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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 0 Comments TAGS: ,
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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: , , ,
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Nicki Minaj Pushes Back “Anaconda,” Shares New Flavor of Moscato Instead

We’re not sure if you noticed, but Nicki Minaj announced her second single last week with artwork that makes her OG Sucka Free photoshoot look like child’s play. After popping eyes open 48 hours before … read more »

POSTED July 28, 2014 2:31PM IN MUSIC NEWS 0 Comments TAGS: ,
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You’re Not Much Use to Anyone: David Shapiro on His Self-Effacing First Novel

The creator of Pitchfork Reviews Reviews on figuring out life one blog post at a time Near the end of You’re Not Much Use to Anyone, the novel’s 20-something narrator—a New York City Fire Pension … read more »

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Our Legacy’s Spring ’15 Collection Is like a Klonopin for Your Wardrobe

After Our Legacy’s previous boisterous and boozy lookbook, it seems like this Swedish design crew has chilled all the way out for spring 2015. So chill, that we’d even venture to say that this model’s … read more »

POSTED July 28, 2014 2:13PM IN STYLE NEWS 0 Comments TAGS: ,
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Rich Homie Quan Drops Bicoastal “Walk Thru” Video + New Album Features Drake, Lil Wayne

One of the sweetest perks of being a rapper is getting a check to literally show up at the club. Not to perform or promote or anything, but just to show up at a table, … read more »

POSTED July 28, 2014 1:51PM IN MUSIC VIDEO 0 Comments TAGS: , , ,
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Hear Willow Smith’s 8, the Latest from Kitty Cash’s Love The Free II Mixtape

Kitty Cash’s Love The Free II drops tomorrow, a compilation of some of the most left-of-center R&B bubbling up from FADER favorites including SZA, Dev Hynes, and Yuna. Today, Cash liberates “8″ via MTV, featuring … read more »

POSTED July 28, 2014 1:16PM IN MP3 / STREAMS 0 Comments TAGS: , ,
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EKKAH Ride ’80s FM Waves on “Figure It Out”

Two girls from Birmingham named Rebekah and Rebecca decided to make music together under the name “EKKAH.” We can’t speak to the sanctity of that decision, but its surely produced a solid tune: “Figure It … read more »

POSTED July 28, 2014 11:36AM IN MP3 / STREAMS 0 Comments TAGS: , ,
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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 0 Comments TAGS: ,
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SOPHIE’s New Song “LEMONADE” Has Sugar Crash Written All over It

A sharp, sugary tang. The rush of bubbles up the nose. That fizzy feeling. “LEMONADE” is the first new song we’ve heard from UK producer SOPHIE since last year’s universally praised “BIPP” and “ELLE,” and … read more »

POSTED July 28, 2014 10:00AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Stream a Shape-Shifting New EP from James Blake Collaborator Airhead

It would be fair to call Rob McAndrews an introvert. Going under the name Airhead, the London-based multi-instrumentalist remains mostly outside the spotlight as a live guitarist and collaborator (with the occasional songwriting credit) for … read more »

POSTED July 27, 2014 5:25PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , ,
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Listen to “Heavy Metal and Reflective,” a Mean New Track from Azealia Banks

After a very long and public break-up with Universal, Azealia Banks is finally on the road to getting her debut album Broke With Expensive Taste out of limbo and into her fans’ ears this summer. … read more »

POSTED July 27, 2014 2:12PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,
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Nina Sky and Smoke DZA’s “Stoners” Video Is as Wavy as You’d Expect

You know that feeling that comes at a certain point in the night, where you can’t be quite sure whether time is actually moving slower or faster than it usually does, or whether it’s actually … read more »

POSTED July 27, 2014 9:13AM IN MUSIC VIDEO 0 Comments TAGS: , , , ,
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Future’s a Reckless Driver on New Track “Coupe”

Took the corner so fast I almost crashed, Future boasts on “Coupe,” his exhilarating addition to the Adult Swim singles series. The track sees the Atlanta rapper blaring and brawling over a beat that hops … read more »

POSTED July 26, 2014 2:49PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,
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Celebrate Life Itself with Cuddle Formation’s Tribute to Sammy Yager, Coma Survivor

One year ago, head trauma from a bike accident sent Birthdays‘ Sammy Yager into a coma; today he’s walking and talking and and beginning to make music again :-). To celebrate his recovery, his friend … read more »

POSTED July 26, 2014 12:59PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Travel to an Imagined Egyptian Night Club with a Free EP from Eyedress

“Felt bad about cancelling my tour so I dropped a free EP,” explains Eyedress on Twitter, following up with a Soundcloud link to six tracks titled Egyptian Night Club. 24-year-old Idris Vicuna, interviewed in May … read more »

POSTED July 26, 2014 10:00AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS:
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Pay Attention to Big K.R.I.T.’s Rico Love-Featuring New Single

On the last missive we heard from Big K.R.I.T., he was on a tirade against Kendrick Lamar’s “Control” mega-shade and all the chaos surrounding it with his furious off-album track “Mount Olympus,” spitting with disdain, … read more »

POSTED July 26, 2014 8:15AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Jay 305 Wastes No Time with “Money Talks, Bullshit Walks”

At the rate that West Coast rappers are pillaging though West Coast rap oldies, they will have ran through the entire G-Funk canon before getting halfway through the 2010s. Los Angeles’ Jay 305, who had … read more »

POSTED July 25, 2014 5:45PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: ,
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Makonnen Is Bummed but Not Burnt on “Down 4 So Long”

Is it cool to say Makonnen is that guy right now? The Atlanta rapper/singer/based disciple has been collecting co-signs from the likes of Travi$ Scott and Miley Cyrus and drops a new song or video … read more »

POSTED July 25, 2014 4:43PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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DOOM and Bishop Nehru Meditate on “Om”

Every year, we’re forced to sift through rumors of collaborative projects with the ever-elusive DOOM: Madvillain 2, that Ghostface joint—to name a few. Believe it or not, we do have an official release date for … read more »

POSTED July 25, 2014 4:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,