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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Some list-nerd stuff, before we begin. A$AP Rocky's Karl Lagerfeld's The Warriors video for "Multiply" dropped at midnight last night, which means it technically came…
Tom Breihan | October 3, 2014 - 4:20 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

There was a pretty significant imbalance in this week's 5 Best Songs. The bottom 3/5 of this list was the subject of significant debate, with…
Stereogum | June 13, 2014 - 4:39 pm


The 100 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2014

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.
Chris DeVille | December 23, 2013 - 11:23 am

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Flame 1 (Burial + The Bug) – “Shrine”

Last week, we learned that the shadowy production genius Burial had joined forces with Kevin Martin, the versatile but intense beatmaker known as the Bug,…
Tom Breihan | March 21, 2018 - 12:05 pm

Flame 1 (Burial & The Bug) – “Fog”

We last heard from Burial, the mysterious and reclusive British producer, when he came out with his Pre Dawn/Indoors EP back in October. And now…
Tom Breihan | March 14, 2018 - 10:41 am

The Bug Vs. Earth – “Don’t Walk These Streets”

Last month, UK producer the Bug and Olympia metal band Earth announced that they were releasing a collaborative album together called Concrete Desert, a follow-up…
James Rettig | March 9, 2017 - 10:54 am

The Bug Vs. Earth – “Snakes Vs. Rats”

Apocalyptic UK grime producer the Bug (aka Kevin Martin) and Olympia ambient metal pioneers Earth (the brainchild of Dylan Carlson) teamed up on an EP…
Chris DeVille | February 22, 2017 - 10:02 am

The Bug – “Box” (Feat. D Double E)

For more than a decade, UK producer the Bug has built his name with intense, noisy, spartan productions that draw on genres like dancehall and…
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2016 - 9:33 am

Stream Five Unreleased The Bug Tracks Including Clash Cover With Spaceape

The Bug is Kevin Martin, the UK producer who makes heavy, overwhelming tracks from shattered bits of dancehall, grime, jungle, and experimental music. And as…
Tom Breihan | January 4, 2016 - 9:49 am

King Midas Sound & Fennesz – “Waves”

King Midas Sound is a side-project group that includes Kevin Martin, better-known as the eardrum-rupturing dance-music traveler the Bug, alongside the singers Roger Robinson and…
Tom Breihan | August 4, 2015 - 12:01 pm

The Bug Vs. Earth – “Cold”

The adventurous producer Kevin Martin, who records as the Bug, has teamed up with Dylan Carlson's long-running drone-metal project Earth to record The Bug Vs.
Tom Breihan | November 20, 2014 - 12:36 pm

The Bug Vs. Earth – “Boa”

The Bug (Kevin Martin) and Earth (led by Dylan Carlson) are two of the more cultishly beloved forces in experimental music, and they've teamed up…
Chris DeVille | October 28, 2014 - 3:01 pm

The Bug – “Mi Lost” (Feat. Miss Red) Video

The British producer the Bug released his all-over-the-place album Angels & Devils a little while ago, and after dropping his epic dystopian "Function / Void"
Tom Breihan | October 22, 2014 - 5:27 pm

The Bug – “Function / Void” Video

British producer the Bug worked with South London directors Factory Fifteen and the Creators Project to create a stunning music video/short film that combines two…
Maggie Stamets | September 29, 2014 - 2:06 pm

The Bug – “Black Wasp” (Feat. Liz Harris)

The Bug just released Angels & Devils last week, but the British producer has already announced a new EP called Exit that consists of a…
James Rettig | September 2, 2014 - 10:53 pm

Stream The Bug Angels & Devils

The Bug, aka Kevin Martin, will release his first album in six years next week. Angels & Devils features an impressive list of collaborators, including…
James Rettig | August 17, 2014 - 10:04 pm

The Bug – “Void” (Feat. Grouper) & “Function”

As the Bug, Kevin Martin makes hard, physical, almost assaultive dance music. He's the type of producer who releases a Death Grips collab called "Fuck
Tom Breihan | July 16, 2014 - 11:08 am