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Let The Salad Boys Charm You with Their New Track "Dream Date"

The backing band for David Kilgour of The Clean breaks out on their own.<p>Hailing from New Zealand, <b>the Salad Boys</b> using driving pop and punk propulsion to help drive the tracks on their new LP <i>Metalmania</i>, the band’s debut LP due on September 18 via Trouble in Mind. The Christchurch based band is far …

The Black-Eyed Peas Return to Hip-Hop Roots With "Yesterday"

Will.i.am, apl.de.ap and Taboo turn back the clock.<p>After all but abandoning their hip-hop roots in the early part of the millennium, Los Angeles-born …

Listen to Future's New Song "News or Somthn"

"If they gonna shoot then shoot something / we better hear about the shit on the news or something."<p>Although he hasn't had the same kind of album sales (in part due to only releasing mixtapes rather than commercial albums) or headlines as the Drakes and Kendricks of the world, Future has dominated …

Bob Thiele & The Forest Rangers - “Trying To Believe (ft. Alison Mosshart)” (Official Music Video)

The Weeknd Channels Michael Jackson on “I Can’t Feel My Face”

R&B artist The Weeknd’s latest track has hit the web. A far cry from his previous slower, spacey work, “I Can’t Feel My Face” features a distinctly …

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Major Lazer Teams up With Ellie Goulding on “Power”

After reigning the charts with their hit single “Lean On,” worldwide electronic heavyweights Major Lazer are back at it with the newly released track …

How to Turn Your Worthless College Degree into a Job in the Music Industry

Believe it or not, there are jobs in music besides being a musician. We talked to more than 20 people in the industry to find out how they got to where they are.<p><i>Image by Alex Cook</i><p>Congratulations, graduates! You've earned your degree, stepped out for one last wistful toss of the Frisbee, and …

Listen to a Brand New Kanye West Track (Probably) Called "A Long Time"

DJ Windows 98 AKA Arcade Fire's Win Butler played a CD quality version of the as-yet-unheard track during a DJ set.<p>Ever since Kanye announced the release of his seventh solo record back in March, news on the release has been scarce. Steve McQueen said Yeezy played him the record in full. 88 Keys …

Shamir Covers Kacey Musgraves' "Merry Go Round"

Shamir recently dropped his debut record, <i>Ratchet</i>. Earlier this week, he stopped by Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 show to perform "On the Regular" along with an acoustic cover of Kacey Musgraves' "Merry Go Round". In addition to performing, Shamir discussed his rise to fame, and recalled the first time he …

Chance the Rapper and the Social Experiment Share "Hiatus"

<i>Photo via Instagram</i><p>Chance the Rapper & the Social Experiment: "Hiatus" (via SoundCloud)<p>While you wait on Chance the Rapper and the Social Experiment's <i>Surf</i>, the Chicago outfit have shared another transmission from their home studio. "Hiatus" is a 78-second track housed in the same SoundCloud link …

The Weeknd Crashes Cars and Gets Hit in His New Video for "The Hills"

Drive safe.<p>The Weeknd seems like a strange guy. He has a pretty incredible voice, and is able to go into every territory of R&B—crossing boundaries and being accepted by everyone despite being a little creepy (I mean, you have to be a little creepy to be on the leading single of <i>50 Shades of Grey's</i> …

PREMIERE: We're Love-Stoned on Free Weed

Meet the slacker boyfriend of your dreams.<p>Are you high yet? Because the new music video from Free Weed is an untapped strain of chill that feels like falling in love with your first bong. As the slacker pop-star persona of White Fang and The Memories frontman Rikky Gage, Free Weed is breaking the …

Watch Mick Jenkins Reverse Chaos in the "P's & Q's" Video

Life is chaos, and life happens in the latest video from the Chicago rapper, featuring production from Kaytranada.<p>Life is chaos, and chaos is all around us. In the case of Mick Jenkins and his video for "P's & Q's," that chaos seems to follow him around, manifesting itself in the form of sticky …

Hudson Mohawke Shares Video for His New Single "Very First Breath" and Everyone Dies

It's kind of like a long lost scene from 'The Matrix.'<p>In June, we finally get Hudson Mohawke's anticipated debut <i>Lantern</i>, a record that's already delivered "Ryderz," a song with a beat so good that even I could rap over it. Today, the G.O.O.D. Music producer shares the record's second single, "Very …

Meek Mill Freestyles Over Drake's "Energy," Is Better Than You, Me, Everyone

"We fuckin' to Dej Loaf / Me, You, and Hennessey." That's about Nicki Minaj, everyone.<p><i>Photo by Rocco Avallone</i><p>Oh shit, here it is. Look, everyone. Here. It's here! Meek Mill is freestyling over "Energy," Drake's banger of all bangers from his tape earlier this year, <i>If You're Reading This, It's Too</i> …

Everybody Crowd Surf Right Now to This New Leather Corduroys and Vic Mensa Song

It's called "HAVE U EVA" and HOLY SHIT TURN UP TURN UP.<p>Leather Corduroys is a duo made up of Chicago rappers Joey Purp and KAMI. They are nice guys. Earlier this year, they put out a really fun, sometimes stupid and sometimes brilliant mixtape called <i>Season</i>. I've spent several evenings this spring …

Blood, Cyborgs and Threesomes: The Power Rangers Like You've Never Seen Them Before

You read that title correctly. With the help of Director Joseph Kahn, Executive Producer Adi<p>You read that title correctly. With the help of Director …

Listen to Gucci Mane's New EP 'Views from Zone 6'

Featuring 2 Chainz, Lil B, Chief Keef, Andy Milonakis, and Young Thug.<p>Just when you thought he was done feeding the streets from jail, Gucci Mane has orchestrated his most audacious stunt yet, releasing yet another ridiculously quality project from his archives. Below is Gucci's new EP, entitled</i> …

Wake Up and Listen to the New Trinidad Jame$ EP

The Atlanta rapper has a new five-song EP and a new game plan.<p>2014 was a rough year for Trinidad Jame$. After being dropped from Def Jam earlier last year, he decided to go rogue and release his new album for free. The formula has worked for other rappers before him, but didn't seem to get him …

The top 10 records (and 30 best tracks) of 2014

Every year at this time, my friend Andy sends out an excitable email asking his most music-crazed friends – sound engineers, clubsters, DJs, me, anyone for whom music is less a casual dalliance and more like lifeblood – to send around their personal lists of the year’s best music, so we can all …