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We’re almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it’s time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be. For the past several years, we’ve ranked our most anticipated albums. Today the feature returns, bigger than ever, with a whopping 100 records we’re looking forward to hearing, enjoying, debating,… More »

After experimenting with three formats for the Monthly Mix — MP3 zip, Spotify playlist, Soundcloud set, etc. — in March we finally came upon a solution that pleased everyone: all of them. And so, for you, here is the month’s music, whittled down to its very best, via each of the aforementioned mediums, limited only… More »

I haven’t been charting it or anything, but I’ve been writing these lists for the better part of a year now, and despite a few slow weeks, they seem to get better all the time. So here’s something to chew on: We could be living through a new golden era of the music video, even… More »

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John Cale – “Close Watch” (Feat. Amber Coffman) Video

Over the course of his long career, the former Velvet Underground member John Cale has recorded a few different versions of his song "Close Watch";…
Tom Breihan | November 17, 2015 - 11:06 am

Nate Heller – “Dreamsong” (Feat. Amber Coffman)

The forthcoming movie The Diary Of A Teenage Girl is a coming-of-age period piece set in 1976, and it tells the story of a high…
Tom Breihan | July 28, 2015 - 1:56 pm

Nicholas Krgovich – “City Of Night” Video

Last month we heard Nicholas Krgovich's "City Of Night," a jazzy, sultry tune from Krgovich's debut album, On Sunset. Now Krgovich shares a video to…
Ethan Jacobs | October 17, 2014 - 4:54 pm

Foster The People Working With Amber Coffman, Soko, Night Beds

Foster The People are arguably the most boring successful band on the entire planet, and years after “Pumped Up Kicks,” they are still showing up…
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2014 - 10:25 am

Hamilton Leithauser – “11 O’Clock Friday Night” Video

The (former?) Walkmen frontman Hamilton Leithauser is getting ready for the release of Black Hours, his debut solo album, and he's already shared his video…
Tom Breihan | April 3, 2014 - 11:05 am

Hear Amber Coffman On The Beginnings Podcast

Dirty Projectors' Amber Coffman stopped by Andy Beckerman's Beginnings podcast to talk about "moving to LA, NYC post offices, early relationships, rebellious phases, dating older…
Miles Bowe | December 9, 2013 - 6:22 pm

Snoop Lion – “No Regrets” (Feat. T.I. & Amber Coffman)

There are many questionable things about Snoop's fake patois-drenched reboot as roots-reggae uplifter Snoop Lion -- and perhaps, per the NYT, tapping fellow Caribbean appropriators…
Amrit Singh | April 26, 2013 - 2:23 pm

Watch Major Lazer Play Fallon With Dirty Projectors & The Roots

If you caught any of Major Lazer's frantic, fun-as-hell festival-rocking live shows over the last few years, you likely saw girls twerking on speaker-risers, Skerritt…
Tom Breihan | April 12, 2013 - 8:52 am

Watch Major Lazer And Amber Coffman Perform “Get Free” Live For The First Time At SXSW

Major Lazer's 2012 album Free The Universe featured a collaboration with Amber Coffman of the Dirty Projectors, "Get Free." At this year's SXSW both Coffman…
Liz Pelly | March 16, 2013 - 2:21 pm

Major Lazer – “Get Free” (Feat. Amber Coffman) Video

Here's the vibrant, energetic clip for Major Lazer's "Get Free," a video that also features bite-sized dip-ins from Diplo and the featured vocalist Amber Coffman.
Corban Goble | August 23, 2012 - 1:36 pm

Major Lazer – “Get Free” (Feat. Amber Coffman)

Last month Major Lazer previewed "Get Free," a track for which Diplo recruited Dirty Projectors siren Amber Coffman. Well now, it's out today, and downloadable…
Amrit Singh | April 16, 2012 - 12:10 pm

Hear A Preview Of A New Major Lazer Song Featuring Amber Coffman

Major Lazer dropped a tour teaser today that premiered a snippet of a the new "Get Free," a track that features Dirty Projectors' Amber Coffman.
Corban Goble | March 22, 2012 - 3:49 pm

The Roots – “Right On” (Feat. Joanna Newsom & STS)

Over the past year, the Roots have stretched mightily on Late Night, home of TV’s most adventurous music programming. It was hardly a surprise to…
Scott Lapatine | June 18, 2010 - 6:26 pm