Articles by Christian Koons

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.

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.

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

Listen to the new remix now.

LISTEN: DIIV Shares Shimmery “Under the Sun”

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

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.

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.

WATCH: Reggie Watts Announces Lineup for Moogfest 2016

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

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…”

FLOOD’s Best of 2015: Music (#4)

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

“Had a little funky psychosis”

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

A physical release is expected early 2016.

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.

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

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

The new album is set to drop on February 19.

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

“Shadow of a Doubt” is out November 20

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

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

LISTEN: Erykah Badu Shares Drake-Inspired “Phone Down”

Another addition to emerging genre of smart phone hip-hop.

WATCH: The Walkmen’s Walter Martin Shares Adorable Trailer For New Album About Art History

“Arts & Leisure” will be released on January 29.

LISTEN: Marc Maron Interviews “Saturday Night Live” Creator Lorne Michaels About His Failed SNL Audition

Listen to the two-hour episode here.

Boogarins, “Manual”

The two approaches combine for a cohesive listen, with the psychedelic and mellow tracks comprising (almost literally) different sides of the same coin.

Get Your First Look at Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander for “Harry Potter” Spinoff Film

“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” will hit the big screen in November 2016.

LISTEN: DIIV Shares “Bent (Roi’s Song),” Detail New Album

The New York trio’s follow-up to “Oshin” will hit shelves on February 6.

Martin Courtney, “Many Moons”

So it should come as no surprise that his solo debut “Many Moons” sounds, well, a lot like Real Estate—which, for fans of the band, is great news.

“Star Trek” to Boldly Go Where it Has Gone Before: Back to Television

The hit sci-fi show will celebrate its fiftieth anniversary next year.


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