Click Track: Singles file


Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 03/06/2012

Singles file: Arcade Fire, Willis Earl Beal, Gunplay

Five songs to hear this week.

By Allison Stewart  |  11:27 AM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 02/21/2012

Singles file: Blur, Co La, Kendrick Lamar

Five songs to hear this week.

By Allison Stewart  |  01:51 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Blur, Co La, Kendrick Lamar, Lost in the Trees, Chris Cornell

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 02/07/2012

Singles File: Gucci Mane, Rhye, Nicki Minaj, THEESatifaction, Loma Prieta

A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind.

By Allison Stewart  |  10:43 AM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Gucci Mane, 2 Chainz, Rhye, Nicki Minaj, THEESatisfaction, Loma Prieta

Posted at 10:49 AM ET, 01/31/2012

Singles file: Pretty Lights, Elle Varner, Canaan Smith

Five songs to hear this week.

By Allison Stewart  |  10:49 AM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Pretty Lights, Elle Varner, Canaan Smith, Young Moe, Fat Trel, Pelican

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 01/24/2012

Singles file: Santigold, Lower Dens, Alcest

Five songs for your playlist this week.

By Allison Stewart  |  10:39 AM ET, 01/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Santigold, Lower Dens, Alcest, Stalley

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 01/17/2012

Singles file: Schoolboy Q f. A$AP Rocky, Mary J. Blige f. Drake

Five songs to hear this week.

By Allison Stewart  |  11:22 AM ET, 01/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Schoolboy Q, A$AP Rocky, Mary J. Blige, Drake, DropxLife, Justice, Party Supplies

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 01/10/2012

Singles File: Teyana Taylor, Grimes, Action Bronson, Pistol Annies, Scissor Sisters

A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind.

By Allison Stewart  |  10:56 AM ET, 01/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Teyana Taylor, Wale, Grimes, Action Branson, Chieftans, Pistol Annies, Scissor Sisters, Azealia Banks

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 01/03/2012

Singles file: B.o.B. f. Andre 3000, the xx, Madi Diaz

Five songs to hear this week.

By Allison Stewart  |  11:10 AM ET, 01/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 12/27/2011

Singles file: Best of 2011

25 songs that defined 2011.

By Allison Stewart  |  01:30 PM ET, 12/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Nicki Minaj, Lana Del Rey, The Decemberists, Danny Brown, Wale, Neon Indian, Wiz Khalifa, Beyonce, Ryan Adams

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 12/20/2011

Singles file: Sleigh Bells, JJ DOOM

Five songs to hear this week.

By Allison Stewart  |  11:18 AM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Sleigh Bells, JJ DOOM, Taylor Berrett, The Concept, Wiz Khalifa

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 12/13/2011

Singles file: Hoiday songs edition

Six seasonal songs from the likes of My Morning Jacket, Kelly Clarkson and the Killers.

By Allison Stewart  |  10:39 AM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  My Morning Jacket, Kelly Clarkson, Flaming Lips, James Whetzel, Tim McGraw, The Killers

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 12/06/2011

Singles file: Nicki Minaj; Ernse Karel, Cass McCombs

Five songs to hear this week.

By Allison Stewart  |  09:53 AM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Nicki Minaj, Ernse Karel, Sess 4-5, Keedy Black, Cass McCombs, Cold Specks

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 11/29/2011

Singles file: Florence and the Machine, Deadmau5 (All covers edition)

Five songs to hear this week.

By Allison Stewart  |  10:30 AM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Florence and the Machine, Deadmau5, Black Bananas, Kurt Vile, Mike Posner, Bun B, Johnny Depp

Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 11/22/2011

Singles file: Young Jeezy f. Jay-Z and Andre 3000, the Evens, Cults f. Freddie Gibbs

Five must-hear songs of the week.

By Allison Stewart  |  09:51 AM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Young Jeezy, Jay-Z, Andre 3000, The Evens, Cults, Freddie Gibbs, First Aid Kit, Radiohead

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 11/15/2011

Singles file: Tennis, SmCity f. Skyzoo and Kokayi, the Mighty Fine

Five new songs to hear this week.

By Allison Stewart  |  10:33 AM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Tennis, SmCity, Skyzoo, Kokayi, The Mighty Fine, Nicolas Jaar, Azelia Banks

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 11/08/2011

Singles file: Drake f. Rihanna, Factory Floor, Amy Winehouse and Nas

Five songs to hear this week.

By Allison Stewart  |  10:01 AM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Drake, Rihanna, Factory Floor, Amy Winehouse, Nas, Saba, The Band Perry

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 11/01/2011

Singles file: Yelawolf f. Kid Rock, Alabama Shakes, El-P

Five songs to hear this week.

By Allison Stewart  |  09:53 AM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Yelawolf, Kid Rock, Alabama Shakes, El-P, Lana Del Rey, Odd Future

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 10/25/2011

Singles file: Far East Movement f. Rye Rye. Charli XCX, Stone Darling

Five songs to hear this week.

