Endless Playlist

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.

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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.

Ben Frost A U R O R A

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.

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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.

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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.

The War on Drugs - Lost in the Dream

The War on Drugs – “Red Eyes”

Adam Granduciel takes us on a ride.

Death Grips - Government Plates

Death Grips – “Big House”

Video game synths and furious, anarchic verse.

Katy B

Katy B – “I Like You”

As anticipation grows for Katy B’s sophomore album, her slow drip of singles yields another glorious splash.

Arcade Fire - Reflektor

Arcade Fire – “Reflektor”

Montreal indie heroes outdo themselves with new disco epic.

Chelsea Wolfe - Pain is Beauty

Chelsea Wolfe – “We Hit a Wall”

A romantic sounding, yet still quite heavy and ominous new highlight.

KWES - ILP

Kwes. – “36”

A tender song for Kwes’ grandparents.

Subrosa - More Constant Than the Gods

SubRosa – “Cosey Mo”

Doom metal innovators turn out a powerful, melodic epic.