stream: Ryan Hemsworth - "Perfectly"
Canadian producer and prolific remixer Ryan Hemsworth will return to his original productions with the Still Awake EP, scheduled to drop next week on his website.Take a listen to the sunny lead track “Perfectly” below
mp3: Charles Murdoch - "No Lungs"
Australian up-and-coming producer Charles Murdoch, who also happens to be a member of the indie-pop outfit Mitzi, is gearing up to release his debut EP in July on Future Classic. In his short career to date Charles has been handpicked to support TEED, Nicolas Jaar, Shlohmo and he’ll be supporting Lapalux and Cashmere Cat at the Sydney Opera House for Vivid Live on May 25. Below, check...
video: Queens of the Stone Age - "My God Is The...
Queens of the Stone Age have unveiled another creepy animated film to go along with a track from their new album, ...Like Clockwork, out June 4 via their new label, Matador Records. This one, for the song “My God Is The Sun,” featuring images by Boneface and animation by Liam Brazier. Watch it below.
stream: The Weeknd - "Kiss Land"
Following last year’s critically acclaimed mixtape trilogy of House of Balloons, Thursday, and Echoes of Silence, Toronto-based R&B singer Abel Tesfaye, aka The Weeknd is back with the title track to his forthcoming studio album, Kiss Land, due for a release later this year. Take a listen below.
stream: Wild Nothing - 'Empty Estate' EP
Virginia-based indie-pop outfit Wild Nothing is streaming his new EP ‘Empty Estate’ - listen to it below. The 7-song EP was recorded in Brooklyn at Gary’s Electric by Al Carlson in January and finds Jack Tatum exploring new sounds, new instruments and a new voice for Wild Nothing. Buy the EP on iTunes here.
video: Queens of the Stone Age - "If I Had A...
In anticipation of their new …Like Clockwork LP on Matador Records, Queens of the Stone Age have been releasing a series of animated music videos / teasers in collaboration with UK artist Boneface. After already offering up dark animations for “I Appear Missing”, “Kalopsia”, and “Keep Your Eyes Peeled” today we get a video for “If I Had A...
stream: The Dodos - "Confidence"
San Francisco indie rockers The Dodos have announced the follow-up to 2011’s No Color. The record, titled Carrier, is out August 27 via their new label Polyvinyl Records. Along with this announcement, they have also shared their first single, “Confidence,” which you can listen to below. During the writing of this album, singer/guitarist, Meric Long, was heavily influenced...
listen: Disclosure - "F For You" (BBC Live...
Fast-rising UK duo Disclosure recently stopped by the BBC’s Maida Vale studio to perform a quick set, featuring an unreleased song called “F For You,” off their forthcoming debut album, Settle. They also performed new single “You & Me” with Eliza Doolittle and covered Ralphi Rosario’s house classic “You Used to Love Me” with singer Natalie Duncan. Replay all...
mp3: Mirage - "Let’s Kiss"
After a long wait, Italians Do It Better’s second compilation “After Dark 2″ finally drops this Friday and apparently is 78 minutes and 16 seconds long. In the meantime, here’s another track from the release, Mirage’s nine-plus-minute vocoder jam “Let’s Kiss”. Take a listen below.
stream: Mount Kimbie - "You Took Your Time" (feat....
U.K. beatmakers Mount Kimbie have unveiled another new track from their forthcoming sophomore album, Cold Spring Fault Less Youth, due for a release on May 27th via Warp Records. It’s called “You Took Your Time” and features King Krule on guest vocals. Take a listen below.
stream: oOoOO - "Mouchette"
San Francisco-based producer Chris Dexter, aka oOoOO, has unveiled another track from his long-awaited debut LP, Without Your Love, due out on June 24th as the first release from his newly launched Nihjgt Feelings label, distributed by Kompakt. “Mouchette” follows previously shared track “Stay Here,” which dropped last month. Take a listen below:
stream: Airhead - "Milkola Bottle"
London-based producer and James Blake collaborator Robert McAndrews, aka Airhead has shared another track from his upcoming debut LP, For Years, set for a June 11th release with R&S. “Milkola Bottle” follows previously shared track “Autumn,” which dropped last month. Take a listen below:
video: Queens of the Stone Age - "Keep Your Eyes...
