Archive for November, 2012

Interview: Vast Aire Talks Cannibal Ox Reunion and Success in Underground Hip-Hop

Vast Aire towers over most rappers, his significant stature announcing his presence even before he's said a word. On record, he cuts the profile of a street savvy rapper with a deep rooted love of... Read more »

Mix: MistaJam – “Caught In A Trap”

Fridays are made for a few things: drinking, pizza, movies, and mixes. Nothing makes your Friday at work (or whatever you heathens do during normal human daylight hours) than a well-done mix, and MistaJam has gone... Read more »

RAC ft. Liz Anjos – “Climbing Up The Walls” (Radiohead Cover)

RAC‘sĀ Andre Anjos brought his wife along for a bold move: a Radiohead cover. But as a ” remix artist collective,” RAC has never played by the typical set of rules. Becoming well-known mostly for their remixes... Read more »

Marsha Ambrosius – “Cold War”

Diplo‘s recently uploaded this new track from Marsha Ambrosius that he produced alongside Picard Brothers. Currently digging this one – she really brings you into those cold relationships where you should leave, but don’t for one... Read more »

Watch Nas Perform with Anthony Hamilton on Conan

On Conan, Nas dipped back into Life Is Good with a special performance of “World’s An Addiction” with Anthony Hamilton. One of those performances where the message and the words have such impact that you don’t... Read more »

Video: Florence Welch Sings “Gimme Shelter” With The Rolling Stones

Florence Welch may seem reserved, but here’s what happens when she’s on stage with Mick Jagger. She joined The Rolling Stones in London at The O2 Arena and wasn’t about to have her energy outdone by... Read more »

Video: BADBADNOTGOOD Performs in Toronto

TED Talks are always interesting, but the one held in Toronto back in October had some guests of interest. BADBADNOTGOOD performed some cool, jazzed out covers of Flying Lotus (aka Captain Murphy), songs from the Legend... Read more »

Hear What Skrillex Music Sounds Like on the Piano

Under all those womp-womps and eardrum-piercing electronic stabs, there is something kind of beautiful. We Many don’t appreciate Skrillex because his tendency to push things into the unnecessarily loud, over-the-top, grating territory that he’s become famous... Read more »

Elliphant – “Down On Life”

The Swedish takeover continues with the rise of your soon-to-be obsession, Stockholm native Ellinor Olovsdotter, who performs under the moniker Elliphant. Her sound can only be described as sugary hip-hop, with its upbeat pop sensibilities, but... Read more »

Forbes’ Names the Highest-Paid Musicians of 2012

Every year, Forbes cuts through all the bullshit and gets right to the important stuff: money. While music may not be “selling” like it used to, part of the goal has become to turn yourself into... Read more »