New Albums

stream of the crop

Stream of the Crop: 14 New Albums for Heavy Rotation

A breakout album from Lil Baby, a self-critical record from Courtney Barnett, and a wordy reckoning from Parquet Courts top this week's list of essential new projects.
Alex Robert Ross
Colin Joyce
Shaad D’Souza
Dan Ozzi
David Anthony
5.21.18
stream of the crop

Stream of the Crop: 10 New Albums for Heavy Rotation 3/4

New albums from Tim Kasher, Ronald Bruner Jr., and Khalid top this week's list.
Noisey Staff
3.5.17
stream of the crop

Stream of The Crop: 7 New Albums for Heavy Rotation 11/12

Sail on.
Noisey Staff
11.13.16
stream of the crop

Stream of the Crop: 9 New Albums for Heavy Rotation

This week's been a microcosm of 2016.
Alex Robert Ross
8.27.16
stream of the crop

Stream of the Crop: 9 New Albums for Heavy Rotation

New projects from Wild Beasts, Noname, and Jesse Boykins III top our list this week.
Noisey Staff
8.6.16
James Blake

Listen to James Blake's "I Need a Forest Fire", featuring Bon Iver

The poet laureate of sadboys all over the world is back with another broken, bruised, ballad-heavy record.
THUMP Staff
5.7.16
Thinkpieces And Shit

Boys Do Cry: The Desperate Pain of Being a Music Fan in 2015

Waiting for the year's biggest albums from Kanye West, Rihanna, and Frank Ocean has been a testing experience.
Ryan Bassil
8.20.15
VICE Premiere

VICE Exclusive: Watch Maïa Vidal Nearly Drown in Her New Music Video for 'The Tide'

Check out the new video and read our short interview with the singer-songwriter, who's releasing her third full-length in the fall.
Charlie Ambler
5.27.15
Music

Hear the Original Demos That Became the “Downton Abbey” Theme Music

Song Exploder and John Lunn pick apart the theme music from the most popular drama in PBS history.
Hrishikesh Hirway
5.6.15
Music

Song Exploder: "Spring (Among the Living)" by My Morning Jacket

Song Exploder and Jim James pick apart a single from My Morning Jacket's soon-to-be-released seventh album, "Half Dome."
Hrishikesh Hirway
4.23.15
Music

Listen to the Smashing Pumpkins' New Song, 'Tiberius'

The track sounds like classic Pumpkins—intimate yet expansive, and catchy as hell.
Mitchell Sunderland
11.17.14