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  • Stream the Black Keys’ Trippy New Album, ‘Turn Blue’

    Stream the Black Keys’ Trippy New Album, ‘Turn Blue’0

    Singer-guitarist Dan Auerbach says the group was aiming to make a “headphone record” A week before its release, the Black Keys’ eighth album, Turn Blue, is streaming in full on iTunes Radio. The record, co-produced by Danger Mouse, contains 11 tracks ranging from bluesy, big-beat pop-rock tracks (“In Time”) to shimmery, soulful earworms (“Year in Review”). The album

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  • Pixies Compile Recent EPs on New Album, ‘Indie Cindy’

    Pixies Compile Recent EPs on New Album, ‘Indie Cindy’0

    Listen to the album via Deezer and watch the band talk about the album in a track-by-track interview Pixies recently announced their new album, Indie Cindy, their first full-length since 1991’s Trompe le Monde. The 12-track, Gil Norton-produced LP is released through the band’s own label, Pixiesmusic, *Review – Pixies – ‘Indie Cindy’* “We started seriously talking

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  • Hear the Black Keys Prank Call Their Record Label

    Hear the Black Keys Prank Call Their Record Label0

    Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney plead with a Nonesuch rep to check out their new-age band Quartzazium Taking advantage of what seems to be copious downtime before the release of their next album, Turn Blue, the Black Keys have released a five-minute video in which they prank call the A&R departments at Nonesuch and Atlantic Records.

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  • Phat Beats

    Phat Beats0

    Watch Shangaan Electro kingpin, Nozinja’s new video “Tsekeleke” How do you capture the the Afro Futurist genius of Nozinja’s idiosyncratic EDM hybrid of kwaito, Tsonga disco, Mzansi house and folk music on video without resorting to blaxploitation clichés? Well, for the Shangaan Electro pioneer’s debut single on hipster UK label Warp, filmmaker and regular RS photographer, Chris

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  • Top 5: What Ever Happened To… S.A.’s First Social Network Bands?

    Top 5: What Ever Happened To… S.A.’s First Social Network Bands?0

    Remember singing along to Howard Roark’s “You Got The Moves”, seeing Eat This, Horse play Evol on the regular, and wondering if the New Loud Rockets were from S.A.? 5. Unit-R Sounded like: A cool Michael Stipe fronting an electro outfit. Would it surprise you to discover that… Both Matthew de Nobrega (aka Trance producer Artifakt) and

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  • Beyoncé Assists Boots on Surprise Single ‘Dreams’

    Beyoncé Assists Boots on Surprise Single ‘Dreams’0

    The singer and producer previously cowrote and coproduced six songs on Beyonce’s self-titled album Producer and singer Boots saved a Beyoncé-sized surprise for the last track of his Winter Spring Summer Fallmixtape: a duet with Beyoncé titled “Dreams.” The track is a slow-building, strangely hypnotic and, of course, dreamy five-minute love song that finds Boots professing

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