Archive for July, 2012

Jesse Boykins III & MeLo-X – “Black Orpheus”

The TDE guys aren’t the only black hippies out there. Jesse Boykins III & MeLo-X are joining forces for some soulful R&B/hip-hop with an organic touch that is mostly missing from modern day hip-hop and R&B.... Read more »

Watch the Interactive Video For Feistodon’s “A Commotion”

Remember Feistodon, the split-single that featured Mastodon covering Feist, and Feist covering Mastodon released for Record Store Day? Well, for those who were panicked because the record sold out, it is now available digitally. Along with... Read more »

Frank Ocean – “Thinkin’ Bout You (Ryan Hemsworth Bootleg)”

“Thinkin’ Bout You” has been a favorite of Frank Ocean fans ever since it hit the Internet back before Frank Ocean became what Frank Ocean is today. Part of what makes the song so beautiful is... Read more »

Trails and Ways – “Mtn Tune”

Trails and Ways are back with another single, this one titled “Mtn Tune.” Dream pop in its most derivative form, the song contains soft male and female vocals alongside “weaving guitars and an ephemeral synth line.”... Read more »

Dum Dum Girls – “Lord Knows”

Dum Dum Girls are back with the first song off their new EP, End Of Daze. This one is a full-bodied, patient cut with strong vocals and a chorus you can sway to. The girls are finishing... Read more »

The Mountain Goats Announce Fall Tour

In support of their forthcoming album, Transcendental Youth, The Mountain Goats will be heading on tour starting on the 1st of September. Check out the full list of tour dates below, and be on the look... Read more »

Rich Hil ft. Danny Brown – “Betcha Hate It (Remix)”

In 2012, no collaboration is surprising. This one is pretty close, though. We haven’t heard from Rich Hil in a minute, but he enlists Danny Brown for this remix of “Betcha Hate It,” and now it... Read more »

Jay-Z’s Made In America Festival Lineup

We now have the full lineup for Jay-Z‘s first ever Made In America festival, set to go down in Philly on September 1st and 2nd. In addition to Jay-Z, Pearl Jam, Skrillex, Odd Future, Passion Pit,... Read more »

Here Are The Nominations For The 2012 MTV VMAs

Here they are, along with some picks for who we think should win. Argue with us! Video of the Year Katy Perry, “Wide Awake” Gotye, “Somebody That I Used To Know” Rihanna, “We Found Love” Drake... Read more »

Video: Rick Ross ft. Dr. Dre & Jay-Z – “Three Kings”

Um. Here’s the video for Rick Ross‘ big God Forgives, I Don’t collaboration with Dre and Jay. The video is about as literal as you can get: mention of a helicopter? Picture of a helicopter. Mention... Read more »

Video: TNGHT – “Buggin’”

“Best” and “worst” are debatable terms, but TNGHT’s new EP is certainly one of the most massive things to be created in 2012 so far. The duo of producers (Lunice and Hudson Mohawke) turned everything way... Read more »

The 50 Best Indie Covers Of Classic Rock Songs

There’s no formula for a great cover. Sometimes it’s about faithfully sticking to the script written by a master and other times it’s all about making the song “your own.” In between those two extremes is... Read more »

The Mountain Goats – “Little Boxes” (Weeds Theme)

“Little Boxes” hasn’t been heard on Weeds for sometime now (and with it went my interest in the show, as if the scrapping of the opening theme coincided with the decline in quality of the show’s... Read more »

Wiz Khalifa ft. Project Pat – “Still Got It”

Wiz Khalifa links up with Juicy J’s bro for “Still Got It,” another track that balances Wiz’s accessible pop sound with the more deeply rooted sounds that should please rap fans who don’t want another “Roll... Read more »

David Byrne & St. Vincent – “Weekend In The Dust”

With the news that St. Vincent & David Byrne were collaborating came a lot of question marks. Byrne has been all over the place since his days with Talking Heads, dipping his fingers into different projects... Read more »