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Best songs October 2013

The Best Songs Of October 2013

Nov 4, 2013

Featuring White Lung, Cut Copy, The Flaming Lips, Blood Orange, and more.

Halloween Musical Costumes: 10 Covers of Entire Albums

Oct 31, 2013

Just in time for Halloween, we look at ten classic albums, covered from front to back.

listen: Our Favorite Mercury Prize Losers In One Playlist

Oct 31, 2013

Listen to a bunch of bands that came this close to greatness, and a fat sack of cash.

Caribbean Drag: How Arcade Fire’s Reflektor brand disguises dress-up as cultural exchange

Oct 30, 2013

How Arcade Fire's endless Reflektor marketing campaign has essentialized Haiti's vibrant culture to revitalize their own image.

Compilation Turns Nickelback Songs Into Lullabies As Nickelback Fans Continue To Reproduce, Buy Nickelback Things

Oct 29, 2013

Hear something ridiculous – PLUS an entire playlist of equal ridiculousness!

Introducing RAMjams, our new weekly roundup of overlooked electronic music

Oct 28, 2013

A new weekly roundup of odd, unusual, or otherwise remarkable electronic songs you might have missed.

10 Great Songs That Pay Direct Homage to Lou Reed

Oct 28, 2013

You’ll see countless eulogies over the next few days, 140 characters or more, but the most effective tributes come from the last four and a half decades of music itself. Here are ten.

Meet Fade to Mind, the L.A. label and movement that brought you Kelela

Oct 25, 2013

Digging into the back catalogue to bring you five stand-out releases from the white-hot L.A. electro label.

Ten Bands Who Survived Failed Romance

Ten Bands Who Survived Failed Romance

Oct 25, 2013

When breaking up the relationship doesn't mean breaking up the band.