PREMIERE: Parlor Walls Dance in the Dark in “Play Opposites” Video
From March’s “Opposites.”
Get Nice: Pharrell, Henry Rollins, Bad Brains, and More Pay Tribute to the Beastie Boys
Twenty-five years later, “Check Your Head”‘s influence still looms large.
A Formal Dedication: “Check Your Head” Turns Twenty-Five
It didn’t just help define a band: It formed how a generation would abandon singularity for fusion. A quarter-century after its release, we can trace our cultural evolution to the Beastie Boys’ third record.
PREMIERE: Juans Unite in the Juan Wauters–Directed Video for Tall Juan’s “I Wish I Knew”
“Olden Goldies” is out May 5 via BUFU.
PREMIERE: Daniel Romano Sings a Song of Himself in “When I Learned Your Name” Video
The “Modern Pressure” cut gets a clip of its own.
PREMIERE: LA Takedown Hang With Very Good Dogs in “Bad Night at Black Beach” Video
From May’s “II.”
Announcing FLOOD 6, Available Now for Purchase and Free Download
In addition to a cover story on “Silicon Valley”’s Thomas Middleditch, our latest print issue also features an extended celebration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Beastie Boys’ “Check Your Head.”
PREMIERE: Pioneer 11 Creep Through the Galaxy in “Grumpy Goomba” Video
The LA digi-psych duo’s POW debut will drop later this year.
WATCH: Fan Your FOMO with Some Coachella 2017 Video Highlights
From Radiohead’s unforeseen crowd-pleasing to “Kung Fu” Kenny’s cinematic themes
WATCH: APE Records and Tamir Muskat Welcome You to Tel Aviv in the Latest Episode of “You Are Here”
Israel’s vibrant art scene is front and center in the second episode of our video series touring the cities that inspire the world.
PREMIERE: Boulevards Returns to the Dancefloor with “Wear and Tear”
And a very funky Friday to you.
Eight Lower-Billed Coachella Artists You Need to Rework Your Schedule For
Have you heard of this band Radiohead?
PREMIERE: Tanzania Albinism Collective Share “Life is Hard,” from “White African Power”
Recorded on the remote island of Ukerewe, in Lake Victoria.
PREMIERE: Balkan Beat Box’s “Shout It Out” Gets a Pair of Fresh Remixes
Must be nice to have talented fans.
PREMIERE: Palehound Call Out “Molly” In Pickathon’s Slab Sessions
The Dry Food cut gets its day in the sun.
PREMIERE: Holy Oak Toasts Vampires, Doctors, and Past Lovers on “Second Son”
Taken from the album of the same name, out June 9.
PREMIERE: Vanbot Traverses “Siberia” Via Ambient Electronica On Her Third LP
The Swedish artist explores the relationship between time, location, and emotion—all on the Trans-Siberian Railway.
PLAYLIST: Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever Present Songs About Objects
None about buildings or food, though.