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Kendrick Lamar’s Rapper-Eating ‘Control (HOF)’ Verse Inspires Misguided Replies

Kendrick Lamar's fire-breathing verse alongside Jay Electronica on Big Sean's newly aired "Control (HOF)" is having its predictable effect. His intensity in calling out other…
Marc Hogan / August 14, 2013

Hear YAWN’s Earthy Psych-Pop Triumph ‘Summer Heat’

Though YAWN are currently at work on the follow-up to their 2011 debut album, Open Season, the Chicago avant-pop crew are content, for now, to…
Kyle McGovern / August 14, 2013

Stream Sundowner’s Scorched Earth Mission Statement ‘Life in the Embers’

"Today, I let go of everything," Sundowner main man Chris McCaughan sings on "Life in the Embers," an equally cutting and chipper highlight from the Chicago…
Kyle McGovern / August 14, 2013

Watch Butter the Children’s Bleak, ’70s-Groomed ‘Spit It Out’ Video

Butter the Children resurrect post-punk's bleak color scheme and often high-speed melancholy in the video for "Spit It Out," a gauzy highlight from the Brooklyn…
Kyle McGovern / August 14, 2013

Disclosure’s Remix of Artful Dodger’s ‘No I Turn You On’ Inspires Massive Pie Fight

England's 2-step OGs Artful Dodger have kept a low profile of late, but the time is right for the duo's return. Their itchy, R&B-addled dance…
Chris Martins / August 14, 2013

Bishop Nehru Raps With a Mouth Full of Bacon in ‘Appalled’ Video

We've previously wondered about the preternatural abilities of 16-year-old New York rapper Bishop Nehru, but now we know his secret. The spinach to his precocious…
Chris Martins / August 13, 2013

Hear Ellie Goulding’s Breathless Ballad ‘Hearts Without Chains’

With two weeks remaining before Ellie Goulding drops Halcyon Days, another one of the 10 new tracks has been released, only this time not so intentionally. The…
Dan Reilly / August 13, 2013

Watch Charli XCX’s Slow-Burning Cover of Backstreet Boys’ ‘I Want It That Way’

Charli XCX has yet again saluted the Backstreet Boys by covering their 1999 monster hit "I Want It That Way." The True Romance singer first debuted her…
Kyle McGovern / August 13, 2013

See Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle Talk Satan and Boomboxes With Mac McCaughan

‪"I just yelled 'Hail Satan!' and it felt so transgressive,"‬ Mountain Goats mastermind‪ John Darnielle‬ tells Mac McCaughan in the clip above. While it'd be…
Dan Reilly / August 13, 2013

Pelican Unleash Alternate Version of Relentless ‘Deny the Absolute’

Post-metal titans Pelican have a new album due out October 15, but first, the Chicago quartet will drop a fresh 7-inch. On August 20, their…
Kyle McGovern / August 13, 2013

Cults Get Fuzzy on Dark ‘I Can Hardly Make You Mine’

New York indie-pop experts Cults have shared the first sounds of their second album Static. "‪I Can Hardly Make You Mine‬" finds the duo expanding on their…
Dan Reilly / August 13, 2013

Kwes Confirms Debut Album With ’36,’ a Tender Ode to His Grandparents

London producer/singer Kwes has announced details of his impending debut album ilp, which will arrive in the U.S. on October 15 via Warp Records.
Kyle McGovern / August 13, 2013

Soundgarden’s Ben Shepherd Gets Saxy on Dirt-Caked ‘Keystone’

Ben Shepherd continues to show his range as a solo artist with his new track "Keystone," which premiered over at PureVolume. Whereas "Baron Robber" was…
Dan Reilly / August 13, 2013

Watch ‘Aqua Teen Hunger Force’ Go Space-Rap With Flying Lotus

Flying Lotus' love affair with Cartoon Network continues to pay dividends to fans of gloriously weird music and animation. The Los Angeles-bred beat auteur teamed…
Chris Martins / August 13, 2013

Beach House Score ‘Fantasy’ Short Film Starring Elijah Wood and Unicorns

Beach House have followed their recent run of cinematic videos ("Wild," Forever Still, "Wishes") by crafting an original score for This Must Be the Only Fantasy,…
Kyle McGovern / August 13, 2013

Baauer and Just Blaze Bring ‘Higher’ to India in Martial Arts Mini-Movie

Baauer's "Higher" collaboration with New York production legend Just Blaze probably won't even scrape the heights hit by "Harlem Shake," but it has a much better video. The…
Jordan Sargent / August 13, 2013

Watch Youth Lagoon’s Terrifyingly Beautiful ‘Raspberry Cane’ Video

It's hard to decipher what exactly is going on in Youth Lagoon's animated video for "Raspberry Cane" but it's a stunning trip to watch. The…
Dan Reilly / August 13, 2013

Dumb Numbers Teams With Jesus Lizard Singer for Freaky ‘Redrum’ Video

Dumb Numbers, a.k.a. Australian songwriter Adam Harding, assembled an alt-rock murderers' row to craft his recently released self-titled debut album. Sebadoh mastermind Lou Barlow, Dinosaur Jr. drummer Murph, Melvins drummer…
Kyle McGovern / August 13, 2013

Hear Will Schwartz’s Psychic Friend Get a Gliss Makeover on ‘Softer Side’

Will Schwartz can usually be found churning out aces indie pop in Imperial Teen or working the dancefloor in duo Hey Willpower. But the man…
Luke McCormick / August 13, 2013

Hear Meat Market’s Grimy Garage-Rock Bruiser ‘Too Tired’

Meat Market have been kind enough to serve up a gnarly A-Side (and title cut) from their Too Tired EP, a bruising hit of Northern Californian garage-rock…
Luke McCormick / August 13, 2013
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