Tagged: Michael Jackson


Why Michael Jackson’s “New” Record Says More About the Industry Than He Ever Did

MONEY, POWER AND THE POLITICS OF REANIMATION There’s a new Michael Jackson album. You will hear a lot about it. You will hear it a lot. Epic Records head L.A. Reid led the project to … read more »

POSTED April 9, 2014 3:58PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (24) TAGS: ,

Stream: Michael Jackson, “XSCAPE”

On May 13, Epic Records will release the latest Michael Jackson posthumous album, XSCAPE. It’ll be comprised of eight previously unreleased tracks, culled from the Jackson estate’s brimming vaults by L.A. Reid and “contemporized” by … read more »

POSTED April 8, 2014 10:47PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (5) TAGS: , ,

Line Item: This Is A Love Song’s “Bad” Mesh Jerseys

Sure, we could (and do) talk endlessly about the clothes we love, but for our column Line Item, we ask some of our favorite designers to tell us what they think about the best pieces … read more »

POSTED April 2, 2014 12:21PM IN STYLE NEWS 0 Comments TAGS: , , ,

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: , ,

Download Blood Orange’s FADER Front Cover Mix

Lil B celebrated his FADER cover with a song, and now Blood Orange’s Dev Hynes is honoring his own with a hour-long mix of songs that influenced the sound of his new album, Cupid Deluxe. … read more »

POSTED November 19, 2013 10:02AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (7) TAGS: , , , ,

Staff Selects Playlist: Baby Mama Drama

Every week, a different FADER editor compiles a playlist to highlight a new release and give you a guide to that artist’s web of influences and peers. These Staff Selects live in our Spotify app, … read more »

POSTED March 7, 2013 4:04PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Oscars Style: 15 Musicians on the Red Carpet

The Oscars Red Carpet is generally a snoozefest, because the pressure to look perfect is so intense that most people just play it safe. But leave it to the many musicians who have rolled through … read more »

POSTED February 22, 2013 9:40AM IN STYLE NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , , , ,

Lady Gaga, Models Wear Michael Jackson’s Old Clothes at Philip Treacy

Yes, that is the real jacket from the “Thriller” video. Master miliner Philip Treacy marked his comeback to the London runways this weekend with models complementing their crazy Treacy caps in costumes from Michael Jackson’s … read more »

POSTED September 17, 2012 11:25AM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS: , , , ,

Lungu Lungu: What’s Tchokolo?

You may not realize it, but your life has already been impacted by Cameroonian music. Even if you don’t know Manu Dibango and his song “Soul Makossa” you surely have heard of a guy called … read more »

POSTED July 25, 2012 4:00PM IN Lungu Lungu, MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

Daily Inspiration: Don Cornelius

This morning, Don Cornelius, creator and host of the beloved dance show Soul Train, was found dead in his Los Angeles home. Politically and musically conservative, Cornelius nevertheless extended the olive branch to hip hop … read more »

POSTED February 1, 2012 7:05PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , ,