Deerhunter

The 5 Best Songs We Heard This Week: Beach House, Deerhunter, Wax Idols

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This week has been a little intense; we’ve been running all over downtown Manhattan and north Brooklyn, covering the 2015 CMJ Music Marathon, catching sets from knowns and unknowns from noon to midnight. And while we’ve been basking in the glory of live music all week, the world of recorded music keeps chugging along, with several notable releases coming out today.
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The 10 Albums You Have to Hear This October

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Apart from the creeping stench of pumpkin spice, October is the best month of the year — it’s not stupidly hot, it’s not stupidly cold, the leaves are turning all sorts of amazing colors, and there’s a bunch of good new music to listen to. Excellent! Let’s get started.
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The 10 Best New Songs We Heard This Week: Deerhunter, Mykki Blanco

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It’s Friday afternoon, which means that we’re off to see a celebrity psychic in a few hours (no, really), and also that we’re going back through all the new music we heard over the last few days to pick out our ten favorite tracks of the week. This week we warmed slowly to the new Deerhunter single, took substantially less time to love the new Mykki Blanco track, thoroughly enjoyed BEAK> covering Pink Floyd, got all woozy to Maria Minerva, discovered Manics-sampling pop from Istanbul, remembered why we liked Balam Acab, and more. All these tracks await you — get streaming and/or downloading, readers!
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