What are you listening to this week?

Last year’s Savage Mode, a nine-track collaboration between the young Atlanta rapper 21 Savage and producer-of-the-moment Metro Boomin, was about as clean and impressive as a rap record gets. Beneath a fog of ambient-horror beats, Savage rapped at an icy remove, refusing to moralize or glamorize his life. The new Issa

Here’s what’s coming to record stores and streaming services in February

Every Friday, dozens of new records are released into the wild. Some make big splashes, and others sink almost immediately. For most music consumers, it’s almost too much information, and save for those precious few who spend their hours glued to review sites and release calendars, it’s hard to know what’s coming out

Cloudy with a chance of Drake: Here’s what’s coming to record stores in April

Every Friday, dozens of new records are released into the wild. Some make big splashes, and others sink almost immediately. For most music consumers, it’s almost too much information, and save for those precious few who spend their hours glued to reviews sites and release calendars, it’s hard to know what’s coming out

What’s your favorite song of 2014?

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