GRAMMY REVIEW: The Night’s Biggest Winners and Losers, Dissected

The Grammys were last night, for those of you unaware. While there were plenty of awards to be handed out, the night’s biggest draw, as always, was the sheer magnitude of the number of performances. From Katy Perry and Juicy J to Macklemore and Madonna, Kendrick Lamar and Imagine Dragons to Beyoncé and Jay Z, […]

GRAMMY PREVIEW: The Biggest Night in Music, or How Grammy Voters Continue to Piss Off Kanye West

The Grammy Awards return this Sunday (26 January) on CBS, and the voters behind the self-proclaimed biggest night in music aim to show us just how in-tune they are with today’s most successful musicians. And while the Grammys do sometimes award the best in music (The Suburbs, Raising Sand (yeah, I said it)) they oftentimes reserve […]

YEAR IN REVIEW: 10 Best Covers/Remixes of 2013

In this installment of the feature Year In Review, I take a look back at the best remixes and covers of 2013.

Quarterly Report: Best Tracks of 2013 (Part II)

Well, that was fast. 2013 is already halfway over, and we’ve already gotten enough new music to hold us over until 2015. While the first three months saw artists from My Bloody Valentine to Justin Timberlake releasing new music, these past three months have seen the likes of Savages, Daft Punk, Deerhunter, and Kanye West […]

REMIX: Darkside – “Fragments Of Time” / “Instant Crush” [Daft Punk]

Nico Jaar already blew us away with his remix of Grizzly Bear’s “Sleeping Ute,” and now he’s at it again, with fellow Darkside member Dave Harrington assisting him in a total rework of Daft Punk’s fantastic 2013 album Random Access Memories.

LIST: 40 Albums for 2013

2013’s first five months have given us so much great music that it’s hard to believe that over half of the year remains. And while it is rather difficult to keep up with the surplus of fantastic albums released weekly, with the summer upon us, now’s the time to perhaps dive into those albums you […]

PLAYLIST: April 2013

For your convenience, here are the essential tracks and albums released in April. From the many high profile comebacks to the unearthed gems, they are all here. Songs and albums are in alphabetical order.  april 2013 (best songs) 1. MGMT, “Alien Days” 2. DJ Koze feat. Milosh, “Amygdala” 3. Daft Punk, “Get Lucky” 4. Kurt […]

CURRENT: Daft Punk – “Get Lucky”

As The Onion accurately surmised, this week. Jesus, this week. The week that just won’t end has brought with it enough tragedy and fear and frustration to fill a year. So it’s fitting that at the end of one hell of a roller coaster week, Daft Punk lifts everyone’s spirit on their first single in […]