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Aaron Freeman (a.k.a. Gene Ween) Unveils Pop Adorned ‘Freeman’ LP

Ween founder — formerly known as Gene Ween — has returned to his birth name, Aaron Freeman, and is taking on a fresh, sober perspective…
Isabel Imperatore / July 15, 2014

Wild Smiles Headbang Against Boredom on ‘Round and Round’

If you aren't yet aware of suburban Winchester's Wild Smiles, you can thank Portishead founder Geoff Barrow for changing that. The Beak> boss discovered the rowdy trio —…
Olivia Forman / July 15, 2014

Jeff Tweedy and Son Share Swaying ‘Wait For Love’

This new Jeff Tweedy solo project/family band with his son Spencer continues to pay out. June delivered the gritty "I'll Sing It" and Monday brought…
Colin Stutz / July 11, 2014

The Green Seed Revive Conscious Hip-Hop on ‘Drapetomania’

The Green Seed plant a new D.A.I.S.Y. age on their refreshing, socially conscious debut effort Drapetomania. The emcees R-Tist and C.O.M.P.L.E.T. take turns delivering penetrating…
Isabel Imperatore / July 11, 2014

Rome Fortune, Four Tet Team for Darkly Brooding ‘Lights Low’

In May we caught our first whiff of Atlanta MC Rome Fortune and cosmic beat-maker Four Tet's out-of-body collaboration on "One Time For" and since…
Colin Stutz / July 10, 2014

Vivian Girls’ Cassie Ramone Announces Solo LP With ‘Hangin On’ Stream

Since the Vivian Girls officially split earlier this year, bassist Katy Goodman's been fully pursuing her La Sera project, and we've been waiting to hear…
Colin Stutz / July 10, 2014

Slaptop Celebrates a Carefree Summer in ‘Sunrise’ Video

San Francisco's Slaptop is a college student recording out of his dorm room. With "Sunrise," his single debut and only release to date, the producer…
Shannen Gaffney / July 10, 2014

Future’s ‘Move That Dope’ Gets a Deranged Wertheimer Remix

We don't know much about Wertheimer, and what we do know we can't say because we've been sworn to secrecy. Our friends at XLR8R reported…
Chris Martins / July 10, 2014

Wallwork & RZR Deliver Post-Regional Club on ‘Mad Techno Invasion’ EP

Mad Techno Invasion is the first outing from London-based future bass duo Wallwork & RZR, who cut their teeth as ghost producers for some of…
Max Pearl / July 9, 2014

Roses Deliver Shimmering New Wave on ‘It’s Over’

If emerging Los Angeles trio Roses' new song "It's Over" indicates what's in store for their first EP, Dreamlover is certainly a fitting title for…
Killian Young / July 9, 2014

Hear Jenny Lewis’ Soulful, Soothing ‘The Voyager’

In just a couple of weeks, Jenny Lewis will release her third solo LP, The Voyager, and today she's shared the levelheaded title track from…
Colin Joyce / July 8, 2014

Stream Mexican Slang’s Chilling Psych-Punk ‘Inside The Velvet Castle’ EP

The first half of Mexican Slang's forthcoming EP Inside The Velvet Castle, due out on July 15 via Buzz Records July 15, is full of…
Isabel Imperatore / July 8, 2014

Ark Analog Warp Bright Synths Into Trippy Video for ‘Was That It?’

Every musician has a secret (or not-so-secret, thanks to YouTube) past, when they were making mistakes, finessing a sound or playing guitars instead of synths.
Anupa Mistry / July 2, 2014

Titus Andronicus Unleash ‘Stranded (On My Own),’ Kicking Off Single Series

Last year, Titus Andronicus debuted a new track called "Fatal Flaw," which was supposed to be the first taste of the band's follow-up to 2012's Local…
Dan Reilly / July 2, 2014

Favored Nations Soundtrack Summer Dance Party With ‘Amazon’ EP

With roots in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, and Australia, Favored Nations truly are a globe-spanning band. Assembled through a fortuitous series of collaborations, the…
Killian Young / July 1, 2014

Wunder Wunder Spin Breezy Lo-Fi on ‘Midnight Hours’

Recent California transplants Wunder Wunder explore retro nostalgia on their sun-drenched track "Midnight Hours" off of their debut album Everything Infinite. Originally from Melbourne, Australia,…
Isabel Imperatore / July 1, 2014

Zeds Dead and Perry Farrell Collaborate on Paranoid Dubstep Burner ‘Blink’

Zeds Dead have enlisted Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell for their new slow burner of a track, "Blink." At a glance, the partnership might seem…
Killian Young / June 30, 2014

Hear Lucius Cover Tears For Fears’ ‘Everybody Wants to Rule the World’

Lucius recently wowed us at Governors Ball 2014 with a cover of Whitney Houston's "I Wanna Dance With Somebody," and now the Brooklyn quintet have revived…
Isabel Imperatore / June 30, 2014

Sweden’s Sailor & I Get Intimate in ‘Turn Around’ Video

Sailor & I is the is the nautically-themed solo alias of Stockholm electronic producer Alexander Sjodin, whose 2013 Tough Love EP was varied enough to…
Theo Salem-Mackall / June 30, 2014

Basement Jaxx Share Soul-Freeing ‘Never Say Never’

Last month British duo Basement Jaxx announced their first album in five years and invited us to "jump in" with their dance-floor-pleasing "Unicorn," a welcome…
Colin Stutz / June 27, 2014
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