See Flume Get Psychedelic In Space With Ghostface Killah & Autre Ne Veut

By Mike Kalenderian in Music / March 20, 2014

Ahead of Flume's superlative-laden double LP vinyl deluxe edition, "Space Cadet" has received the trippy and surreal animation treatment. View Now

Sia, Her New Single, And How It Was Almost Rihanna’s

By Mike Kalenderian in Music / March 19, 2014

If you listen to "Chandeliers" and think 'gosh, Sia's never done stadium-pop like this before, this sounds like a Rihanna track', then you'd be spot on. View Now

Ásgeir Proves Iceland’s Still Got Amazing Music To Give

By Mike Kalenderian in Music / March 19, 2014

Enter Ásgeir, to show that Icelandic music can be innovative and still ear-catching — after his debut album became the fastest selling debut in Iceland, it's been re-recorded in English as In The Silence. View Now

Early 2000s Pop Songs You Love To Hate

By Jenna Faith in Music / March 18, 2014

Let’s think about the “Blurred Lines” of years passed. View Now

The Best Songs Of 2014 You’re Not Listening To

By Catherine Durickas in Music / March 17, 2014

Spring is just around the corner, so it's about time to do some spring cleaning of the same tired songs you've used to slog through winter. Embrace change! View Now

Seven Great Music Documentaries

By Mike Kalenderian in Music / March 13, 2014

The truly great music documentaries tell a story, and can make you interested in a band you've never heard of. Here are some of them. View Now

“I Got An iTouch, But I Can’t Feel”: The Unreleased Jay Z & Daft Punk Collab

By Mike Kalenderian in Music / March 11, 2014

A new track has surfaced from Daft Punk & Jay Z. Unfortunately, some things are best left undiscovered. View Now

Review: St. Vincent’s New Album

By Will Kemp in Music / March 07, 2014

On her newest self-titled album, St. Vincent’s clearly going for the "art rock" label, and she's killing it. View Now

The Art Of Unofficial Music Videos

By Mike Kalenderian in Music / March 05, 2014

While there's a lot of terrible "fan-made" videos floating around the Internet, there's some gems in there, too. Here are some examples of fan-made unofficial music videos done right. View Now

The Bands Behind The Best TV Theme Songs

By Kate Magoc in Music / February 28, 2014

Think of your favorite shows and how many times you actually sit through the credits. What about the ones where you actually enjoy the credits because the music is so good? View Now

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