By Allison Stewart  |  10:15 AM ET, 10/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Far East Movement, Rye Rye, Charli XCX, Stone Darling, Garbage, Grimes

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 10/18/2011

Singles file: Wale f. Kid Cudi, Bleached, Phil Ade

A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind.

By Allison Stewart  |  09:57 AM ET, 10/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Wale, Kid Cudi, Bleached, Phil Ade, Black Tusk, Childish Gambino

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 10/04/2011

Singles file: Danny Brown, Apparat, Patrick Stump

Five must-hear songs for this week.

By Allison Stewart  |  09:59 AM ET, 10/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Danny Brown, Apparat, Patrick Stump, Iggy Azalea, Void

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 09/27/2011

Singles file: Rihanna, Tabi Bonney, Kindness

By Allison Stewart  |  10:35 AM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Rihanna, Calvin Harris, Tabi Bonney, Brantley Gilbert

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 09/20/2011

Singles file: Florence and the Machine, Phonte, Atriarch

By Allison Stewart  |  09:46 AM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Florence and the Machine, Phonte, Atriarch, CANT, The Black Belles

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 09/13/2011

Singles file: Lana Del Rey, Gardens and Villa, Berner

By Allison Stewart  |  09:57 AM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Lana Del Rey, Gardens and Villa, Berner, Wiz Khalifa, Chris Brown, Foster the People, Kendrick Lamar, M83

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 09/06/2011

Singles file: Soulja Boy, Thundercat, Robin Hannibal

By Allison Stewart  |  10:36 AM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Soulja Boy, Thundercat, Robin Hannibal, Main Attrakionz, Louise Burns

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 08/30/2011

Singles file: Wavves, Neutral Milk Hotel, Ryan Adams

By Allison Stewart  |  09:46 AM ET, 08/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Wavves, Neutral Milk Hotel, Ryan Adams, Ben Folds Five, Pg. 99

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 08/23/2011

Singles file: The Weeknd, Young Jeezy, Tinariwen

By Allison Stewart  |  08:45 AM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  The Weeknd, Drake, The Chance, Young Jeezy, Freddie Gibbs, Tinariwen, Pearl Jam

Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 08/16/2011

Singles file: Feist, ASAP Rocky, King Cannibal

By Allison Stewart  |  10:55 AM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Feist, ASAP Rockey, King Cannibal, Michael Kiwanuka, Lil Wayne, Drake, Rick Ross

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 08/09/2011

Singles file: Best Coast, BADBADNOTGOOD, Pistol Annies

By Allison Stewart  |  11:33 AM ET, 08/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Best Coast, BADBADNOTGOOD, Pistol Annies, Moonface, Cities Aviv

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 08/02/2011

Singles file: Game, Neon Indian, Bridget Kelly

By Allison Stewart  |  10:34 AM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Game, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Neon Indian, Bridget Kelly, Sleep Over, Phil Ade, U.S. Royalty

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 07/26/2011

Singles file: M.I.A., e-dubble, Ume

By Allison Stewart  |  11:16 AM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  M.I.A., e-dubble, Ume, Wiz Khalifa, Big Sean, Curren$y, Meat Puppets

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 07/19/2011

Singles file: Red Hot Chili Peppers, DOOM/STARKS, Wooden Shjips

By Allison Stewart  |  10:46 AM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Red Hot Chili Peppers, DOOM/STARKS, Wooden Shjips, Nikki Jean, Avett Brothers

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 07/12/2011

Singles file: Shanell, Death Grips, Givers

New tracks from Young Money diva Shanell and jangle folk group Blitzen Trapper.

By Allison Stewart  |  10:39 AM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Shanell, Death Grips, Givers, Blitzen Trapper, Wugazi

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 07/05/2011

Singles file: Bon Iver, DSharp, Britney Spears

By Allison Stewart  |  11:49 AM ET, 07/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Bon Iver, DSharp, Calvinist, Britney Spears, Tennis

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 06/28/2011

Singles file: Bjork, Premonition 13, Lydia Loveless

A stunner from Bjork, the latest from local metal icon Wino and an out-of-print b-side from Archers of Loaf.

By Allison Stewart  |  10:16 AM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Bjork, Premonition 13, Lydia Loveless, Special Club, Archers of Loaf

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 06/21/2011

Singles file: Rye Rye, Kendrick Lamar, Future Islands

By Allison Stewart  |  10:24 AM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Rye Rye, Kendrick Lamar, RZA, Future Islands, Little Roy, William Elliott Whitmore

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 06/14/2011

Singles file: Deleted Scenes, Kingpen Slim, Cigarette

An all-local edition, featuring new tracks from Deleted Scenes, Kingpen Slim, Cigarette and more.

By Allison Stewart  |  10:59 AM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Deleted Scenes, Kingpen Slim, Cigarette, Whitefolkz, White Life

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 06/07/2011

Singles file: Coldplay, Young Knives, Paramore

Coldplay’s newest single, Paramore’s contribution to the “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” soundtrack and a Swedish metal cover of the Beatles.

