Essential Tracks

SONOIO Essential Track

SONOIO say goodbye with their gothic stunner “Thanks For Calling”

On Alessandro Cortini’s final album under the project, he hits an all-time high.

Sumac Attis' Blade Essential Track

SUMAC bring more of a jazz approach to their titanic noise metal on “Attis’ Blade”

The colossal metal trio tightens up while embracing a freer sound.

Moses Sumney Rank & File essential track

Moses Sumney’s “Rank & File” channels a surprising fire and intensity

The new single from Sumney’s protest-inspired EP is a chilling apocalyptic gospel song.

Neneh Cherry Kong essential track

Neneh Cherry crosses borders in “Kong”

Four Tet and Massive Attack’s 3D contribute to this stunning new single.

Exploded View Sleepers Essential track

Exploded View wield beautifully controlled chaos on “Sleepers”

A curious dance between human beauty and machine menace.

Emma Ruth Rundle Darkhorse essential track

Emma Ruth Rundle’s “Darkhorse” is a stormy, powerful dirge

The singer/songwriter attempts to maintain calm within a storm.

Cave Allways Essential Track

Cave’s “San Yago” rides a warm groove built on an infectious vibe

The Chicago band blends Afrobeat with Krautrock for something warm and funky.

Blood Orange essential track

Blood Orange expresses a deep longing in “Charcoal Baby”

The first single from Negro Swan is a funky, emotional gem.

Yves Tumor Noid essential track

Yves Tumor’s “Noid” unexpectedly finds inspiration in pop

The avant garde electronic artists delivers a surprise hit.

Tyler the Creator Potato Salad essential track

A$AP Rocky and Tyler the Creator’s “Potato Salad” is as fun as rap in 2018 gets

Two of the top emcees in the game get playful on their new track.

Thou Rhea Sylvia review

Thou’s “Deepest Sun” is grunge at its most crushing

This Rhea Sylvia highlight is both catchy and gnarly AF.

The Internet essential track

The Internet’s “La Di Da” is an effortlessly feel-good summer jam

Syd’s dancefloor narrative is fun despite the implied acrimony.

Mothers PINK Essential tracks

Mothers’ “PINK” is a crunchy post-punk track that’ll swallow you whole

The new single from Kristine Leschper and company swirls into glitchy oblivion.