Welcome to our 'First Quarter Report' of 2013, where we honour all the beautiful things that happened during the first three months of the year, and boy was it busy. We've handpicked the best news stories, albums, EPs, mixes, free albums, tracks, remixes, videos and photos for you to check out. We also had a brief look at the albums you should be spending your money on in the next quarter.

Contents:

  • 1. One EP You Should Hear
  • 2. Two Mixes You Should Probably Own
  • 3. Three Albums/EPs You Can Download For Free
  • 4. Four Videos To Watch Now
  • 5. Five Remixes We Dig
  • 6. Six Photos We Like
  • 7. Seven Tracks We Think You Should Listen To
  • 8. Eight Albums To Check Out In The Next Quarter
  • 9. Nine News Stories That Made Us Laugh
  • 10. Ten Albums You Should Probably Check Out

  • 1. FADER Mix: Ryan Hemsworth [Listen]
  • 2. FACT mix 372: Lapalux [Listen]

  • 1. Le1f - Fly Zone [Listen]
  • 2. Kilo Kish - k+ [Listen]
  • 3. Pusha T - Wrath of Caine [Listen]

  • 1. The Knife - 'A Tooth For An Eye'
  • 2. Beach House - 'Wishes'
  • 3. AlunaGeorge - 'Attracting Flies'
  • 4. James Blake - 'Retrograde'

  • 1. Disclosure - 'White Noise' (feat AlunaGeorge) (Hudson Mohawke Remix)
  • 2. Jeremih - 'All The Time' (Funkystepz Bass Mix)
  • 3. Cat Power feat Angel Haze - 'Manhattan' (Ryan Hemsworth remix)
  • 4. Sunless 97 - 'Aurora I' (Picture remix)
  • 5. Gazelle Twin - 'Changelings' (John Foxx & The Maths remix)

  • 1. Oyama @ Koko, London 15/02/13
  • 2. Behind The Scenes: Arlissa
  • 3. 405 Session: Mausi
  • 4. Chvrches @ ICA, London 27/02/13
  • 5. AlunaGeorge @ XOYO, London 19/02/13
  • 6. Solange @ XOYO, London 17/01/13

  • 1. Youth Lagoon - 'Dropla'
  • 2. James Blake - 'Retrograde'
  • 3. Mausi - 'Move'
  • 4. Shlohmo feat. How To Dress Well - 'Don't Say No'
  • 5. The Knife - 'Full Of Fire'
  • 6. Young Galaxy - 'New Summer'
  • 7. Disclosure - 'White Noise' (feat. AlunaGeorge)

  • 1. Kurt Vile - Wakin on a Pretty Daze (April 8th)
  • 2. James Blake - Overgrown (April 8th)
  • 3. The Knife - Shaking The Habitual (April 8th)
  • 4. Phoenix - Bankrupt! (April 22nd)
  • 5. Sigur Rós - Kveikur (June 17th)
  • 6. Dean Blunt - The Redeemer (May 1st)
  • 7. Smith Westerns - Varsity (June 10th)
  • 8. !!! - THR!!!ER (April 29th)

Head here for a more detailed release schedule.

  • 1. Lupe Fiasco plays a protest song at Obama's inauguration, thrown off stage [Read]
  • 2. Morrissey vs. Kimmel [Read]
  • 3. Danny Brown and A$AP Rocky make an appearance on Kathy Griffin's talk show [Read]
  • 4. Azealia Banks vs Stone Roses [Read]
  • 5. Fake Vampire Weekend information [Read]
  • 6. Riff Raff responds to James Franco's Spring Breakers character [Read]
  • 7. Muzak is dead [Read]
  • 8. Vampire Weekend vs. Saab owners [Read]
  • 9. Win a date with Marnie Stern [Read]