Essential Tracks

Kendrick Lamar essential tracks

Essential Tracks This Week: Kendrick Lamar, Editrix and more

Plus The Party Dozen, Mat Ball and Daniel Villarreal

Essential Tracks Wild Pink

Essential Tracks This Week: Wild Pink, High Vis and more

Plus Thou/Emma Ruth Rundle/Mizmor, Just Mustard and Temple of Void


Essential Tracks This Week: Destroyer, Floating Points and more

A somewhat longer roundup of the week’s best new tracks.

Tomberlin Essential Tracks

Essential Tracks This Week: Tomberlin, P.E., and more

A roundup of must-hear tracks from the week

Big Thief essential tracks

This Week’s Essential Tracks: Big Thief, Kadhja Bonet and more

Indie MVPs, a global collective and a young jazz lion

Kamasi Washington essential tracks

This Week’s Essential Tracks: Kamasi Washington, Ithaca and more

Plus Young Guv, Whatever the Weather and Shane Parish

Essential Tracks Denzel Curry

This Week’s Essential Tracks: Denzel Curry, Thank, and more

Hazy alt-rock, vintage-vibes hip-hop and buzzing noise rock

Cate Le Bon Remembering Me

Cate Le Bon examines legacy through groove on “Remembering Me”

The third single from ‘Pompeii’ is meta-commentary as wordplay, internal monologue as anthem.

Drug Church tour dates

Drug Church aim for the rafters on “Detective Lieutenant”

The New York hardcore group have evolved into purveyors of massive anthems.