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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This has nothing much to do with music videos, but I saw John Wick: Chapter 2 last night, and you motherfuckers need to go see…
Tom Breihan | February 10, 2017 - 2:30 pm

2016 In Review

25 Great EPs From 2016

In an age when major-label artists are putting out bloated albums in an effort to rack up the most streaming equivalent units, it can sometimes…
James Rettig | December 2, 2016 - 12:00 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

A lot of bad things happened this week. The presidential debate was a shitshow of epic proportions, Ken Bone became a meme, and Donald Trump…
Stereogum | October 14, 2016 - 5:17 pm

More D∆WN stories

DAWN x MUMDANCE – “Guardian Angel”

Electronic soul experimentalist D∆WN (aka Dawn Richard) has just released a new song, following most recently her smooth remix of Janelle Monae's "PYNK." Before that, Richard released a…
Julia Gray | May 4, 2018 - 9:46 am

D∆WN – “Waves”

Ever since she released the 2016 album Redemption, Dawn Richard, the idiosyncratic future-soul traveler who records as D∆WN, has been dropping one-off singles like "Break
Tom Breihan | February 7, 2018 - 2:20 pm

Watch The National, Hot Chip, Jessie Ware, & More Play House Shows For Charity

Today, hundreds of musicians in over 200 cities around the world are playing intimate house shows as part of Give A Home, a charity event…
Peter Helman | September 20, 2017 - 9:19 pm

The National, Julien Baker, D∆WN, Hot Chip, Nigel Godrich, & More To Play House Shows For Amnesty International

On September 20, 1,000 musicians will perform from the intimate setting of people’s homes in over 60 cities around the world as part of the…
Sadie Bell / Billboard | June 27, 2017 - 5:11 pm

Watch Dirty Projectors Play The Tonight Show With The Roots, D∆WN, & Tyondai Braxton

Dave Longstreth may have reinvented Dirty Projectors as a solo project on the new self-titled album, but that doesn't mean he's rolling solo these days.
Tom Breihan | May 11, 2017 - 8:52 am

D∆WN – “Lazarus” / “Love Under Lights” 3D Video

D?WN (aka Dawn Richard) has been experimenting with the music video form for the last couple of years, often integrating virtual reality experiences into her…
James Rettig | May 10, 2017 - 11:49 am

Dawn Richard – “LA” (Feat. Trombone Shorty) Video

Last year Dawn Richard, aka the art-R&B powerhouse that goes by the stage name D?WN, released Redemption, the excellent final installment in her trilogy of…
Pranav Trewn | April 4, 2017 - 2:28 pm

D∆WN – “Hurricane” & “Van Gogh”

Lately, it seems like the world has begun to see Dawn Richard as something other than a former Danity Kane and Diddy-Dirty Money member and…
Tom Breihan | March 10, 2017 - 12:50 pm

Dirty Projectors – “Cool Your Heart” (Feat. Dawn Richard) Video

Dirty Projectors are releasing their new self-titled album in a few weeks. Dave Longstreth mostly eschewed vocal collaborators this time around in favor of playing…
James Rettig | February 7, 2017 - 12:32 pm

Stream D∆WN Redemption

The R&B visionary Dawn Richard, who records these days as D?WN, spent years in Danity Kane and Diddy-Dirty Money before forging her own way ahead,…
Tom Breihan | November 10, 2016 - 9:18 am

D∆WN – “Vines” (Feat. PJ Morton)

In two weeks, Dawn Richard -- the former Diddy-Dirty Money and Danity Kane member who records smacked-out robo-R&B songs under the name D?WN -- will…
Tom Breihan | November 4, 2016 - 12:12 pm

D∆WN – “Renegades”

In recent months, the former Danity Kane and Diddy-Dirty Money member Dawn Richard, who records futuristic R&B music under the name D?WN, has put out…
Peter Helman | October 7, 2016 - 11:59 am