More Mac Miller, a New Maggot Brain, and Patrick Cowley's "Mechanical Fantasy Box"

This week, Mac Miller fans received something akin to a divine message from the grave. Miller’s estate released the late artist’s first posthumous single, “Good News,” from his unfinished sixth-studio album, Circles, which is set for release today.  Both tender and gloomy, “Good News”’ creeps along steadily, strung together with sleepy guitar-picking over polished textures.

Win Tickets to See Mike Doughty

Some people know Mike Doughty from his years in the alternative rock band Soul Coughing. Others know him in recent years for being open in hostility for the band, which he claims disregarded his interests and made the songs more atmospheric and less immediate than he intended. Last year, he recorded, Circles, an album of remakes of Soul Coughing songs has he intended them.