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  • Deftones Unleash Angst and Tension in New Album 'Koi No Yokan' - Premiere

    Deftones Unleash Angst and Tension in New Album 'Koi No Yokan' - Premiere | ARTICLE

    On their seventh studio album, Deftones prove that they don't need to compromise aggression for ambition. Koi No Yokan ranges from brutal, blunt-force trauma ("Gauze") to epic prog-rock atmospherics (the sprawling, enchanting "Tempest"). Opener "Swerve City" sets...

    November 8, 2012 9:00 AM ET
  • Q&A: Das Racist's Heems on His 'Wild Water Kingdom' Mixtape, Identity Politics

    Q&A: Das Racist's Heems on His 'Wild Water Kingdom' Mixtape, Identity Politics | ARTICLE

    It's been an industrious year for Das Racist's Heems, a.k.a. Himanshu Suri. In January he released his solo debut, the rugged Nehru Jackets, on his own Greedhead label, and he'll soon drop his second mixtape...

    November 1, 2012 9:00 AM ET
  • Bat for Lashes, 'All Your Gold' (Hercules and Love Affair Remix) – Song Premiere

    Bat for Lashes, 'All Your Gold' (Hercules and Love Affair Remix) – Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    English songstress Natasha Khan loves her pop music, and on this remix of new track "All Your Gold," Khan's Bat for Lashes gets a groovy reworking from discophiles Hercules and Love Affair. Percolating synths bubble alongside a...

    October 5, 2012 12:00 PM ET
  • Song Premiere: Preservation Hall Jazz Band, 'It Ain't My Fault'

    Song Premiere: Preservation Hall Jazz Band, 'It Ain't My Fault' | ARTICLE

    Click to listen to Presevation Jazz Hall Band's 'It Ain't My Fault,'  featuring Yasiin Bey (a.k.a. Mos Def), Trombone Shorty, Allen Toussaint Preservation Hall Jazz...

    September 17, 2012 9:00 AM ET
  • Premiere: Screaming Females Raise the Dead

    Premiere: Screaming Females Raise the Dead | VIDEO

    In their video for "It All Means Nothing," Screaming Females offered a goofy, bizarrely dark video where bandmates Jarrett Dougherty and King Mike discover Marissa Paternoster's propensity for dining on cat flesh, leading to an equally strange...

    August 28, 2012 11:00 AM ET
  • Song Premiere: Blaqk Audio, 'Faith Healer'

    Song Premiere: Blaqk Audio, 'Faith Healer' | ARTICLE

    Click to listen to Blaqk Audio's 'Faith Healer' AFI side project Blaqk Audio, featuring Davey Havok and Jade Puget, reimagines the dark, goth aesthetics of...

    August 13, 2012 1:55 PM ET
  • Song Premiere: Beth Orton, 'Magpie'

    Song Premiere: Beth Orton, 'Magpie' | ARTICLE

    Click to listen to Beth Orton's 'Magpie' Beth Orton didn't have to look very far for inspiration for "Magpie," a new tune off her new...

    August 13, 2012 1:25 PM ET
  • Song Premiere: Alanis Morissette Learns to Love Herself on 'Receive'

    Song Premiere: Alanis Morissette Learns to Love Herself on 'Receive' | ARTICLE

    Listen to Alanis Morissette's "Receive": On her new track "Receive," Alanis Morissette sings over an unrushed mid-tempo beat about accepting that it's OK to channel your giving nature inward for your own well-being. Though...

    August 10, 2012 12:25 PM ET
  • Adam Yauch's Will Prohibits Use of His Music in Ads

    Adam Yauch's Will Prohibits Use of His Music in Ads | ARTICLE

    The Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch prohibited the use of his music and "artistic property" for advertising purposes after his death, according to his will, which was filed on Tuesday in Manhattan Surrogate court.  "Notwithstanding anything to the contrary,...

    August 9, 2012 4:40 PM ET
  • Album Premiere: Antibalas, 'Antibalas'

    Album Premiere: Antibalas, 'Antibalas' | ARTICLE

    Click to listen to Antibalas' album 'Antibalas' Reuniting with producer and former member Gabe Roth, the 12-member collective Antibalas offers a raucous, joyous celebration of...

