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(I Am Lost Photography)There's a lot of love harbored in the bittersweet harmonies of "Fortunate Us," a new song by San Diego duo The Lovebirds. Like many of the songs featured on the band's upcomin...
(Getty Images)John Mayer is currently on tour in Australia, where he's splitting his time between concert festivals and arena shows. This week, he treated a crowd in Adelaide to a very special treat...
(4AD | D.L. Anderson | Justin Broadbent)The theme for this week's collection of new songs artfully compared to the music you already know and love seems to be longing — nostalgic, romantic, or other...
(Def Jam)Jhené Aiko was among the scene-stealers last weekend at Coachella, where she welcomed her pal and collaborator Drake to the stage for a little duet action. This week she's keeping up the mo...
(Getty Images) Once again, we've helpfully compared the week's best new musical finds to artists you're likely already familiar with — because finding new music on the Internet is scary without a fr...
(FameFlynet Pictures)Future and Kanye West may rap about "trophy wives" on their new collaboration "I Won," but it's actually way more romantic than you'd think, in context. Future, who is engaged t...
(YouTube)Given all the rumors of infidelity circulating in the wake of Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow's "unconscious uncoupling," it's hard not to read too deeply into the new music video for Cold...
Drake's new tune "Days in the East" seems to be the latest in a string of songs about the Barbados-born performer.
(Courtesy Big Picture Media)You'd never know that Big Little Lions' Helen Austin and Paul Otten live thousands of miles apart from each other by listening to their songs. Austin, who lives on Vancou...
A few weeks ago, Jay Z surprised a lot of his fans when he took a direct hit at fellow chart-topper Drake in Jay Electronica's "We Made It" remix, rapping, “Sorry Mrs. Drizzy, for so much art talk /...
Today's best new music recommendations include a surprising take on an iconic song, a haunting pop ballad, and a couple of artists you'll need to catch on tour this summer. It's a mixed bag of the b...
We've already established that it's bad luck to co-star with your real life lover in a music video, but allowing your significant other to direct your video is probably okay — especially if you happ...
(Dean Zulich Photography)East of Eli is the musical project of Nathan West, an actor, producer, and musician perhaps best known for portraying Jan in the teen classic Bring It On. In addition to his...
(Getty Images | Facebook) This week's best new music is heavy on artists who will rock Austin next week for South by Southwest — and there's a lot to be excited about, even if you're not planning a ...
(VEVO)A lot of people are working the 90s nostalgia thing hard these days, but few have demonstrated more commitment to the task than Iggy Azalea and Charli XCX. Today, the Aussie rapper and the Bri...
(Catie Laffoon via Stunt Company)This winter has been so brutally bleak, it's hard to remember that sometimes beautiful things emerge from the cold. Today the gorgeousness arrives in the form of "Le...
(Facebook)To know The Belle Brigade is to love them. Los Angeles-based siblings Barbara and Ethan Gruska have a gift for timeless harmonies and remarkably earnest lyrics, and also happen to be respo...
(VEVO)Katy Perry is best when she's at her most cartoonish, and she totally knows it (hence the impressive number of items she's worn on her breasts). So when she promised magic from her video for "...
(Getty Images)Miley Cyrus and Justin Bieber have both done a terrific job of completely dominating the headlines over the past year or so, so it's only natural that their omnipresence is starting to...
(Joe Tirado)It's so hard to capture the multitude of emotions that come with first love — the excitement, the sweetness, the vulnerability — but New Jersey-based singer-songwriter Seiichi Daimo has ...
(Facebook)This week I'm getting a little more literal with my hybridized music recommendations, as there are a bunch of excellent new mashups, covers, and side projects that make it easy to do so. T...
(YouTube)Beyoncé treated fans to a very dirty Valentine's Day present last week with the surprise release of Kanye West's "Drunk in Love" remix. The new track takes the already raunchy song to new f...
(Facebook)Indie-dance pirates Captain Kidd came together at Ohio State University less than a year ago, but have already generated an impressive amount of buzz with their energetic synth track "Frea...
(YouTube)Today in things that are bound to make you feel really uncomfortable, Billy Ray Cyrus has finally released that "sequel" to his lone hit "Achy Breaky Heart" that he's been hinting at for th...
(Atlantic | Interscope | Universal)With Valentine's Day just around the corner, it's time to get sexy with it. All of this week's new music recommendations are packing heat, some more overtly than o...