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Stream A.G. Cook’s Tweaked-Out New Single, ‘What I Mean’

A.G. Cook, the 24-year-old founder of the PC Music label/collective, has unleashed another oddball dance-pop song for your enjoyment (or confusion). Titled "What I Mean," the organ-laced,…
Rachel Brodsky / December 22, 2014

Stream The-Dream’s Sensual New Jam, ‘Fruition’

The-Dream hasn't shared any new material since releasing a free EP called Royalty: The Prequel in August, but now the man born Terius Nash has…
Rachel Brodsky / December 22, 2014

Parquet Courts Are Streaming Their Album as Parkay Quarts Right Now

Parquet Courts — er, make that Parkay Quarts — have made their newest album, Content Nausea, available for streaming right now. The 12-track effort, which…
Kyle McGovern / November 5, 2014

Angel Olsen Shares Aching New Bonus Track, ‘May As Well’

Indie-folk songstress Angel Olsen has released a lovely bonus track called "May As Well," and, not to sound like a jerk, but you should listen…
Rachel Brodsky / October 30, 2014

Foo Fighters Release Second ‘Sonic Highways’ Track, ‘The Feast and the Famine’

In what looks to be becoming a regular-ish thing, the Foo Fighters have released another track from their Sonic Highways album and TV show experiment…
Andrew Unterberger / October 24, 2014

Penguin Prison Return With New Single ‘Calling Out’

Penguin Prison, the musical alias of dance-pop savant Chris Glover, has returned with a new single, "Calling Out." The singer/songwriter/producer, whose self-titled debut album was…
Andrew Unterberger / October 14, 2014

Mike WiLL Made It and iLoveMakonnen Are ‘Wishing You Well’ on New Song

Brought together by their love of unconventional hip-hop sounds and even-less-conventional letter capitalizations, hot-shit Atlanta producer Mike WiLL Made It and hot-shit Atlanta singer/rapper/weirdo iLoveMakonnen…
Andrew Unterberger / October 3, 2014

Mary J. Blige Gets Emotionally K.O.’d for a ‘Whole Damn Year’

It might have been her growing relationship with English dance superstars Disclosure that helped lead to Mary J. Blige decamping to the UK for her…
Andrew Unterberger / September 22, 2014

Stream the Drums’ Haunting ‘Encyclopedia’

After three years of silence, the Drums are set to return on September 23 with their third album, Encyclopedia. On the way via Minor Records, the upcoming…
Matthew Levine / September 17, 2014

10 Albums to Stream: Skrillex, Unwound, the War on Drugs, and More

Liven up the work week by streaming new releases from Skrillex, Unwound, the War on Drugs, Ana Tijoux, and more. They're all just a click away, below.1)…
Cynthia Orgel / March 12, 2014

10 Albums to Stream: Black Lips, Bradford Cox, ‘Divergent’ Soundtrack, and More

The end of the work week has arrived, accompanied by new albums from Black Lips, Bradford Cox, Color War, and the star-studded Game of Thrones…
Jen Jamin / March 7, 2014

Rap Songs of the Week: James Blake’s Trippy Remix of Kendrick Lamar’s ‘m.A.A.d city’

DENA, "Bad Timing"Bulgarian rapper and singer DENA is a faux-naive chanteuse, like Nico if she were raised on the conversational, occasionally bleating bombast of M.I.A.
Brandon Soderberg / March 3, 2014

Listen to the Pixies’ ‘World Cafe’ Concert Here

The Pixies recently dropped by NPR's Tiny Desk for an intimate, three-song concert that sort of connected the dots between their newer material and their…
Kyle McGovern / February 28, 2014

R. Kelly Dominates Map of States’ Most Ignored Artists

UPDATE: Spotify has bought The Echo Nest, the company behind these maps.Usually we don't do this, but maps of the United States' musical preferences are…
Marc Hogan / February 28, 2014

Untold Talks ‘Black Light Spiral,’ Nosebleed Techno, and Night Rambling

The London producer Untold's new album, Black Light Spiral, begins with a siren song, literally: just five minutes of wailing ambulances and honking fire trucks…
Philip Sherburne / February 28, 2014

Coldplay Go Moonlighting in the Balearic-Techno ‘Midnight,’ and More Dance Tracks of the Week

Coldplay, "Midnight" (Parlophone) SPIN's Dan Reilly has compared Coldplay's new single to Bon Iver in his log-cabins-and-vocoders phase, which isn't too far off the mark.
Philip Sherburne / February 27, 2014

The Actual Map of Each State’s Favorite Artists Is Kind of a Bummer

Earlier this week, music technology company The Echo Nest shared a map that showed the most "distinctive" artist for each of the United States. The…
Marc Hogan / February 27, 2014

Watch Nine Inch Nails Cover Trent Reznor’s Other Band Live in Japan

Trent Reznor has never been much for rules, so why would he follow the unwritten one about not performing songs with one band that you…
Marc Hogan / February 27, 2014

10 Albums to Stream: Pharrell, Rick Ross, Real Estate, the Men, and More

New albums by Pharrell Williams, Rick Ross, Real Estate, the Men, Migos, and more are all currently streaming online, and, lucky for you, we've rounded…
Kyle McGovern / February 26, 2014

This Map Shows Each State’s Most Popular Music Not Popular Anywhere Else

UPDATE: Here's a new map of each state's "favorite" artist. And here's a map of each state's most ignored artist. And finally, Spotify has bought The Echo Nest,…
Marc Hogan / February 26, 2014
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