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Matthew Schnipper

Matthew Schnipper

Matthew Schnipper is editor-in-chief of The FADER. He first contributed to the magazine in 2005 in the golden haze between graduating college and working in sales at Putumayo World Music.

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Stream: Future f. Pharrell, Pusha T and Casino, “Move That Dope”

New Future single! And it is crushing. “Move That Dope” features Pharrell, Pusha and Future’s brother Casino. It was produced by Mike WiLL Made It and it’s a different sound for him, less pop, more … read more »

POSTED February 6, 2014 2:40PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (3) TAGS: , , , ,
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Stream: Mas Ysa, “Shame”

Upstate New York songwriter/producer/musical shaman Mas Ysa has a new track, “Shame.” Somewhere between power ballad and fluttering new wave jam, “Shame” is a really wonderful mix of sounds and vibes and is potentially the … read more »

POSTED February 6, 2014 10:49AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,
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Video: The Orwells, “The Righteous One”

FADER PREMIERE The Orwells return with a new single, “The Righteous One,” and it was just debuted by Zane Lowe. We’ve got the premiere of the video, which features considerably less air humping than their … read more »

POSTED February 3, 2014 4:03PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (4) TAGS: ,
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Stream: UGLYFRANK, “Leftova”

FADER PREMIERE UGLYFRANK (all caps, one word) is a new-ish rapper from Tacoma, Washington. He’s a member of the group ILLFIGHTYOU (all caps, one word), who released a mixtape with an excellent cover last year, … read more »

POSTED February 3, 2014 4:02PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (7) TAGS: ,
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Songs for Peyton Manning

Every week, a different FADER editor compiles a playlist to highlight a new release and give you a guide to that artist’s web of influences and peers. These Staff Selects live in our Spotify app, … read more »

POSTED February 3, 2014 12:46PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: ,
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Stream: Criminal Hygiene, “Withdrawn”

FADER PREMIERE California zine Cultist launches a label with this new release from LA rock dudes Criminal Hygiene. No word yet on how illegally disgusting they may be, but “Withdrawn,” the lead single from the … read more »

POSTED January 31, 2014 11:22AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: ,
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Staff Selects Playlist: Songs for Richard Sherman

Every week, a different FADER editor compiles a playlist to highlight a new release and give you a guide to that artist’s web of influences and peers. These Staff Selects live in our Spotify app, … read more »

POSTED January 30, 2014 10:47AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: ,
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Daily Inspiration: School of Seven Bells

In 2008, my friend Kevin and I took a trip to Baja. We’d read that La Paz was a beautiful city, though not especially plane-accessible. So we flew to Cabo San Lucas, rented a car, … read more »

POSTED January 2, 2014 3:42PM IN MUSIC NEWS, MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , ,
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GEN F: Caroline Shaw

“Let’s say you have a nested quintuplet within a septuplet…” From the magazine: ISSUE 89, December 2013/January 2014 In a recent New Yorker story about EDM, there is an aside about the mega-rich Dutch DJ … read more »

POSTED December 17, 2013 11:50AM IN GEN F TAGS: , ,
Saol Álainn :: "Nostroke"

Video: Saol Álainn, “Nostroke”

FADER PREMIERE Saol Álainn is the alter ego of Isom Innis, synth wiz. “Nostroke,” filled with hectic keys and a lot of rhythm, starts with the fairly ominous lyric, I don’t wanna have a stroke … read more »

POSTED December 12, 2013 10:40AM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , ,