Tagged: F68

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GEN F: Best Coast

Best Coast is every girl’s dream. It’s an open secret that teenage girls basically run the country. Armed with a lethal combination of surging hormones and disposable incomes, they are the target demographic of ad … read more »

POSTED March 6, 2012 1:30PM IN GEN F TAGS: , , ,
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GEN F: Freddie Gibbs

Freddie Gibbs was once on his back. He was gulping pills, stranded in Atlanta after losing not just his recording contract with Interscope, but a child to a girlfriend’s miscarriage. This wasn’t where he expected … read more »

POSTED June 27, 2011 4:01PM IN GEN F TAGS: , ,
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GEN F: Azari & III

Chicago house music began in the early ’80s, the outgrowth of a new generation of synthesizers and drum machines. It emerged from the same scene as disco, a similarly integral part of gay club life. … read more »

POSTED June 27, 2011 3:45PM IN GEN F TAGS: , ,
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GEN F: Sleigh Bells

It’s impossible to tell who’s doing whom the bigger favor in Sleigh Bells. On stage, singer Alexis Krauss clearly gets a massive cathartic jones out screaming to be heard over Derek Miller’s crushing riffs and … read more »

POSTED June 27, 2011 3:33PM IN GEN F TAGS: , ,
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GEN F: Active Child

Digging through old photos last year, Pat Grossi found a faded snapshot of himself as a kid on Halloween with his two brothers, their arms flung around each other. They’re standing in front of the … read more »

POSTED June 27, 2011 12:41PM IN GEN F TAGS: , ,
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GEN F: Tame Impala

About four hours from Perth, Australia and close to nothing is Margaret River. Tame Impala mastermind Kevin Parker is holed up on a farm there recording a psych-prog epic for his fellow Aussies in Pond. … read more »

POSTED June 27, 2011 12:21PM IN GEN F TAGS: , , ,
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FEATURE: Wavves Interview

Earlier this year, Nathan Williams went to Oxford, Mississippi, the site of Ole Miss and numerous Faulkner tragedies, to record King of the Beach, his third LP in two years as Wavves. Oxford is distinctly … read more »

POSTED January 11, 2011 4:30PM IN FEATURES TAGS: , ,
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Stream: Ariel Pink on NPR’s World Cafe

Ariel Rosenberg, bka Ariel Pink of FADER 68 cover fame, stopped by NPR’s Philadelphia studios of WXPN to share some insightful thoughts on music making and play a couple songs for their “World Cafe” series. … read more »

POSTED September 24, 2010 4:00PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , ,
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The-Dream, “Too Good to Leave” MP3

As others have noted, this The-Dream song is a Love King outtake, and it sounds like one—mainly because it is clearly unmastered, unmixed, unharmonized and probably a first take. Rather than wax snark about “haha … read more »

POSTED September 22, 2010 10:21AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,
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The Way Things Work: Seasonally Affected Soundtrack

Happy Labor Day, everybody.

POSTED September 3, 2010 5:00PM IN THE WAY THINGS WORK TAGS: , , , , , , ,