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Patrick D. McDermott


Listen to Both Sides of Woods’ Bassist Kevin Morby’s New 7-Inch

Whether it’s on the two lovably scrappy records he made with Cassie Ramone as The Babies, or on his hazy first solo effort—last year’s Harlem River—listening to Kevin Morby is an easy thing to do. … read more »

POSTED July 29, 2014 4:54PM IN MP3 / STREAMS 0 Comments TAGS: , , ,

Finally, DIIV’s Zachary Cole Smith Opens up about Addiction, Arrest and Sky Ferreira

In a new feature-length profile by Stereogum’s Chris DeVille, DIIV frontman and occasional model Zachary Cole Smith opens up about his childhood, his band, and some of his more recent headline-grabbing life events, including last … read more »

POSTED July 29, 2014 1:27PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Stream “Codec” from Brooklyn Psych Band Baked’s New LP

FADER PREMIERE On August 19th, Exploding In Sound—the off-kilter rock label that has released projects from bands like Krill and Porches—will put out the new full-length from Brooklyn five-piece Baked. It’s called Debt, and album … read more »

POSTED July 29, 2014 11:25AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: ,

What We’re Reading: Wet on Historical Fiction, Columbine, and Gardening Tips

Tired of reading the same recommended books from the usual sources? Just think of our bi-weekly What We’re Reading column as your non-committal book club with FADER and some of your favorite bands and artists. … read more »

POSTED July 28, 2014 4:06PM IN ART+CULTURE Comments (1) TAGS: ,

Interview: Future Talks Dancehall, Homesickness, and Getting Back in the Studio

After 45 days on the road, Future’s glad to be home A week or so ago, Future wrapped up his sprawling Honest tour. Presented by PUMA, it took him through 45 days of performing to … read more »

POSTED July 28, 2014 2:46PM IN MUSIC INTERVIEWS 0 Comments TAGS: , , ,

Watch Movement’s Striking, Very NSFW “Ivory” Video

At the tail end of last week, Australian three-piece Movement released an erotically-charged video for “Ivory,” a lustful, atmospheric track from their May-released self-titled EP. Directed by M83 collaborators Fleur & Manu, the clip opens … read more »

POSTED July 28, 2014 11:17AM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: ,

Hey LA, RSVP to Federal Prism’s “A Night at The ACE” Party

TV On The Radio member Dave Sitek, who runs the eclectic indie label Federal Prism, is kicking off a new party series next Tuesday, July 29th. It’s going down in the upstairs lounge at Los … read more »

POSTED July 25, 2014 2:25PM IN MUSIC NEWS 0 Comments TAGS: , , ,

Cory Arcangel’s New Book Is Just Tweets of People Saying They’re Working on Their Novel

Cory Arcangel, the renowned New York-based visual artist who actually DJ’d at The FADER FORT one time, is releasing a new book. Working On My Novel is a carefully-curated collection of Tweets, all of which … read more »

POSTED July 25, 2014 1:24PM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS Comments (10) TAGS:
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Slutever’s “White Flag” Video Is like a Two-Minute Vacation

FADER PREMIERE The song “White Flag” by Slutever (the grunge-pop duo of Rachel Gagliardi and Nicole Snyder, not the blogger) is, according to an interview, about feeling restless in Philadelphia, waiting for something—anything—to happen (I … read more »

POSTED July 25, 2014 12:32PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (4) TAGS: ,

Jeremih Announces New Mixtape, Not on My Album, with “She Know It” Video

FADER PREMIERE A week after the release of his long-awaited collaborative EP with West Coast nob-twister Shlohmo, Chicago R&B hustler Jeremih has announced that he’ll be putting out a new mixtape in early August. It’s … read more »

POSTED July 24, 2014 2:15PM IN MUSIC NEWS, MUSIC VIDEO Comments (9) TAGS: ,