By Allison Stewart  |  10:15 AM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Coldplay, Young Knives, Paramore, Bad Meets Evil, Bruno Mars, Ghost

Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 05/31/2011

Singles file: Wu-Tang f. RZA, Jhene Aiko, Making Friendz

The beloved rap crew is back with a RZA-centric track. Plus new songs from L.A.’s Jhene Aiko and Radiohead’s 20 best covers.

By Allison Stewart  |  11:56 AM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Wu-Tang Clan, RZA, Jhene Aiko, Making Friendz, Diggy Simmons, Radiohead

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 05/24/2011

Singles file: Beyonce, Drake, Bon Iver

New tracks from Beyonce, Drake, Bon Iver and more.

By Allison Stewart  |  10:28 AM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Beyonce; Drake; Bon Iver; Christina Aguilera

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 05/17/2011

Singles file: jj, Pygmy Lush, the Wealthy West

New tracks from jj, Pygmy Lush and DJ Khaled’s latest all-star collaboration.

By Allison Stewart  |  11:41 AM ET, 05/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  jj, Pygmy Lush, the Weather West, DJ Khaled, Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, Drake, Grinderman

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 05/10/2011

Singles file: Frank Ocean, Bobby Long, Morbid Angel

Frank Ocean has a retro-inclined R&B banger with “U Got It,” while death metal Morbid Angel comes out swinging on new album with “Existo Vulgore.”

By Allison Stewart  |  10:25 AM ET, 05/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Frank Ocean, Bobby Long, Morbid Angel, Big Sean, Amanda Mair

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 05/03/2011

Singles file: Calvin Harris f. Kelis, Eminem and Royce Da 5’9

Former friends/foes Eminem and Royce Da 5’9 team up, while Thao and Mirah cover Pat Benetar.

By Allison Stewart  |  11:14 AM ET, 05/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Calvin Harris, Kelis, Eminem, Royce Da 5'9, Mike Watt, Eddie Vedder, Dave Grohl, Grieves, Thao & Mirah

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 04/26/2011

Singles file: Britney Spears, Nicki Minaj, Ke$ha, My Morning Jacket

Three of pop’s most famous females team up for a remix.

By Allison Stewart  |  11:35 AM ET, 04/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Britney Spears, Nicki Minaj, Ke$ha, My Morning Jacket, Heavenly States, Spree Wilson, Dev

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 04/19/2011

Singles file: Lady Gaga, Win Win, Wale

New songs from Lady Gaga, Win Win, Wale and more.

By Allison Stewart  |  10:52 AM ET, 04/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Lady Gaga, Win Win, Wale, Meek Mill, Blaqstarr, Atmosphere, Aesop Rock, U2, Jay-Z

Posted at 04:39 PM ET, 04/12/2011

Singles file: Rihanna, Beastie Boys, Sade

New songs from Rihanna, Beastie Boys, Sade

By Allison Stewart  |  04:39 PM ET, 04/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Rihanna, Britney Spears, Beastie Boys, Red Fang, Sade, Freelance Whales

Posted at 05:34 PM ET, 04/05/2011

Singles file: Birdman, Boris, Kingpen Slim, Big Boi, Alex Winston

A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind.

By Allison Stewart  |  05:34 PM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file, Singles file | Tags:  Birdman, Big Boi, Matt and Kim, Alex Winston, Boris, Kingpen Slim

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 03/22/2011

Singles file: Jennifer Lopez, Foster the People, XV and Pusha T

Jennifer Lopez collaborates with Lady Gaga on her new single.

By Allison Stewart and Jennifer Lopez’s new single was co-written by Lady Gaga. (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Extra) A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind...  |  10:52 AM ET, 03/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Jennifer Lopez, Foster the People, XV, Pusha T, Jamie Woon

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 03/15/2011

Singles file: Da Phuture, the Weeknd, the Five One

New songs from local rapper Da Phuture, mysterious Canadians the Weeknd, and Virginia’s the Five One.

By Allison Stewart  |  12:09 PM ET, 03/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Da Phuture, The Weeknd, The Five One, Mindless Behavior, Ciara, Fever Ray

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 03/01/2011

Singles file: T-Pain f. Flo Rida, TV on the Radio, SP-33

T-Pain, still rocking the Auto-Tune. A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... T-Pain featuring Flo Rida: "I'm Dancing" The "Low" duo teams up for another helping of irresistibly cheesy, Auto-Tuned electro-hop. If it weren't for the random...

By Allison Stewart  |  10:46 AM ET, 03/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Flo Rida, Lykke Li, T-Pain, TV on the Radio

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 02/01/2011

Singles file: Wiz Khalifa, the Feelies, Foo Fighters

Wiz Khalifa's new song is about ... a girl? (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Wiz Khalifa: "Roll Up" If Khalifa had his way, all his love songs would probably be about weed. But...

By Allison Stewart  |  11:00 AM ET, 02/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Foo Fighters, Mr. Dream, The Feelies, Wiz Khalifa, Yelle

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 01/25/2011

Singles file: Lady Gaga, Big K.R.I.T., Tyler Jon Tyler

Mississippi rapper Big K.R.I.T. gets assistance from San Francisco band Grillade. A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Lady Gaga: "Scheisse" (Lady Gaga remix) It begins: The Year of Gaga kicks off with Gaga's remix of her...

