Archive for November, 2012

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 »

Watch Wiz Khalifa Perform On Jimmy Kimmel Live

Wiz Khalifa captivated the crowd on set for Jimmy Kimmel on ABC with a charismatic rendition of his smooth single “Remember You,” which also features The Weeknd. Wearing a white tee and drenched in sweat, the... Read more »

15 Non-Rap Diss Songs Done Right

When we think of diss records, our minds immediately jump to hip-hop, a world often predicated on competition, one-upmanship, and clever lyrical jabs. We could spend hours listing favorites, debating the best and the most scathing--Jay-Z's... Read more »

Video: Flying Lotus – “Tiny Tortures”

After the Captain Murphy news from this morning, you’d think Flying Lotus would be laying low, but he actually ups the ante with this new David Lenandowsky-directed, Elijah Wood-featured clip from Until the Quiet Comes. The... Read more »

AlunaGeorge’s Debut Album is Almost Complete

AlunaGeorge is an artist to watch out for in 2013. The London duo has already rightfully won over a following with their unique blend of electronic and R&B, and now we’re just waiting on the debut.... Read more »

Captain Murphy is Flying Lotus

It looks like another mystery has been solved. We mentioned last night that Captain Murphy would be performing at Low End Theory in LA, and this morning the above picture surfaced online, confirming one of our... Read more »

Video: Mega Trife & Nonsense – “Brockton Business”

Here’s a new one from Mega Trife & Nonsense’s Full Circle album. Love the beat Nonsense hooked up, and Trife definitely draws you in with his flow. The clip for this is also pretty dope; it’s... Read more »

Listen to Kendrick Lamar Freestyle Over TNGHT’s “Higher Ground”

Amazing. While Gilles Peterson’s 6Music interview with Kendrick Lamar isn’t set to premiere until December 1st, this clip finds Kendrick speaking on how he hears about producers from across the Atlantic. Gilles puts on TNGHT‘s “Higher... Read more »

Keythegreight – “Tommy’s Theme”

When you’re rapping about illegal activities, you could do a lot¬†worse than to choose a smooth, 70s-tinged instrumental (the sort of sound that Roc Marciano has recently made his stock-in-trade) and reference classically flawed Scarface-rip-off Belly¬†(lovable... Read more »

Download Captain Murphy’s Deluxe Edition of “Duality”

We know that Captain Murphy is not Rejjie Snow. We still don’t know who he is. Tonight, we might get some word on the artist behind the moniker, as Pitchfork reports that Murphy will be giving... Read more »

Play The Skrillex Computer Game

All Skrillex everything. Whether its memes or GIFs or jokes or mash-ups or whatever other Internet-y things the computer-dwelling creatures of the world wide web think up, Skrillex is one of those dudes who is a... Read more »