Tagged: Questlove

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Fuck the Slice, Want the Pie: In Conversation With D’Angelo

The reclusive singer finally emerges, and questions whether the love is worth the labor Yesterday was particularly trying in the office. The learning curve for an editorial gig has been fast and steep, especially with … read more »

POSTED May 22, 2014 12:19PM IN MUSIC, MUSIC NEWS Comments (3) TAGS: ,
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Cool People’s Picks: 23 Musicians, Tastemakers and Weirdos Choose Their Favorite Music of 2013

22 smart listeners talk about the 2013 songs they won’t forget Though we at FADER don’t empirically rank our favorite releases, the year-end battle between album heavyweights rages in our brains like everyone else’s. We’re … read more »

POSTED December 11, 2013 7:20PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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Stream: Danny!, “Deckin Halls (And Jinglin Bells)”

Ayo, we made it Thanksgiving, so maybe we can make it to Christmas. To celebrate the year’s imminent end, South Carolina rapper/singer/producer Danny! has shared “Deckin Halls (And Jinglin Bells),” a self-produced, egg nog-on-the-couch-languid holiday … read more »

POSTED December 3, 2013 12:55PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (3) TAGS: , , ,
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The Roots: Death of Existentialism

We’re the ‘hip-hop band’ but we’re just making our next album, which is going to be an amalgamation of every personality that’s in the whole ensemble read more »

POSTED May 22, 2013 11:56AM IN FEATURES Comments (2) TAGS: , , , ,
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Nardwuar vs. Questlove

Here’s a free, Philly-centric and giggle-packed glimpse of what future Tonight Show bandleader Questlove’s NYU class must be like. Lots to learn from these top-notch nerds; the conversation runs more than 45 minutes.

POSTED May 2, 2013 5:33PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: ,
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Justin Timberlake Confirms 20/20 Experience Sequel

Justin Timberlake has planned a companion album for the just-released The 20/20 Experience, but won’t say yet when it will come out. Last night during an album release party in LA, Timberlake said the 20/20 … read more »

POSTED March 19, 2013 12:00PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (3) TAGS: , , ,
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Watch D’Angelo and Questlove Play in Brooklyn

Last Friday, D’Angelo and Questlove announced a last-minute show, held last night at Brooklyn Bowl. With just drums and keys, the two played songs from D’Angelo’s long-awaited and “99% done” upcoming LP, tracks from 2000′s … read more »

POSTED March 5, 2013 11:11AM IN MUSIC NEWS, MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , ,
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Watch Questlove’s J Dilla-Inspired Boiler Room Set

Last month, Questlove, Flying Lotus and Joey Bada$$, among others, performed at a Red Bull Music Academy-hosted Boiler Room in NYC. As always, the entire thing was streamed live, but now Questo’s entire hour-long, J … read more »

POSTED November 28, 2012 4:27PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (6) TAGS: , ,
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Live: Roots Picnic 2012

As music festivals go, the Roots Picnic is very much its own beast. With none of the ditzy-hippie desert accessories—dream catchers, feathers, beaded headbands—of Coachella, the corporate-sponsored social media machine of SXSW, the daunting primal … read more »

POSTED June 20, 2012 11:08AM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
2012 Bonnaroo Music And Arts Festival - Day 3

Stream D’Angelo’s Entire Surprise Bonnaroo Set

On Saturday around midnight, Questlove brought out D’Angelo for a surprise “Superjam” at Tennessee’s Bonnaroo festival. It was D’angelo’s first US performance in over a decade. Stream the entire 90-minute session below, and watch D’angelo, … read more »

POSTED June 11, 2012 11:08AM IN MP3 / STREAMS, MUSIC NEWS Comments (4) TAGS: , , ,