compilations

7.24.19

There's No Shame in Loving a Greatest Hits Album

Playlists on Spotify and Apple Music have rendered best-of compilations obsolete—but that isn't stopping Spoon from releasing one.

7.9.19

'Revenge of the Dreamers III' Is What Happens When J. Cole Finally Lets Go

The 'platinum with no features' rapper loosens up and even seems to have fun on his star-studded new album.

5.22.18

Jubilee's 'Magic City 4' Compilation Is All Bangers and No Chill

Check out the track list for the DJ-producer's annual collection of underground gems, plus a free download of Moistbreezy's new cut "Rush Hour."

7.28.17

Giggs’s Early Mixtapes Were the Fuse That Sparked UK Rap

The pioneering 'Best of Giggs' series was akin to the Grand Theft Auto loading screen soundtrack, but set to the grey concrete streets of Peckham.

9.6.16

Straight Outta NOLA: New 'Crescent City Carnage' Comp Highlights New Orleans' Heavy Underground

These 10 underlooked NOLA bands come crawling out the bayous of the Dirty South and onto your turntable.

4.14.16

Alan Fitzpatrick Talks Us Through his Favorite Fabric Mixes Ever and Shares an Exclusive Track

The techno titan picks six of the best and lets us listen to an exclusive track from his very own mix for the the club.

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4.5.16

Defund Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's Ego with These Punk Songs About How Much He Sucks

Proceeds from the 'UNINTIMIDATED: Musicians Against Scott Walker' compilation will benefit Planned Parenthood and Wisconsin soup kitchens.

4.1.16

We Ranked ‘Now That's What I Call Music’ Compilations From Worst to Best

What the actual fuck was going on 1998?

1.6.16

CGI Fractal Film Is Like a Morphing Pandora's Box

Julius Horsthuis compiles the best of his past fractal films into the glorious bundle, 'Fractalicious 3.'

12.6.15

Perfect Your Sunday Mood With A CFCF Cut From the "Driftless Ambient II" Compilation

Also includes a track from Real Estate and Ducktails's Matt Mondanile.

10.14.15

How to Crack the Code of Sun Ra, According to Legendary DJ Gilles Peterson

The legendary DJ and music genius talk about the creation of his new comp, culled from more than one hundred LPs and 1000 songs.

6.10.15

'True Detective,' Serial Killers, and Art House

A new compilation from Tea and a Movie explores the 'Se7en' references and Tarkovsky comparisons in HBO's dark drama.

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