Kamasi Washington

Trent Reznor, Devo’s Mark Mothersbaugh, Pharrell, Sheila E, RZA Nominated for 2020 Emmys

This morning, though it still feels weird to say it, the 2020 Emmy nominees were announced. For our purposes, there were quite a few familiar…
Daniel Kohn / July 28, 2020

Wilco Announce Sky Blue Sky Festival in Mexico

Wilco have announced a four-day music festival at the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya in Mexico next year. The "Sky Blue Sky" event will also feature artists…
Maggie Serota / May 15, 2019

Watch Kamasi Washington’s New Short Film As Told To G/D Thyself

Kamasi Washington has released a short film titled AS TOLD TO G/D THYSELF featuring songs from his 2018 album Heaven and Earth. The Los Angeles saxophonist and composer co-directed the 22-minute piece as…
Tosten Burks / April 2, 2019

Afropunk Brooklyn 2019 Lineup

We’ve gotten used to seeing slight variations on the same festival lineups over and over, so it’s always refreshing to see a music festival that…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / March 27, 2019

BRIT Awards 2019 Nominations: Beyoncé, Arctic Monkeys, the 1975, Aphex Twin, More

The 2019 BRIT Awards take place this February, and today, the organization has announced its list of nominees. This year, Aphex Twin, the 1975, Arctic…
Rob Arcand / January 12, 2019

Stream Kamasi Washington’s New The Choice EP

Days after the release of his new album Heaven and Earth, Kamasi Washington has released The Choice, a new companion EP to the album. Fans…
Rob Arcand / June 30, 2018

Stream Kamasi Washington’s New Album Heaven and Earth

Saxophonist and composer Kamasi Washington is back with the new double album Heaven and Earth, his first full-length record since 2015's The Epic and the follow-up to…
Joshua Copperman / June 22, 2018

Video: Florence and the Machine – “Big God”

The video for Florence and the Machine's latest single "Big God" has arrived. The four-minute visual finds Florence Welch and a group of colorful, lingerie-clad dancers…
Isabella Castro-Cota / June 21, 2018

Video: Kamasi Washington – “Street Fighter Mas”

Kamasi Washington has released the video for "Street Fighter Mas."  In the clip, he's on the hunt for a worthy Street Fighter opponent with the help of…
Isabella Castro-Cota / June 21, 2018

Kamasi Washington – “Street Fighter Mas”

Jazz experimenter Kamasi Washington goes for deep funk glory on his new track "Street Fighter Mas." The song is a groovy jazz epic full of…
Israel Daramola / May 30, 2018

Kamasi Washington — “Fists of Fury” and “The Space Travelers Lullaby”

Kamasi Washington is preparing to release his jazz, afrofuturist epic, the double album Heaven and Earth. With the announcement of the album comes two new…
Israel Daramola / April 10, 2018

Kamasi Washington Announces New Double Album Heaven and Earth

Kamasi Washington has kept busy since releasing his 2015 triple album The Epic, contributing his sound to a ton of different projects and putting out one…
James Rettig, Stereogum / April 10, 2018

St. Vincent – “Pills”

St. Vincent's latest song is "Pills," which features vocals from her ex Cara Delevingne, Jenny Lewis and Kamasi Washington on sax. The new song follows the previously MASSEDUCTION cuts…
Brian Josephs / October 10, 2017

Stream Kamasi Washington’s New Harmony of Difference EP

Just one day since the release of his last single "Desire," saxophonist and composer Kamasi Washington has shared his new Harmony of Difference EP in…
Rob Arcand / September 29, 2017

Kamasi Washington – “Desire”

Kamasi Washington has released a new song called "Desire." The composition rides off a bass line that's similar to his previous release "Truth," though its…
Brian Josephs / September 27, 2017
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