Vampire Weekend talk Instinctive spring 2013 album. [via Spin]

The impact of hip-hop based reality shows. [via HipHopDX]

A guide to upcoming winter 2013 releases. [via Pitchfork]

On Drake, 2012's loud silence, and So Far Gone 2. [via TSS]

10 big deal albums we're hella excited for. [via Village Voice]