Archive for April, 2012

Album: Frank Ramz – “Quite Frankly”

Frank Ramz‘ Quite Frankly has finally arrived. Working with Ramz over the past few years has given me a lot of insight into what he’s all about, and one of the things that stands out most... Read more »

Travis Barker’s New Head Tattoo

When you’re a professional drummer, why not get a giant head tattoo? Travis Barker already has most of his skin covered, so the giant head tat was the logical next move. The tat was done by... Read more »

Album: Logic – “Undeniable”

Young Sinatra aka Logic just fired off this brand new mixtape entitled Undeniable. This makes three official full-length releases since December of 2010. In less than 16 months the Maryland-based emcee has managed to rack up... Read more »

Play “Weed Demon,” The New Computer Game Starring Wavves

Remember Paperboy? Well here it is, except with Wavves, and drugs. The concept is simple: avoid the obstacles, deliver the drugs. Play it below, courtesy of Vice. It’s not like you were going to have a... Read more »

Video: St. Vincent & tUnE-yArDs Have A Conversation

We always get to see artists interviewed, but in this latest clip from Noisey, we get to see something a little different: two musicians talking to eachother. For their first episode in the series, they got... Read more »

Darq E. Freaker ft. Danny Brown – “Blueberry (Pills & Cocaine)”

UK producer Darq E. Freaker is part of the British Trap movement, and when you hear the chaotic sound that it entails, there aren’t many rappers more fit for it than Danny Brown. “Blueberry (Pills & Cocaine)” is... Read more »

The 50 Most Influential Musicians That Never Blew Up

The most important art isn't always the most popular. Throughout the history of music, there have been artists that come around, rearrange everyone's thinking, and disappear or fade away before ever landing on the charts, radio... Read more »

Video: Michael Kiwanuka – “I’ll Get Along”

Michael Kiwanuka‘s ascent from unknown troubadour to successful, Black Keys collaborating, retro soul singer has been swift – and rightly so, as the man possesses a rich, peaceful voice and creates warm, comfortable music that is almost impossible not to... Read more »

Premiere: Cults – “You Know What I Mean (Sweatson Klank Remix)”

If you’ve taken Cults‘ excellent debut out of regular rotation, it’s time to reevaluate. Summer is coming up, and the warm guitars and sweet vocals of Madeline Follin are perfect for those days of beach trips, open... Read more »

Metric – “Youth Without Youth”

Emily Haines and her gang are back with “Youth Without Youth,” the first single off of their upcoming album, Synthetica. Metric seems to have maintained their signature sound characterized by Haines’ hazy, sensual vocals and the... Read more »

Video: Manicanparty – “Rebels In The Light”

In case you haven’t noticed, we’ve been talking a lot about Manicanparty here lately. One reason is because we really like what they’re doing, and the second being they continue to deliver new material like clockwork.... Read more »

Video: POP ETC – “Live It Up”

For a band, changing your name after achieving a respectable level of critical and commercial success is a very risky proposition. While it’s not recommended, it does happen, and POP ETC (the band formerly known as... Read more »

Video: Tennis – “My Better Self”

Tennis goes retro and Tennis shows off their dance moves in this new clip that falls somewhere between ’80s real life and Napoleon Dynamite. Young and Old is out now. INTERVIEW: TENNIS ON NEW ALBUM, RELATIONSHIP ADVICE,... Read more »

Usher ft. Rick Ross – “Lemme See”

And just like that we have another new record from Usher Raymond IV. This track features Rick Ross Da’ Bawse and is the third cut we’ve heard off Usher’s upcoming seventh studio LP, Looking For Myself.... Read more »

Sigur Rós – “Varúð”

Sigur Rós‘ new album Valtari is out at the end of May and we now have a second song from the record to fulfil all our melodic, Icelandic needs. Following the appearance of the video for “Ekki múkk” online... Read more »