Danger Mouse + Black Thought feat. Joey Bada$$, Russ and Dylan Cartlidge: Because

A new track from Danger Mouse and Black Thought’s upcoming collaborative album, Cheat Codes, “Because” also features Joey Bada$$, Russ and Dylan Cartlidge. Despite its decidedly retro soul sound, meticulous production from Danger Mouse and effortless vocals from The Roots’ Black Thought, the track leaves plenty of space for the younger talent. Joey Bada$$ shares in a statement, “I’ve always been a big fan of …

The Roots “Do You Want More?!!!??!” Deluxe Edition

To celebrate the 26th anniversary of their brilliant Do You Want More?!!!??! album, The Roots will release an expanded vinyl reissue. Officially out on 12 March via Universal Music Group’s Urban Legends imprint, the deluxe edition comprises three LPs—two remastered from the original tapes, and the third composed of bonus tracks selected by Questlove. There’s also a booklet with photos, liner notes, and essays by …

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Singles from London's Babeheaven and Girlhood, a pair of sonic farewells and more music from this week

Fleetwood Mac: Albatross This weekend, Peter Green—guitarist, singer-songwriter and Fleetwood Mac co-founder—died in his sleep. He was 73 years old. While playing music as part of British blues band John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, Green, drummer Mick Fleetwood and bass guitarist John McVie recorded several songs together and soon formed Fleetwood Mac in 1967. A year later, Green composed “Albatross,” an ambient but haunting instrumental. …