Queens of the Stone Age have unveiled another new song from their highly anticipated album, …Like Clockwork, which drops on June 3 in the UK and June 4 in the US via the band’s new label, Matador Records. It’s called “Keep Your Eyes Peeled” and also comes accompanied by an animated video, featuring violent, bloody artwork by Boneface, who also designed the …Like Clockwork album cover,...
video: !!! - "One Girl/One Boy"
!!! (Chk Chk Chk) have just unveiled the colourful new Alan Smithee-directed video for the Sonia Moore-featuring track “One Girl/One Boy”, off their recently released LP, THR!!!ER. Watch it below.
video: Petite Noir - "Noirse"
South African artist Petite Noir has released a video for his new single, “Noirse,” which is out digitally today; it includes remixes from Deptford Goth, NGUZUNGUZU and Pional. The video, directed by Tim Main, shows Ilunga sipping spirits and dancing in a hotel room with his lover. Watch it below.
video: London Grammar - "Wasting My Young Years"
Hotly tipped newcomers London Grammar have unveiled their debut music video, for upcoming single “Wasting My Young Years,” out on June 16th via Metal & Dust Recordings. Watch it below.
mp3: SPLASHH - "Today (Fade Away)"
London-based band SPLASHH have shared the b-side to “All I Wanna Do”, the first single to be taken off their forthcoming debut album, Comfort, to be released this September via Kanine. Stream and download “Today (Fade Away)” below:
video: Pond - "Giant Tortoise"
Australian psych-rockers POND have unveiled the video for “Giant Tortoise”, the first taste from their forthcoming fifth album, Hobo Rocket, to be released worldwide this August via Modular. Watch it below.
stream: MØ - "Waste Of Time"
Danish rising star Karen Marie Ørsted, aka MØ, is back with a fantastic new single called “Waste Of Time,” the first to be taken from her forthcoming debut full-length, which is set for a release on RCA Victor/Chess Club “when it’s done.” Check it out below.
video: Wampire - "Orchards"
Wampire have unveiled the video for “Orchards”, off their excellent debut album, Curiosity, out now on Polyvinyl. The video, directed by Daniel Portrait, features the duo on a road trip that goes haywire when an unexpected extra passenger comes along for the ride. Watch it below.
video: Raffertie - "Build Me Up"
London composer and producer Raffertie has just unveiled the stunning new Vincent Haycock-directed video for “Build Me Up”, taken from his forthcoming EP of the same name, due out May 20 on Ninja Tune. Watch it below.
video: Holy Ghost! - "Dumb Disco Ideas"
DFA disco duo Holy Ghost! have a new album in the works called Dynamics, their first since 2011’s self-titled debut. It doesn’t have a release date yet, but it does have a lead single, “Dumb Disco Ideas”, which comes accompanied by a video, directed by Ben Fries and filmed on a New York City rooftop. Check it out below.
video: Queens of the Stone Age - "Kalopsia"
Queens of the Stone Age have unveiled another new song from their highly anticipated album, …Like Clockwork, which drops on June 3 in the UK and June 4 in the US via Matador Records. It’s called “Kalopsia” and comes accompanied by an animated video, featuring morbid, bloody artwork by Boneface, who also designed the …Like Clockwork album cover. Watch it below.
video: Valentina - "Ladders"
London-based singer songwriter Valentina has unveiled the video for “Ladders”, one of the standout tracks from her recently released debut EP ‘Wolves’. Directed by Ben Reed. Watch it below.
