Playlist: ATG Spotify Picks 019

2013 is off to an electric start, with new albums from Local Natives, Tegan and Sara, and AS$P Rocky, to name a few. The latest edition of ATG Spotify Picks highlights these records, as well as a choice selection of new cuts from fresh faces along the likes of Kate Boy, Jagwar Ma, and Du Tonc. Enjoy.

KOTA – Masters Of The Sun

We received an anonymous email this morning with the following text and a link to this stunning video:

Living for a century without a frontier, the time for creation has begun. We will not seek power, only release it. It must live free now. Our message is yours to premiere.

The universe wants to play. We are masters of the sun.

Think My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy as produced by M83.

STREAM: KOTA – “Masters Of The Sun”

Playlist: ATG Spotify Picks 015

Before we go H.A.M. on our 2012 end-of-year lists, we’ve got another Spotify playlist full of breezy new tunes to get you through the day. Subscribe below and stay tuned for more each and every week.

Playlist: ATG Spotify Picks 011

On a week that was battered by hurricane Sandy, the tunes kept a-coming. The eleventh All Things Go Spotify mix highlights a handful of monster singles, including new ones from Calvin Harris, Yeasayer, and Chad Valley. Be sure to subscribe below and check out last week’s playlist here.

Playlist: Hurricane Sandy

Good morning. Good morning. In less than an hour, aircraft from here will join others from around the world, and you will be launching the largest aerial battle in the history of mankind. Mankind, that word should have new meaning for all of us today. We can’t be consumed by our petty differences any more. We will be united in our common interest. Perhaps it’s fate that today is October 29th, and you will once again be fighting for our freedom. Not from tyranny, oppression, or persecution, but from annihilation. We’re fighting for our right to live, to exist and should we win the day, Hurricane Sandy will no longer be known as an American Hurricane, but as the Hurricane when the world declared in one voice, ‘We will not go quietly into the night! We will not vanish without a fight! We’re going to live on, we’re going to survive.’

Playlist: All Things Go Spotify Picks

Shake off that CMJ-hangover with a fresh edition of All Things Go Spotify Picks. This week’s all about new releases, with fresh cuts from Pacific Air, Icona Pop, Wildcat! Wildcat!, and Bats For Lashes. Subscribe below and be sure to peep the massive CMJ edition here.

Playlist: CMJ 2012 Spotify Picks

CMJ Music Marathon kicks off tomorrow in New York City and we’ve got a massive 50 track Spotify playlist queued-up to compliment your stay. This one features a selection of must-see CMJ acts, including a few that will be taking stage at one of ATG’s back-to-back showcases on Tuesday and Wednesday. Check out the details below and be sure to cop tickets before they’re all scooped up.

Tuesday, 10.16: All Things Gold @ Santos Party House
Wednesday, 10.17: All Things Go + Hype Machine @ Brooklyn Bowl

Headliners: Adele Confirms ‘Skyfall’ Theme

RollingStone: Adele prepares ‘Skyfall” James Bond theme for Thursday debut. The track was produced by “Rolling In The Deep” co-writer Paul Epworth.

COS: Hologram Amy Winehouse appears in Nas’ new “Cherry Wine” music video.

SPIN: Godspeed! You Black Emperor announce first album in over a decade.

Pitchfork: Death Grips’ website shut down after band leak new album.

Stereogum: Ben Folds Five stops by Colbert for a quick chat.


Playlist: All Things Go Spotify Picks

September was a heavenly month of new music. Last week alone, we saw new singles from St. Lucia, Lana Del Rey, and Tegan & Sara among others. This week’s Spotify playlist showcases a few of those tunes and is — as always — primed to get you through the week. Get involved folks.


Headliners: Arcade Fire, David Byrne, And The Strokes Perform Halftime Show

COS: Pop Montreal’s annual Pop vs. Jock pick-up basketball game featured performances from Arcade Fire, David Byrne, and The Strokes.

Pitchfork: Watch Animal Collective perform “Today’s Supernatural” on Conan.

NME: Frank Ocean unleashes a new track, “Blue Whale,” via his Tumblr account.

Billboard: MySpace launches a bold new interface with the help of Justin Timberlake.

Stereogum: Feist wins 2012′s Polaris Prize for best Canadian album of the year. Notable nominees included Drake, Japandroids, and Grimes.