D’Angelo feat. Princess: Sometimes It Snows in April

D’Angelo was joined by Maya Rudolph and Gretchen Lieberum (aka Princess, a Prince cover band) last night to perform a tremendously moving version of Prince’s “Sometimes it Snows in April.” The song, from the legend’s 1986 album Parade (perhaps most famous for “Kiss”), is a heartbreakingly poignant choice. D’Angelo has cited Prince as a huge influence many times and has performed “She’s Always in My …

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A music video from Jamie xx, #TBT by Chaka Khan and more in this week's music picks

Future Islands: The Chase With another stunning live performance, this time of brand new single “The Chase,” Future Islands further solidified their captivating appeal and consistent relevance. Frontman Samuel T. Herring is more than a dynamic vocalist and songwriter. He’s a force to be reckoned with, and every element of his person carries his message. “The Chase” is a kinetic, charismatic track that delivers everything …

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An impressive live mash-up by Shawn Wasabi, dogs running to Christian Tiger School's beats, Sia remixed and more in this week's music

Christian Tiger School: Chorisolo South African electronic duo Christian Tiger are set to drop their debut full-length Chrome Tapes this summer on NYC hip hop label Tommy Boy Entertainment. In anticipation the Cape Town-based producers have released a video for their lead single “Chorisolo.” The pulsating rhythm is paired with picturesque shots of dogs running in time with the music. According to Sebastiano Zanasi, one …