Archive for July, 2012

Ellie Goulding Announces New Album Coming In October

Ellie Goulding has announced that her new album, Halycon, is coming on October 9th on Cherrytree/Interscope Records. She wrote and co-produced all songs on the album and recorded a large chunk of the album in a... Read more »

Captain Murphy – “The Ritual”

Who is Captain Murphy? This is a question a lot of people will be mulling over in the coming months. The mysterious rapper first appeared on “Between Friends” alongside Flying Lotus and Odd Future’s semiautomatic spitter... Read more »

LOL Boys – “Changes (Shlohmo Remix)”

It’s comforting to have reliability built into your life. We need to know that the sun’s going to shine, the seasons will change, and that Shlohmo will periodically release remixes to match our innermost thoughts and... Read more »

Video: Gucci Mane – “Supa Cocky”

Pockets getting fatter, belly getting bigger. Gucci Mane is back with a new video for “Supa Cocky,” a track off his I’m Up mixtape, out now. Go ahead and get those “Gucci Mane is pregnant” jokes... Read more »

Hit Boy ft. Kid Cudi – “Old School Caddy”

Hit Boy is following up “Jay-Z Interview,” his transition from producer to rapper, with “Old School Caddy,” another track that has him rapping alongside Kid Cudi (who’s also transitioning back into more straight rapping). Download the... Read more »

Of Monsters And Men – “Little Talks (Bombay Bicycle Club Remix)”

Of Monsters And Men‘s “Little Talks” is one of those songs. Even after a year of being out there for the world to hear, it’s still bubbling up, flirting with that breaking point that songs like... Read more »

10 Things Lil B Has Done to Stay Entertaining

“Most rappers claim to be ‘real'; Lil B claims to be Ellen DeGeneres.” –Andrew Marantz, “The Dumb Brilliance of Lil B” Finding words to properly encapsulate Lil B always proves exceedingly difficult. The second a sentence... Read more »

Courtney Love Reacts To Lana Del Rey’s “Heart Shaped Box” Cover

Last week we saw Lana Del Rey cover Nirvana’s “Heart Shaped Box.” Courtney Love saw too. She didn’t go into details about what she thought of the cover, but she did want to make sure that Lana... Read more »

Animal Collective – “Today’s Supernatural”

Animal Collective will make their return with Centipede Hz, out September 4th on Domino. “Today’s Supernatural” is the first single. It just premiered on Animal Collective Radio, which is going down every Sunday night at 9... Read more »

See A List Of The 20 Richest Rappers Alive Today

Celebrity Net Worth recently unveiled their list of The 20 Richest Rappers Alive Today. If we know anything about rappers, it’s that they love to rap about two things: how great they are at rapping, and... Read more »

Video: Yasiin Bey Pays Tribute To Muhammad Ali In “Dream”

As one of the game’s most highly regarded lyrical heavyweights, this Yasiin Bey rendition of Muhammad Ali’s famous Rumble In The Jungle poem feels immensely appropriate. “Dream” pairs Bey with Niels Shoe Meulman, a visual artist,... Read more »

Video: The Story Behind The MF DOOM Mask

DOOM‘s mask has become an iconic symbol, and in this new clip for Frank151, Blake Lethem aka KEO, the artist responsible for designing it, tells the story of how it came together. He briefly speaks on... Read more »

Video: The xx Perform “Angels” In Studio Q

The xx stopped by Studio Q to perform their first single off the upcoming Coexist. They keep it sparse, bare-boned, and hauntingly beautiful. Watch the performance below and look out for the album, out on September... Read more »

10 Free Songs You Should Download Right Now

Chin up, we’re back with another batch of freebies, ranging from the dark and feral to the uplifting and accessible. Update your iPod and enjoy your Sunday. Click “next” or hit shift + right to listen... Read more »

Jay Electronica’s “Act II: The Patents Of Nobility” Tracklist With Kanye, Jay-Z, Diddy, and More

Is Jay Electronica‘s album finally on the way? According to his Twitter, the long-awaited project is coming together. Check out the tracklist below, featuring Kanye, Jay-Z, Diddy, The-Dream, and more. 01 Real Magic f. Ronald Reagan... Read more »