Endless Playlist

Keeping your iPods and Spotify accounts fully loaded.

Deafheaven From the Kettle Onto the Coil

Endless Playlist: Deafheaven – “From the Kettle Onto the Coil”

The San Francisco black metal group dials up both their intensity and shoegaze atmosphere.

Gems Scars

Endless Playlist: Gems – “Scars”

A standalone highlight single from a promising young dream-pop act.

Grimes - Go

Endless Playlist: Grimes – “Go”

Claire Boucher unveils a track originally intended for Rihanna.

Jessie Ware

Endless Playlist: Jessie Ware – “Tough Love”

A stunning mix of bass and R&B that comes together beautifully.

Caribou Can't Do Without You

Endless Playlist: Caribou – “Can’t Do Without You”

Dan Snaith creates a club jam with various layers and powerful atmosphere.

Parquet Courts Sunbathing animal

Parquet Courts – “Black and White”

Witty Brooklyn post-punks embrace an abrasive, nihilist edge.

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Jamie xx – “Girl”

An atmospheric, post-dubstep thing of beauty.

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Tombs – “Edge of Darkness”

A powerful, psychedelic metal triumph.

Lower Seek warmer climes

Lower – “Lost Weight, Perfect Skin”

An aesthetic transformation from Denmark’s dark punks.

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Swans – “A Little God In My Hands”

Relatively brief, strangely accessible, and totally devastating.

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Ben Frost – “Venter”

Greg Fox and Thor Harris provide a volcanic percussive backdrop to aural terror.

Wu-Tang Clan Keep Watch

Wu-Tang Clan – “Keep Watch”

The yet-to-be-released A Better Tomorrow yields a show-stopping single.

Perfect Pussy Say yes to love

Perfect Pussy – “Interference Fits”

A post-punk power ballad, high on noise and independence.

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Angel Olsen – “White Fire”

A seven-minute slow burner that shows off the singer-songwriter’s strength in haunting, patient balladry.

Future Islands Singles

Future Islands – “Seasons (Waiting On You)”

Baltimore synth pop group goes for a heroic anthem (again).

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Dum Dum Girls – “Rimbaud Eyes”

A dark, driving new post-punk gem from Too True.

Real Estate Atlas

Real Estate – “Talking Backwards”

New Jersey jangle pop group does a lot with a little on their gorgeous new single.

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The War on Drugs – “Red Eyes”

Adam Granduciel takes us on a ride.