

Maylee Todd – Lonely

Thanks to Silent Shout for the heads up on this wistful (but eminently danceable) new jam from Toronto's Maylee Todd. Watch the lovely video — directed by Fred Yurichuk, Jason Lutz, and Maylee herself + starring dancer Minae Omi — below, and download the track for free here. Continue reading…

listen to another John Talabot remix of Jamie xx's Loud Places

Barcelona's John Talabot drops his sprawling "Loud Places" "higher dub" (not to be confused with his "loud synths reconstruction"), out now on white label 12" from Young Turks: Continue reading…

St. Beauty – Going Nowhere

Check the beautiful, Lacey Duke-directed new video from Janelle Monaé protégés and Wondaland crew members St. Beauty: Continue reading…

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