    July 30, 2012 8:00 AM ET
  • El-P, Killer Mike Electrify New York's Irving Plaza

    El-P, Killer Mike Electrify New York's Irving Plaza | ARTICLE

    Halfway through his set at New York's Irving Plaza, Killer Mike made an affirming proclamation. "I do this shit for the whole fucking world," the Atlanta rapper said, pointing to various people in the crowd with a...

    July 14, 2012 12:24 PM ET
  • All-American Rejects, 'Walk Over Me'

    All-American Rejects, 'Walk Over Me' | VIDEO

    The All-American Rejects get loud and brash on their new single, "Walk Over Me," and in this new clip, the band features unpredictable visuals just as rowdy as the song. Augmented by animation, the group performs the...

    June 27, 2012 11:20 AM ET
  • Song Premiere: Billy Gibbons and Co., 'Oh Well'

    Song Premiere: Billy Gibbons and Co., 'Oh Well' | ARTICLE

    On the upcoming compilation album Just Tell Me That You Want Me: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac, a diverse range of artists give their takes on Fleetwood Mac favorites. Here, ZZ Top guitarist Billy Gibbons...

    June 21, 2012 9:00 AM ET
  • Song Premieres: Bjork, 'Matthew Herbert Remixes'

    Song Premieres: Bjork, 'Matthew Herbert Remixes' | ARTICLE

    Click to listen to Bjork's 'Matthew Herbert Remixes' Following the release of last year's Biophilia, Björk has released five of eight parts of a...

    June 21, 2012 9:00 AM ET
  • The Temper Trap, 'Trembling Hands' (Chet Faker Remix) - Free MP3

    The Temper Trap, 'Trembling Hands' (Chet Faker Remix) - Free MP3 | ARTICLE

    Click to listen to The Temper Trap's 'Trembling Hands (Chet Faker Remix)' In this remix of "Trembling Hands," Australian indie rockers The Temper Trap get...

    June 20, 2012 8:00 AM ET
  • EP Premiere: Deadmau5, 'The Veldt'

    EP Premiere: Deadmau5, 'The Veldt' | ARTICLE

    Click to listen to Deadmau5's 'The Veldt EP' Deadmau5 and his enormous mouse head return with The Veldt, the first in an upcoming series of...

    June 20, 2012 7:00 AM ET
  • Song Premiere: Vybz Kartel, 'Money'

    Song Premiere: Vybz Kartel, 'Money' | ARTICLE

    Click to listen to Vybz Kartel's 'Money' On "Money," Jamaican dancehall reggae star Vybz Kartel mixes up his barbed spitfire flow with some chorus croons...

    June 19, 2012 12:00 PM ET
  • Song Premiere: Jonathan Boulet, 'This Song Is Called Ragged (Jonti Remix)'

    Song Premiere: Jonathan Boulet, 'This Song Is Called Ragged (Jonti Remix)' | ARTICLE

    Click to listen to Jonathan Boulet's album 'This Song Is Called Ragged (Jonti Remix)' On his single "This Song Is Called Ragged," Aussie skate rat Jonathan Boulet combines...

    June 18, 2012 10:00 AM ET
  • Kitty Pryde Makes Live NYC Debut

    Kitty Pryde Makes Live NYC Debut | ARTICLE

    If you only exist online, are you real? After releasing her video for "Okay Cupid" last month, young Florida rapper Kitty Pryde practically broke the Internet, sparking frenzied attention around her unfiltered stream-of-consciousness lyrics and enchantingly flippant...

    June 16, 2012 1:00 PM ET
  • Album Premiere: dB's, 'Falling Off the Sky'

    Album Premiere: dB's, 'Falling Off the Sky' | ARTICLE

    Click to listen to the dB's album 'Falling Off the Sky' Influential twangy power pop group the dB's are back with their first new album in 25 years....

    June 8, 2012 1:25 PM ET
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