What We're Listening To
The latest EP from Jon Corbin sees him preaching and working on his flow. Even for those who don’t like Christian artist, the instrumental second half of the EP is worth the price of admission. Read more.
French Kiwi Juice is an astonishingly mature debut from the aspiring French electronic artist — and one that has a lot of mainstream appeal. Read more.
In Between is an album that makes The Feelies sound far younger than they are, and is a can’t-miss record for fans of both the band and indie rock. Read more.
Drunk is a typically ambitious R&B record from Thundercat that also embodies jazz, but it’s also the most approachable record this visionary has released in years. Read more.
On The Iceberg, Oddisee becomes an even more conscious rapper — and proves that he still has a lot more to say. Read more.
Vinculum is a difficult, but rewarding, electronic-influenced classical composition inspired by the folk music of Russia and Algeria. Read more.
Longer Notes On Music We Love
Cosmic Country: Justin Osborne of SUSTO Wants to Inspire Hope
We sat down with Justin Osborne to talk about SUSTO's new record, cosmic country, and what it means to inspire hope and make a difference with music when America feels more divided than ever before.
Why Music Lovers Should Be Excited About La La Land
Damien Chazelle made a film for jazz lovers with Whiplash. La La Land is a film that will make us all jazz lovers.
This Is How Frank Ocean & Streaming Will Save Music
Frank Ocean’s new album has caused upheaval at Universal Music, damaged the music industry’s relationship with streaming companies, and could get him sued. But it might actually be a massive victory for both musicians and fans.
An Interview With Fantastic Negrito
Fantastic Negrito sat down to talk with us about his life, his inspiration, and the story behind his phenomenal debut, The Last Days of Oakland.
Videos & Singles We Dig
Julia Carlucci's video for her catchy pop song, "Take Me Down", is a ton of glamorous fun.
Chance the Rapper’s newest video isn’t just cool because the song is awesome. It’s innovative because of the way you watch it.
Liz Loughrey’s soulful pop makes for a disarming music video that serves as a call to peace for all of us.
A Few of Our Favourite Things
One year. Twenty-one records. You shouldn’t miss any of them.
Each of the guys in Fresh Snow pick their favourite improv and experimental records.
In celebration of Homme’s new record with Iggy Pop, we take a look at the best five records from one of rock’s most prolific statesmen.