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First Look: The Roots, “Stomp”

Check out “Stomp,” the third installment in a series of four short films to go along with The Roots’ new concept album, undun, to be released on December 6th. Watch two more previews here, and … read more »

POSTED November 16, 2011 3:00PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: ,
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Stream: Matt & Kim “Cameras (Tick Remix)”

You may know Kenny Salcido bka Tick from his time at the Beastie Boys’ label Grand Royal, where he ran radio promo, or perhaps from Ticks Corner, the column he wrote for Grand Royal’s magazine. … read more »

POSTED November 9, 2011 6:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS, MUSIC Comments (1) TAGS: ,
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Black Star Will Release New Music in 2012

Your cousin’s rumors confirmed: Yesterday, Talib Kweli told MTV, “I am working to put out a Black Star project for people to buy sometime next year.” They’re unsure how they’ll release the work: “Me and … read more »

POSTED November 4, 2011 3:30PM IN MUSIC, MUSIC NEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,
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Andre Nickatina, “Queen Heroin” MP3

If you weren’t busy going way too stupid at the height of the Hyphy era, you remember Andre Nickatina like you know all the words to “Tell Me When To Go” or “The Thizzle Dance.” … read more »

POSTED October 28, 2011 3:35PM IN MP3 / STREAMS, MUSIC Comments (3) TAGS: , , , ,
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Sleep ∞ Over, “Romantic Streams” (Nguzunguzu Remix) MP3

People love Sleep ∞ Over’s new album Forever. That affection has already resulted in a handful of remixes (like this one, or

POSTED October 12, 2011 3:15PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,
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Delicate Steve, “Don’t Get Stuck (Proud Elephants)” MP3

Delicate Steve recorded “Don’t Get Stuck (Proud Elephants)” in rented house in Warwick, NY, summer 2010. The idea was to create a recording environment like the one Red Hot Chili Peppers had during the Blood … read more »

POSTED September 28, 2011 4:15PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (3) TAGS: , ,
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NYC: Go See Thunder Soul Tonight

When I first read Thunder Soul’s tag line—”The true story of Conrad Johnson and the Kashmere Stage Band”—I couldn’t help but think, Cool, another movie about an impassioned band director taking on a group of … read more »

POSTED September 23, 2011 4:59PM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS TAGS:
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Video: Unknown Mortal Orchestra, “Ffunny Ffriends”

Have you ever thought, Man, I really love Lady Gaga videos and I also really love mushrooms. I wish someone would figure out a way to combine the two into one totally awesome visual extravaganza. … read more »

POSTED September 21, 2011 5:45PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: ,
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New Build, “Finding Reasons” MP3

While Joe Goddard was busy getting intimate with “Gabriel,” his Hot Chip partners Al Doyle and Felix Martin were hard at work on their newest project, New Build. The trio’s new single “Finding Reasons” (featuring … read more »

POSTED September 16, 2011 5:45PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , ,
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Go See Tanlines at MoMA PS1′s Last Warm Up of the Summer

This Saturday marks the grand conclusion of MoMA PS1′s Warm Up 2011 summer outdoor concert series. If you were bummed out August 27th when Irene messed up everyone’s chance to see Physical Therapy rock the … read more »

POSTED September 9, 2011 2:30PM IN ART+CULTURE TAGS: , ,