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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

It's Easter weekend, it's Coachella weekend, and of course, K.Dot just dropped the MOAB: DAMN. So yeah, you've got plenty to keep you busy. But…
Stereogum | April 14, 2017 - 4:51 pm

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Raportti From Flow Festival 2016: Anohni, Iggy, Oatly

By this point in the summer, those of us who've attended some combination of Lollapalooza and Outside Lands and Bonnaroo and Governor's Ball and Coachella…
Scott Lapatine | August 18, 2016 - 5:40 pm

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Pitchfork 2016 Was Our Great Antisocial Music Festival

Backstage, a golf cart pulls a small flatbed trailer. On that trailer sits a big, soft chair. There’s a printed-out piece of paper taped to…
Tom Breihan | July 19, 2016 - 11:46 am

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Everything Is Recorded – “Mountains Of Gold” (Feat. Sampha, Ibeyi, Wiki, & Kamasi Washington) Video

When you own a big-deal record label like XL Recordings, you can get all sorts of people to guest on your songs. Close But Not
Peter Helman | September 7, 2017 - 8:06 pm

Ibeyi – “Deathless” (Feat. Kamasi Washington) Video

Two years ago, the French-Cuban twin-sister duo Ibeyi released their self-titled debut album, one of those albums that takes its time revealing itself but which…
Tom Breihan | August 31, 2017 - 10:55 am

Kamasi Washington Announces Harmony Of Difference EP

Kamasi Washington will release a new EP in September. It's called Harmony Of Difference, and it follows 2015's monumental full-length The Epic. The new EP…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 31, 2017 - 11:01 am

Watch Kamasi Washington & El DeBarge Cover George Michael At The BET Awards

Year in and year out, the BET Awards remain one of our most entertaining, sincere awards shows, and even when it comes time for the…
Tom Breihan | June 26, 2017 - 9:08 am

The Pollyseeds – “Intentions” (Feat. Chachi)

Terrace Martin is one of the guys working to blur the lines between rap music and jazz, collaborating with everyone from Kendrick Lamar to Robert…
Peter Helman | May 25, 2017 - 11:28 am

Kendrick’s DAMN. Credits James Blake, Thundercat, & Greg Kurstin … But Who Is Bekon?

The wait is over. Kendrick Lamar's ridiculously exciting new album DAMN. is out there in the world. And while we already knew about Rihanna and…
Tom Breihan | April 14, 2017 - 10:13 am

Kamasi Washington – “Truth” Video

It's been about two years ago since the Los Angeles saxophonist Kamasi Washington stunned the world with his monumental jazz triple-album The Epic. Washington did…
Tom Breihan | April 12, 2017 - 10:31 am

New Kamasi Washington Work “Harmony Of Difference” Featured At Whitney Biennial

We haven't heard new music from Kamasi Washington since his 2015 triple-LP opus The Epic, but that changes this Friday when the high-profile jazz maestro…
Pranav Trewn | March 13, 2017 - 2:40 pm

Hear Kamasi Washington Discuss His Opus The Epic On Marc Maron’s WTF

Composer and sax god Kamasi Washington turned in one behemoth opus with The Epic last year, and he's at the forefront of a revitalized jazz
Collin Robinson | September 22, 2016 - 3:37 pm

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Pitchfork 2016 Was Our Great Antisocial Music Festival

Backstage, a golf cart pulls a small flatbed trailer. On that trailer sits a big, soft chair. There’s a printed-out piece of paper taped to…
Tom Breihan | July 19, 2016 - 11:46 am

14 Memorable Moments From Pitchfork Music Festival 2016

Pitchfork Music Festival went down in Chicago over the weekend, bringing an assortment of acts from across the musical spectrum to Union Park. The festival's…
Tom Breihan & Chris DeVille | July 18, 2016 - 3:14 pm

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13 Memorable Moments From Bonnaroo 2016

For Bonnaroo's 15th anniversary, the festival put together a lower-key, looser experience than in recent years. There wasn't the firebrand of having someone like Kanye…
Ryan Leas | June 13, 2016 - 12:42 pm

Kamasi Washington, Miguel, Third Eye Blind’s Stephan Jenkins, & More Play Bonnaroo SuperJam

Last night, Bonnaroo hosted its annual SuperJam, in which a whole bunch of artists come together to cover some classic songs. This year's theme was…
Peter Helman | June 12, 2016 - 4:54 pm
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