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Apr 23, 2018

Scotland’s Franz Ferdinand released a new album, Always Ascending, back in February via their longtime label Domino. Now they have shared a video the album’s “Glimpse of Love.” Plus they appeared on the Canadian radio show The Strombo Show and covered Drake’s “Passionfruit” (from his 2017 playlist More Life). More

Feb 16, 2017

The Weeknd (aka Abel Tesfaye) released his new full-length album, Starboy, last November via XO/Republic. Now, in honor of his 27th birthday today, Tesfaye has shared a video for “Reminder.” More

Jan 13, 2017

The xx are releasing a new album, I See You, today via Young Turks. Previously the band shared the album’s first single, “On Hold” (which prominently samples Hall & Oates’ 1981 classic “I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do)”), as well as a video for the song and another song from the album, “Say Something Loving.” More

Grammy Nominations Announced: Beyoncé, Drake, Rihanna, and Kanye West Lead the Field

David Bowie and Radiohead Not Up for Album of the Year

Dec 06, 2016

Oh well. After showing signs that they might welcome indie rock artists (or in some cases at least indie rock adjacent artists) into the big categories in recent years, with Album of the Year wins by Beck, Arcade Fire, Mumford & Sons, and Daft Punk, and Courtney Barnett being nominated for Best New Artist last year, this year it’s business as usual. More

Listen: Sondre Lerche – “Hotline Bling” (Drake Cover)

“What the world needs now, is not yet another cover of ‘Hotline Bling,’ sweet lord.”

Dec 23, 2015

At the end of every year Norwegian singer/songwriter Sondre Lerche tends to cover one of the year’s big hits. This year he has chosen Drake’s megahit “Hotline Bling.” More

Nov 14, 2014

Last night at London’s Hammersmith Apollo Theatre, Lykke Li took on Drake’s “Hold On.” More

Feb 05, 2014

The Juno awards have been announced. Under the Radar favorites Arcade Fire and Tegan & Sara have been nominated in several categories. More

Top 20 Hip-Hop Albums of 2013

From Kanye to Tyler, Here's the Best Hip-Hop of the Year

Jan 08, 2014

It almost feels strange to list Yeezus as the “best hip-hop album of the year,” as Kanye has become the rare artist that transcends both the genre and pop culture to which he belongs. Like no artist since Michael Jackson, he’s a household name, a punch-line, and a musical visionary-and nearly every album he makes is now an instant classic. More

Listen: Dev Hynes, AKA Blood Orange, Covers Drake

New Song “Hold On We’re Going Home”

Aug 15, 2013

Dev Hynes, better known as indie-rocker Blood Orange, has recorded his own version of Drake‘s “Hold On We’re Going Home.” More

Jul 18, 2013

Since loving on Beyoncé is pretty much an indie rock sport, BFFs Drake and SBTRKT have pasted together a version of Drake song “Girls Love Beyoncé.” More

Watch: Drake on SNL

A Very Short Interview With...Drake!

Oct 17, 2011

The latest musical guest on SNL this past weekend was Canadian rapper Drake who performed two songs along with two sketches. More

Jun 13, 2011

James Blake and Drake combined on mash-up mixtape creatively titled, James Drake. More