New Music - Page 172

Luvstep DJs Bring the ‘Sunset’ With Sweaty 69-Minute Mix

Joey Massarueh and Michael Lasday are known as Dirty South Joe and Flufftronix respectively, but with their powers combined, they become Luvstep. That Philadelphia-based two-headed…
Chris Martins / February 21, 2014

Nicki Minaj’s Malcolm X Controversy: What Her Critics Got Wrong

Last week, when Nicki Minaj released her new song, "Lookin' Ass Nigga," she got two completely different reactions. Her fans were excited by the prospect of…
Brandon Soderberg / February 21, 2014

Los Campesinos! Salute Blink-182 With ‘Going Away to College’ Cover

Los Campesinos! recently invaded the Sirius XMU offices in New York to play a double-header. The Welsh sextet, of course, performed "Avocado Baby," the latest…
Kyle McGovern / February 20, 2014

Katy Perry Is a Man-Zapping Cleopatra in Superpowered ‘Dark Horse’ Video

Katy Perry borrowed Cleopatra's look for her performance at the BRIT Awards on Wednesday night, and now we know why: The official video for her…
Chris Martins / February 20, 2014

Dance Tracks of the Week: The Martinez Brothers Enter the D.A.I.S.Y. Age

The Martinez Brothers, WARHOL*BASQUIAT*2 (mixtape) The Martinez Brothers were just 13 and 18 when they put out their debut single, "My Rendition," on Dennis Ferrer's Objektivity…
Philip Sherburne / February 20, 2014

Rap Songs of the Week: Kanye West Brings the Right Kind of Corniness to ‘Drunk in Love’

Antwon, "In Ecstasy" Porno pounding, vibrantly drunk trumpet, and a Rick Rubin-like boom-splat power this track from producer DJ Sexplay, featuring coy raps from Antwon…
Brandon Soderberg / February 20, 2014

Your Friend Welcomes You to Lawrence, Kansas, in Ace ‘Tame One’ Video

Lawrence, Kansas, is in the midst of a deep-red state, but this college town has a bustling music scene. "Tame One," from Lawrence transplant Taryn…
Marc Hogan / February 20, 2014

Real Estate Teach ‘Crime’ in Video Guitar Lesson

Real Estate's Atlas doesn't arrive until March 4, but the New Jersey-bred five-piece have already mapped out a few of the album's tracks. "Talking Backwards"
Kyle McGovern / February 20, 2014

Hear Leisure Connection’s Warm Remix of Shit Robot and Nancy Whang’s ‘Do That Dance’

DFA techno stalwart Marcus Lambkin, better known as Shit Robot, brought a delicate, weirdo-pop sheen to his From the Cradle to the Rave full-length debut…
Puja Patel / February 20, 2014

Watch Zhala and Robyn’s Nirvana-Inspired ‘Prophet’ Live Video

Robyn sure knows how to pick 'em. The Swedish pop gladiator's frayed-wire collaboration with O.G. Neneh Cherry, "Out of the Black," hasn't even hit stores…
Marc Hogan / February 20, 2014

Palms’ Aaron Harris Remixes the Jezabels ‘Psychotherapy’

Sydney quartet the Jezabels specialize in a richly textured sort of rock/pop that blurs the lines between acoustic and electronic, atmospheric and active. Lead singer…
Chris Martins / February 20, 2014

Hear Arum Rae’s Sultry Cyber-Soul ‘2001’

Arum Rae started writing songs while attending Boston's Berklee College of Music, back when she carefully studied the stylings of Nina Simone and Ella Fitzgerald.
Kyle McGovern / February 20, 2014

Stream Alsarah & the Nubatones’ Vibrant ‘Soukura’ EP

Sudanese-born, Yemen-raised, Brooklyn-based Alsarah has been dubbed "the new star of Nubian pop" and one listen to her forthcoming Soukura EP more than justifies the…
Chris Martins / February 20, 2014

Watch BRIT Awards 2014 Performances: Pharrell, Nile Rodgers, Arctic Monkeys, and More

The 2014 BRIT Awards are a wrap. The winners have been revealed, mics have been dropped, and performance footage is online. Yes, even if you…
Kyle McGovern / February 20, 2014

Hear Ski Lodge Channel the Smiths on Somber Single ‘Our Love Is Over Now’

Last we heard from Ski Lodge, they were saluting Simple Minds with a shimmering cover of the Breakfast Club classic "Don't You Forget About Me."
Kyle McGovern / February 20, 2014
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