Friday Music News

photo by Dave Lichterman

  • Right now, courtesy of Pitchfork, you can stream the entire Divergent soundtrack. It’s packed with amazing tracks from Ellie Goulding, M83, Pretty Lights, and A$AP Rocky. Jump to song number 7 to hear Tame Impala and Kendrick Lamar‘s much-anticipated offering “Backwards.” Lamar blasts through Tame Impala’s psychedelic sound with a vengeance. Listen HERE.

  • Everyday this week, Big K.R.I.T. has been dishing out a new song as part of his own “Week of K.R.I.T.” music series. Today, his fifth offering, “Egyptian Cotton” tell his own rags to riches story with. The Mississippi native will drop his full length Cadillactica sometime later this year. [CoS]

  • For die-hard fans the hit Game of Thrones, here’s a little something to hold you over until the season 4 premiere on April 6. HBO has released their own 10-track collection called Catch the Throne: The Mixtape, which features new music from Big Boi, Wale, Common, and many more. Stream the entire album below. [Pitchfork]

  • Multi-instrumentalist Mark McGuire pays homage to his father in the video for last year’s track “The Human Condition (Song For My Father).” The bright instrumental melody features voice over’s from candid moments of his father and family. It’s dazzling dose of nostalgia. [Stereogum]

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