Recent Articles in Singles

Rapper Raps Using Quarters and Dimes

“Check out the new song “Been Told” which features Max B (who has been recording hooks via collect calls from jail) with fellow rapper/felon Isaiah Toothtaker, and The Hood Internet.” Sure thing, I’m sold.

22 Feb 2012 | More

Jack White: Festival Dates Confirmed

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Jack White has confirmed the first two live dates in support of his upcoming debut album Blunderbuss, out April 24 (Third Man Records/Columbia). Alabama’s Hangout Music Fest (May 18th) and Sasquatch! (May 26th) out west, in Washington…

9 Feb 2012 | More

oOoOO’s “NoWayBack” MP3 Single Released from Upcoming EP

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oOoOO, who introduced some elusive new sounds during the midst of a hit-laden set at his recent PopGun/S!CK party appearance at Brooklyn’s Glasslands, continues to expand his intense range on the upcoming 5-track release with the crushingly honest title, Our Loving Is Hurting Us, due April 10th on Tri Angle Records.

1 Feb 2012 | More

Jack White’s “Love Interruption” Streams Free today, ‘Blunderbuss’ Album Out April 24

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Four, three, two… The countdown begins now. “Love Interruption” is the first track to be revealed off of the mighty Jack White’s forthcoming debut album, Blunderbuss. It will be exclusively available for Third Man Records’ Vault members to hear immediately, but not to worry, it will also be given to the public as a free stream at www.jackwhiteIII.com in a few minutes.

30 Jan 2012 | More

A Place to Bury Strangers “So Far Away”

This video by Secretly Jag for “So Far Away”, the single from A Place to Bury Strangers is a blooming hipstamatic flower. The washed out stop motion action follows the band on tour in a far away land (Europe) with beautiful faeries and mead, and strange architecture (one thing was leaning as if it’s about to fall over!). Oliver (Ackermann), the front man in a Romanian Taxi driver outfit (the moustache) made me confuse him for Eugene Hütz, which is exactly the kind of insight you came here to get from me.

27 Jan 2012 | More

CREEP ‘Animals’ (Remixed and Anticipating Full-Length)

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A few weeks back we dropped CREEP’s Solaris-esque video for their latest track “Animal” (feat. Holly Miranda).  We just got word …Read the Rest

13 Jan 2012 | More

Expensive Looks Premieres ‘Moving Visions’ MP3, with Album Out January 17

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New York’s psych-pop producer Alec Feld, aka Expensive Looks, premiered “Moving Visions”, a moody, nocturnal dance track that instantly pulls you in, from his upcoming album, Dark Matters, out January 17 on Group Tightener.

5 Jan 2012 | More

XL Recordings signs Willis Earl Beal, Listen to “Evening’s Kiss”

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Per the above sketch, immersed in American folk art and Harlem Renaissance ether, I expected something a little more jazzy or bluesy than what followed. After hearing his “Evening’s Kiss,” Beal’s softly sad, underspoken, and minimally-ranging voice felt less about grander statements and more about experiences…

5 Jan 2012 | More

Miike Snow Drops “Devil’s Work,” ‘Happy To You’ LP Announced

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Post-ABBA music history teaches that Swedish musicians take pop extremely seriously. Miike Snow, following suit, released their 2009 self-titled rookie: the sincere singles were swallowed whole, lightening the vacuous caverns of primetime television soundtracks for Gossip Girl and the reboots of Melrose Place and 90210…

22 Dec 2011 | More

Creep – ‘Animals’ (feat. Holly Miranda)

CREEP’s latest video for “Animals” (feat. Holly Miranda) breathes desperation into the urban condition. Their signature staccato snare & choral violin production lends agreeably to the industrial isolationist backdrop.

8 Dec 2011 | More