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Drake, Mac DeMarco, Feist, Carly Rae Jepsen Among Polaris Prize 2017 Nominees

The long list for Canada’s 2017 Polaris Music Prize has been revealed. Drake, Mac DeMarco, Feist, Carly Rae Jepsen, Leonard Cohen, the Weeknd, Japandroids, the…
James Rettig, Stereogum / June 13, 2017

Bonnaroo Livestream: Watch Lorde, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Flume, and More

For the last 15 years, the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival has taken Manchester, TN by storm, and this year is no exception. But if…
Rob Arcand / June 8, 2017

10 Songs That Influenced Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN.

With DAMN., Kendrick Lamar pulls back from the epic scope that defined To Pimp A Butterfly to deliver a rawer, more personal…
SPIN Staff / April 18, 2017

New Music: Freddie Gibbs – “Alexys”

This Friday, Freddie Gibbs will release his new project You Only Live 2wice, his first project since being acquitted of sexual assault in Austria. After speaking on…
Brian Josephs / March 27, 2017

Video: BADBADNOTGOOD – “Lavender” ft. Kaytranada

BADBADNOTGOOD have released a music video for their Kaytranada-featuring track "Lavender." The new clip—which is their second in support of this year's IV LP— is directed by…
Brian Josephs / November 16, 2016

Mick Jenkins and BADBADNOTGOOD Team Up Once More on ‘Drowning’

Mick Jenkins and instrumental quartet BADBADNOTGOOD have collaborated a couple of times before. Just this year, they've linked up on the one-off "The Artful Dodger"
Brian Josephs / August 25, 2016

BADBADNOTGOOD Got the Props

It’s a sunny Wednesday evening and I'm with sitting BADBADNOTGOOD in Williamsburg's Loosie Rouge bar, locked in a conversation about hip-hop. The members of the Toronto-based,…
Brian Josephs / July 28, 2016

Review: BADBADNOTGOOD Refute Their Name Completely on ‘IV’

In the language of modern jazz, sonic references to different historical periods inherently fail to say anything new. As such, it’s almost essential that jazz…
Justin Joffe / July 19, 2016

BADBADNOTGOOD’s New Album ‘IV’ Is Streaming Today

We've waited patiently while experimental jazz trio-turned-quartet BADBADNOTGOOD shared singles like "Time Moves Slow," "Speaking Gently," the Kaytranada-featuring "Lavender," and "In Your Eyes." Today, listeners have a chance…
Anna Gaca / July 1, 2016

BADBADNOTGOOD Enlist Charlotte Day Wilson for ‘In Your Eyes’

IV marks BADBADNOTGOOD's first album with saxophonist Leland Whitty as an official member and a rotating list of featured guests (last year's Sour Soul collaboration with Ghostface Killah…
Brian Josephs / June 30, 2016

BADBADNOTGOOD Link Up With Kaytranada Again for ‘Lavender’

Jazz quartet BADBADNOTGOOD and Montreal producer Kaytranada have been working together for a while. The results have been good: "Weight Off" is one of 99.9%'s highlights and…
Brian Josephs / June 15, 2016

BADBADNOTGOOD Team Up With Future Islands’ Sam Herring for ‘Time Moves Slow’

Update: There will be more BADBADNOTGOOD this summer with IV, their fifth studio album. The new project will feature Kaytranada, Mick Jenkins, and Arcade Fire collaborator Colin Stetson. IV drops…
Brian Josephs / May 17, 2016

Review: Kaytranada Gives ‘99.9%’ as He Ascends From DJ to Producer

At just 23, the Montreal-based Kaytranada — born Louis Kevin Celestin — has already crafted fantastic remixes of Missy Elliott’s "Sock It 2 Me," TLC’s…
Brian Josephs / May 11, 2016

Mick Jenkins Puts a Surprise New Cover ‘On the Map’

Prolific and mostly laid-back rapper Mick Jenkins released a two-song EP a scant few weeks ago, but now he's back with another new offering, which…
James Grebey / January 21, 2016

Drake, Caribou, New Pornographers, More Make 2015 Polaris Prize Shortlist

Last month, Canada's Polaris Music Prize announced their long list of nominees for 2015, but now they've narrowed it down to just ten. As you…
Colin Joyce / July 16, 2015
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