The Best Albums of 2020 (So Far)
Twenty-five records that have kept us sane while sheltering in place.
Thundercat, “It Is What It Is”
Thundercat continues to alchemize his inimitable style as a honeyed singer, whipsmart producer, and lithe bassist.
The Best Songs of 2017
Ten compositions that changed our landscapes, big and small.
WATCH: Fan Your FOMO with Some Coachella 2017 Video Highlights
From Radiohead’s unforeseen crowd-pleasing to “Kung Fu” Kenny’s cinematic themes
In Conversation: Thundercat Has a Thunderchat About “Drunk,” Yacht Rock
Plus: You’ve been calling Kenny Loggins by the wrong name all these years.
Get God on the Phone: Coachella 2017 Lineup is Announced
Radiohead, Beyoncé, and Kendrick Lamar are your headliners.
PREMIERE: Myke Bogan Invites You to “Take the Night Off” at Pickathon’s Slab Sessions
Trust us, you should do what the man says.
LIVE: Brainfeeder Takes the Hollywood Bowl on a Head Trip (9/17/2016)
Flying Lotus, P-Funk, T-cat, and more packed out the Bowl on Saturday night.
LIVE, IN PHOTOS: Pitchfork Music Festival (7/15–17/2016)
Sufjan Stevens, Savages, Blood Orange, and more keep it 100 at Union Park.
Governor’s Ball 2016: The Portraits
Miguel, De La Soul, Nothing, and more, all looking good in the rain.
PREMIERE: A Giant Dog Do “Sex & Drugs,” Bring Rock & Roll to Pickathon’s Galaxy Barn
Spanning three packed days and three late nights in the coniferous confines of Pendarvis Farm outside of Portland, the intimate Pickathon is a hidden gem of the…
LISTEN: Kendrick Lamar Drops Eight-Song “untitled unmastered” [UPDATED]
New K.Dot available right now.
Governor’s Ball 2016 Lineup Revealed: Kanye, The Strokes, The Killers Are Heading to NYC
The three-day fest goes down June 3–5 at New York’s Randall’s Island.
FLOOD’s Best of 2015: Our Favorite Songs
We moved, we grooved, we were soothed.
Sound Board: The Week’s Best Tracks
Our picks for the best tracks out there for the week of November 16–20, 2015. Headphone-tested, FLOOD-approved
LISTEN: The Isley Brothers Take “Footsteps in the Dark”
LISTEN: Flying Lotus, Thundercat, Shabazz Palaces Form Supergroup WOKE; Share “The Lavishments of Light Looking” feat. George Clinton for Adult Swim Singles
The Adult Swim Singles series also has a forthcoming new track from Run The Jewels.
The Initial Agony and Ongoing Ecstasy of Pickathon
Reflections after three days on the farm in Happy Valley, Oregon.