Justin Moses has been one of the more active bluegrass musicians working in our music this past decade, but rarely in a showy or bombastic fashion. Possessed of near-virtuosic skills on all the common bluegrass instruments, Moses has served as banjoist with Blue Moon Rising, […]
Scotty Leitch will release his debut album as Shelf Life, Everyone Make Happy, in a few weeks. The tracks we’ve heard from it so far — “The Curse” and “Sinking Just Right” — have sounded a lot like Alex G, which makes sense because the Philadelphia-based songwriter drummed with him for a while. His newest, […]
Janet Jackson recently detailed Unbreakable, her first new album since 2008's Discipline; it's out October 2 via Rhythm Nation/BMG. A few months after dropping her single "No Sleeep" (feat. J. Cole), she's shared the title track in full. Listen to it below.
Miley Cyrus had a big week. Our former squeaky clean Hannah Montana hosted the VMAs this Sunday, before surprise-dropping her wild-and-weird-as-fuck new album Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz to close out the show. But if you examine the press leading up to her album drop, it kinda starts to seem like she was trying […]
Dave East hops on Kiss’s Neo Da Matrix produced “Air It Out” beat for his latest. The Hate Me Now mixtape is on deck. Previously: Dave East – Right
The first look at the band playing together in five years.
Los Colognes are a Nashville six-piece who make lingering bluesy folk because they want to and not really for any other reason. Of course, this leads to the obvious hang-ups like needing to have a day job — see “Golden Dragon Hut” for more thoughts on that — but mostly it means their entire second […]
Hot Chip aren’t exactly the first people I’d think of as good candidates to remix a Florence + The Machine track, but here we are anyway. The English group have taken on “Queen Of Peace,” a deep cut from her latest album How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful, and given it a funky, house-driven undercurrent. […]
My love affair with Australia continues. Next up is Summer Flake, the project of Stephanie Crase. Crase hails from Adelaide, Australia and she’s releasing her EP Time Rolls By on October 9th on Rice is Nice records. Summer Flake also adds another notch in my year of female artists inspired by 90?s college-rock. Here’s a [...]
by Andrew Sacher NYC EDM fest Electric Zoo takes over Randall's Island for three days this weekend (9/4-9/6). The lineup has some cool stuff like The Chemical Brothers, The Glitch Mob, Com Truise, Cashmere Cat, Pete Tong and Wave Racer,...
Property of Gotta Dance Dirty If you’re looking for something dreamy & cosmic, our girl Zosia has got you covered. Her latest live poolside mix is taken from her recent set at the WAVEY pool party series held in DTLA’s Hotel Figueroa (and hosted by Dim Mak & The Well). Show More Summary
Property of Gotta Dance Dirty Today, Oliver Heldens, aka HI-LO, has emerged with a new edit of Da Hool’s 90’s classic, “Meet Her At the Love Parade.” In recent times, Oliver has included the track in his live sets and Heldeep Radio show, so it’s been making the rounds in fan discussions across the internet. Show More Summary
Jack White and the Kills' Alison Mosshart's band the Dead Weather are preparing to release Dodge and Burn, their first new album since 2010's Sea of Cowards (it's out Septenber 25). Today, they've shared a live performance video forShow More Summary
Nite Jewel and Dâm-Funk have teamed up a couple of times over the years — most notably on “Am I Gonna Make It,” which made the rounds a few years back — and they’re back together again under their assumed name NITE-FUNK for a new track called “Can You Read Me?” It combines Dâm-Funk’s, well, […]
Future’s latest album, Dirty Sprite 2, is a bleak, confrontational collection of songs that marks some of the rapper’s best work to date. “Blood On The Money” is one of the record’s best, which Tom pointed out in his Status Ain’t Hood review, before we named it one of the best songs of the week […]
With the premiere of Empire‘s season 2 happening in 20 days, Fox’s hit dramatic series has revealed new trailers that give fans some hints on what to expect for the upcoming season. Continue reading…
Dâm-Funk and Nite Jewel have teamed up once again as Nite-Funk. In 2010, they released a song titled "Am I Gonna Make It". Today, they've dropped another new jam: "Can U Read Me?", also made in collaboration with Cole M.G.N. (who's worked with Ariel Pink in the past). Show More Summary
Unknown Mortal Orchestra unpack and explore modern life and its myriad afflictions and phenomena, from restless leg syndrome to rapture, in the peculiar new video for "Can't Keep Checking My Phone." Directed by Dimitri Basil and his co-director, Cooper Roussel, the video opens with a scene reminiscent of Jean-Luc Godard and French...
In which Florence Welch commands the dance floor.