FLOOD’s Guide to Record Store Day 2020 Part 2: Notorious B.I.G, Fleetwood Mac, Tove Lo and More

What we’re excited for on the second weekend of RSD’s pandemic-necessitated three-part event.

In Conversation: Nate Wonder and Roman GianArthur on the Heartbeat of “Antebellum”

The composers of Janelle Monáe’s newest film discuss the project, as well as their origins in the Wondaland Arts Society.

Nana Adjoa, “Big Dreamings Ants”

This debut LP illustrates enthralling production, thoughtful suspicion, and poetic compassion. 

A Certain Ratio Break Down Every Track on “ACR Loco”

The Factory Records post-punks are releasing their first album in twelve years today.

Rituals of Mine Break Down Their Downtempo New LP “HYPE NOSTALGIA” Track by Track

Terra Lopez opens up about the doomed relationships, generational trauma, and music industry bullshit that inspired her latest record.

Michael Kiwanuka Wins 2020 Mercury Prize

“Kiwanuka” beat out releases from Dua Lipa, Charli XCX, Stormzy, and others.

The Shins Return with Upbeat New Single “The Great Divide”

The past-meets-future single is the band’s first new music in over two years.

Kurt Vile Unveils Duet with the Late John Prine

Listen to “How Lucky” from Vile’s forthcoming EP

In Conversation: Tim Heidecker Talks Comical Hyperbole and Imminent Death

The comedian and balladeer on earnest songwriting, coming up in the Philly punk scene, and working with Weyes Blood.

Shamir Releases Country Anthem “Other Side”

The indie rocker’s self-titled album is out October 2.

Mint Field Share a Stream of Their New LP “Sentimiento Mundial” Ahead of Its Release

The Tijuanero shoegazers’ second album drops tomorrow via Felte.

Half Stack Consider Leaving California on Their Eerily Timed (But Feel-Good) “Wings of Love”

The Bay Area (for now) five-piece offer up an early stream of their new LP, out tomorrow on Forged Artifacts.

Hollyy Capture Summer Love in Chicago with “Beach” Video

The full “Miss the Feeling” EP drops tomorrow.

New Documentary “White Riot” Remembers U.K. Rock Against Racism Movement

Late ’70s Britain looked a lot like current-day America—but punk rock helped save the day.

Watch Tame Impala Play “Borderline” on “The Tonight Show”

Kevin Parker gives a synth-heavy performance of the “Slow Rush” single for Jimmy Fallon.

In Conversation: Toosii Invites Listeners Into an Inspirational and Aspirational World with “Poetic Pain”

The North Carolina–based rapper shares how his past shaped second album of 2020.

Listen to Draag Cover Deerhunter’s “Nothing Ever Happened”

The shoegazers share another song from their Covers EP.

Lia Ices Captures the Tranquility of Nature on “Young on the Mountain”

The singer/songwriter has an album coming out in January 2021.


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