Archive for August, 2012

Watch Arcade Fire and The Strokes Play Basketball

It’s weird to imagine Win Butler playing basketball, but the Arcade Fire frontman actually played in high school and he’s not bad for a rock star. He’ll soon hit up the court again for the second... Read more »

Kendrick Lamar’s “good kid, m.A.A.d. city” Pushed Back Until October 22nd

What do you expect from a guy that came up under Dr. Dre? Thankfully the push-back is a minor one, but instead of October 2nd we’ll have to wait 20 more days to get Kendrick Lamar‘s... Read more »

Album: Conner Youngblood – “Sketches Pt. 2″

Singer and multi-instrumentalist Conner Youngblood follows up Sketches Pt. 1 with a second installation. We’ve heard a few of these songs, including the standouts “A Summer Song” and “The Warpath,” and he’s included those in the... Read more »

We Mashed Up Danny Brown With TNGHT

When we first heard TNGHT‘s excellent EP, one of our first thoughts was, “This would sound crazy with a rapper over it.” But what rapper could handle these massive, unrelenting productions? Danny Brown. Danny’s got one... Read more »

Video: Praything – “The Fetter”

Praything’s Her Skin Caught The Glow EP captures a dramatic dreariness that’s hard to pinpoint. There’s a strange spot between sweet and sad, claiming its own territory on the border of bittersweet, and this is where... Read more »

Video: Insane Clown Posse Reviews Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe” Video

For those who have somehow managed to avoid Carly Rae Jepsen‘s “Call Me Maybe” video all this time, today’s the day you succumb to its horror. Luckily, though, you’ll also be guided through the video by... Read more »

Bat For Lashes’ Natasha Khan Explains Going Nude For Her Album Cover

Bat For Lashes‘ Natasha Khan recently sat down with Pitchfork and one of the obvious topics of conversation was the cover art to her upcoming album, The Haunted Man, coming October 23rd. The art (pictured above)... Read more »

6 Artists To Check Out If You Like Girls (The Band)

When Christopher Owens tweeted that fatal message announcing the end of Girls (the band—not the show, or gender) in early July, he broke a lot of hearts. Owens and his partner in crime, JR White, won... Read more »

Video: 24 Hours With Odd Future in NYC (Part 2)

Continuing the series of short day-in-the-life docs that most recently followed Danny Brown around London, the Noisey Crew delivers part two of its fly on the wall look at Odd Future in NYC. The video captures... Read more »

No Doubt – “Push and Shove” (Prod. Diplo)

Tony Kanal called this song No Doubt‘s “Bohemian Rhapsody.” The song does have a similarly jarring structure, jumping into sudden changes between verses and choruses, but it ultimately ends up as cartoonish mostly because of Gwen’s over-the-top... Read more »

Video: Yeasayer – “Longevity”

“Oh, okay,” you’ll think as you watch the beginning of this Yeasayer video and wonder why they decided to go with such a straightforward approach. This one starts off innocently enough, showing the band playing in... Read more »

Mixtape: DJ BenHaMeen – “Summer Madness Volume Two: Dawn Delights”

Last week, we saw DJ BenHaMeen’s Summer Madness Volume One: Sunset Seduction mixtape, which featured thirty-seven minutes of pure sensuality. Today, BenHaMeen returns with Volume Two: Dawn Delights. The tape, which encompasses hip-hop and electro classics,... Read more »

Video: Mr. MFN eXquire – “Position of Passion” (NSFW)

Mr. MFN eXquire unleashes the visuals for “Position of Passion,” and they are NSFW. While only one lady is featured in the video, she quite literally bares all. The Brooklyn rapper’s forthcoming digital EP, Power and Passion,... Read more »

Mixtape: Supreme Cuts & Haleek Maul – “Chrome Lips”

Buzzed about Barbadian rapper Haleek Maul and production duo Supreme Cuts team up for a darkly atmospheric affair on new mixtape Chrome Lips. The trio previously connected on Maul’s debut Oxyconteen EP in June, with SC’s deep,... Read more »

Video: Adorable Twin Babies Love When Dad Plays Guitar

Sometimes babies are hard to read because they are unintelligent and refuse to use language. Eventually they realize that screaming, crying, and drooling make them undesirable to the adult world, so they learn how to do... Read more »