Archive for August, 2013

Video: Kembe X – “Rap Game”

Performance clips are par for the course in rap. Cheap and simple, they often provide the most direct introduction of a rapper, allowing for clear display of persona and style. Of course, as with anything easily... Read more »

Moonlight Mask – “What’s That? (Gimme That)”

Moonlight Mask is a one-man show, the project of DC-based artist Anders Carlson, who has been recording music in his bedroom. Nowadays, anything that’s “bedroom [what have you]” is usually associated with a dreamy, subdued sound,... Read more »

Gucci Mane & Young Thug – “Puchanella”

Gucci Mane is piling it on. I don’t know whether he had just been stockpiling tracks in a cave somewhere for the last decade or what, but the man is just releasing massive amounts of music... Read more »

Live Stream the 2013 Made in America Festival

Today is day one of the second annual Made in America Festival, and if you’re not in Philadelphia to watch the action in person, you can live stream the whole thing. Today’s lineup includes A$AP Rocky,... Read more »

Diplo Wants to Break Twerking Record, Dentist Wants to Clone John Lennon From his Tooth

We see a lot of really random shit every week. Deciding what to post and what to ignore is a constant balancing act that requires much skill, judgment, and discretion. Sometimes it depends on how drunk... Read more »

This Week’s Best EDM, Featuring Skream, DJ Sliink, UZ, and Flux Pavilion

Sorry for leaving you high and dry last weekend; forces beyond my control crippled my abilities to hit you with the EDM lovelies. No harm, no foul. We're back this week with a delectable selection of... Read more »

Video: Big Sean – “10 2 10″

Here’s Big Sean in the new video for “10 2 10,” off his new album Hall of Fame. Sean hits an island for this one, ditching the crew mentality and going in solo for a vibe that... Read more »

Fiona Apple Tells Audience to “Shut the F*ck Up,” Storms Off Stage at Louis Vuitton Event in Japan

During a Louis Vuitton-hosted party in Tokyo last night, the fashion label celebrated and invited Fiona Apple to perform. The show went down at Tokyo Station Hotel, but as Fiona started her performance, the audience couldn’t keep... Read more »

MS MR – “Think Of You (RAC Remix)”

Despite the fact that André Allen Anjos probably has his hands full preparing the release of RAC‘s debut album, he’s somehow managed to find the time for a new remix. This time, he takes on MS... Read more »

Premiere: GoldLink – “On&On”

With “Electronic Relaxation,” Virginia rapper GoldLink signaled an intriguing level of unrefined talent, cohering at points into compelling pockets of rhyme, but still in need of the polish and focus that separates the Kendrick’s and Rocky’s from... Read more »

Best Songs of the Week

With so much good music steadily coming through, it's easy to miss out on some of the best. To help prevent this, we've picked some of our favorite tracks from the week. Here are the songs... Read more »

Arctic Monkeys – “Stop The World I Wanna Get Off With You”

We’re still two weeks off from Arctic Monkeys officially releasing their AM LP, but the gritty British rockers have continued to share cuts off the album. We’ve already heard “Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re... Read more »

Daughter – “Smoke”

Daughter‘s music is so often overflowing with a beautiful sadness. It comes across in the lyrics, vocals, and spare instrumentation, and makes listening to the Elena Tonra-fronted folk trio’s music a cathartic experience. “Smoke” is another... Read more »

Drake Speaks on Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, his Album, and the OVO Sound Label

Drake is on the cover of the new Billboard magazine, and for the cover story he spoke on Kendrick Lamar‘s new “Control” verse, his relationship with Kanye West, whether or not he’s trying to come up... Read more »

Epic Animal Fails Soundtracked With Obscene Rap Songs

Animal fail videos are the best, but they are missing the right soundtrack, and they always have been. Instead of those typical clown songs or corny America's Funniest Home Videos music, we decided an appropriate match... Read more »