Articles by Mike LeSuer

JPEGMAFIA: Artist of the Year

Our first ever AotY talks about the changing landscape of music.

PREMIERE: Molly Drag Puts the Guitar Down on “Exist”

The first IDM single from the Montreal songwriter precedes a promised 2020 LP.

LISTEN: HEALTH Teams Up With Xiu Xiu for “Delicious Ape”

The single follows collaborations with Soccer Mommy, JPEGMAFIA, Ghostmane, and more over the past two years.

PREMIERE: AJJ Vote “Mega Guillotine 2020” in Teenage Stepdad–Directed Video

Adapted from a @leyawn tweet, the song features Kimya Dawson and Thor Harris.

PREMIERE: George Clanton and Nick Hexum Drop Another Single “Out of the Blue”

The 311 frontman continues his flirtation with vaporwave on his fourth single with Clanton.

PREMIERE: Walter Martin Shares Two Colorful New Songs from “The World at Night”

The Walkmen pianist talks us through “The Soldier” and “That’s All I Need.”

PREMIERE: Sløtface Contemplate Resolutions on “New Year, New Me”

The pop-punk Norwegians share the latest single from their second LP, “Sorry for the Late Reply.”

SIGNAL BOOST: 15 Tracks from November 2019 You Should Know

Our Associate Editor’s favorite pre-released singles, album deep cuts, and tracks by unfairly obscure artists from the past few weeks.

WATCH: Gorillaz Share Trailer for Upcoming Doc “Reject False Icons”

Go behind the scenes of everyone’s favorite cartoon pop crew on December 16.

PREMIERE: Emily Yacina Anticipates a Tough Goodbye on “Arcades & Highways”

It’s the third and final single from the songwriter’s new LP “Remember the Silver.”

Whitney Plays Wilco, Bill Callahan and HAIM Play Leonard Cohen, and More Covers Released Today

In addition to a full LP of Tom Waits covers, we’re getting more than our fill of new takes on classics this morning.

WATCH: Denzel Curry Struggles to Make It Out of Carol City in “SPEEDBOAT” Video

Curry rounds off a busy year with a dramatic short film for the “ZUU” single.

PREMIERE: Rituals of Mine’s “Burst” Gets a Dev the Goon Remix

The “SLEEPER HOLD” single gets an EDM rework in the vein of Flume.

PREMIERE: Yann Tiersen Enlists Blonde Redhead for “Closer”

The French composer shares the latest cut from “Portrait,” out December 6.

WATCH: Yellow Is the Color of Soccer Mommy’s “yellow is the color of her eyes” Video

Sophie Allison introduces her new seven-minute single with a video directed by Alex Ross Perry.

PREMIERE: Street Sects Share “If Life’s a Gift, It’s in Very Poor Taste” Video

The industrial-punk duo unveils the second single from their latest “Gentrification” EP.

PREMIERE: Stream Mister Goblin’s Debut LP “Is Path Warm?” in Full

Two Inch Astronaut’s Sam Woodring gives the play-by-play on his new solo LP.

Glass Beach Share Their Favorite Run for Cover Releases

After news of their signing with the Boston indie label, the eclectic punk quartet recommend five of their RFC favs.


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