Watch Shabazz Palace’s Overdue, Assassin-Chic ‘An Echo…’ Video

Ishmael Butler hasn't released an album with his Sub Pop-signed hip-hop group Shabazz Palaces since Black Up, one of 2011's best albums, but his presence…
Marc Hogan / June 17, 2013

Austra Mark Imminent ‘Olympia’ Release With Ornate, Emotive ‘Hurt Me Now’

Austra, the goth-leaning electronic pop act led by Katie Stelmanis, release sophomore album Olympia tomorrow in North America via Domino and Paper Bag. The trio, turned…
Marc Hogan / June 17, 2013

Chief Keef Drops Two Tracks: Hear Woozy ‘Round Da Rosey’ and Career Throwback ‘Loud’

Chicago teen rapper Chief Keef, for better or worse, doesn’t care what people think of him. This year, for instance, he put out the devilishly…
Jordan Sargent / June 17, 2013

See Smith Westerns Unfurl ‘3am Spiritual’ in Enthralling Live Video

Last month, Smith Westerns shared a video done in conjunction with FOR NO ONE, a collective that offers "an intimate glimpse of bands playing to…
Kyle McGovern / June 17, 2013

Thom Yorke Tells Crowd to Shut Up During Rarity-Boosted Atoms for Peace Videos

“Who the fuck is talking, man?” That was Thom Yorke, a little more than a minute into the first song of Atoms for Peace’s second…
Marc Hogan / June 17, 2013

See Kylesa Shred as the Earth Burns in ‘Unspoken’ Video

We’ve seen Kylesa blow apart a Texas living room with a three-song live set, and now we can watch the Savannah psych-metal unit destroy an entire city.
Kyle McGovern / June 17, 2013

Watch Arctic Monkeys Play Not-So-Mad Swooner ‘Mad Sounds’ Live

Arctic Monkeys have their share of heavy-rock bona fides — Queens of the Stone Age guest spots, overseas Lollapalooza headlining slots, a badass drummer —…
Marc Hogan / June 17, 2013

Kanye West Goes Full ‘American Psycho’ With Latest ‘Yeezus’ Projection

Kanye West premiered a new clip for his soon-to-be-released (but recently leaked) Yeezus album in Los Angeles last night (June 14). The two-minute video, which…
Kyle McGovern / June 15, 2013

Pop. 1280 Announce New Album Via Blood-Curdling ‘Lights Out’ Single

Scumsucking New York noise-punks Pop. 1280 will return with their second album August 6 via Sacred Bones. Dubbed Imps of Perversion, the 10-song set was produced…
Chris Martins / June 14, 2013

Pusha T, 2 Chainz, and Big Sean Get Aggressive on Kanye-Produced ‘Who I Am’

Pusha T’s got all his G.O.O.D. Music brethren on board for “Who I Am,” the latest drop off his upcoming album My Name Is My…
Colin Stutz / June 14, 2013

Watch Bruno Mars Go ‘Off the Wall’ in ‘Treasure’ Video

Bruno Mars’ Unorthodox Jukebox  is a record of homages. “Locked Out of Heaven” was a love letter to the Police; “When I Was Your Man” went heavy on…
Jordan Sargent / June 14, 2013

Watch Robin Thicke and Pharrell Bomb at Myspace Launch Party

Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” is the No. 1 song in the country, but apparently no one told the audience at last night’s Myspace Launch Party.
Jordan Sargent / June 14, 2013

The Weeknd’s ‘You Belong to the World’ Covers Portishead in Grime

The Weeknd debuted a new song from oft-teased new album Kiss Land last night (June 13) at Toronto’s Mod Club. “You Belong to the World”…
Kyle McGovern / June 14, 2013

CHVRCHES Announce Debut Album With Trippy ‘Gun’ Video

CHVRCHES will release their debut album, The Bones of What You Believe, September 24 in the U.S. via Glassnote. Abroad, the record will drop the…
Chris Martins / June 14, 2013

The Spinto Band Dust Off ’80s Arcade Games in ‘Amy + Jen’ Video

The Spinto Band have been recording together since the ’90s, but the power-pop vets venture even farther back for their newest video. As seen above,…
Kyle McGovern / June 14, 2013

Jens Lekman Pours Sunshine Over Shout Out Louds’ Moody ’14th of July’

Before Jens Lekman released 2012’s underrated I Know What Love Isn’t, the Swedish crooner’s output favored samples over live instrumentation. Now the perennially heartbroken tunesmith…
Kyle McGovern / June 14, 2013

See Sonny & the Sunsets Spill ‘Green Blood’ in Animated Intergalactic Love Saga

Sonny & the Sunsets paint a world both gritty and romantic, a bit like their hometown of San Francisco. In the garage-pop band’s new video for…
Colin Stutz / June 14, 2013

Toro y Moi Turns Billie Holiday’s ‘My Man’ Into a New Age Glitch-Hop Hit

Every so often, Verve Records likes to give contemporary producers the keys to the castle, letting the mix-masters of the day imbue the jazz and…
Chris Martins / June 14, 2013

Fyfe Turns Insomnia Into Electronic Soul Sweetness in ‘Conversations’ Video

Fyfe is 23-year-old Paul Dixon, an English artist who earned some shine overseas under the name David’s Lyre before his remix prowess pushed him to…
Chris Martins / June 14, 2013

AlunaGeorge, Like, Totally Channel the ’90s in New ‘You Know You Like It’ Video

AlunaGeorge continue to artfully tap ’90s R&B nostalgia in the new clip for the impossibly sticky “You Know You Like It,” abstracting MTV’s glory days into a…
Colin Stutz / June 13, 2013
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