• READ – Lee Scratch Perry w/ Subatomic Sound System Tour

    Lee Scratch Perry is coming to your town. LargeUp has partnered with the Dub Champions Festival and Subpac to present the Super Ape Returns to Conquer Tour, which kicks off Oct. 24th. Last time Scratch hit the road in the States, he had a giant, inflatable ape on stage with him. Who knows what surprises this tour holds?
  • READ – St. Vincent’s Masseducation + Tour Dates

    "...the truth is that Clark doesn’t need to show her face on MASSEDUCTION; her vitality is implanted on every note of the collection. For once, the listener doesn’t need help drawing the connection from the artist they hear to the artist they see. Or, maybe, Clark is drawing attention to the fact that this album presents a new side to her.”
  • WATCH – Lawrence Rothman’s ‘Wolves Still Cry’

    Lawrence Rothman has announced his debut album, The Book of Law, due out October 13th. The first song off the album, 'Wolves Still Cry,' begins the journey through Lawrence’s alters and features background vocals by How To Dress Well.
  • Watch – Cold Specks’ “Fool’s Paradise” Live

    Now with her third album, Fool’s Paradise, Cold Speck’s confidence and comfort level in revealing herself to her fans has grown, and we’re richer for it. Not only has her platform amplified — as she openly confronts political issues such as Trump’s travel ban and negative narratives around Somali identity — but her music is also transcending.
  • WATCH – Odesza’s “Across The Room” ft. Leon Bridges

    Odesza released a soul-warming music video for “Across The Room.” Just try not to smile as you watch Leon Bridges shimmy his way through a backyard barbecue. Get cozy and click here to watch.
  • WATCH – An Evening With Stars

    The table was set for a candid and intimate moment with Stars. And in this setting lives the stories, anecdotes, memories and thoughts on their new album and where they are in their careers now.
  • WATCH — Hundred Waters ‘Fingers’ + Tour Dates

    Hundred Water shared a creepy crawly video for their new song, 'Fingers.' In the Allie Avital-directed video, Nicole Miglis sings with spiders, cockroaches, and other insects crawling all over her. Check it out.

Recent News

WATCH – Kiesza – New Single ‘Hideaway’

March 5th, 2014

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Canadian singer/songwriter Kiesza released this video for her new single ‘Hideaway.’ The single is being released via Lokal Legend. The song’s distinctive video was shot on the streets of Brooklyn, and showcases Kiesza’s attention-grabbing dance moves. The result is a stunning, but simple one-take video. Like Kiesza’s music, the video combines something old with something new to create a stylish hybrid pop moment. Check out the video, and purchase the single on iTunes here!

DOWNLOAD – Actress Gives Away Unreleased Track On XLR8R

March 4th, 2014

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UK Ninja Tune producer Actress (Darren Cunningham) is giving away a brand new, unreleased track via our friends at XLR8R. The song is titled ‘Miami Retirement Condo,’ and is simply another outstanding dance tune which keeps perfectly in line with Cunningham’s usual grooves and melodies. Download the song on XLR8R’s website!

LISTEN – Peter Matthew Bauer – Single + Album Release

March 4th, 2014

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The Walkmen‘s bassist Peter Matthew Bauer is set to release his first solo project after The Walkmen went on an indefinite hiatus last year. The album, titled ‘Liberation!‘ is due out June 24th on Mexican Summer in the US. The first single off the album is called ‘Latin American Ficciones,’ and can be listened to via Pitchfork’s website, where the single was premiered.

DOWNLOAD – elbow Album iTunes Early Release Feature

March 3rd, 2014

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Beginning today elbow’s sixth studio album, ‘The Take Off and Landing of Everything‘ is available for purchase on iTunes a full week before it’s official March 11th, 2014 release date. This iTunes premiere offers the band’s passionate stateside supporters an early opportunity to experience the album in its entirety. Purchase the full album from iTunes here!

LISTEN – Atmosphere Announces New Album + Single

March 3rd, 2014

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The Rhymesayers duo Atmosphere just announced the release date for their seventh studio album ‘Southsiders.’ The LP comes out May 6th of this year, almost 3 years after their last full album, ‘Family Signs.’ Atmosphere also dropped the first single from the new album, titled ‘Bitter,’ which was premiered on Pitchfork. Listen to ‘Bitter’ below, and check out the full premiere on Pitchfork’s website.

Pre-order ‘Southsiders’ on iTunes here!

LISTEN – Sidewalk Chalk On Daytrotter

March 1st, 2014

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Chicago’s 8 piece jazz/soul/hip-hop group Sidewalk Chalk released five tracks that they recorded for Daytrotter, in the Daytrotter studio in Rock Island, IL. The tracks come right from their sophomore LP ‘Leaves,’ released earlier this week. Check out the Daytrotter session on their website, and take a look at the co-sign tour page to see if Sidewalk Chalk will be near you sometime soon!

Kelis – Album Release Date + New Cooking Channel Show

February 28th, 2014

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Music superstar and chef Kelis is about to drop her new album ‘Food,’ and she’s decided that it’s time to celebrate by hosting a dinner party for her inner circle. The Ninja Tune artist drops her album April 8th, and has two singles out already. Watch Kelis on the Cooking Channel here!

Pre-order ‘Food’ here!