The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach formed a new band called the Arcs earlier this year, and they released their debut album, Yours, Dreamily, at the end of August. But fret not — Auerbach is making sure that fans won’t have to wait too long to get their next fix of soul-infused blues-rock. The band just […]
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…
Rashida Jones guested on The Tonight Show this week to sing a mash-up of Holiday remixes with Jimmy Fallon. The duo parodied the biggest pop songs of the year, including “Bad Blood” by Taylor Swift, “Bitch Better Have My Money” by Rihanna, and of course, Drake’s “Hotline Bling.” The duo was later joined by Queen […]
Dazed reports that David Bowie, Björk, Thom Yorke, Damon Albarn, Phil Selway, Courtney Barnett, Robert Plant, Chrissie Hynde, Bobby Gillespie, My Morning Jacket, Bon Iver’s S. Carey, and more signed an open letter asking international leaders to reach a deal at the UN’s climate change conference in Paris on Monday. 300 artists, musicians, and other […]
The Baltic States From: Liverpool, England Something is stirring in the alleyways of Liverpool. After the noisy delights of scouse tearaways Spares last night, tonight I bring you the more refined sounds of their Liverpudlian comrades The Baltic States. Show More Summary
Sia has shared another new song from her forthcoming This Is Acting following “Alive” and “Bird Set Free.” The new one, “One Million Bullets,” soars in the way Sia songs tend to soar. Hear it below. This Is Acting is out 1/29 on Inertia/Monkey Puzzle/RCA.
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…
Erykah Badu’s But You Cain’t Use My Phone mixtape is supposed to be on iTunes and Apple Music right now, but there seems to be some kind of technical glitch keeping the music unavailable. Badu says it has to do with heavy traffic — “I think we broke iTunes,” she tweeted last night — but […]
Earlier this month, Santigold announced her new album 99¢, the follow-up to 2012’s Master Of My Make Believe, and shared its groovy lead single “Can’t Get Enough Of Myself.” Now she’s given us a video for another track, the promised iLoveMakonnen collab “Who Be Lovin’ Me,” which was produced by Toronto electronic duo Zeds Dead. […]
Coldplay shared “Everglow,” their song with Gwyneth Paltrow, yesterday, and they’ve followed it today with the video for A Head Full Of Dreams lead single “Adventure Of A Lifetime.” As previously teased, it features the members of Coldplay rendered as dancing CGI apes for some reason. It looks as silly as it did when apes […]
M.I.A. has shared the video for her new single “Borders” via Apple Connect. The self-directed clip features a swaggering Maya Arulpragasam joining a band of refugees to climb fences, pile onto small boats, and wade through water. At one point she wears a Paris Saint-Germain soccer jersey with the “Fly Emirates” logo replaced by “Fly […]
Check the beautiful, Lacey Duke-directed new video from Janelle Monaé protégés and Wondaland crew members St. Beauty: Continue reading…
Tame Impala have already shared a couple of hallucinatory videos for Currents’ “Cause I’m A Man” and “Let It Happen,” and now they’ve given us another for “The Less I Know The Better.” Directed by CANADA, the clip reframes Kevin Parker’s heartsick lyrics as the colorful story of a high school basketball player whose cheerleader […]
Happy Thanksgiving from Lil Wayne! As promised, Wayne has just dropped No Ceilings 2, a sequel to his much-loved Halloween 2009 mixtape. The 24-track project includes features from Future, Curren$y, Turk, Mannie Fresh, Yo Gotti, Jae Millz, King Los, and more, and takes beats from the Weeknd’s “The Hills,” Eminem’s “My Name Is,” and a […]
Rising Swedish pop star Tove Lo appeared on The Late Late Show With James Corden last night to perform “Moments,” the latest single from her excellent 2014 debut Queen of The Clouds. Watch below. Queen Of The Clouds is out now on Island/Universal.
Earlier this week, Pusha T announced Darkest Before Dawn, a new album coming next month as a prelude to the long-awaited King Push, which will be arriving this spring. Darkest For Dawn will be accompanied by a short film directed by Kid Art, and now Pusha has shared a trailer for that, full of portentous […]
The Killers’ annual Christmas single (and music video) has now arrived. The “Dirt Sledding” video is the third in a trilogy with 2007’s “Don’t Shoot Me Santa” and 2012’s “I Feel It In My Bones” starring former Killers tour manager Ryan Pardey as a deranged Santa trying to murder Brandon Flowers. Except in this one, […]
There are two certainties in this world: Everyone is listening to Adele, and Donald Trump is playing music at his rallies that its creators don’t want him to be playing. (See: Neil Young, R.E.M., and even Aerosmith. Why can’t Trump just use that song that Jack Black and Stephen Colbert wrote for him so that […]
Homeshake - "He's Heating Up" [Buy] I was waiting for an elevator alone listing to this song. An elevator came and I stepped on. I pressed 7th floor. The door was slowly closing but suddenly, the this hand, massive hand...
Chris Martin appeared on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 radio show today to talk about Coldplay’s approaching album A Head Full Of Dreams. We’ve already heard first single “Adventure Of A Lifetime,” and during the show, Martin premiered a new track from the album, “Everglow,” which features his ex-wife Gwyneth Paltrow. As Pitchfork reports, this is […]