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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

CURRENT: Vampire Weekend – “Ya Hey”

The new album from Vampire Weekend is shaping up to be one of the year’s best, with its excellent run of singles including “Diane Young,” “Step,” and now “Ya Hey.” The newest song does more than just flip the title of OutKast’s biggest hit, it also hits on the same lyrical themes of just how worth […]