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2016. Tortoise The Catastrophist cover hi-res

Tortoise, “The Catastrophist”

There’s no word yet on which “Catastrophist” track will become the Windy City’s official anthem, but it really is only a matter of time.

January 29, 2016

2016. Villagers Where Have You Been All My Life? cover hi-res

Villagers, “Where Have You Been All My Life?”

But this isn’t a concert taping, or even a “live” record, in any traditional sense of the term, even though the songs are perplexingly labelled as such.

January 15, 2016

Kendrick Lamar video “Alright”

LISTEN: Kendrick Lamar Collaborator Terrace Martin Reimagines “Alright” with New Remix

Listen to the new remix now.

December 15, 2015

DIIV. Sandy Kim.

LISTEN: DIIV Shares Shimmery “Under the Sun”

The New York band’s sophomore record is out February 5.

December 14, 2015

The BFG. Trailer. Screenshot.

Film + TV
WATCH: The Witching Hour Approaches in the New Trailer for Disney’s Live-Action Adaptation of “The BFG”

No word yet on how much “whizzpopping” will be featured in the film.

December 09, 2015

Kanye West. Oxford Guild speech.

WATCH: Kanye West Gives Intimate, Stream of Consciousness Lecture to Oxford Guild Society

A video of the event, which took place in March, has been posted.

December 08, 2015
WATCH: Reggie Watts Announces Lineup for Moogfest 2016

The bill includes Gary Numan, GZA, Oneohtrix Point Never, Julia Holter, ODESZA, and more.

December 08, 2015

The Blue Jean Committee. Catalina Breeze video.

WATCH: Float Along in the “Catalina Breeze” with Fred Armisen and Bill Hader of The Blue Jean Committee

“A bar stool intellectual…a master’s degree in small talk…”

December 07, 2015
Staff Picks
FLOOD’s Best of 2015: Music (#4)

We continue our countdown of the year’s best music with our #4 record of 2015.

December 07, 2015

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny screencap.

Film + TV
WATCH: Yu Shu Lien Returns in Trailer for “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny”

The sequel to the 2000 original is out in February on Netflix and IMAX.

December 07, 2015

King Krule. Archy Marshall. New Place 2 Drown screenshot.

King Krule’s Archy Marshall Announces New Photo Book, Documentary, and Soundtrack

The new project documents the lives of Archy and his younger brother Jack.

December 02, 2015

DIIV. Sandy Kim.

LISTEN: DIIV Takes the Murky Route on “Mire (Grant’s Song)”

The New York band’s second album is out in February.

November 23, 2015

Game of Thrones. Season 6 Teaser. Jon Snow.

Film + TV
New Mysterious Poster for “Game of Thrones” Season Six Features Jon Snow

Warning: this post contains “GOT” season five spoilers!

November 23, 2015

kurt vile. take away show. blogotheque.

WATCH: Kurt Vile Tickles the Ivories For a Stripped-Down Performance of “Lost My Head There” in Paris

“Had a little funky psychosis”

November 18, 2015

black moth super rainbow. press pic. via Windish agency.

LISTEN: Black Moth Super Rainbow Stream Surprise New Mini-Album “Seefu Lilac”

A physical release is expected early 2016.

November 17, 2015

Meow the Drums collage.

Just Blaze Fulfills “Meow the Jewels” Kickstarter Promise, Shares Free Download of Drum Samples from Early ’00s

“Meow the Drums” is available to download now.

November 17, 2015
LISTEN: Ra Ra Riot Shares New Track “Water” Featuring Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij

The Brooklyn indie pop act also details their upcoming new record, out February 19

November 16, 2015

Deep Sea Diver 2015.

PREMIERE: Deep Sea Diver Shares Soaring First Single “Secrets” from Upcoming New Record

The new album is set to drop on February 19.

November 12, 2015

Freddie Gibbs. Extradite Packages artwork collage.

LISTEN: Freddie Gibbs Drops Two New Tracks Ahead of Forthcoming Mixtape

“Shadow of a Doubt” is out November 20

November 11, 2015

J.J. Abrams. By Gage SKidmore.

Art & Culture
J.J. Abrams to Enter the World of Gaming with New Project “Spyjinx”

An early beta version of the game is expected next year.

November 11, 2015
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