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Mitski – “Townie”

Back when spring was making way for summer, we introduced you to Brooklyn-based Mitski with “First Love / Late Spring,” a gorgeous track that’s still among the best of the year. It served as a preamble to the singer-songwriter’s new full-length, Bury Me At Makeout Creek, which comes out in November. “Townie” is the second [...]

Download Big K.R.I.T. See Me On Top 4 Mixtape

The snarling, sincere, frequently-great Mississippi rapper/producer Big K.R.I.T. has released three mixtapes in his See Me On Top series, but the last one came out in 2008, before anyone outside Mississippi really knew who he was. Now that he’s a rising star, K.R.I.T. has rounded up many of his latest one-off tracks for the latest [...]

Krill – “Peanut Butter”

Krill opened this year ambitiously, stuffing an absurd meta-concept album into the brief EP Steve Hears Pile In Malden And Bursts Into Tears. Now they team with Ovlov, LVL UP, and Radiator Hospital for one very exciting 7″ single. Rather than sticking to any verse/chorus structure, Krill’s song takes the form of one continuously twisting [...]

Premature Evaluation: Alt-J This Is All Yours

With An Awesome Wave, their Mercury Prize-winning 2012 debut album, Alt-J went from 0 to 100 real quick, transforming from anonymous schlubs into world-famous rock stars. They did so by forging a strikingly unique brand of prog-rock, approachable in its familiarity yet unapologetic in its weirdness. The band was formed at the University of Leeds [...]