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The Coming Turns 20

Long before Busta Rhymes passed the Courvoisier to Diddy, before he was Janet Jackson's robot lover, and before he joined Dr. Dre and LL Cool…
Sam Behrens | March 25, 2016 - 11:34 am

10 Best Songs

The 10 Best Arctic Monkeys Songs

Way back in 2004, when the internet was still a new-ish thing and CD-Rs were still relevant, a specific CD-R filled with loud music spurred…
Sam Behrens | August 21, 2014 - 12:37 pm

Watch Dev Hynes’ Lecture & Performance About Synesthesia And Anxiety

Dev Hynes has come a long way since his Test Icicles and Lightspeed Champion days. He's shed his folksy singer-songwriter-with-twist aesthetic for the nostalgia-funk of…
Sam Behrens | May 15, 2014 - 2:14 pm

Ben Khan – “Youth” Video

Ben Khan is a London based artist whose Soundcloud has been straight up exploding. His slick, funk-infused grooves are all too tasty, and his mystique…
Sam Behrens | May 9, 2014 - 5:10 pm

Watch Pharrell Perform “Get Lucky” On Kimmel

Pharrell stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live (again) last night and did his thing. In fact, he did his thing three times over, performing a three-song…
Sam Behrens | May 9, 2014 - 11:02 am

Michael Jackson – “Loving You” & “Blue Gangsta”

We're edging ever closer to next week's release of Xscape, Michael Jackson's second posthumous album, and we've already heard "Chicago" and "Love Never Felt So
Sam Behrens | May 8, 2014 - 2:47 pm

Win A Trophy Wife In Future & Kanye’s “I Won” Video Game

Future and Kanye West have shared a game to promote their new single "I Won." In the game, Future and Kanye are maxing, relaxing, and…
Sam Behrens | May 8, 2014 - 12:21 pm

Baths – “Fade White”

Baths' new track, "Fade White," is an eerie journey into nothingness. The percussion that sits underneath the quiet intro sounds like creaking floorboards, or canvas…
Sam Behrens | May 2, 2014 - 1:02 pm

Watch Kelis Play Conan

Kelis has come a long way since her milkshake was bringing all the boys to the yard. Her new album, Food, is less hip-hop than…
Sam Behrens | May 2, 2014 - 11:23 am

Check Out The Poster For Kanye West’s Yeezus Movie, Written By Bret Easton Ellis

If you thought the Yeezus talk might finally be dying out ... you thought wrong. The newest incarnation of Yeezus will be a film of…
Sam Behrens | May 1, 2014 - 2:06 pm

Peter Matthew Bauer – “Philadelphia Raga” Video

Peter Matthew Bauer continues to make the most of life after the Walkmen. He's released two songs from his solo debut Liberation!: "Latin American Ficciones"
Sam Behrens | May 1, 2014 - 1:22 pm

Sampha – “Slow Lights”

Sampha just has one of those honey-sweet, pillow-soft voices. The British soul singer provided the smooth voclas in Drake's "Too Much," and frequently collaborates with
Sam Behrens | May 1, 2014 - 12:50 pm

Watch Franz Ferdinand Play Kimmel

Way back in November, Franz Ferdinand released the video for their track "Bullet." The video features stylized footage of the band performing the song --…
Sam Behrens | May 1, 2014 - 12:12 pm

Watch Parquet Courts And Fred Armisen Debut “Black And White” On Seth Meyers

Earlier today, Brooklyn punk outfit Parquet Courts released the studio version of their new song "Black & White." Last night, the band played the new…
Sam Behrens | May 1, 2014 - 11:25 am

Young Widows – “The Money”

Louisville post-hardcore/noise band Young Widows' upcoming album Easy Pain is an absolute monster. If you were at Brooklyn's St. Vitus Bar on the right weekend…
Sam Behrens | April 25, 2014 - 1:45 pm

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