Death Cab For Cutie – “Black Sun (Dan Deacon Remix)”

By Caitlin White / May 21, 2015 - 11:41 am

If there was ever anyone that needed his wonderfully woeful voice and neat-box pop-rock fucked up by Dan Deacon’s mischievous touch, it’s Ben Gibbard. Death Cab For Cutie returned this year sans founding member Chris Walla with Kintsugi, their first album since 2011’s Codes And Keys, and Deacon has put the album’s first single “BlackMore »

48 Bands That Took 20 Or More Years Between Albums

By Brad Shoup / May 21, 2015 - 11:40 am

What’s a legacy to a legend? For some, it’s a thing to be actively patrolled: endless tours, obligatory records, the noblesse oblige of the bassist getting to do the occasional side project. Constant existence, in other words. For others, it’s an ambient gift. You’ll always have a band to join; awestruck journalists will check o… More »

Rich Homie Quan On His Rape Song: “If You Listen, It’s Just Good Music”

By Tom Breihan / May 21, 2015 - 11:16 am

A while back, a number of tracks that Rich Homie Quan and Young Thug made together leaked. One of those songs was called “I Made It,” and it’s got a moment where Rich Homie Quan brags about rape: “I don’t want your ho, just want that cookie from her / She tried to resist, so… More »

Speedy Ortiz – “Basketball (Demo)”

By Tom Breihan / May 21, 2015 - 10:30 am

Carpark Records is about to celebrate its 16th anniversary with the release of a basketball-themed 12″ picture disc compilation called Sweet Sixteen. The record includes new songs from people like Memory Tapes, Dog Bite, and Montag, as well as locked grooves from the likes of Dan Deacon, Toro Y Moi, and Speedy Ortiz frontwoman Sadie… More »

Tame Impala – “‘Cause I’m A Man” Video

By James Rettig / May 21, 2015 - 10:24 am

Tame Impala have shared a video for their Currents single “‘Cause I’m A Man.” It’s all done in slick 3D animation, and explores a world full of empty suit men that take on different heads depending on their situation — disco ball, wedding ring, and roses all float above their disembodied figures at one point. More »

Seapony – “Saw The Light” (Stereogum Premiere)

By Caitlin White / May 21, 2015 - 10:21 am

If you’ve spent any time at all in Seattle, you know that water informs most of the landscape. It’s a city perched on the edge of the ocean, and that expansive, fluid sense of possibility emerges in plenty of the art that’s created within its borders. Jenny Weidl and Danny Rowland recorded and wrote together… More »

Eddi Front – “Elevator” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

By James Rettig / May 21, 2015 - 9:59 am

Eddi Front’s “Elevator” glides in like a dream. Ivana Carrescia hasn’t missed a beat in the three quiet years since her debut EP, picking up the same woozy, understated headspace that made her first few songs so memorable. The video for the track is a beautiful, evocative thing. It begins with toes curled, peeking out… More »

Download King Louie Drilluminati 3 (God Of Drill)

By Tom Breihan / May 21, 2015 - 9:19 am

Chicago rap headknocker King Louie was helping to develop the drill music sound back when Chief Keef was still just a problem child, and he always seems to summon his greatest fire when he’s working on his Drilluminati mixtape series. Drilluminati, from 2012, and Drilluminati 2, from 2013, both landed in our Mixtape Of The… More »

Destroyer – “Dream Lover”

By James Rettig / May 21, 2015 - 9:07 am

It’s been four years since the release of Destroyer’s magnificent Kaputt, which is quite possibly the best album of his long career. Since the release of 2013’s Five Spanish Songs covers EP, Dan Bejar has kept relatively quiet, but he’s back today with a new single and the announcement of a new record. Poison SeasonMore »

Hudson Mohawke – “Indian Steps” (Feat. Antony) & “Scud Books” Video

By Tom Breihan / May 21, 2015 - 8:49 am

The UK producer Hudson Mohawke is a few weeks away from releasing Lantern, his first new solo album in what feels like forever. We’ve already heard the early tracks “Ryderz” and “Very First Step,” with Irfane. And given that HudMo has lately put in work with people like Kanye West and Pusha T, it’s not… More »

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