By Allison Stewart  |  10:13 AM ET, 01/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Big K.R.I.T., Girl Talk, Lady Gaga

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 01/18/2011

Singles file: Stevie Nicks, Panda Bear, Heems

The new one from Stevie Nicks is actually a decades-old song that's finally been finished. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Panda Bear: "Atiba Song" Hard on the heels of Noah Lennox's Ducktails...

By Allison Stewart  |  11:05 AM ET, 01/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Das Racist, Heems, Panda Bear, Poor But Sexy, Stevie Nicks, Vado

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 01/11/2011

Singles file: Britney Spears, Middle Brother, Curren$y

It may not take down Gaga, but Britney's return single is a winner. (Linda Davidson/TWP) A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Britney Spears: "Hold It Against Me" Is it a Gaga slayer? Probably not, but the...

By Allison Stewart  |  12:15 PM ET, 01/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Britney Spears, Curren$y, Middle Brother, Second City Rhythm, Villagers

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 01/04/2011

Singles file: Anna Calvi, Show TuFli, Shabazz Palaces

Watch out for Anna Calvi in 2011. Special edition: Five to watch in 2011 Anna Calvi: "Jezebel" The British singer-songwriter, set to release her first disc in March, debuted with this song made famous by Edith Piaf, but she...

By Allison Stewart  |  12:15 PM ET, 01/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 12/28/2010

Singles file: The top 25 songs of 2010

Cee Lo's summer hit still stands up. (Courtesy of the artist) Hip-hop. Brooklyn indie rock. "Glee." It was a great year for pretty much everything. Even the terrible songs ("Teach Me How to Dougie," anything by Waka Flocka Flame) were...

By Allison Stewart  |  12:15 PM ET, 12/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 12/21/2010

Singles file: Kanye West, Deer Tick, Beach House

Deer Tick revs it up for the holidays. (Courtesy of Forcefield PR) A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind: Super-special holiday songs edition! Kanye West featuring Cam'ron, Jim Jones, CyHi Da Prynce, Pusha T, Big Sean, Teyana...

By Allison Stewart  |  12:05 PM ET, 12/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Beach House, Camron, Deer Tick, Jim Jones, Kanye West, Pusha T, The Futureheads, The Killers

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 12/14/2010

Singles file: Ellie Goulding f. Wale and Waka Flocka Flame, Evidence, the Go! Team

British newcomer Goulding gets mashed up with Wale and Waka. A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Ellie Goulding featuring Wale and Waka Flocka Flame: "Lights!" (Potomac Boys Club remix) Up-and-coming DMV remixers Brenton Duvall and Patrick...

By Allison Stewart  |  01:00 PM ET, 12/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Ellie Goulding, Evidence, Jens Lekman, Telekinesis, The Go Team, Waka Flocka Flame, Wale

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 12/07/2010

Singles file: Lloyd Banks, the Caribbean, Daft Punk, B.o.B.

Lloyd Banks gathers a star-studded cast for his new single. (Courtesy of the artist) A weekly playlist for the listener with a one track mind... Lloyd Banks featuring Sway, Giggs, Kanye West, Swizz Beatz and Ryan Leslie: "Start It Up"...

By Allison Stewart  |  12:00 PM ET, 12/07/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  B.o.B., Daft Punk, Lloyd Banks, Nick Cave, the Caribeean

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 11/30/2010

Singles file: Best Coast and Wavves, Keri Hilson, Iron & Wine

Best Coast and Wavves, winter loving. (Josh Sisk, Richard Lipski/FTWP) A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Best Coast and Wavves: "Got Something for You" The inevitable collaboration between Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino and boyfriend/Wavves frontman...

By Allison Stewart  |  11:45 AM ET, 11/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Best Coast, David Lynch, Gil Scott-Heron, Iron & Wine, Kanye West, Keri Hilson, The xx, Wavves

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 11/23/2010

Singles file: MED f. Aloe Blacc, Tim McGraw, Tape Deck Mountain

Tim McGraw keeps it simple with his new single and video. (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... MED featuring Aloe Blacc: "Where I'm From" Southern Cal MC Medaphoar enlists Southern Cal soul singer Blacc...

By Allison Stewart  |  11:30 AM ET, 11/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Aloe Blacc, Kanye West, MED, TV Girl, Tape Deck Mountain, Tim McGraw

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 11/16/2010

Singles file: J. Cole, Secret Mountains, Laura Marling, Girls, jj

Laura Marling delivers a striking version of Neil Young's "The Needle and the Damage Done." (Deirdre O'Callagan) A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... J. Cole: "Home for the Holidays" The Next Big Thing contemplates dropping...

By Allison Stewart  |  11:00 AM ET, 11/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Girls, J. Cole, Laura Marling, Secret Mountains, jj

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 11/02/2010

Singles file: Nicki Minaj, Crystal Castles, U.S. Royalty

Nicki Minaj gets violent with Eminem. (REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Nicki Minaj featuring Eminem: "Roman's Revenge" This riveting, gross and totally insane exercise in self-debasement (her) and reflexively violent...

