RSVP: FLOODfest 2018 at SXSW

We’re bringing the noise back to the Cedar Street Courtyard in Austin, Texas from March 14-16.

A Eulogy for Ultimate Painting, One of Indie Rock’s Most Underappreciated Talents

The London duo should’ve become an institution. But with their final album supposedly scrapped, they’re at risk of becoming a footnote.

PREMIERE: Dante Elephante Leave Their Wireless Devices at Home on “Call Me (on the phone)”

Ruben Zarate’s surf pop project teases their yet-unannounced sophomore album with a new R&B-leaning single.

PREMIERE: Priests Bring Their Spooky Energy to Pickathon’s Slab Sessions with “Leila 20”

DC punk’s holiest emissaries belt out the cut from last year’s “Nothing Feels Natural.”

Check Your Passport: Revisiting the “Vampire Weekend” Story, Ten Years On

When Vampire Weekend arrived with a highly divisive debut a decade ago, the “preppy Columbia band does world music” narrative was set. But it wasn’t all that correct. 

A Case-by-Case Legal History of Radiohead

Oh, so you’re such a big fan now? Name three of their lawsuits.

More Than Joke, Purpose: Did Das Racist Accidentally Fix Underground Hip-Hop?

Somewhere between Cage’s LaBeouf-directed “I Never Knew You” video and Brockhampton’s formation on a Kanye forum, something shifted. That something was almost definitely “Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell.”

PREMIERE: Chromeo Get “Jealous” for Original Tracks

The Canadian funktronica duo resurrects their catchy 2014 single for a passionate in-studio performance.

PREMIERE: Kal Marks Thaws Out on “Today I Walked…”

The sludgy Boston three-piece offers up another preview of their forthcoming “Universal Care.”

PREMIERE: Saro Comes of Age on “Boy Afraid”

The title track from the LA-based neo-R&B singer’s forthcoming EP is as woozy as it is danceable.

PREMIERE: Ty Segall Melts Faces with “Warm Hands” for Pickathon’s Slab Sessions

With the backing of his Freedom Band, the insatiable riffer introduces his caustic anthem to the bright Oregon sun.

PREMIERE: iLoveMakonnen Strips Down “Tuesday” for Original Tracks

The LA R&B star goes Drake-less on an intimate performance of his 2014 smash.

PREMIERE: Sonny Smith Gets Lost in “Pictures of You” Video

The West Coast garage rock icon goes solo for Dan Auerbach’s Easy Eye Sound label on the forthcoming “Rod for Your Love,” grows nostalgic in video for first single.

PREMIERE: Chromeo Dish Out the “Juice” Video

It’s the first single from Dave 1 and P-Thugg’s upcoming fifth LP Head Over Heels.

PREMIERE: La Bouquet Break Taboos in “Kiss Me Kill Me” Video

The LA duo experiment with dated technology to roll in their new EP, Heavy Sunshine.

PREMIERE: Sweet Spirit Reach for “Salvation” in the New Season of Pickathon’s Slab Sessions

Kicking off the new batch of Happy Valley live performances with a bang.

PREMIERE: Cut Worms Pays Tribute to Lou Reed on “Song of the Highest Tower”

Max Clarke teases his debut EP as Cut Worms.

PREMIERE: Rob Grote of The Districts Covers Neil Young for Original Tracks

As well as “Ordinary Day,” from “Popular Manipulations.”

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