MOVEMENT are a three-piece band from Australia, comprised of Sean Walker (percussion, samples), Jesse James Ward (bass, synths) and Lewis Wade (vocalist). Describing their music as “minimal soul”, the trio is influenced by ’90s R&B, as well as a number of more recent acts, including The Weeknd, Frank Ocean, and The xx. They have just signed to Modular (Tame Impala, POND, Cut Copy) and...
video: Kelpe - "Single Stripe"
London-based producer Kelpe has given us another taste of his upcoming album, Fourth: The Golden Eagle, which is out June 3 via his own label, DRUT Records. It’s called “Single Stripe“ and comes accompanied by a cool clip, created by Graphic Surgery and mookx, visual artists from the Netherlands. Watch it below.
stream: Octo Octa - "Please Don’t Leave"
Brooklyn-based musician Michael Bouldry-Morrison, aka Octo Octa has dropped a brand new track called “Please Don’t Leave”, off his forthcoming record, Between Two Selves, out May 28th on 100% SILK. Take a listen below.
video: Phoria - "Red"
Brighton-based five-piece Phoria have unveiled the video for “Red”, one of the standout tracks from their recent ‘Bloodworks’ EP. Directed and Edited by Jeb Hardwick, Trewin Howard and Thom Novi. Watch it below.
Daft Punk - "Random Access Memories" [Album...
Daft Punk’s highly anticipated new album “Random Access Memories”, streaming now over at iTunes. The album officially drops May 21st.
video: Maya Jane Coles Feat. Karin Park -...
British-Japanese Producer/DJ Maya Jane Coles has released a creepy new video for her Karin Park-featured new single “Everything”, taken from her forthcoming debut album, Comfort, due out early July. Directed by Thomas Knights. Watch it below.
stream: When Saints Go Machine - "Iodine"
Danish electro-pop band When Saints Go Machine have released another new track from their forthcoming album, Infinity Pool - due out later this month via EMI Music & !K7 Records. “Iodine” follows previously shared track “Love And Respect”, which dropped last month. Take a listen below.
video: Melody's Echo Chamber - "Some Time Alone,...
Parisian psych-pop artist Melody Prochet, aka Melody’s Echo Chamber hangs out alone in an amusement park in her new video for “Some Time Alone, Alone”, off her excellent eponymous debut album released late last year. Directed by Grant Singer. Watch it below.
stream: Banks - "Warm Water"
Los Angeles native singer-songwriter Banks has just dropped yet another dope track. This one’s titled “Warm Water” and features production by Oxford-based producer/performer Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs. “Warm Water” is out May 27 on London’s Good Years. Take a listen below. (via)
introducing: Elliott Power
Elliott Power is a promising newcomer hailing from West London, who has just unveiled his debut single in the form of “Sink/Swim”. Power has crafted a unique and intriguing sound, mixing elements of trip-hop with post-modern R&B. Fans of Massive Attack/Tricky/Portishead will love this. Enjoy.
stream: MINKS - "Everything’s Fine" & "Painted...
More than two years later, Boston indie-pop outfit Minks have finally announced the follow-up to their 2011 debut album, By the Hedge. The record, titled Tides End, is out August 6 through Captured Tracks. Download “Everything’s Fine” and stream “Painted Indian” off the forthcoming LP below.
introducing: Glass Animals
Glass Animals are a four-piece, indie electronica outfit from Oxford, UK. They first appeared last year with the release of their debut EP ‘Leaflings’ through Kaya Kaya Records, which caused considerable interest in the blogging community. Now, after signing with Wolf Tone, the new label from multi-Grammy and Oscar-winning producer/songwriter Paul Epworth, the group is back with a new double...
video: Fryars - "Can't Stop Loving You"
London-based electronic-pop artist Benjamin Garrett, aka Fryars has given us another taste of his upcoming, as-yet-untitled album, to be released later this year via 679. “Can’t Stop Loving You” comes in the form of a live rehearsal video and is just truly amazing! Check it out below.
stream: Jesse Ruins - "Talk To Alicia"
Tokyo-based act Jesse Ruins have released another new track from their forthcoming full-length debut, A Film, which drops on May 21 via Lefse Records. “Talk To Alicia” follows previously shared track “Laura Is Fading”, which was released last month. Take a listen below.
video: Foxygen - "No Destruction"
Los Angeles-based duo Foxygen have unveiled the video for “No Destruction”, one of the standout tracks from their recent album, We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace Magic, out now on Jagjaguwar. Directed by the band’s friend Bryan Felber, the video features pieces of films the members made while in high school and college together. Watch it below.
stream: Fatboy Slim - "Praise You" (Maribou State...
