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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

Watch These New Puritans’ Glacial ‘Fragment Two’ Video

These New Puritans' third album, Field of Reeds, spans a lush, bleak landscape, blending avant-pop and classical orchestration. The British art-rock trio now have a…
Kyle McGovern / June 13, 2013

See Marnie Stern Play ‘Noonan’ to a Pack of Hipster Puppies

Marnie Stern really loves her dog. We know that because she told SPIN all about cute little Fig and her harrowing near-death adventures. Thankfully, she's…
Colin Stutz / June 13, 2013

A-Trak Bounces Balls by Himself in ‘Jumbo’ Video

A band is like a basketball team: Each member has a different roll, position, and contribution to make, but each is equally essential to the…
Colin Stutz / June 13, 2013

About Group Plead for Understanding on Discordant ‘Words’

Alexis Taylor doesn't just call Hot Chip home. The singer/guitarist moonlights as Fainting by Numbers and now, once again, with About Group. That offshoot will…
Kyle McGovern / June 13, 2013

David Letterman Is Really Into Those Drums You Got There

David Letterman like drums. Like, really likes drums. In the supercut above, we see over two minutes of the Late Show host complimenting his musical guests' kits,…
Chris Martins / June 13, 2013

Stream Vacation’s Sweetly Gunky ‘Candy Waves’ Album

A couple months back, Vacation fired off "Pyro Hippies," the feedback-gnashed opening salvo from upcoming sophomore album Candy Waves. Now, in advance of the LP's June…
Kyle McGovern / June 13, 2013

Unknown Mortal Orchestra Tenderly Cover Otis Redding’s ‘Dock of the Bay’

Kraut-soul trio Unknown Mortal Orchestra have got a dangerously potent combination of guts and chops. That's the only explanation why they recently took on Otis…
Chris Martins / June 13, 2013

No Trivia’s Rap Songs of the Week: Angry Russian Trap Rap; Iamsu! Shouts Out Stevie

2Eleven, feat. Freddie Gibbs "Listen"Atlanta producer Tony Gardner is usually mentioned along with Compton Brick Squadder Ice Burgandy. The majority of Ice's Rhythm & Burgandy…
Brandon Soderberg / June 13, 2013

See Water Liars Soundtrack a Sad Striptease in ‘Wyoming’

Back in February, Water Liars shared "Linens," a country tune well-versed in mid-life loneliness. Now, singer-guitarist Justin Kinkel-Schuster and drummer-vocalist Andrew Bryant have shared a quietly…
Kyle McGovern / June 13, 2013

Kanye West Plays Daft Punk-Featuring ‘On Site,’ Does ‘New Slaves’ A Cappella

In Kanye West's surprisingly self-effacing (LOL) new interview with the New York Times' Jon Caramanica, he admits that he pretty much looks miserable whenever he's…
Chris Martins / June 13, 2013

Low Offer ‘Twilight Zone’ Twist in ‘Plastic Cup’ Video

Low marry grit and glamour in the video for "Plastic Cup," the dusky opening track from recent LP The Invisible Way. The Minnesota slowcore vets…
Kyle McGovern / June 13, 2013
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