diana 2016

NOW HEAR THIS: DIANA find bliss in “Slipping Away”

Jul 26, 2016

PLUS: Jenny Hval circles the garden, and Montreal VHS music doc Qualité Réduite Vol. 1 streams in full.

tasha the amazon

NOW HEAR THIS: Tasha The Amazon’s “Prayer” creates its own sacred space

Jul 21, 2016

PLUS: A Tribe Called Red meets Yasiin Bey, Surinam make you want to avoid all future auctions.


PREMIERE: Fether’s “Those Words” is a graceful love song from one bandmate to another

Jul 21, 2016

The Toronto synth-pop band debuts a soaring love song you'll want to listen to over and over.

Shad Your Boy Tony Braxton

NOW HEAR THIS: Shad morphs into soft rock superstar Your Boy Tony Braxton

Jul 15, 2016

PLUS: Parquet Courts and UGK together at last, and Bruce Peninsula get sinister at the cinema.

Artists react to a week of senseless murders

Jul 8, 2016

New songs from Miguel, Jay Z, Solange, and others release songs voicing frustration, sadness, and grief.

black hippy - ScHoolboy Q, Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock and Ab-Soul

NOW HEAR THIS: ScHoolboy Q reunites Black Hippy for an all-star “THat Part” remix

Jul 8, 2016

PLUS: Halifax's Heaven For Real charts an unfamiliar course, Clams Casino recruits Samuel T. Herring.

crystal castles concrete

NOW HEAR THIS: Crystal Castles are still shoving through the same show

Jul 6, 2016

PLUS: New Pixies, and a delicious twist cone from Twist.