Grimes played New York's Mercury Lounge over the weekend and Village Voice was there to take notes. [via VillageVoice]

Consequence of Sound reviews Madonna's new album, MDNA. [via ConsequenceOfSound]

Spaceghostpurrp speaks on his new deal with 4AD and recording with Cee-Lo. [via MTVHive]

The New Yorker investigates the birth of a Rihanna single. [via TheNewYorker]

HipHopDX previews Bumpy Knuckles and DJ Premier's forthcoming joint album. [via HipHopDX]

Take a look at some of the best photos from year's Ultra Music Festival. [via Spin]

Pitchfork surveys the politics of art, style, and self in the age of social media. [via Pitchfork]