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03.17.15 Liam Mathews

On Tuesday, HBO released Catch the Throne, Volume II to promote the upcoming 5th season of Game of Thrones, which premieres April 12. It features new songs from Snoop Dogg, Ty Dolla $ign, Anthrax and many other rap, metal, reggaeton and pop artists; as well as a previously shared power ballad by Mastodon called “White […]

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12.04.14 Rhett Jones

Harlem’s own ASAP Ferg, the official Hood Pope, has dropped a new mixtape and is going on tour. Ferg will be representing the Harlem yin to YG’s Compton-born yang in an East/West super-show beginning on December 31st at Madison Square Garden. You can stream the new mix below or download it for permanent listening right here. […]

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09.23.14 Rhett Jones

“Listen In” is a weekly feature in which we ask musicians to curate a mixtape-length YouTube playlist of songs they’re currently digging. Click the big play button above to hear the whole playlist or scroll down to see and hear individual tracks. Today’s playlist comes to you from Tim Pioppo who, along with a cast […]

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09.02.14 Sophie Weiner

“Listen In” is a weekly feature in which we ask musicians to curate a mixtape-length YouTube playlist of songs they’re currently digging. Click the big play button above to hear the whole playlist or scroll down to see and hear individual tracks. Vancouver’s White Lung are one of the most exciting punk bands working today. Their thrilling […]

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07.22.14 Sophie Weiner

“Listen In” is a weekly feature in which we ask musicians to curate a mixtape-length YouTube playlist of songs they’re currently digging. Click the big play button above to hear the whole playlist or scroll down to see and hear individual tracks. Stephen McBean of Black Mountain has pulled some of the best talent to collaborate on […]

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07.08.14 Sophie Weiner

“Listen In“ is a weekly feature in which we ask musicians to curate a mixtape-length YouTube playlist of songs they’re currently digging. Click the big play button above to hear the whole playlist or scroll down to see and hear individual tracks. Dub Thompson are an LA band that, with help from Foxygen’s producer Jonathan Rado, are quickly […]

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07.01.14 Sophie Weiner

“Listen In“ is a weekly feature in which we ask musicians to curate a mixtape-length YouTube playlist of songs they’re currently digging. Click the big play button above to hear the whole playlist or scroll down to see and hear individual tracks. Truthers are a new Brooklyn band, perhaps supergroup, made up of members of the bands […]

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07.23.13 Kyle Petreycik

Things are looking quite promising for Arca, local Brooklyn beat producer and prominent collaborator on Kanye West’s latest effort, Yeezus. The producer released his latest mixtape this morning on his website after nearly a year of silence. The new twenty-five minute mix, simply titled &&&&&, features a collection of strong, perpetually jittery beats that, to my ears, hit harder than some of […]

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06.10.13 Marina Galperina

If you enjoyed DJ Hennessy Youngman’s CVS Bangers mixtape, here’s his newest compilation. In response to the shocking leaks, it’s highly topical, well-mixed and the Eric Edwards-esque DJ drops are hilarious. “I always feel like Somebody’s watching me…” “SOMEBODY IS.” Ok, maybe not so hilarious. Because the NSA is watching you. So “clear your browsing […]

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04.17.13 Marina Galperina

Jayson Musson, I <3 you. The New York artist’s “Hennessy Youngman” persona aka YouTube’s best art critic is back with a hot new mixtape that recreates the experience of lonely shopping at CVS. Presenting: “CVS Bangers.” CVS BANGERS IS THE AUDIOSCAPE FOR WHEN YOU’RE BUYING TAMPONS OR A 12 PACK OF CONDOMS, A SAMPLING OF THOSE […]

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