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10 Best Songs of the Week: Kamasi Washington, LUMP, Florence + the Machine, Gruff Rhys, and More

Plus Neko Case, Stuart A. Staples, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Jenny Hval, Janelle Monáe, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable Tracks

Apr 13, 2018

The top songs in this week's Songs of the Week list were readily apparent, it was just a case of working out the order, with the Top 5 switching order several times before being finalized. Many of this week's new songs are initial singles from albums or EPs also announced this week. More

Soundtracking the Resistance - Red Lines in the Sand

A Look at Syria, Paul Ryan, Moby, Kamasi Washington, and L7

Apr 13, 2018

This week we look at the ongoing disaster in Syria, plus Paul Ryan and Hungary depart the stage, Moby and Kamasi Washington make a point, and L7 remain relevant.  More

Kamasi Washington Shares Two New Songs “Fists of Fury” and “The Space Travelers Lullaby”

Heaven and Earth Due Out June 22 via Young Turks, Album Details and Tour Dates Also Confirmed

Apr 10, 2018

Yesterday jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington announced a new album on his Twitter account, a double album entitled Heaven and Earth. At the time no other details (such as the release date, tracklist, or any new music) were announced. More

Kamasi Washington Announces New Double Album

Album Titled Heaven and Earth

Apr 09, 2018

Jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington has announced a new album on his Twitter account. It's entitled Heaven and Earth and is a double album. "The Earth side represents the world as I see it outwardly, the world that I am a part of," Washington writes on Twitter.  More

Jan 29, 2018

Alt-J released their third albumRelaxer, last June via Canvasback Music. Now they have announced their largest North American headlining show to date, on June 15 at Forest Hills Stadium. What's more, the venue's sound will be "augmented by the use of immersive hyperrealism technology."  More

Aug 31, 2017

French Cuban twin sisters Ibeyi (Naomi Díaz and Lisa-Kaindé Díaz) have announced a new album, Ash, and shared a video for a new song, "Deathless," which features Kamasi Washington on saxophone. Ash is due out September 29 via XL. More