Back in 2006, Bombay Bicycle Club went from playing gigs for friends to winning Channel 4's Road to V competition, securing them a slot at the V festival, just 12 months after their first show. Since their
Boots, the mysterious producer behind much of Beyoncé's self-titled album, has released a mixtape called WinterSpringSummerFall. That's the cover art above. The 16 song mixtape was recorded over the last
De La Soul: "Dilla Plugged In" [prod. by J Dilla] (via SoundCloud) De La Soul recently shared "Dilla Plugged In", a track pairing reworked lines from the 3 Feet High track "Plug Tunin'" with production
Icona Pop: "It's My Party" [ft. Ty Dolla $ign] (via SoundCloud) Icona Pop have just shared a new single called "It's My Party". It features the central lyrics from Lesley Gore's 1963 hit of the same name.
Sufjan Stevens, Son Lux, and Serengeti recently released a self-titled album as Sisyphus and Paper points out that there's a video for album cut "Booty Call", in which the trio parties inside a room with
Last year, Zach Braff launched a Kickstarter to fund his next film, Wish I Was Here, which premiered in January at Sundance. It's Braff's directorial follow-up to Garden State, the 2004 film that featured
4 Servings Active Time: 45 min Total Time: 1 min Romesco is to Spain what pesto is to Italy. Typically made with red peppers, this carrot version led to some new ideas. April 2014Print Ingredients ¼ cup
The War on Drugs are currently touring in support of their great new record Lost in the Dream, out last week on Secretly Canadian. As Stereogum points out, they've been covering John Lennon's 1973 song
If there's one trend in music we've been consistently impressed with, it's indie's R&B moment. (Or maybe that's R&B's indie moment.) Guys like The Weeknd, Frank Ocean and How to Dress Well and DJs and
Because it's good to impose some kind of rule Plus: Listen to the playlist on Esquire Spotify or scroll down. The music portion of South by Southwest officially kicks off tonight in Austin, Texas. Over
David Bowie has offered to write original songs for Claudia Lennear according to the backing singer, who is one of the classic vocalists featured in the Oscar winning documentary 20 Feet From Stardom.
Fifty years ago this month the 22-year-old Bob Dylan released his third album, The Times They Are a-Changin' – the acme and as it turned out the end of his "protest" period. Dylan renounced this genre
Ah, a new year. And here we have some "in with the new" for you, a preview of some great new — and not-so-new — musical acts you should have on your radar for 2014, culled from the playlists of our music