A dozen alternative albums worthy of a Mercury Prize nomination, including Skepta, James Blake, Tirzah, and Blood Orange.
Tokyo five-piece De Lorians’ “Toumai” is a strange, spirited piece of psych-metal that takes some surprising left turns across its eight minutes.
Kamasi Washington ends Vienna gig after one song after claiming security assaulted his father, Rickey.
This is not about being cute or being cool," trumpet player and bandleader Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah says. "This is truth-telling music,”
Tracks we love this week includes YG's "I Was On The Block," Flying Lotus and Solange's "Land Of Honey," Key!'s "Miami Too Much," and more.
Read a Q&A with Los Angeles band DAISY, and hear their new song “Day Off,” a summery bop dedicated to inconsolable crushes.
Check out the "Wavelength" video from the Mattson 2 off their upcoming album 'Paradise.'
Listen to a live version of Big Freedia's "N.O. Bounce," taken from Smithsonian Folkways' massive upcoming Jazz Fest retrospective.
Kamasi Washington and Herbie Hancock are hitting the road together.
Listen to the premiere of "A Small Piece Of String" by Honey Oat.
Leikeli47 played a six-song Tiny Desk Concert for NPR on Monday.