A look back at this past weekend's Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago, which included performances by Vampire Weekend and Kendrick Lamar. [via New York Times]

The five best underground rappers in Houston right now. [via MTV Hive]

Spotify in the USA, one year later. [via Stereogum]

A review of Aesop Rock's new album Skeleton. [via Potholes In My Blog]

The 10 most important west coast indie hip-hop acts. [via Pigeons & Planes]