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Download DJ Drama and Don Cannon’s Boondocks-Inspired Mixtape

On April 21, Adult Swim’s staple series The Boondocks — “the wittiest, most ruthless satire of Black culture on television since Chappelle’s Show” — will return for a fourth and reportedly final season. And to … read more »

POSTED April 16, 2014 10:07PM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS, MUSIC NEWS 0 Comments TAGS: , , , , , , ,
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Download The Devil’s VIOLENCE Mixtape

Last year, The Devil—ie Derek Schklar, former manager of Atlanta rappers Pill and Trouble turned producer and multimedia artist—emerged from the shadows with Harbinger, the kind of mixtape you’re hard-pressed to consider a mixtape. Rather, … read more »

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Video: Lumidee, “Where I Wanna Be”

It’s been over ten years since Lumidee’s instant 2003 hit “Never Leave You,” part of that glorious run of soca-pop crossovers. Finally, after years of relative obscurity (her last release was early 2010′s unfortunately titled … read more »

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Stream: Jazmin Sisters f. Iamsu!, “You”

From their resume, it’s easy to peg Los Angeles quartet Jazmin Sisters (and yes, they’re really sisters—Nadia, Felicia, Celia and Daria) as totally Disney; they grew up performing together, and got their start on America’s … read more »

POSTED April 16, 2014 9:47PM IN MP3 / STREAMS 0 Comments TAGS: , ,
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FADER Mix: Tycho

A couple months back, in anticipation of Awake, Tycho’s fourth album, we spoke to Scott Hansen, the project’s San Francisco audiovisual designer/producer/bandleader, about how he plans to make his headphone music work live (among other … read more »

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Video: Parquet Courts, “Sunbathing Animal”

Earlier this month we heard tell of Parquet Courts' reemergence via “Sunbathing Animal,” the distressed title track from their forthcoming sophomore LP. Now, the New York quartet has released an unexpectedly minimal clip to accompany … read more »

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Video: Shocking Pinks f. Gemma Syme, “St. Louis”

FADER PREMIERE When New Zealand-based visual artist Gemma Syme sings I wonder what they’ll put on my grave/ at the end of all my days about halfway through “St. Louis,” my heart breaks a little. … read more »

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At Home With: A-Trak

A-Trak lives in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn and the view of Manhattan from his living room is insane. Sometimes, to relax, he sits and watches the water taxis and cargo boats jet across on … read more »

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Stream: Ablebody, “After Hours”

FADER PREMIERE: Ablebody is the glammy solo alias of Pains of Being Pure at Heart guitarist Christoph Hochheim, joined by his twin brother, Anton, on drums. “After Hours,” the Los Angeles-based artist’s anthemic latest single, … read more »

POSTED April 16, 2014 12:10PM IN MP3 / STREAMS 0 Comments
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Video: Lucas DiPasquale Covers Popcaan Shockingly Well, Jamaicans Rejoice

It may be the slight dip into summer temperatures New York experienced this past weekend, or the wave of debate following Vybz Kartel’s conviction, but I’ve been on a vintage dancehall binge, crossfading between tabs … read more »

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