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Hear Michael Jackson’s Aughts-y ‘XSCAPE’ Title Track

Last month, Epic Records confirmed it would release a Timbaland-led posthumous Michael Jackson album, XSCAPE, on May 13. Then came word that D'Angelo, Mary J.
Marc Hogan / April 9, 2014

Stream Vensaire’s Shimmering, Otherworldly Debut ‘Perdix’

Vensaire's intricate fusion of international folk influences, Western pop, and indie-rock culminates with Perdix, their self-released debut due out April 15. Formed in late 2011…
Jen Jamin / April 9, 2014

Ed Schrader’s Music Beat Celebrates Post-Punk on ‘Televan’

Two years ago, Ed Schrader's Music Beat released their spirited, genre-bending LP Jazz Mind. Now the Baltimore duo — which includes singer-songwriter-drummer Ed Schrader and…
Cynthia Orgel / April 9, 2014

Get Numb to Pitbull and Jennifer Lopez’s World Cup Anthem

If you're planning to watch the World Cup this summer, or any channels that will likely play commercials for the soccer tournament, get ready to…
Dan Reilly / April 8, 2014

Boris Bring ‘Noise’ LP With Frenzied Blitzkrieg ‘Quicksilver’

No, Boris haven't gone Merzbow. The boundary-blurring Japanese metal overlords have titled their upcoming album Noise, but — paradox! — so far it looks like…
Marc Hogan / April 8, 2014

Walter Martin and Matt Berninger Get Wild on ‘We Like the Zoo’

Erstwhile Walkmen man Walter Martin is prepping a solo album, We're All Young Together, meant to reflect the sweetness and whimsy of youth. His latest share,…
Dan Reilly / April 8, 2014

Nicki Minaj Takes ‘Chi-Raq’ to Queens on Dazzling Heater

Nicki Minaj has done everyone a huge solid by not coming back to American Idol. Instead of sitting through a Daughtry performance on a dying TV…
Marc Hogan / April 8, 2014

Young Galaxy Stretch Sam Roberts Band’s ‘Shapeshifters’ Into a Smooth Banger

Back in February, Sam Roberts Band's funky "Shapeshifters" inspired New Yorkers to loosen up and dance their way through subway stations. Now, the Canadian quintet's…
Cynthia Orgel / April 8, 2014

Hear tUnE-yArDs’ Dreamy R&B Jam ‘Wait for a Minute’

After a wild megamix preview of new album Nikki Nack and the Diwali-inflected "Water Fountain," tUnE-yArDs is back with a new cut from the LP.
Dan Reilly / April 8, 2014

The Roots Herald New LP With ‘When the People Cheer’

In between The Tonight Show, collaborating with Elvis Costello, and playing a healthy amount of concerts, the Roots somehow found time to write and record their 11th…
Dan Reilly / April 8, 2014

Scuba Takes Audion’s ‘Sky’ to the Basement

It would be hard to out-epic Audion's "Sky," and that's not just because it's 11 minutes long. Like all of Matthew Dear's work under the…
Philip Sherburne / April 8, 2014

Hear Future and Kanye West’s Trophy Collaboration ‘I Won’

Future's Honest is stacked with high-profile guests, and the latest track to surface from the April 22 album features one of the biggest. Kanye West…
Marc Hogan / April 8, 2014

SZA and Kendrick Lamar Are at Home in ‘Babylon’

With her debut album Z out tomorrow, SZA now shares one of the most anticipated tracks — the Kendrick Lamar-assisted "Babylon." It's a reworking of the…
Dan Reilly / April 7, 2014

Hear L-Vis 1990’s Industrial-Strength Remix of Principles of Geometry’s ‘Streamsters’

Their last album was called Burn the Land & Boil the Oceans, but Lille, France's Principles of Geometry aren't really as gloomy as all that.
Philip Sherburne / April 7, 2014

Hear Bonsai’s Darling Dream-Pop Single ‘I Fashion You’re a Dreamer’

Bonsai's name may suggest East Asian origins, but the trio of singer-songwriter Simone Stevens, guitarist Greg McMullen, and drummer Bryan Bisordi has its roots in Brooklyn. That…
Cynthia Orgel / April 7, 2014
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