After weeks of anticipation and cryptic messages the Scottish electronic duo finally shares a new song, and an eerie video.
Even in an age of instant online gratification, you can still stay a step ahead of your friends.
Mechanical engineer and sculptor Tristan Shone, who records as Author & Punisher, is a master of machines. He's built a robotic entourage — throttles, knobs, rails and all — that responds to MIDI/USB controllers and makes for-real industrial doom metal.
On this week's All Songs Considered, a musical sampler of styles from around the world.
With so many distractions and different ways to hear songs, it's getting to be pretty impossible to give full albums the attention they deserve. When was the last time you actually listened to one all the way through, without any interruptions?
The title may sound explicit, but the new techno track by Laurel Halo keeps things at a tantalizing simmer.
The best cover songs, the ones that endure, bring out something that wasn't already there in the original.
In an absorbing and comical new video, Vermont folksinger Sam Amidon finds himself in some strange woods inhabited by the creatures of his own imagination — including a knobby, human-like tree and a bearded siren.
A record label used to actually be a label: a small, circular piece of paper that could represent a sound, an aesthetic and a standard. But if you only listen to MP3s, do labels matter to you?
In the band's latest video, singer Aleksa Palladino embraces and then drowns her own likeness in a dark and strange struggle with herself. The gorgeously shot short film is a transfixing exploration of rage, fear and despair.
If the experimental, idiosyncratic filmmaker Jim Jarmusch formed a band, what kind of music would it play? On this week's show you can hear the answer with a new song and EP from the group Jarmusch calls SQÜRL. Plus some remarkable new electronic music from Baths, Sam Phillips and more.
A new video set at a backyard party in Dakar highlights a collaboration between the famous Senegalese singer Baaba Maal, a drum ensemble and a German techno producer.
One of Detroit's youngest stars unleashes one of the year's great dance tracks, and reveals a connection to a founder of his hometown scene.
To the vinyl lover who dumped her collection years ago: First off, we feel terrible for you, but we're here to offer some tips on how to rebuild.
The relentlessly propulsive beats and sense of urgency in the Telekinesis song "Empathetic People" strike the perfect tone as we look in on one of the last gasps of industry keeping music tethered to the physical world.