By Allison Stewart  |  12:00 PM ET, 11/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Crystal Castles, Eminem, Esben and the Witch, It's TheReal, Nicki Minaj, Robert Smith, U.S. Royalty

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 10/26/2010

Singles file: Black Eyed Peas, James Tamborello, Joe Budden

Another inescapable hit from Black Eyed Peas? Perhaps. (Mark Gail/TWP) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Black Eyed Peas: "The Time (the dirty bit)" If robots from space mated with the makers of...

By Allison Stewart  |  12:00 PM ET, 10/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Black Eyed Peas, Fabolous, James Tamborello, Joe Budden, Johnny Cash, Lady Gaga, Nikki & Rich, Pusha T, Ray Charles, Styles P

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 10/19/2010

Singles file: Rihanna f. Drake, A-Trak, I Love Monsters, Bob Dylan

Rihanna teams with former boyfriend Drake on her new single. (Tracy Woodward/TWP) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Rihanna featuring Drake: "What's My Name" Rihanna and former boyfriend (and Chris Brown collaborator) Drake...

By Allison Stewart  |  11:15 AM ET, 10/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  A-Trak, Bob Dylan, Drake, I Love Monsters, Kylesa, Rihanna

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 10/12/2010

Singles file: Rye Rye f. M.I.A., La Sera, CFCF

Rye Rye gets some help from her mentor M.I.A. on her latest song. (Katherine Frey/TWP) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Rye Rye featuring M.I.A.: "Sunshine" It's at least three months late, but...

By Allison Stewart  |  11:37 AM ET, 10/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Band of Horses, CFCF, La Sera, M.I.A., Rye Rye, Snoop Dogg, YG

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 10/05/2010

Singles file: Chris Brown, The Secret Sisters, Sleigh Bells, Boobe, Gayngs

It'll take more than one star-studded remix to blot out Chris Brown's bad PR. (Frederick M. Brown/Getty) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind. Chris Brown featuring Drake, Kanye West, T.I., Fabolous, Rick...

By Allison Stewart  |  11:20 AM ET, 10/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Andre 3000, Bon Iver, Boobe, Chris Brown, Drake, Gayngs, Jack White, Kanye West, Raheem DeVaughn, Rick Ross, Sleigh Bells, T.I., The Secret Sisters

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 09/28/2010

Singles file: Nicki Minaj, Shakira, Sharon Van Etten

We're still waiting for Nicki Minaj's album but the latest single bodes well. (Courtesy of the artist) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Nicki Minaj: "Right Thru Me" The latest and most...

By Allison Stewart  |  11:15 AM ET, 09/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Cake, Florence and the Machine, Nicki Minaj, Shakira, Sharon Van Etten, Yeasayer

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 09/21/2010

Singles file: Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, Cee-Lo Green, Queens of the Stone Age

There's no screaming on the new tracks from Trent Reznor. (Sarah L. Voisin/TWP) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross: "The Social Network" song sampler These ethereal electro tracks...

By Allison Stewart  |  11:15 AM ET, 09/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Cee-Lo Green, Queens of the Stone Age, Trent Reznor

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 09/14/2010

Singles file: Belle & Sebastian f. Carey Mulligan, Pollyn f. Freddie Gibbs, Houses

Indie-pop heroes Belle & Sebastian beef up their sound with the help of actress Carey Mulligan. By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Belle & Sebastian featuring Carey Mulligan: "Write About Love" The newly...

By Allison Stewart  |  10:30 AM ET, 09/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  2Pac, Belle & Sebastian, Freddie Gibbs, Houses, Kurupt, Maximum Balloon, Pollyn

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 09/07/2010

Singles file: Trey Songz f. Drake, Doug Paisley, Capstan Shafts

Trey Songz gets assistance from Drake on his new single. (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Trey Songz featuring Drake: "The Usual" The "Successful" duo re-team for a predictably steamy old-school...

By Allison Stewart  |  11:24 AM ET, 09/07/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Capstan Shafts, Doug Paisley, Drake, Feist, Freelance Whales, Jukebox the Ghost, The Drums, Trey Songz

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 08/31/2010

Singles file: Kanye West f. Jay-Z, Rick Ross, Bon Iver and Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj is the weak link on Kanye West's new track. By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Kanye West featuring Jay-Z, Rick Ross, Bon Iver and Nicki Minaj: "Monster" Yeezy goes "True Blood"...

By Allison Stewart  |  11:15 AM ET, 08/31/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Bon Iver, Bruce Springsteen, Deadmau5, Jay Electronica, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross, Swizz Beatz, The Game, Wayne and Wax

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 08/24/2010

Singles file: Rihanna f. Mariah Carey, J. Roddy Walston and the Business, Glasser

Remix: The Blondes take over Rihanna's "Rude Boy." (Tracy A. Woodward/TWP) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Rihanna featuring Mariah Carey: "Rude Boy (Blondes remix)" Blondes, the analog-obsessed Brooklynites, turn Rihanna's inescapable...

