Features


FIRSTS: Phantogram on boy band obsessions and bonding over Busta Rhymes

Mar 4, 2014

Sarah Barthel and Josh Carter were formerly uncool and always cool, respectively.

RAMjams: Fennesz returns, Dauwd breaks out, and more…

Mar 3, 2014

The lights go off in the acid house, and lots more electronic music you might have missed.

Speakerblogggs: Mike WiLL Made It’s new hit, an old Soulja Boy verse gets flipped, and more…

Feb 28, 2014

Plus tracks from Denzel Curry, 100s and lots more hip-hop you should hear.

ESSENTIAL ALBUMS: Nils Frahm discusses the art of imaginative mastering

Feb 27, 2014

The Berlin neo-classical composer explains the history of the practice, and what can save it.

UNCHARTED: Toronto’s Greys do “loud rock,” but not like those other assholes

Feb 26, 2014

On Toronto's heavy scene, the importance of In Utero, and how anyone who plays with more than one cab is an asshole.

PLAYLIST: NXNE 2014′s extended lineup: Spiritualized, Swans, Spoon, your real parents, and more!

Feb 25, 2014

A bunch of good musicians are on this thing. Listen to them all here.

VIDEOBURN: Bearing Digital Witness to Annie Clark’s St. Vincent prehistory

Feb 25, 2014

Cult robes to jazz guitar to Sufjan angel wings, a YouTube history of how the reigning queen of art pop came to be.

RAMjams: Daniel Avery remixes Factory Floor, Ryan Hemsworth remixes Wave Racer, and more…

Feb 24, 2014

Sd Laika and Guy Dallas return with heavy new tracks, plus loads more.

ESSENTIAL ALBUMS: Band of Horses drummer Creighton Barrett’s five inspiring acoustic live albums

Feb 20, 2014

Neil Young without Crazy Horse, Townes Van Zandt cracks jokes, and the power of Jerry Garcia.