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Video: #MazdaMusic Connections with JoJo + “Demonstrate” (Acoustic) MP3

At this year’s The FADER FORT Presented by Converse, Mazda provided totally free shuttle rides to and from our home base in downtown Austin. But a few lucky fans got more than a lift; they … read more »

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Stream The FADER’s March 2014 SoundCloud Playlist

At the end of every month, the editors of The FADER compile a big SoundCloud playlist of our favorite tracks—both celebrated and slept-on—released over the past 30-odd days. Here’s what we jammed in March 2014.

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Stream: Alicia Keys f. Kendrick Lamar, “It’s On Again” (Prod. by Pharrell)

Today, Alicia Keys delivers a powerful new song entitled “Its On Again,” an unexpected collaboration featuring Kendrick Lamar and produced by Pharrell. A robust opening line from Lamar forecasts an impressive track; “It’s On Again” … read more »

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Michael Jackson’s XSCAPE Album Artwork and Release Date Announced

Today, Epic Records has confirmed that Michael Jackson’s first posthumous LP, XSCAPE, is on its way, sharing the album’s May 13th release date and artwork. This eight-track album is being executive produced by LA Reid, … read more »

POSTED March 31, 2014 2:00PM IN MUSIC, MUSIC NEWS 0 Comments TAGS: , ,
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Video: JoJo, “Demonstrate” (Live in the Mazda Backseat Studio)

At this year’s The FADER FORT Presented by Converse, Mazda provided totally free shuttle rides to and from our home base in downtown Austin. Additionally, they pulled aside a few hype-worthy acts for intimate acoustic … read more »

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Dollars to Pounds: DJ Q

The ineffable (pop) genius of one of garage’s top producers Selim Bulut is a music writer who lives in London. He has the most meticulously organized iTunes folder in the land. He’ll be writing about … read more »

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Video: Wet, “You’re The Best” (Live at The FADER FORT Presented by Converse)

About-to-explode Brooklyn chillers Wet performed at The FADER FORT Presented by Converse a couple weeks back. Here’s them doing the undeniable “You’re The Best,” a song that’s been stuck in our heads for like, five … read more »

POSTED March 27, 2014 2:33PM IN Featured - FADERFORT, MUSIC VIDEO, Fort Video Comments (1) TAGS: ,
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London’s Visions Festival Announces 2014 Lineup

Visions — a unique UK-based festival spread out across various warehouse venues and outdoor spaces in London Fields — recently announced its 2014 lineup. Check out a trailer celebrating the stacked roster (embedded above) which … read more »

POSTED March 27, 2014 12:00PM IN MUSIC NEWS 0 Comments TAGS: , , ,
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Vic Mensa’s European Tour Diary: London

Being a 20-year-old rapper on an overseas tour is probably a pretty surreal experience —just ask Chicago’s Vic Mensa. The young MC recently went on a European trek and PUMA tagged along to help film … read more »

POSTED March 25, 2014 2:51PM IN MUSIC NEWS, MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Slideshow: Faces of The FORT

This year’s The FADER FORT Presented by Converse was pretty wild. Amidst the scheduled performances, surprise appearances, and general adrenalized commotion, our photographer Alex Welsh was able to slow down a few choice moments. From … read more »

POSTED March 24, 2014 10:00AM IN Fort Artists, FADER FORT, Featured - FADERFORT, Fort Photos, STYLE NEWS 0 Comments TAGS: , ,