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RSVP to The FADER & Goose Island’s “Analog Migration” Party in Chicago

This summer, Goose Island and The FADER are teaming up to present “Analog Migration”—a series of events in Chicago, San Francisco, and New York. For one night in each city we’ll be toasting with the … read more »

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Live: New York’s Alright Isn’t What You’d Expect

Punk turns a new page at the city’s second annual hardcore fest There’s a video going around from NYC PUNK FESTIVAL New York’s Alright this past weekend of a shirtless guy getting hit by a … read more »

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Lil Boosie Announces First Post-Prison Album

Remember when Lil Boosie said he wrote some 1,018 songs while behind bars? Today in an interview with Complex, Baton Rouge-legend revealed that his first post-prison album is near completion and will be released on … read more »

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Stream Damon Albarn’s Everyday Robots LP + Watch the Video for “Heavy Seas of Love”

This morning, The FADER #43 cover star Damon Albarn made his new solo album, Everyday Robots, available to stream in its entirety via iTunes Radio. There’s also a brand new video for the Brian Eno-featuring … read more »

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Stream Two Moogfest Mixes Ahead of the Asheville Festival

Moogfest celebrates more than music. It’s named after Bob Moog, the inventor of the Moog Synthesizer and one of modern electronic music’s founding fathers. But while the Asheville, North Carolina festival has its roots in … read more »

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Top Line: Future’s “Honest”

Every album has a key lyric that sums up its entire theme in a few short words. In our new, recurring feature Top Line, The FADER highlights those lines that matter. The first Future lyric … read more »

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Vic Mensa’s European Tour Diary: Berlin

Being a 20-year-old rapper on an overseas tour is probably a pretty crazy 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 April 22, 2014 12:20PM IN MUSIC NEWS, MUSIC VIDEO 0 Comments TAGS: , ,
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Barack and Michelle Obama Remember Frankie Knuckles

After the sad news last month of the passing of Chicago house legend Frankie Knuckles, fellow Chicagoans Barack and Michelle Obama have sent a condolence note to friends and family of Knuckles, which DJ David … read more »

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Jay Z Target of Extortion Plot Over Master Recordings

While Jay Z was cooly soaking in Coachella-vibes with his wife and friends this past weekend, the Los Angeles Police Department was unraveling an extortion plot involving some old Hov master tapes that have long … read more »

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Vogue Sued Over Kanye/Kim Kardashian Behind-the-Scenes Video

Uh oh: Rickey Spicer—who filed a lawsuit against Kanye West last year for sampling his vocals from a song called “Bound” (embedded below) in “Bound 2″—has taken issue with Vogue's use of the track in … read more »

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