kaytranada feat vic mensa

NOW HEAR THIS: Kaytranada meets his match, Alex G rises

Jan 27, 2015

PLUS: Torche messes with macho metal codes.

rihanna kanye paul mccartney

NOW HEAR THIS: Kanye, RiRi and McCartney team-up; Mikal Cronin debuts pop masterwork

Jan 26, 2015

...and Operators show us that sometimes dance music can be the darkest of all.

Army Girls

NOW HEAR THIS: Long-awaited returns from Army Girls, Frank Ocean and Mew

Jan 19, 2015

Toronto rock, Tumblr soul and Danish prog — where have you been all these years?

Young Guv

NOW HEAR THIS: Young Guv goes soft, Hanni El Khatib melts

Jan 14, 2015

PLUS: Victoria's Freak Heat Waves conjure a vision of '70s SoHo and Django Django return return.

Moon King - Daniel Benjamin and Maddy Wilde

NOW HEAR THIS: Huge new tunes from brother bands Moon King and Doldrums

Jan 13, 2015

PLUS: Fellow Canadian duo Purity Ring return with some ghostly self-help.

heems sometimes

NOW HEAR THIS: Heems shifts perspectives, Ty Segall hoes down

Jan 8, 2015

PLUS: iLoveMakonnen gets that OVO money but stays lo-fi.

Viet Cong

NOW HEAR THIS: Viet Cong makes an early bid for best of 2015 with “Silhouettes”

Jan 5, 2015

PLUS: Babymetal tease their live album in spectacular fashion, Jens Lekman's 52-song New Year's resolution.

johan agebjorn

PREMIERE: Swedish composer Johan Agebjörn’s intimate acoustic version of “The Boy Who Thought It Was A Good Idea To Cry”

Jan 5, 2015

The Sally Shapiro producer offers a glimpse into his flat with this alternate-version toy-glock-laden beauty.

Darlene Shrugg Freedom Comes in a Plastic Card

PREMIERE: The debut single from Darlene Shrugg, “Freedom Comes In A Plastic Card”

Dec 17, 2014

Slim Twig's old Tropics project absorbs U.S. Girls and Ice Cream for a surprisingly glammy first single as Darlene Shrugg.