While at first glance, it would seem that Janelle Monae and of Montreal are on completely different wavelengths, I don't think there has ever been two artists meant to work together the way Janelle Monae and Of Montreal's Kevin Barnes are. (Read More to LISTEN)
Sleigh Bell's extremely loud, extremely catchy debut album, Treats is streaming in full at NPR. The album is out tomorrow, May 11 via M.I.A.'s N.E.E.T. imprint. You can download the album's first single, "Tell 'Em" for free. Pre-order Treats and receive a free 7" single!
And so, the first video from the National's endlessly beautiful High Violet LP has arrived. I thing about music videos not living up to their aural counter parts, in terms of quality, but there is absolutely nothing to worry about with National's clip for their Violet lead single "Bloodbuzz Ohio". The video was directed by Hope hall, Andreas Burgess & Carin Besser. High Violet is out TODAY. You can order the CD or LP from Insound and get a really nifty City Lights T-Shirt. (Read more to WATCH)