Jimmy Napes worked on huge records with Sam Smith, Disclosure, and Mary J. Blige. Now he's ready for his close-up
Plus read an interview with the Brooklyn producer who's come a long way since "Harlem Shake."
Watch a new explosive clip for Chinx's latest banger.
The NY artist serves up a striking mix of top-of-the-charts pop intuition and artful, giddy experimentation.
A downbeat remix that doesn't sacrifice the sugar.
"I sample weird wild shit because I think my fans need to hear it."
Up north, somewhere between rap and R&B, four young artists forge a brave new sound.
The legendary producer drops some serious knowledge on Aretha, Ginuwine, and what today's producers can learn from the past.
Producer/beacon of light Ryan Hemsworth has a new FADER column, a tour diary of his global travels. The first one's about his first trip to Japan.
Chaz Bundick talks sample sources, Beyoncé and FKA Twigs, trap trends and what's in a name.
Stream the bedroom producer's new Orchid Tapes full-length in its entirety.
The story behind Foxes in Fiction, in his own words.
Hear an early, emotional cut from his forthcoming Orchid Tapes full-length.
The South Carolina trio make homespun rock from someplace brighter.
Listen to the Philadelphia-based wunderkind's excellent new full-length.
San Francisco dream-pop band to release their sophomore LP, a concept album about suicide in 19th century Japan, this July on Orchid Tapes.
Stream another endearingly weird song from Alex G's forthcoming Orchid Tapes full-length.
For this feature story, we spent two days in Philly with a DIY rock wunderkind.
Hear a song by South Carolina songwriter William Star Busbee, the newest signee to one of our favorite little labels, Orchid Tapes.
Orchid Tapes, who are certainly shaping up to be record label of the year, released Portlander Arrange's fourth album today on cassette.
Unbeatable bedroom pop label marks their fourth anniversary and general on-fire-ness with a vinyl compilation and concert in NY on March 29th.