By Allison Stewart  |  11:00 AM ET, 08/24/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Glasser, J. Roddy Walston and the Business, Mariah Carey, Pill, Rihanna, Super Wild Horses, Wale

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 08/17/2010

Singles file: Kid Cudi f. Kanye West, Mac Miller, Brandon Flowers

Was so depressed, Cudi? (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Kid Cudi featuring Kanye West: "Wylin' Cause I'm Young" Cudi continues to sound inexplicably depressed on this 'Ye-assisted track from the...

By Allison Stewart  |  11:00 AM ET, 08/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Arcade Fire, Brandon Flowers, How to Dress Well, Kanye West, Kid Cudi, Mac Miller

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 08/10/2010

Singles file: Soundgarden, Taylor Swift, Frightened Rabbit

Soundgarden performed at Lollapalooza and now offers up a vintage outtake. By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Soundgarden: "Black Rain" Originally recorded for "Badmotorfinger," this supremely sludgy outtake chilled in the vault until...

By Allison Stewart  |  11:00 AM ET, 08/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Andre 3000, Frightened Rabbit, Soundgarden, Taylor Swift, Yeasayer

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 08/03/2010

Singles file: RAtheMC, Goatsnake, Paleo

RAtheMC's debut will be released shortly. By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... RAtheMC: "Intoxicated" The DMV rapper previews the rollicking first single from her upcoming official debut, "Heart of a Champion." Goatsnake: "Knucklebuster"...

By Allison Stewart  |  10:00 AM ET, 08/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Built to Spill, Electric Anthology Project, Goatsnake Paleo, Hall & Oates, Lil Wayne, RAtheMC

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 07/27/2010

Singles file: Tennis, U.C.B. f. Wale, the Vaselines

Tennis, anyone? By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Tennis: "Baltimore" The husband-and-wife duo craft a peppy, lo-fi ode to Charm City. U.C.B. featuring Wale: "Diana" The DMV go-go all-stars team with frequent collaborator...

By Allison Stewart  |  09:30 AM ET, 07/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Bun B., Chip Tha Rapper, Chuck INglish, Dan Auerbach, Freddie Gibbs, Tennis, The Kleptones, The Vaselines, U.C.B., Wale

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 07/20/2010

Singles file: Kid Cudi f. Kanye West, Guards f. Cults, La Roux

Kid Cudi goes a little Lenny Kravitz on his latest. (Hal Linton) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Kid Cudi featuring Kanye West: "Erase Me" We're detecting the faintest whiff of Lenny...

By Allison Stewart  |  11:00 AM ET, 07/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Cults, Guards, Isaiah & Hovey, Kanye West, Kid Cudi, La Roux, Reptar

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 07/13/2010

Singles file: Rick Ross, Rye Rye, Theo Martins

Mixing it up: Rye Rye teams with Nguzunguzu on "B.A. Mix." (Katherine Frey/the Washington Post) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Rick Ross featuring Drake and Chrisette Michele: "Aston Martin Music (Official...

By Allison Stewart  |  11:00 AM ET, 07/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Chrisette Michele, Drake, Mr. Oizo, R.E.M., Rick Ross, Rye Rye, Theo Martins

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 07/06/2010

Singles file: Wild Nothing, Kingpen Slim, Jazmine Sullivan

Wild Nothing continues its 2010 winning streak. (Courtesy of Forcefield PR) By Allison Stewart Wild Nothing: "Your Rabbit Feet" Singer-songwriter Jack Tatum, creator of "Gemini," already one of 2010's best discs, returns with more indelibly good, Cure-inspired sad pop. Kingpen...

By Allison Stewart  |  11:30 AM ET, 07/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Cee-Lo Green, H.U.N.X., Jazmine Sullivan, Kingpen Slim, Wild Nothing

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 06/29/2010

Singles file: Arcade Fire, CyHi Da Prynce, Tired Pony f. Zooey Deschanel

Live versions of songs from Arcade Fire's upcoming album are starting to hit the Internet. (Kevin Westenberg) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Arcade Fire: "City With No Children" (live) Spoiler Alert: On...

By David Malitz  |  10:30 AM ET, 06/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Arcade Fire, CyHi Da Prynce, Intalek, Katy Perry, Passion Pit, Ritchcraft, Tired Pony, Zooey Deschanel

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 06/22/2010

Singles file: Lupe Fiasco f. Bruno Mars, Lissie, R. Kelly vs. Baths

Lupe Fiasco had it first, but B.o.B. made it a hit. (By Rafael Crisostomo For The Washington Post) A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Special Strange Bedfellows edition! Lupe Fiasco featuring Bruno Mars: "Nothin' on...

By David Malitz  |  10:30 AM ET, 06/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Baths, Bruno Mars, Deer Tick, Kid Cudi, Lil Jon, Lissie, Lupe Fiasco, Miley Cyrus, R. Kelly

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 06/15/2010

Singles file: She & Him, Dominique Young Unique, Black Mountain

She & Him tackle a tune written by kids. (Autumn De Wilde) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... She & Him: "Earth" Many of She & Him's breezy, guileless songs sound like they...

