• WATCH: Anchor.FM 3.0 Launched

    With a brand new mobile app, a suite of powerful web tools, and 100% free podcast hosting for everyone, Anchor is now the absolute best place for anyone to create and distribute a podcast, whether you’re a seasoned pro or just starting out.
  • LISTEN: Cecil Frena’s “The Gridlock”

    Edmonton electronic pop auteur Cecil Frena is set to release The Gridlock February 9th. Click the image to check out the already released tracks.
  • LISTEN: Karen O & Michael Kiwanuka’s ‘Yo! My Saint’

    Karen O has dropped a new song featuring the English soul artist Michael Kiwanuka. “Yo! My Saint” is a sultry, slow-burning ballad full of yearning and heartache. Click image to Listen.
  • LISTEN: Black Milk Announces FEVER

    Black Milk shares “Laugh Now Cry Later,” the lead single from FEVER, which examines the mental and emotional tug of war within social media. Click image to listen.
  • Watch: Dessa’s ‘Good Grief’ + Tour Dates

    With her upcoming full-length debut album Chime set for release on Feb. 23, Dessa shares a taste of what's to come with the visual for her lush, emotional single "Good Grief." Click image to watch.
  • Watch: Evidence’s “10,000 Hours”

    Evidence dropped a new video for his DJ Premier produced track “10,000 Hours” off his upcoming album, Weather or Not, set for release on January 26th on Rhymesayers Entertainment. Click image to watch.
  • Watch: Young Fathers new video + album announced

    Young Fathers have confirmed details of new album Cocoa Sugar, out March 9. The announcement is accompanied by new song “In My View” and an accompanying video. Click image for more info.

Recent News

WATCH – Kelis – ‘Rumble’

March 27th, 2014

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Soul singer, Kelis, released this music video for her single ‘Rumble.’ The song comes off her upcoming album, ‘Food,’ out on Ninja Tune Records on April 21 in the US. The video was directed by Christian Lamb, and features the singer sitting in a chair in the middle of a lake while performing. Watch the video below, and pre-order ‘Food’ on iTunes here!

WATCH – Quilt – Live On KEXP

March 25th, 2014

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Boston psychedelic rock band Quilt made their way to KEXP studios in Seattle, WA for a live studio performance. The band played four songs from their latest album, ‘Held In Splendor,’ which came out on Mexican Summer Records. DJ Cheryl Waters also chatted with them about how the group met and the musical aspects of the new album. Listen to the full performance below!

Buy ‘Held In Splendor’ on CD or digital download here!

STREAM – Slow Club Announces Album Release + Single

March 24th, 2014

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Sheffield, England’s Slow Club return this summer with their third album ‘Complete Surrender,’ to be released in the US on July 15, 2014 on Wichita Recordings. Three years after their last album, ‘Paradise‘, the duo have grown into a new musical style of soulful, sophisticated pop songs. The title track single is now available to stream, and can be heard below.

Pre-order ‘Complete Surrender’ on iTunes here!

New elbow Album #1 On Billboard Heatseekers Chart

March 24th, 2014

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The Manchester five-piece, elbow, has made an impressive Billboard Chart debut for their new album ‘The Take Off And Landing Of Everything‘ by entering at #1 on the Heatseekers Chart and reaching their highest ever Top 200 chart positioning in the U.S, entering at #109 and currently sitting at #83 on the album’s second week. The band also reached #1 for the first time ever in their native United Kingdom last week. Many of their North American tour dates are already sold out, so check the list below to see if you can still get tickets!

05.11.14 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club – SOLD OUT
05.12.14 – Boston, MA – Royale Night Club – SOLD OUT
05.13.14 – Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory
05.16.14 – New York, NY – Webster Hall – SOLD OUT
05.17.14 – Toronto, ON – Danforth Music Hall – SOLD OUT
05.19.14 – Chicago, IL – House of Blues
05.20.14 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
05.23.14 – Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom – SOLD OUT
05.24.14 – Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom – SOLD OUT
05.25.14 – Quincy, WA – Sasquatch Music Festival
05.27.14 – Oakland, CA – The Fox Theatre
05.28.14 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern

WATCH – The Souljazz Orchestra – ‘One Life To Live’

March 23rd, 2014

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Canadian jazz and funk band, The Souljazz Orchestra, got together in an Ottawa basement to perform ‘One Life To Live‘ from their new studio album ‘Inner Fire‘ on Strut Records. The band has just finished their North American tour and are now off to Europe to continue it. Watch the video below, and download ‘Inner Fire’ from their website here.

LISTEN – Karol Conka – ‘Batuk Freak’ Album Mini Mix

March 21st, 2014

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Brazilian rapper/singer, Karol Conka, announced the released date for her upcoming album ‘Batuk Freak.’ The new record will come out on April 7th on Mr. Bongo Records. The rapper worked with big time producer Nave to create this distinctive and exciting new hip-hop album. Listen to the ‘Batuk Freak’ mini mix below to get a sample of the tunes from the new record, and grab it on iTunes here.