Fatboy Slim’s classic “Praise You” gets the remix treatment from London-based duo Maribou State, and the result is nothing less than amazing. Fatboy Slim himself loved the remix so much that he has allowed it to be an official edit of the track, saying: “the Maribou State remix of Praise You is a really different and interesting take on one of my classics. Good work.” Take a listen below.
stream: Vår - "Into Distance"
Danish band Vår, the collaborative project of Iceage frontman Elias Bender Rønnenfelt, Sexdrome’s Loke Rahbek, Lower’s Kristian Emdal, and Lukas Højlandhave, have released another new track from their forthcoming full-length debut, No One Dances Quite Like My Brothers, which drops on May 14 via Brooklyn label Sacred Bones Records. “Into Distance” follows previously shared track “The...
stream: Post Louis - "This Could Be a Bridge"
After their introduction to the world with the impressive “Oldsmobile”, London based duo Post Louis return with a brand new track called “This Could Be A Bridge”, a change in direction from their previous release, while maintaining the spirit of their sound.Take a listen below.
stream: Phantom - "Skinny Love" (Bon Iver Cover)
Finnish electronic duo Phantom have just dropped an incredible cover of Bon Iver’s folk hit “Skinny Love”. It was apparently recorded in a Helsinki sauna, giving it an unbeatable, beautiful ambience. Take a listen below. (via)
stream: James Holden - "Renata"
UK DJ/producer James Holden has released another new track from his highly anticipated new album, The Inheritors, which drops on June 17 through his own Border Community imprint. “Renata” follows previously shared track “Gone Feral”. Check it out below, and look out for a digital single with remixes from Steve Moore and Daphni soon.
stream: All We Are - "Utmost Good"
Following up from last year’s excellent ‘We Hunt’ EP, Liverpool-based trio All We Are return with a brand new single, “Utmost Good”, which is described by the band as “the Bee Gees on diazepam”. The Joe-Wills-produced single sees the trio exploring new, moodier and R&B inspired territory. Take a listen below before it officially drops on OBSCENIC...
stream: Empress Of - "Tristeza" (Remixed By El...
Brooklyn’s Empress Of (aka Lorely Rodriguez) has shared two excellent remixes of her song, “Tristeza”, from her recent ‘Systems’ EP. Remix duties have been taken up by Spanish producer Pional, and fellow Spaniard and celebrated producer El Guincho. Check out both below.
video: The National - "Sea Of Love"
The National have unveiled the video for “Sea Of Love”, the latest single from their highly anticipated sixth album, Trouble Will Find Me, which is due to be released on May 21st via 4AD. Directed by Sophia Peer, the video features the band performing in a tiny room with a little kid in a suit. Watch it below.
video: Smith Westerns - "Varsity"
Smiths Westerns explore a dream world of young love in their new video for “Varsity”, off their forthcoming album, Soft Will, which will be released on June 11 via their new label Mom + Pop. Directed by Alan Del Rio Ortiz. Watch it below.
video: DIANA - "Born Again"
Toronto-based group DIANA have signed to Jagjagwuar, and their self-titled debut album will come out on August 20. To celebrate, the band have released their first ever music video for the excellent song “Born Again,” directed by Geoffrey Pugen. Watch it below.
video: MONEY - "Bluebell Fields"
Fresh from being signed to Bella Union, Manchester four piece MONEY have released a lovely video for their new single, “Bluebell Fields”, the first to be taken from their much-anticipated debut album, due for release late summer. The video represents a loving collaboration between the band and young animator Dan W. Jacobs. Watch it below.