Iceland’s Airwaves festival is underway — check out their rockumentary and see what you’re missing.
Use the code ESSENTIALS to download the new Polyvinyl sampler — featuring Casiokids, Aloha, Loney Dear — for free.
The new Kid Cudi track has leaked — guess the sample!
Leslie Hall is pretty awesome.
James Blake’s cover of Fiest’s “Limit To Your Love” got the video treatment.
Parlovr’s new EP comes out on October 19, but you can stream the song “Hell, Heaven” right now.
Amiina are an Icelandic band featuring members of the Sigur Ros string section — check out a track from their debut on the website.
Baby Eagle paid a visit to Southern Souls.
Ryerson University’s Third Floor Sessions offers a host of MP3s of live performances from some of Toronto’s best bands, including Speaking Tongues and the Wooden Sky.
The Rest will soon release their next LP — in the meantime, you can download the lead single “John Huston” from Herohill.
Badly Drawn Boy is streaming his new album on Soundcloud.
Check out a new song from Child Rebel Soldier — aka Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco, Pharrell Williams — at Stereogum.