By David Malitz  |  10:45 AM ET, 06/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Andre 3000, Bei Maejor, Black Mountain, Ciara, Dominique Young Unique, She & Him, Young Rebel Set

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 06/08/2010

Singles file: Singles file: Super Chron Fight Brothers, Kathryn Calder, Monarchy, TiRon

Super Chron Fight Brothers pay tribute to Reggie Miller ... or do they? (Courtesy of the artist) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Super Chron Flight Brothers: "Reggie Miller" This organ-riffic homage to...

By David Malitz  |  10:30 AM ET, 06/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Asher Roth, Blu, Kathryn Calder, Monarchy, Super Chron Right Brothers, TiRon

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 06/01/2010

Singles file: The Swell Season, Band of Horses, Passporte Royale

The Swell Season cover a disco classic. By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... This Week: Super Special All-Covers Edition! The Swell Season: "Young Hearts Run Free" (Candi Staton cover) As part of the...

By David Malitz  |  11:00 AM ET, 06/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Band of Horses, Nas, Passport Royale, Som Sistema, The Swell Season

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 05/25/2010

Singles file: Sia, Pearl Jam f. Ben Bridwell, Lil B

Sia goes mainstream on her latest. By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Sia: "The Fight" On the giddy opening track to her upcoming "We Are Born," Sia completes her transformation from remote electro...

By David Malitz  |  11:00 AM ET, 05/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Band of Horses, Lil B, Lorn, M. Ward, Pearl Jam, Sia

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 05/18/2010

Singles file: Oddisee, Karen Elson, Jack Johnson

Oddisee shouts out PG County on his new one. (Courtesy of the artist) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Oddisee: "I'm From PG" The Diamond District rapper releases what may be the first-ever...

By David Malitz  |  10:30 AM ET, 05/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Jack Johnson, Janelle Monae, Karen Elson, Oddisee, Of Montreal, Tame Impala

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 05/11/2010

Singles file: Nicki Minaj, Villagers, Stat Quo f. Lauryn Hill

Conor O'Brien of Villagers makes some fantastic folk-pop. (Courtesy Fp Music) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Nicki Minaj: "Your Love" (Official Mix) Not only does this Annie Lennox-sampling slow jam provide...

By David Malitz  |  11:00 AM ET, 05/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Lauryn Hill, Nicki Minaj, Nirvana, Robyn, Savage Skulls, Stat Quo, Villagers

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 05/04/2010

Singles file: Pill, Kele, My Morning Jacket

Pill gets mellow; still doesn't release full mixtape. (Photo courtesy of the artist) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Pill: "Ok Denn" The Atlanta rapper gets mellow, at least in a relative sense,...

By David Malitz  |  10:45 AM ET, 05/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Diddy, Jay Electronica, Kele, My Morning Jacket, Pill, Rusko

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 04/27/2010

Singles file: Blitzen Trapper, DJ Gemini f. Kingpen Slim, Tobacco f. Beck

Blitzen Trapper is inspired by the '70s on its new song. (Todd Roeth) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Blitzen Trapper: "Destroyer of the Void" On the titanic, fantastical title track of their...

By David Malitz  |  10:45 AM ET, 04/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Beck, Blitzen Trapper, DJ Gemini, Gucci Mane, Kingpen Slim, Tobacco

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 04/20/2010

Singles file: Crystal Castles, Josh Ritter, Ufie

Canadian duo Crystal Castles have another brutish hit on their hands. By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Crystal Castles: "Doe Deer" The hyped-to-the-skies Canadian duo returns with this nasty, brutish and short (and...

By David Malitz  |  10:00 AM ET, 04/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Crystal Castles, Isa GT, Josh Ritter, Pharrell Williams, Rolling Stones, Uffie

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 04/13/2010

Singles file: LCD Soundsystem, DJ Premier, Thurston Moore

James Murphy's vocals are up-front on the latest LCD Soundsystem song. (Courtesy of Nasty Little Man) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... LCD Soundsystem: "Change" James Murphy's almost-unadorned vocals are placed uncharacteristically...

By David Malitz  |  10:15 AM ET, 04/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Chiddy Bang, Cypress Hill, DJ Premier, LCD Soundsystem, Marc Anthony, Pitbull, Thurston Moore

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 04/06/2010

Singles file: E-40 f. Bjork, Band of Horses, Bon Iver

Rapper E-40 gets creative with his Bjork sampling. (Photo by Jonathan Mannion) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... E-40 featuring Björk: "Spend the Night" We're not sure why Björk songs don't get sampled...

By David Malitz  |  10:30 AM ET, 04/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Band of Horses, Bjork, Bon Iver, E-40, Future Islands, Miguel

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 03/30/2010

Singles file: Flying Lotus f. Thom Yorke, the Splinters, Joker

Flying Lotus gets a bit of help from Radiohead's Thom Yorke on his new single. (Photo courtesy of the artist) Flying Lotus featuring Thom Yorke: " And the World Laughs with You" The Radiohead frontman does a blink-and-you'll-miss-it turn on...

