Watch Daft Punk’s Tribute Video To Nile Rodgers

By Tom Breihan / April 27, 2015 - 1:08 pm
When they were making their Random Access Memories album, Daft Punk got disco god and Chic frontman Nile Rodgers to help out on tracks like "Get Lucky" and "Lose Yourself To Dance." Now that Chic are about to return with a new album, Rodgers is the subject of a new French documentary called Nile Rodgers:More »


M.I.A. & Diplo Are Still Bickering Via Subtweet

By Gabriela Tully Claymore / April 27, 2015 - 12:05 pm
Diplo and M.I.A.'s feud has been going on for so long that I barely remember a time when they were collaborators, let alone romantic partners. The spats are ongoing, and in a recent interview with Rolling Stone, M.I.A. stated that Diplo was controlling and envious of her success when she signed to Interscope:… More »


Porcelain Raft – “All In My Head” (Stereogum Premiere)

By Chris DeVille / April 27, 2015 - 11:36 am
For his latest trick, Porcelain Raft mastermind Mauro Remiddi is issuing a new EP on a brand new label of his own. Remiddi's Half Awake EP will be released digitally and on cassette via Volcanic Field, which Remiddi calls " a house for all my music and ideas." Here's his statement about the endeavor:… More »


Amy Winehouse’s Family Blasts New Documentary

By Tom Breihan / April 27, 2015 - 10:44 am
A new Amy Winehouse documentary called Amy is set to debut at this year's Cannes Film Festival, and we posted the trailer earlier this month. But Winehouse's family, who initially cooperated with the filmmakers on the doc, are deeply pissed about how it turned out, and they're considering legal action. People reports that the family… More »


Hot Chip – “Burning Up”

By Caitlin White / April 27, 2015 - 10:20 am
Hot Chip kicked off the year teasing their new album Why Make Sense? by tweeting out the initially cryptic website, later revealing it was their new album's title alongside its first track, the soothing synth jam "Huarache Lights." Since then we've also heard aggressive electro-ballad "Need You Know" and today, "Burning Up." This latest song… More »


Jamie xx – “Gosh” Video

By Tom Breihan / April 27, 2015 - 10:15 am
Last month, when the xx's production mastermind Jamie xx announced his debut solo album In Colour, he shared a couple of new tracks: "Loud Places," a lovely collaboration with his xx bandmate Romy Madley Croft, and the impressionistic dancefloor banger "Gosh." "Loud Places" already got a video, and now "Gosh" has one, too. For the… More »


Refused – “Elektra” + Freedom Details

By Tom Breihan / April 27, 2015 - 9:21 am
Here's some fucking incredible news that nobody was expecting: Refused are fucking back! With a new album! The great Swedish hardcore band broke up almost immediately after releasing their 1998 masterpiece The Shape Of Punk To Come. They got back together to tour in 2012, then claimed that they were done once those dates wrapped… More »


Grimes Enters The Tidal Debate

By James Rettig / April 27, 2015 - 8:57 am
Following yesterday's impassioned plea from Jay Z to give Tidal more time, Grimes -- who started working with his Roc Nation management company in 2013 -- Grimes added her two cents to the debate in an Instagram post that has since been deleted. Here's what she said (via Pigeons And Planes): Mad respect for tidal!! More »


Brandon Flowers – “Lonely Town” Video

By James Rettig / April 27, 2015 - 8:38 am
Brandon Flowers has been on a roll with tracks and videos for his upcoming solo album The Desired Effect. First, there was the Evan Rachel Wood-starring Puritanical fever dream for lead single "Can't Deny My Love," followed by a black-and-white dance-off for "Still Want You." And for the album's third single, "Lonely Town," he mine… More »


Jay Z Defends Tidal On Twitter

By James Rettig / April 26, 2015 - 1:43 pm
Jay Z took to Twitter earlier today to defend his much-maligned and superfluous new streaming service. "Tidal is doing just fine," her reassures, and then sets up the millionaire's club as the underdogs and says that the service is a victim of "big companies that are spending millions on a smear campaign." He also finally… More »


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