Video: Ill Bill – “Exploding Octopus”

Biography of the Unabomber via Ill Bill. New album, The Grimy Awards, due out 2/26.

Video: Illogic & Blockhead feat. Slug – “Capture The Sun”

New album, Capture The Sun, out 4/16, featuring a bevy of guests.

Sounds: LIZ – “XTC”

R’n’b – no lip synching.

Sounds: The Phoenix Foundation – “The Captain”

Nice, synth-laden, mellow rock from this New Zealand band. New album, Fandango, out 5/14.

Video: Blu, R.A. The Rugged Man, Tristate – “Thelonius King”

Yeah, this is dope.

Sounds: Clockwork – Surge EP Preview

Rising and falling emotive trance, techno, house, acid.

Sounds: Flux Pavilion – “Blow The Roof” EP

Sounds: Vast Aire feat. Sadat X and C Rayz Walz – “Monster”

Take that, KanyeSadat X and a Portishead sample make this song better than yours. Vast Aire’s new EP, A Space Illiad, out now.

Sounds: Phosphorescent – “Song For Zula”

You might hear this on an upcoming TV show…

Sounds: Wavves – “Demon To Lean On”

When’s the next melt-down? Can you melt down while playing such polished fuzz-pop?

Music Musings: Numero Group Reissuing Unwound Catalogue

Next fall, Numero Group will begin reissuing the entire, amazing catalogue of Unwound, whose seven albums remain beacons of 1990s post-punk. In addition, the label will release the pre-Unwound Giant Henry album, which you can sample below.

Video: Thr!!!er Album Trailer

New !!! album out 4/30.

Video: Animal Collective – “Applesauce”

Directed by one Mr. Gaspar Noe.

Sounds: Surfer Blood – “Pythons”

New record out this summer on WB. Listen to the new song below: as┬ásolid, tuneful, and pleasant as you’d expect.

Mixtape: Le1f – “Fly Zone”

I want to enjoy Le1f’s music more than I actually do, but check out his new mixtape.