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Stream a Shape-Shifting New EP from James Blake Collaborator Airhead

It would be fair to call Rob McAndrews an introvert. Going under the name Airhead, the London-based multi-instrumentalist remains mostly outside the spotlight as a live guitarist and collaborator (with the occasional songwriting credit) for … read more »

POSTED July 27, 2014 5:25PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , ,

Listen To “Heavy Metal and Reflective”, a Mean New Track from Azealia Banks

After a very long and public break-up with Universal, Azealia Banks is finally on the road to getting her debut album Broke With Expensive Taste out of limbo and into her fans’ ears this summer. … read more »

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Nina Sky and Smoke DZA’s “Stoners” Video Is as Wavy as You’d Expect

You know that feeling that comes at a certain point in the night, where you can’t be quite sure whether time is actually moving slower or faster than it usually does, or whether it’s actually … read more »

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Future’s a Reckless Driver on New Track “Coupe”

Took the corner so fast I almost crashed, Future boasts on “Coupe,” his exhilarating addition to the Adult Swim singles series. The track sees the Atlanta rapper blaring and brawling over a beat that hops … read more »

POSTED July 26, 2014 2:49PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,

Travel to an Imagined Egyptian Night Club with a Free EP from Eyedress

“Felt bad about cancelling my tour so I dropped a free EP,” explains Eyedress on Twitter, following up with a Soundcloud link to six tracks titled Egyptian Night Club. 24-year-old Idris Vicuna, interviewed in May … read more »

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Big K.R.I.T. feat Rico Love - Pay Attention

Pay Attention to Big K.R.I.T.’s Rico Love-Featuring New Single

On the last missive we heard from Big K.R.I.T., he was on a tirade against Kendrick Lamar’s “Control” mega-shade and all the chaos surrounding it with his furious off-album track “Mount Olympus,” spitting with disdain, … read more »

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See Jay Electronica Bring Out Jay Z, Mac Miller, J. Cole and Talib Kweli at Brooklyn Hip Hop Fest

The chance to catch Jay Electronica live is a rare one, and so his scheduled set at this weekend’s Brooklyn Hip Hop Fest was already noteworthy – but last night he went out of his … read more »

POSTED July 13, 2014 1:18PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (4) TAGS: , , , , , ,

Drop Roses across the Floor for Soulja Boy’s Romantic New Track

Soulja Boy has been having one hell of a year, rubbing shoulders with rap royalty and New Atlanta on some of the best cuts of 2014 so far, at the same time as debuting a … read more »

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R.I.P. Tommy Ramone

Tommy Ramone, the final surviving founding member of The Ramones, has passed away aged 65 at his home in Queens, the official Ramones Twitter account announced this weekend. Variety report that the drummer recently received … read more »

POSTED July 13, 2014 6:14AM IN MUSIC NEWS 0 Comments TAGS: , ,

Popping Off: Why Sia’s Disappearing Act is Changing the Landscape for Women in Pop

Having written hits for Rihanna and Beyoncé, Sia’s turning her own pop project into a feminist statement We pride ourselves at The FADER on scouring the globe to introduce you to some of the most … read more »

POSTED July 11, 2014 12:27PM IN MUSIC, MUSIC NEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , ,