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video: Leon Bridges – River

LB RIVER

Fort Worth's Leon Bridges drops the powerful video for one of last year's best songs, "River". Directed by Miles Jay. Watch below + read Leon's statement about the vid here:

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new White Denim – Ha Ha Ha Ha (Yeah)

WD HA HA HA HA YEAH

Another jam from White Denim's dope forthcoming LP Stiff, out March 25th:

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White Denim drop new single “Holda You (I’m Psycho)”

Stiff

White Denim share a rousing new shredder from the group's just-announced 6th full-length Stiff, which a press release calls their "first truly live record", featuring a new lineup and production from Ethan Johns, as well as a collab with Cass McCombs on the beautiful, heartfelt album-closer "Thank You"...

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listen to the official LEVITATION 2016 mixtape + win weekend camping passes for the fest

PET SOUNDS LEVITATION

We're psyched to present one of our favorite annual Christmas presents from the Reverberation Appreciation Society: the official and kind of overwhelmingly awesome LEVITATION 2016 festival mixtape by Al Lover, featuring a track from each of the 40+ acts on this year's next-level lineup, including Brian Wilson (performing Pet Sounds), Animal Collective, Slowdive, Caribou, Shabazz Palaces, Nicolas Jaar, Flying Lotus, Ty Segall, Dungen, Lee Scratch Perry, and more...

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Houston’s inaugural Day For Night festival happens this weekend (feat. Kendrick Lamar, Flying Lotus + more)

artist Refik Anadol’s Infinity Room
artist Refik Anadol’s Infinity Room

Houston's inaugural Day For Night festival goes down this weekend, and despite the fact that it boasts one of the more ambitious + adventurously-curated lineups of the year — featuring such massive names as Kendrick Lamar, New Order, Flying Lotus, Philip Glass, and Janelle Monae -- it's managed to fly mostly under the radar...

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Gorilla vs. Bear x Spotify Year in Music: Leon Bridges is the story of 2015

polaroid by Faith Silva
polaroid by Faith Silva

We've mentioned a time or two what an unreal year 2015 has been for new music, and that was certainly reflected in our recent lists of the best albums, songs, videos, and Young Thug tracks of the year. Today, we've teamed up with Spotify in collaboration with their Year in Music — where they're highlighting the top music + culture stories of 2015, as well as the year's most streamed artists, songs, and albums — to share our own most-listened-to artists of the year (shout out to Grimes, Young Thug, Bop English, Prince Innocence, Autre Ne Veut, and somewhat surprisingly, Knxwledge), and our personal top music story of the year. If you're curious who you actually listened to the most in 2k15 or exactly how many days you spent listening to music this year, you can check out Year in Music for your personal, sometimes embarrassingly enlightening stats, such as:

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premiere: Suicide’s Martin Rev remixes Neon Indian’s “Annie”

ALAN-PALOMO

Alan Palomo hooks up with one of his musical heroes, as Neon Indian's "Annie" (one of the best songs of 2015) gets a wavy remix from Martin Rev of legendary electro-punk pioneers Suicide. Listen below, and if you've got an hour to kill, we also highly recommend this insightful conversation between Alan + Martin, where the two talk the history of electronic music, the state of New York City, the internet, and a lot more.

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Erykah Badu reunites with Andre 3000 on Hello from her But You Caint Use My Phone mixtape

BADU MIXTAPE

Erykah Badu does the Rundgren/Nazz/Isley Brothers classic with 3 Stacks, taken from Badu's new mixtape. Listen to the whole tape below + download BUT YOU CAINT USE MY PHONE now on iTunes.

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new Leon Bridges – So Long

LEON BRIDGES SO LONG

Leon Bridges shares his new track "So Long", written for the upcoming Will Smith vs. the NFL movie:

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polaroids from Fun Fun Fun Fest X

TORO y MOI x FFF 2015

Scenes from the 10th annual edition of the best music festival in the world, Austin's Fun Fun Fun Fest, featuring Grimes, Schoolboy Q, Neon Indian, GZA, Rae Sremmurd, Toro y Moi, Ty Segall in a creepy baby mask + more...

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