Stream Heat’s Self-Titled 7″

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The San Diego = band Heat play hardcore so ridiculously fast and raw and grimy that it almost seems over-the-top. The band just released a new 7″ EP. It has six songs, and only one of them is more than a minute long. All of the songs are just cartoonishly menacing. They’re quick, bruising little … More »

Stream Haram When You Have Won, You Have Lost

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This year, the New York hardcore band Haram has been in the news for a pretty fucked-up reason. Frontman Neder Haram sings in Arabic, and even though his lyrics are secular and anti-extremist, that’s been enough for the FBI and the NYPD to interrogate Haram. But the band have responded in true punk … More »

Stream Nacho Picasso AntiHero Vol. 2

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Try to imagine the exact opposite of Macklemore. That image that you’ve got in your mind is Nacho Picasso. Nacho, Macklemore’s fellow Seattle rapper, has been making grim, eerie, socially irresponsible music for years; his 2011 full-length For The Glory was one of the first feted in our old Mixtape Of The Week column. More »

Stream Rakta Oculto Pelos Seres EP

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If you’re looking for spooky music for this time of year, you could do a whole lot worse than Oculto Pelos Seres, the new EP from the Brazilian punk band Rakta. Rakta released their self-titled debut in 2013, and their new 7″ EP builds on its swirling atmosphere and heavy vibes. Like a … More »

Stream Wild Beasts’ Farewell EP Punk Drunk And Trembling

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Last month, cultishly beloved UK art-rock outfit Wild Beasts announced they were calling it quits with a few goodbye shows and a final EP, Punk Drunk And Trembling. The EP features three songs culled from the sessions for the group’s last album, 2016’s Boy King, two of which previously appeared on that record’s deluxe … More »

Stream Jessie Ware Glasshouse

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For the last few months, British soul singer Jessie Ware has been teasing her third album Glasshouse, the follow-up to her 2014 release Tough Love. And now it’s here, almost three years to the day since her sophomore effort. Resting on heartfelt balladry, it’s a mature work that gives Ware space to meditate on … More »

Stream Destroyer ken

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When the New Pornographers released their great new album Whiteout Conditions earlier this year, there was a conspicuous Dan Bejar-shaped absence. New Pornos ringleader A.C. Newman had a plain enough explanation: When he told Bejar that he was aiming for “bubblegum krautrock,” Bejar figured the “weird, quiet” songs he was writing weren’t going to … More »

Stream Tegan And Sara’s The Con X: Covers Album Featuring Grimes, Hayley Williams, & More

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Tegan And Sara’s The Con turned 10 years old over the summer, and the duo is about to embark on a tour in honor of it where they’ll play the whole thing live. They also arranged a tribute covers album that features some huge names. We’ve already heard CHVRCHES and RyanMore »

Stream The 7-inches For Planned Parenthood Compilation

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The 7-Inches For Planned Parenthood compilation is a series of 7-inch records and digital downloads to benefit Planned Parenthood. The collection features brand-new songs from Foo Fighters, Sleater-Kinney, Feist, Bryce Dessner, Sharon Van Etten, and Mitski, and more. It also contains unreleased live recordings from the likes of Elliott Smith, St. Vincent and … More »

Stream Future & Young Thug’s Surprise Album Super Slimey

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Turns out that new Taylor Swift song won’t be the only big snake-related music drop of the evening. Atlanta rap kings Future and Young thug have just teamed up for a new surprise album called Super Slimey, and you can stream the 13-track collab, which also features Offset on one track, below. More »