new-music

Rap Release of the Week: DJ Mustard’s ‘Ketchup’

DJ Mustard is best known for producing two radio-rap hits that stand out because of their considered use of just a few sounds and their…
Brandon Soderberg / June 11, 2013

Hear Museum of Love’s Heady House Gem ‘Down South’

DFA Records are launching a brand new project that combines the talents of LCD Soundsystem member Pat Mahoney and the Juan MacLean player Dennis McNany.
Chris Martins / June 11, 2013

Italians Do It Better (and for Free) on ‘After Dark 2′ Compilation

Last month's After Dark 2 compilation from Italians Do It Better was no less than six years in the making. Anticipation was riding high for the…
Chris Martins / June 11, 2013

What So Not Get Wild-Eyed With Action Bronson on Bass-Wobbling ‘The Quack’

Queens tough guy Action Bronson has built his reputation on his ability to proffer slightly askew New York traditionalism, the gritty novelistic details of, say,…
Brandon Soderberg / June 11, 2013

Neko Case Peacocks With M. Ward on ‘Man,’ Shares New Album’s Track List

Last week, Neko Case shared a brief trailer for her upcoming sixth album, The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight, the…
Kyle McGovern / June 11, 2013

Hear Jay Arner’s Lovely ‘Surf Don’t Sink’ Ride Synth-Pop Swell Into Garage-Rock Bliss

Vancouver's Jay Arner has played in enough bands over the years to know how to sound like one when the job calls for it. After…
Chris Martins / June 11, 2013

Doctor P Delivers Deft Dubstep Deliciousness With ‘The Champagne Bop’

It feels a little unkind to share a Friday-night ripper like this on a Tuesday morning, but perhaps the bass-damaged club-dub of Doctor P can…
Chris Martins / June 11, 2013

Stream Bosnian Rainbows’ Queasy ‘Morning Sickness’

Bosnian Rainbows continue to groove over the Mars Volta's grave. Omar Rodríguez-López's newest project — bolstered by Volta drummer Deantoni Parks, Les Butcherettes singer Teri Gender-Bender, and keyboardist…
Kyle McGovern / June 11, 2013

Ciara Literally Gets Served Legal Papers Onstage During Her Show

Remember in Pineapple Express how Seth Rogen's character is a process server who goes around in disguise, tracking people down and handing them legal papers…
Colin Stutz / June 10, 2013

Thundercat’s ‘Lotus & the Jondy’ Bangs With Hellacious Drum Solo

If you've yet to download Apocalypse — the new album by L.A. bass ninja Thundercat, available now at digital retailers — "Lotus & the Jondy"
Jordan Sargent / June 10, 2013

Bat for Lashes and TOY Remake Iranian Pop With ‘The Bride’

Bat for Lashes has teamed with the psych outfit TOY to record "The Bride," an English reworking of Iranian song "Aroos Khanom." Originally by Amir Rassaei,…
Kyle McGovern / June 10, 2013

Gunplay Celebrates Criminal Life on Prison-Bar-Strong ‘Acquitted’ Mixtape

Gunplay was so confident that he'd clear his name in that armed robbery case that he continued to make and release songs and videos blatantly…
Chris Martins / June 10, 2013

Watch the National’s Comfortably Claustrophobic ‘Tiny Desk’ Concert

Earlier this year the National played its song "Sorrow" for six hours at the Museum of Modern Art. Last week they did just the opposite…
Jordan Sargent / June 10, 2013

Watch 60,000 Green Day Fans Sing ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

Green Day's June 1 gig at London's Emirates Stadium set a new attendance record for the U.K. arena. Thanks to different staging and seating configurations,…
Kyle McGovern / June 10, 2013

Watch Black Sabbath Reign Over NYC in ‘God is Dead?’ Video

Tomorrow (June 11) Black Sabbath release their Rick Rubin-produced new album 13, the band's first with Ozzy Osbourne since 1978's Never Say Die!, to the excitement…
Colin Stutz / June 10, 2013

Drake, Lil Wayne, and Rick Ross Pretend It’s 1996 for ‘No New Friends’ Video

Cash Money Records isn't at its peak in 2013, but don't tell that to Drake, Lil Wayne, Birdman, Rick Ross, and DJ Khaled. The new…
Jordan Sargent / June 10, 2013

Angel Haze Impersonated by Topless Dominatrix, Old White People in ‘No Bueno’ Video

It's fair to say that rappers more than most musicians are a little sensitive about newcomers imitating their work. Angel Haze's brand new single "No…
Chris Martins / June 10, 2013

Watch Broken Social Scene’s Homecoming Reunion at Field Trip Festival

Broken Social Scene made the best of its reunion this past weekend at the Field Trip Music & Arts Festival in Toronto. After announcing a…
Colin Stutz / June 10, 2013

Watch Josh Homme Rap Some Bars in Robin Thicke ‘Blurred Lines’ Cover

Having effectively conquered American late night television thanks to a two-night stint on Letterman that resulted in over an hour's worth of music, Queens of…
Chris Martins / June 10, 2013

Hear Lame Drivers’ Brazen Basement-Rock Outburst ‘Other Side’

In anticipation of their innovative, forthcoming Flexi-Book project (a five-disc art book hybrid that you can also play on your turntable), Lame Drivers have shared…
Paula Mejia / June 10, 2013
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