By David Malitz  |  10:30 AM ET, 03/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Flying Lotus, Girls, Intuition, Joker, Low, Radiohead, The Splinters, Thom Yorke

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 03/23/2010

Singles file: The Black Keys, Kingpen Slim, Mary J. Blige covers Led Zeppelin

The Black Keys are back with Danger Mouse. By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind. The Black Keys: "Tighten Up" The Keys re-team with Danger Mouse for this atypically muted, un-swamplike new track. Kingpen...

By David Malitz  |  10:30 AM ET, 03/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Alex Chilton, Big Star, Kingpen Slim, Mary J. Blige, Ski Beatz, The Black Keys

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 03/16/2010

Singles file: Wale writes song for hoops star Brandon Jennings

Brandon Jennings has scored 55 points in a game and convinced Wale to write a song for him.(Jonathan Newton/TWP) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind. Wale featuring Fat Trel and Black Cobain:...

By David Malitz  |  09:15 AM ET, 03/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  CFCF, Phosphorescent, Ryan Adams, Solange Knowles, Wale

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 03/09/2010

Singles file: Likeblood, Broken Bells, Damien Jurado

Danger Mouse and James Mercer are Broken Bells. By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind. Likeblood: "I Get It All" The DMV up-and-comers follow up "Money Over Here" with this Judah-produced track from...

By David Malitz  |  08:00 AM ET, 03/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Alicia Keys, Broken Bells, Cults, Damien Jurado, Ghostface Killah, Likeblood, Method Man, Raekwon, Wu-Tang Clan

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 03/02/2010

Singles file: Prince, Shane MacGowan with Nick Cave and Johnny Depp

Prince's new one is way better than that Vikings song. (By Alexandra Wyman -- Getty Images) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind. Prince: "Cause and Effect" The Purple One goes (semi) old...

By David Malitz  |  08:00 AM ET, 03/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Fabio, Holy Ghost, Prince, Shane MacGowan, XV

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 02/23/2010

Singles file: Beach House, Beyonce, Jeff Buckley

Beach House readies a new EP for Record Storey Day. (Benjamin C Tankersley/FTWP) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind. Beach House: "The Arrangement" Baltimore's finest debut a track from their upcoming "Zebra"...

By David Malitz  |  08:00 AM ET, 02/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Beach House, Beyonce, Jeff Buckley, Ludacris, Rox

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/16/2010

Singles file: Rihanna, Court Yard Hounds, the Dead Weather

Rihanna gets Diplo'd on a new remix. By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind. Rihanna: "Rude Boy" (Diplo Rudeboyz Remix) From the Department of Things Somebody Should Have Thought of Sooner: Diplo mashes Rihanna's...

By David Malitz  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Court Yard Hounds, DJ Food, Diplo, Lil Wayne, Ludacris, Rihanna, The Dead Weather

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 02/09/2010

Singles file: Free Energy, Big Pun, DJ Still Life

Philly classic rock revivalists Free Energy get production assistance from LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy. By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind. Free Energy: "Hope Child" AC/DC meets Spoon on the Philly band's new track,...

By David Malitz  |  08:00 AM ET, 02/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Big Pun, Busy Signal, DJ Still Life, Free Energy, Josh Rouse

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 02/02/2010

Singles file: Raheem DeVaughn, jj, Major Lazer

Raheem DeVaughn samples Curtis Mayfield on his new song. (Dayna Smith For The Washington Post) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind. Raheem DeVaughn featuring TCB: "Bulletproof" (go-go remix) DeVaughn's Curtis Mayfield-sampling soul single...

By David Malitz  |  08:30 AM ET, 02/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Bun B, Major Lazer, Pilotpriest, Raheem DeVaughn, jj

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 01/26/2010

Singles file: Nas and Damian Marley, Madonna and Justin Timberlake

Early leaks portend great things for the upcoming collaboration between Nas and Damian Marley. By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind. Nas and Damian Marley: "As We Enter" Another bang-up leak from their long-awaited,...

By David Malitz  |  08:45 AM ET, 01/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Damian Marley, Dawn Landes, Justin Timberlake, Justin Townes Earle, Madonna, Nas, Purple Monkey Sircus, the Delta Mirror

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 01/19/2010

Singles file: Marion Cotillard, Yelawolf, Justin Bieber f. Ludacris

The Oscar winner teams with Franz Ferdinand for a Dior ad campaign. Art! By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind. Marion Cotillard: "The Eyes of Mars" (music and lyrics by Franz Ferdinand) Once you...

By David Malitz  |  08:15 AM ET, 01/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Ben Bridwell, Courtney Jaye, Del McCoury, Justin Bieber, Ludacris, Marion Cotillard, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Yelawolf

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 01/12/2010

Singles file: Justin Vernon, Mariah f. Nicki Minaj, Quasi, Tony Yayo

Justin Vernon's pre-Bon Iver work is unearthed. By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind. Justin Vernon: "Song for a Lover of Long Ago" Back before Vernon fronted the wintry, falsetto-happy Bon Iver, he released...

By David Malitz  |  08:00 AM ET, 01/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Justin Vernon, Maino, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj, Quasi, Tony Yayo