Chronic Youth: Celebrate 4/20 With Snoop Dogg’s ‘Stoner’s Anthem’

Snoop Dogg, of all people, knows what day it is, and he doesn't beat around the proverbial not-quite bush in his latest video (via Yardie).
Marc Hogan / April 20, 2012

Control Voltage’s Friday Five

Frustratingly, and perhaps ironically, given my profession, I don't find time to listen to a lot of DJ mixes. There's always a promo to be…
Philip Sherburne / April 20, 2012

Feistodon Cometh! Hear Feist and Mastodon Cover Each Other

Feistodon is here, and as you might have guessed, it's a beast. Feist and Mastodon's covers of each others' songs, available as a 7" single…
Marc Hogan / April 20, 2012

Lost ‘Johnny Mnemonic’ Soundtrack Unearthed!

Say what you will about the film itself, but if you're a fan of surreal casting, Johnny Mnemonic is the gift that keeps on giving.
Philip Sherburne / April 19, 2012

R. Kelly Cordially Invites You to ‘Share My Love’

A third installment of the one-of-a-kind music-video saga Trapped in the Closet isn't the only sequel R. Kelly has in store for us this year.
Marc Hogan / April 19, 2012

Rap Release of the Week: Future’s ‘Pluto’

Something is going on with this Future album. Or it's the logical conclusion of something. Maybe something is being turned into a new something. I…
Brandon Soderberg / April 19, 2012

Hear Arctic Monkeys’ Sizzling Record Store Day B-Side ‘Electricity’

When Arctic Monkeys first emerged as northern England's latest meat 'n' potatoes rock hope, they were easy to misunderstand because their music was so distinctly,…
Marc Hogan / April 19, 2012

See volcano!’s Gory ‘Pinata’ Clip

For their new Brian Cagle-directed clip, Chicago indie-rock trio volcano! live out a very intense, very adult version of a common fantasy — after much…
David Bevan / April 19, 2012

EDM on RSD? Record Store Day’s Top 10 Dance Releases

Record Store Day is great for indie fans, dad-rockers, and collectors of oddities. They've got their Beach House seven-inch, their vinyl reissue of Deep Purple's…
Philip Sherburne / April 18, 2012

Listen to Starring’s Spellbinding ‘The Best’

Within the first frenetic minute of "The Best," Starring fold a delay bubble into a Farfisa freak-out into a Neu!-ish buildup and shove everything inside…
Melissa Giannini / April 18, 2012

Download Charli XCX’s ‘I Like Boys Who Cry’ Mix

"Bros before hoes this time," Charli XCX writes. Last week the 19-year-old London electro-soul singer-songwriter unveiled her day-brightening Supergirl Superlove mixtape, which made room for…
Marc Hogan / April 18, 2012

Grab Pixies’ Live, Four-Song ‘Coachella ’04’ EP

When the Pixies reunited for their first show in more than a decade on April 13, 2004, hardly anyone could've known it would start a…
Marc Hogan / April 18, 2012

Maya Jane Coles: Dance Music’s Next Level?

With ornate tattoos crawling up her collarbones and a septum piercing glinting beneath her severely coiffed swathe of hair — sometimes peroxide, sometimes pink —…
Philip Sherburne / April 18, 2012

Hear Audio from Big Bang’s 2011 YG Family Concert Performance

When we were in Seoul last December to report on K-pop's throbbing epicenter, we spent our first night at the Olympic Gymnastics Arena for YG…
David Bevan / April 18, 2012

Shins Cast Bleak Spells in Animated ‘The Rifle’s Spiral’ Clip

"So long to this wretched form," James Mercer snarls — well, for him it's a snarl, OK? — on "The Rifle's Spiral," the first track…
Marc Hogan / April 18, 2012

Hear Hot Chip’s Goofy, Sweaty ‘Night and Day’

"I like Zapp not Zappa," a Hot Chip member pronounces, backed by a down-pitched goblin version of himself, about two-thirds of the way through the…
Marc Hogan / April 18, 2012

The Walkmen Open Up on Gorgeous ‘Heaven’: Listen Now

At a Midwestern festival date two years ago, just before the release of the Walkmen's latest album, Lisbon, a torrential thunderstorm broke out in the…
Marc Hogan / April 17, 2012

Flaming Lips’ ‘Girl, You’re So Weird’ Video Earns Its NSFW Warning

The going got weird a long time ago, to invoke the oft-abused Hunter S. Thompson quote, and lucky for us, the Flaming Lips are still…
Marc Hogan / April 17, 2012

Listen to Skrillex and Damian Marley’s Boomy ‘Make It Bun Dem’

Dubstep, even in its early U.K. incarnation, has little in common with Jamaican dub other than shared origins in instrumental "dub" remixes. Skrillex, the asymmetrically…
Marc Hogan / April 17, 2012

Listen to Nautiluss’ Laser-Focused ‘Sabbath’

You can wear your sunglasses at night if you want — won't make a damn bit of difference, as they're going to be all steamed…
Philip Sherburne / April 17, 2012
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