The Shins Tapped into The Magnetic Fields’ “Strange Powers” To Make a Summer Classic

Summer is where romantic flings are meant to thrive. When the weather’s warm enough to rid the need for coats and the outdoors open themselves up for endless exploration, it’s … Continue Reading →


Watch: Omar Rodríguez-López – “Running Away” Video (Feat. Buzz Osbourne, Eva Gardner, & Teri Gender Bender)

There’s been plenty of news from the Mars Volta/At The Drive-In co-leader Omar Rodríguez-López this year. Just a few weeks ago he announced he’ll be releasing a crazily ambitious 12 solo … Continue Reading →


Typedrummer makes creating a sick beat literally as easy as ABC

“But I don’t know how to make music. I can’t even play an instrument.” The musically hopeless and incompetent have been making lame excuses like this since time immemorial. Well, … Continue Reading →


Thom Yorke wants to lull you to sleep with this bedtime playlist

If Radiohead puts you to sleep, you’re in luck. Thom Yorke teamed up with BBC Radio 1 to put together a “bedtime mix.” The curated collection plays out in one long stream … Continue Reading →


The Game Of Thrones theme, as performed by hard drives and scanners

As beautiful and haunting as it is, the Game Of Thrones theme song composed by Ramin Djawadi is liable to be a source of anxiety for many viewers around the world. When … Continue Reading →


Listen: Arcade Fire Frontman Win Butler Shares “K33p Ur Dr34ms”

Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler, under his nom de laptop DJ Windows 98,  has shared “K33p Ur Dr34ms”, a cover of Suicide’s “Dream Baby Dream”. News of Suicide singer Alan Vega’s death broke over the weekend. Listen to “K33p … Continue Reading →


NOS Alive Festival 2016: The Best Performances

“Is it a dream? Is it a lie?” Win Butler roared during Arcade Fire’s explosive performance of “Neighborhood #3 (Power Out)”. And, walking around the festival grounds of Portugal’s NOS Alive, … Continue Reading →


Watch: Broken Social Scene Play New Song “Gonna Get Better”

Broken Social Scene are currently working on the follow-up to 2010’s Forgiveness Rock Record. The Canadian collective performed a new song called “Gonna Get Better” at their show in Chicago on … Continue Reading →


Experience music festivals past and present with the Festival Playlister

Were you at the first Electric Picnic in 2004? Good for you. Were you again in Stradbally a year later when the festival was extended to a three-day festival? Even … Continue Reading →


M83

M83 reveals new album ‘JUNK’ for April 2016

M83 has announced a new album will land globally on 8 April 2016, entitled ‘Junk’, on Naive. Two years of touring followed M83′s incredible 2011 album ‘Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming’, their … Continue Reading →