Archive for February, 2012

Rita Ora ft. Tinie Tempah – “R.I.P”

When Jay-Z signs someone to Roc Nation, people take notice. The latest addition to his healthy stable of young superstars on the rise is 21-year old British pop recording artist Rita Ora. Jigga announced the signing... Read more »

Willis Earl Beal – “Monotony”

While Willis Earl Beal‘s PR method of hand-drawn ads—which prompted Confusion to call him—seemed ineffective, his approach seemed fitting, and just added to his allure. Beal will soon be releasing his debut LP, Acousmatic Sorcery, on... Read more »

Video: Brain Gang Blue – “Overnight Overdose”

Last week we talked with Brain Gang Blue about a number of important / random topics, one of which was an expected date for fresh material. “…I’m about to release a new video for my EP’s... Read more »

Shortman Score – “Shine”

Shortly after the release of Shortman Score’s 1st solo project, B4ItAllHappens, he’s now gearing up to release his upcoming EP titled Reflections. He just dropped off his latest track titled “Shine” over @ the Kamo Style... Read more »

Video: Chiddy Bang Breaks Down “Breakfast” on Muve Music Sessions

Breakfast dropped yesterday, and if you’re curious on hearing what went into the music, here’s Chiddy Bang breaking it down. They’re currently featured in Muve Music Sessions video series, and in episode one, they speak about “Ray... Read more »

Video: King Fantastic – “Bonfire Sessions”

King Fantastic‘s Finger Snaps and Gun Claps was a wild album. While it’s become more common for rappers to sample electronic music, none have worked it into their sound quite like KF, thanks to the original... Read more »

Album Premiere: Fast Planet – ‘Jes’

The southern city of Memphis, TN has a very prestigious and well-documented place in the history of music. Often referred to as the home of blues, gospel and rock n’ roll, it’s one of the last... Read more »

Katy B – “Witches Brew (Diplo Remix)”

Between producing for Usher, being an “Original Don” with Major Lazer, touring the world DJing and running the Mad Decent record label, it is a minor miracle that super-mega-star Diplo managed to find time to produce... Read more »

Watch A Lana Del Rey x Super Mario Bros Parody

This parody takes Lana Del Rey’s brooding, nostalgic “Video Games” and turns into a funny (but still sad) parody by posing the question, “What happens when a woman marries the wrong Mario Brother?” In this version, poor... Read more »

Video: Memoryhouse – “The Kids Were Wrong”

Memoryhouse released their debut LP, and in light of that, they’ve also dropped some visuals for the first single off of The Slideshow Effect, “The Kids Were Wrong.” The band’s romantic pop sound is captured by... Read more »

Video: GORILLAZ, ANDRÉ 3000 & JAMES MURPHY – “DO YA THING”

The much hyped song was great fun, with a standout verse from André 3000, and now the accompanying video will make your morning a million times better. With Gorillaz’ arch animator Jamie Hewlett on board, the... Read more »

M.I.A. – “Bad Girls (Monolith Remix)”

M.I.A. stormed back onto the scene with “Bad Girls,” and with a controversial Super Bowl performance and a badass new video, we’re all glad to have her back. But what do you guys say to a... Read more »

Gold Panda – “Thailand Chord Droner”

Gold Panda has, since his debut Lucky Shiner, occupied a unique place between electronic music and Dilla-esque hip-hop. In the few glimpses at his newer production since that breakout project his work has come across as... Read more »

John Mayer – “Shadow Days”

Some years ago I had the opportunity to see a younger John Mayer play a passionate 90-minute set to a limited crowd at a spot called Gabe’s in Iowa City, IA. This was back in his... Read more »

Albums Of The Week: 2/28/2012

With the torrential amount of new music that is unleashed upon the world every hour, it can be easy to lose sight of why we blog. First and foremost we want to share with you lot... Read more »