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The first question we found ourselves faced with when compiling this list of the week’s five best songs was pretty simple: Should we just pick our five favorite songs from BEYONCÉ? Would any other list be honest? As Tom wrote in his great Premature Evaluation, “There’s some chance that Beyoncé’s new self-titled album is the… More »

A few days late but stacked with excellence, here is your collection of May’s absolute jams. For optimal ease of consumption, you’ll find it here in three forms: a 12-track downloadable zip of the month’s best free MP3s, a 15-song Spotify playlist of May’s finest Spotify-enabled tracks, and to close it out, a 46-track Soundcloud… More »

In 1959, Ornette Coleman released The Shape of Jazz To Come, a record with content almost as audacious as its title. Forty-seven years later, Coleman at least partially fulfilled his own challenge with the fearless and fertile Sound Grammar. But even that 2006 effort might not have crossed jazz boundaries as much as one from… More »

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Adult Swim Announces 2015 Singles Series With Danny Brown, Chromatics, Run The Jewels, FlyLo, Sia x SOPHIE, & More

Adult Swim's annual singles series is back for the sixth time starting next week, and as usual the Cartoon Network offshoot has rounded up a…
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Hear An Unreleased Collab From Kelela, Ratking’s Hak, Skrillex, & Clams Casino

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A$AP Rocky’s New Album Coming “Seriously Soon,” Features FKA Twigs, Lykke Li, Clams Casino

Like virtually everyone else in music, A$AP Rocky made the trip down to Austin this year to perform at a corporate-sponsored show (Samsung in hi…
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Sia – “Elastic Heart (Clams Casino Remix)”

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A$AP Ferg – “Talk It” (Prod. Clams Casino)

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Lia Ices – “Higher” (Prod. Clams Casino)

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Lee “Scratch” Perry – “Jesus Is A Soul Man” (Prod. Clams Casino)

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Pia Mia – “Fight For You” (Feat. Chance The Rapper) (Prod. Clams Casino)

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Producer Clams Casino has worked wonders for rappers like Soulja Boy and Lil B, crafting deeply soulful productions underneath their goofy lyrics. This year he…
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Vic Mensa & Clams Casino – “Egyptian Cotton” Video

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Mikky Ekko – “Pull Me Down” (Prod. Clams Casino)

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