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Hear Shadowrunners’ Galloping Video Game Banger ‘Flip Phone’

Rapper and bleater Himself the Majestic and noisy producer Froskees (check out this all-bass blow-out remix of Cassie's "Me & U") are Shadowrunners. If you're…
Brandon Soderberg / July 24, 2013

Hear Tokyo-Based Oh, Yoko’s Mesmerizing, Homespun ‘Grand Prix’

Rie Mitsutake previously recorded austere but vivid homemade pop as Miko, including 2010's excellent Chandelier on Australian boutique label Room40/Someone Good. More recently, the Toyko-based artist…
Marc Hogan / July 24, 2013

Lana Del Rey’s Lady Gaga Dis Track Is as Sweet as It Is Spicy

Lana Del Rey and Lady Gaga are friends. We know that because Gaga has said Lana provided vocals for "Princess Die," a song she debuted…
Dan Reilly / July 24, 2013

Watch Stiff White People Rap Nick Catchdubs’ New Single ‘The Bizness’

Jash is a Youtube channel created by comedians Michael Cera, Tim & Eric, Sarah Silverman, and Reggie Watts. They have a series in which they…
Jordan Sargent / July 24, 2013

John Wizards’ ‘Lusaka by Night’ Video Is a Happy Array of Singing Shapes

John Wizards began as the project of homonymous Cape Town resident John Withers, an aficionado of African dance music and electronic pop who's since inducted…
Chris Martins / July 24, 2013

Bjork’s New Nature Doc Explores Music, Evolution, and, Yep, Whales

Björk has teamed with British broadcasting legend David Attenborough for a new documentary about the relationship between music, nature, and technology. Directed by Louise Hooper, the…
Kyle McGovern / July 24, 2013

Sebadoh Bubble and Scrape Again on ‘I Will,’ From First LP in 14 Years

Sebadoh began as a no-fi songwriting outlet for Lou Barlow outside his work behind J. Mascis in Dinosaur Jr., and that endearingly rough approach stayed…
Marc Hogan / July 24, 2013

Watch Gap Dream’s Weed-Fueled Search for a ‘Chill Spot’

Gap Dream just wants to find a good place to chill. That's the lackadaisical quest that cannabis-loving Cleveland native Gabe Fulvimar is on in "Chill…
Kyle McGovern / July 24, 2013

Fiona Apple Faces Off With Her Sister in ‘Hot Knife’ Video

Fiona Apple operates on her own time, and perhaps regrettably for the rest of us, that's part of what makes her great. More than a…
Marc Hogan / July 24, 2013

Watch PINS’ Retro Day at the Beach in ‘Get With Me’ Video

PINS have a fascination with the past. The all-girl gang recorded their upcoming debut album, Girls Like Us, on tape and filmed their latest music…
Kyle McGovern / July 24, 2013

Stream Cloud Control’s Towering Psych-Pop Single ‘Scar’

Cloud Control are an Australian psych-pop quartet well-versed in soaring choruses, warm electronic loops, and romantic misunderstandings, all of which can be found on "Scar,"
Kyle McGovern / July 24, 2013

Hear the Darcys’ Moody Electronic Rock Salvo ‘The River’

Toronto's the Darcys have assembled quite a body of work in such a relatively short period of time. The quartet's 2011 self-titled debut came by…
Chris Martins / July 24, 2013

Watch RiFF RaFF and Far East Movement Update ‘Office Space’ in ‘The Illest’ Video

Far East Movement once had a hit called "Like a G6." Now they're collaborating with RiFF RaFF, which says much more about the relevancy of the…
Jordan Sargent / July 23, 2013

See Broken Social Scene Perform Lost Gem ‘Where’s Your Heart, Where’s Your Mind’

Broken Social Scene are bad at retirement. Since calling it quits in 2011, the Canadian collective reformed for what was to be a one-off show…
Dan Reilly / July 23, 2013

Saint Rich’s ‘Officer’ Is the First Shot From New Delicate Steve Spinoff

Saint Rich is the new offshoot project of Delicate Steve bandmates Steve Marion and Christian Peslak. The duo will release their debut album, Beyond the…
Kyle McGovern / July 23, 2013

Arca’s Post-‘Yeezus’ Mix ‘&&&&&’ Is Frighteningly Good

In an old bio for Venezuela-born producer Arca, the young man's mother writes, "new forms tunes and notes transfers from the heart what is best…
Chris Martins / July 23, 2013

Mac DeMarco Mutilates Metallica and More on Live Album

Mac DeMarco untangled Weezer's "Undone — The Sweater Song" a few months back, turning in a sloppy, mumble-mouthed cover for the A.V. Club's "Undercover" series.
Kyle McGovern / July 23, 2013

Ad-Rock Makes ‘RoboSexual’ Freak-Freak on Maximum Hedrum Remix

If the name Maximum Hedrum evokes memories of a certain talking head/Coca-Cola spokesman, well, that's probably intentional. "Sometimes I feel like I'm a machine, I…
Chris Martins / July 23, 2013

Explosions in the Sky Go Electro With ‘Join Me on My Avalanche’

Last month, Explosions in the Sky teased their upcoming score for Prince Avalanche, the new David Gordon Green film starring Paul Rudd and Emile Hirsch,…
Kyle McGovern / July 23, 2013

Holy Ghost! Salute New York City in VHS-Like ‘Teenagers in Heat’ Video

A few weeks back, Holy Ghost! shared "Teenagers in Heat," a New Order-flavored outtake from the New York duo's upcoming Dynamics LP. Now, Nick Millhiser and…
Kyle McGovern / July 23, 2013
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