Action Bronson continues his ubiquitous streak, serving up some exclusive behind-the-scenes footage of the creation of his latest single “Baby Blue,” featuring Mark Ronson, Chance The Rapper & Zane Lowe. Though the rapper they call Chance wasn’t in attendance, the clip offers a bit of insight as to how the soul-glow magic of the track came together, keening us into the fact that the BBC DJ-turned-Apple-employee we know as Zane Lowe actually wrote the hook to the track in what appears to be the legendary Electric Lady Studios (solely based on the … Read entire story.
Rustie’s beats are huge, maximal creations. They’re definitely not appropriate for every rapper, in fact many would be overwhelmed by the production, but when someone with the right energy and flow is found the results are brilliant. Danny Brown is the best example of this—check out “Attak”—and now UK MC Kano proves he has the magic on […] The post Listen to Kano and Rustie’s Bombastic “Hail” appeared first on Pigeons & Planes. Read entire story.
Florence + The Machine’s new song “What Kind of Man” has us really looking forward to the upcoming album, but until we get more studio versions, we’ve got to settle for these performances. Watch Florence perform two new songs—”Third Eye” and “St. Jude”—above and below. How Big How Blue How Beautiful comes out June 2. More […] The post Watch Florence + The Machine Debut Two New Songs appeared first on Pigeons & Planes. Read entire story.
Noisey is still making their rounds through the A-Town, as they catch up with another batch of up and comers and hitmakers. In the eighth installment of the series, Thomas catches up with Young Thug, Bankroll Fresh, Rich Homie Quan and abruptly cuts to an interview with former Def Jam artist Trinidad James. See what these particular ATL artists have to offer in the clip below! Read entire story.
Bilal & Adrian Younge recently took the trip cross-pond to perform at Gilles Peterson‘s Worldwide Awards in London and while they were in the vicinity, made sure to hit Peterson’s Brownswood Studio for a session in what has to be one of the illest basements that ever was. The two musical madmen and kindred spirits made their presence known while in the legendary understructure, recording three tracks from their forthcoming collaborative album (due out this spring.) And today we’re proud to present you with their minimal treatment of a track that should be more than familiar at this point, “Sirens II.” The fellas strip their track bare, leaving B on Rhodes, supplanting the howl of the studio … Read entire story.
Låpsley, young XL Recordings singer/songwriter/producer (and one of our favorite new artists), just released a gorgeous EP, and now she’s getting ready to play her first ever North American dates. The British singer has some touring in Europe to wrap up, but she’ll be coming to the US and Canada in May. We can’t wait […] The post Watch Låpsley’s New Video For “Brownlow” appeared first on Pigeons & Planes. Read entire story.
Tinashe brings her vision to the desert for her latest visual “Bated Breath.” The fresh face has been on a pretty steady rise in popularity, and brings her talent behind the camera to show off her other skills as well. Tinashe has taken on the responsibility of doing her own hair and makeup for the video, and played a major part in the overall filming of the eight minute plus visual. Lock your eyes into Tinashe’s latest visual below, as she campaigns for her Aquarius Tour! Read entire story.
NC songstress Carlitta Durand has made a name for herself over the years through collaborations with Little Brother, Foreign Exchange, Skyzoo and others. However, her solo career stands on its’ own as well (That Nostalgic Nights EP is still my shit). Carlitta plans on putting out her long awaited solo project, I’ll Be Gorgeous When I Die on April 26th. Today, we get some visuals for the lead single, “Find A Way.” Check the Napoleon Wirhgt II directed video, below, and look for IBGWID on 4/26. The post Carlitta Durand “Find A Way” [Official Video] appeared first on Okayplayer. Read entire story.
There was a period in late 2013 when I only listened to Rosie Lowe’s “Right Thing.” Just that song on repeat for, I don’t know, at least two weeks. I remember really specific moments–like where I was or what I was thinking about–that the song helped soundtrack during this time in my life. So to […] The post Rosie Lowe – “Who’s That Girl” appeared first on Pigeons & Planes. Read entire story.
Tinashe released her fantastic Aquarius last fall and one of the album’s standout tracks was the emotive ballad “Bated Breath.” Today the singer shares the video for it, an 8-minute cinematic clip in which she plays a pilot who’s stranded in a desert after her plane crashes. The visuals were directed by Stephen Garnett and, […] The post Watch Tinashe’s New Video For “Bated Breath” appeared first on Pigeons & Planes. Read entire story.
Curren$y recently announced that his next album, Pilot Talk 3, is on the way. It’s pretty much a given that any new Spitta album is going to include a new version of “Audio Dope” – today he hits us with number 5. Ski Beatz once again is on board for the production, while Curren$y supplies the buttery bars. Check it out, below. Video directed by Saddi. Pilot Talk 3 is coming soon. The post Curren$y “AD5″ [Official Video] appeared first on Okayplayer. Read entire story.
Jodeci has reunited & set the date for their comeback album The Past, The Present, The Future for March 31st. They debuted the visual to their Hype Williams directed Every Moment via Facebook last night & it quickly went viral. K-Ci, JoJo, DeVante, & Mr. Dalvin take it to the cold & mountains of Aspen, Colorado to give us that vintage sound that the R&B game has truly been missing. They still got it! Pre-order The Past, The Present, The Future here. Read entire story.