new-music

Trinidad James Says South Runs New York, Unleashes ‘L.I.A.A.R.$.’

Kendrick Lamar stirred things up a bit when he declared himself the new King of New York. Of course, the beloved Compton MC did so…
Chris Martins / November 14, 2013

Dance Tracks of the Week: Azari & III Are Techno Purists After All

Azari & III, Lost Express (Get Physical) There aren't many acts that have traversed an unlikelier path through dance music's underground, middleground, and overground tha…
Philip Sherburne / November 14, 2013

Ka, Rapping Firefighter, Waxes Streetwise in ‘You Know It’s About’ Video

Ka may have released the best rap album of 2013 with The Night’s Gambit, a minimal masterwork of whispered knowledge and abstracted boom-bap written, produced, and…
Chris Martins / November 14, 2013

Watch Arcade Fire’s Win Butler Play Dress-Up, Sing ‘Reflektor’ With Mariachi Band

Arcade Fire’s Reflektor has already topped the Billboard charts, but the indie-rock juggernauts are still working to maintain an air of mystery around their fourth…
Kyle McGovern / November 14, 2013

Watch M.I.A.’s Hypnotizing ‘Y.A.L.A.’ Performance on ‘Conan’

Karma has been kind to M.I.A., who recently released her excellent album Matangi. Just last week, the Sri Lanka-reared artist was the frontwoman for a…
Marc Hogan / November 14, 2013

Taylor Swift and Fall Out Boy Sing for Half-Naked Models at Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2013

Taylor Swift and Fall Out Boy graced Victoria’s Secret’s catwalk on November 13, performing live for the lingerie retailer’s annual fashion show. The event wa…
Kyle McGovern / November 14, 2013

Watch Elvis Costello and the Roots Rehearse ‘Wise Up Ghost’ in New York City

Before Elvis Costello and the Roots unveiled their remarkable collaborative album, Wise Up Ghost, they dropped by New York City’s MSR Studios to prep for…
Kyle McGovern / November 14, 2013

Hear Starkey’s ‘Stroll’ Through Dubstep, Glitch, Trap, and Rave

Los Angeles bass factory SMOG Records may be deeply associated with the city that its founder 12th Planet calls home, but those early adopters of…
Chris Martins / November 14, 2013

Matthew E. White Dubs Howard Ivans’ ‘Red Face Boy’ to High Heaven

The art of dub is no joke, but with Lee "Scratch" Perry busy exploring musical life on other planets, we're confident Matthew E. White ca…
Chris Martins / November 14, 2013

Watch LAKE’s Brand of Bathroom Humor in ‘Perfect Fit’ Video

LAKE members Ashley Eriksson and Eli Moore play house in the new music video for "Perfect Fit," a bright bit of lounge-pop from the Olympia…
Kyle McGovern / November 14, 2013
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