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Steven Aguiar


Stream: SZA, “Sweet November”

On Tuesday, we ran into SZA rocking a black dress and matching Converse kicks at her NYC listening party for Z, her debut album dropping April 8th. While there, we got an early taste of … read more »

POSTED April 3, 2014 4:25PM IN MP3 / STREAMS 0 Comments TAGS: ,

Video: The Bots, “No One Knows” (Live in the Mazda Backseat Studio)

At The FADER FORT Presented by Converse 2014 in Austin, Texas, Mazda was kind enough to provide attendees with free shuttle rides back-and-forth from the venue. Additionally, they also provided some of our performers quiet … read more »

POSTED March 28, 2014 3:07PM IN Fort Video 0 Comments TAGS: , , ,

Stream: Wara from the NBHD, “Squeal”

FADER PREMIERE Young Atlanta rapper and FADER FORT alum Wara from the NBHD makes his production debut on “Squeal,” a shadowy new track from his upcoming concept album, Kidnapped. The gloomy, minimalist production, featuring little … read more »

POSTED March 19, 2014 12:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: ,
Future Move That Dope Video Game

Play Future’s “Move That Doh” Video Game

It might not be as real as being in a car chase with the police in a Jeep Wrangler with Future, Pharrell and Pusha T, but the “Move That Doh” video-game is probably as close … read more »

POSTED March 7, 2014 2:59PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , ,
Snoop Dogg Dam Funk

Video: Snoop Dogg and Dâm-Funk, “Do My Thang”

FADER PREMIERE Brothers in funk Snoopzilla and Dâm-Funk share a wavy video for “Do My Thang,” the kick-back-and-smoke-up single from their self-titled collaborative album 7 Days of Funk. Rocking a shirt from his paisley and … read more »

POSTED February 26, 2014 1:24PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (7) TAGS: ,

Warner Music Group Tries to “Moneyball” the Music Game with Shazam

Big data business strategies continue to creep into the music industry. Earlier this month, The New York Times reported that Lyor Cohen’s company 300 will help Twitter Music mine their vast amounts of data for … read more »

POSTED February 20, 2014 12:16PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

Listen to The FADER at Home with Help from Shuffler.FM and SONOS

Starting today, there are two more ways to get your FADER music fix, courtesy of Shuffler.FM and SONOS. The first is through the Shuffler.FM app on SONOS Labs, which includes a FADER channel that shuffles … read more »

POSTED February 11, 2014 1:30PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: ,

Stream: SBTRKT, “Hold The Line”

Mary Anne Hobbs debuted SBTRKT’s “Hold The Line” on her BBC Radio show this weekend. The starry, glitchy instrumental is the first in a series of singles SBTRKT will be releasing on vinyl (and possibly … read more »

POSTED February 10, 2014 10:38AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,

Spotify Has Four Million Unplayed Songs: This Website Let’s You Shuffle Through Them

Spotify boasts a library of over 20 million songs, but only 80 percent of them have ever been played. Forgotify, a website that shuffles through the four million unplayed songs, wants to change that. So … read more »

POSTED January 30, 2014 12:59PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: ,

Beats Music Is Good, but the Best Music Recommendation Engine Is Still You

Why human curiosity still reigns supreme After years of development and the backing of industry bigwigs like Jimmy Iovine, Dr. Dre and Trent Reznor, Beats Music launched for iOS and Andoid in the United States … read more »

POSTED January 24, 2014 2:24PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , ,