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Stream: THESTANDARD, “Decisions”

Spooky Black has received a fair amount of attention in some circles for his jarring look and polarizing name, but his work with under-the-radar collective THESTANDARD suggests a musicality that’s more than just image. The … read more »

POSTED April 22, 2014 4:50PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Video: Parquet Courts, “Sunbathing Animal”

Earlier this month we heard tell of Parquet Courts' reemergence via “Sunbathing Animal,” the distressed title track from their forthcoming sophomore LP. Now, the New York quartet has released an unexpectedly minimal clip to accompany … read more »

POSTED April 16, 2014 3:46PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: ,
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Video: Lykke Li, “No Rest For The Wicked”

Lykke Li and long-time collaborator Tarik Saleh have a new video for “No Rest For the Wicked,” the first single off her upcoming album I Never Learn, out May 6. Like their previous collaboration, the … read more »

POSTED April 10, 2014 1:50PM IN MUSIC VIDEO 0 Comments TAGS: , ,

Video: Pure X, “Heaven”

There’s a feeling that is indigenous to summertime backyards at dusk, after barbecues or picnics, when the only remnants of the day are exhaustion and a stickiness from fruit juices and sweat. Pure X‘s video … read more »

POSTED April 3, 2014 5:20PM IN MUSIC VIDEO 0 Comments TAGS: , ,

Video: Girl Talk & Freeway f. Waka Flocka Flame, “Tolerated”

Girl Talk and Freeway enlist Waka Flocka Flame to wage war against all haters in their new video for “Tolerated.” Girl Talk’s frantic production offers the perfect marching tempo for Freeway and Waka, and the … read more »

POSTED April 1, 2014 12:56PM IN MUSIC VIDEO 0 Comments TAGS: , , ,
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Kanye West Turns Himself In For Photographer Assault

Just days after gracing the cover of Vogue magazine, Kanye West turned himself in to the Los Angeles Police Department. TMZ reports that following a dispute with photographer Daniel Ramos, West was booked, fingerprinted, given … read more »

POSTED March 28, 2014 6:18PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS:
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Stream: Fennesz, “Static Kings”

Laptop music polyglot Christian Fennesz crossed over in 2001 with the release of his placid and powerful LP Endless Summer, a rare triumph of experimental music that transcended the often cloistered scene. Its distant washes … read more »

POSTED March 28, 2014 3:08PM IN MP3 / STREAMS 0 Comments TAGS: ,

Migos Reportedly Involved in Miami Shootout

At 3:30 in the morning on March 28, Atlanta rap trio Migos were involved in an exchange of gunfire in Miami, Florida according to CBS Miami. Migos and their entourage were on the I-95 southbound … read more »

POSTED March 28, 2014 1:05PM IN MUSIC NEWS 0 Comments TAGS: ,

Video: Bun B, “International Player’s Anthem” (Live at Fader Fort presented by Converse)

One half of UGK surfaced this year at The FADER FORT Presented by Converse. Bun B blessed the stage and delivered every Southern player’s ballad, “International Player’s Anthem.” The native Texan spit the majority of … read more »

POSTED March 28, 2014 10:59AM IN FADER FORT, Fort Video Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

Video: Taylor Gang, “Or Nah” (Live at The FADER FORT Presented by Converse)

Taylor Gang, Wiz Khalifa‘a Pittsburgh-based rap crew, performed Ty Dolla $ign’s slow-burning hit “Or Nah” at The FADER FORT Presented by Converse. Blunt in hand, FADER cover star Wiz Khalifa isn’t messing around as he, … read more »

POSTED March 27, 2014 3:00PM IN FADER FORT, Fort Video Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,