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Daptone Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Fun And Stuff

Daptone Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Fun And Stuff

November 10, 2011, By

The traditional home of funk, soul and Motown has always been Detroit. Yet, in Bushwick, Brooklyn, there’s one hold-out, a genuine soul label: Daptone. …

Video Premiere: Quiet Americans “Be Alone”

Video Premiere: Quiet Americans “Be Alone”1

November 10, 2011, By

Mask owls and an expedition to the North Pole

Hip-Hop Trend: Fat Not Phat, Thin Is In

Hip-Hop Trend: Fat Not Phat, Thin Is In

November 10, 2011, By

The next time you hear a rapper talk about weight on the scale, it may be for a Jenny Craig commercial. Some of rap’s …

Debut LP Announced For New BSS/Stills Band, Eight And A Half

Debut LP Announced For New BSS/Stills Band, Eight And A Half

November 9, 2011, By

We’ve just heard that Broken Social Scene‘s drummer, Justin Peroff, along with the Stills‘ members Liam O’Neil and Dave Hamelin are forming …

Watch Sepalcure’s New Video, And Download A Track Too

Watch Sepalcure’s New Video, And Download A Track Too

November 9, 2011, By

  Yesterday, New York-Berlin bass music duo Sepalcure released “Pencil Pimp,” the first single from its upcoming self-titled debut LP. Today, the pair, consisting of …

Sharon Van Etten Reveals ‘Tramp’ Stamp; Tours

Sharon Van Etten Reveals ‘Tramp’ Stamp; Tours

November 9, 2011, By

Brooklyn songstress Sharon Van Etten has announced the release of Tramp, her third LP and first for Jagjaguwar, due out on February 7. The record follows …

Citigroup To Universal: “Let’s Talk EMI (Again)”

Citigroup To Universal: “Let’s Talk EMI (Again)”

November 9, 2011, By

The LA Times reported yesterday that Vivendi’s Universal Music Group is rejoining talks for the purchase of troubled EMI. This is after Len Blavatnik …

Tim Heidecker Enters House Of Cain

Tim Heidecker Enters House Of Cain

November 8, 2011, By

After what can only be two straight weeks of eating soup, smoking weed and tweeting about Herman Cain, Tim Heidecker has birthed a meme. Heidecker, …

The Internet Is Coming To A Speaker Near You

The Internet Is Coming To A Speaker Near You

November 8, 2011, By

It’s time to hear about how much Odd Future loves cocaine, again. And again. Aaand…again. This time, we come to you with news …

‘Style Wars’ Kickstarter Campaign Launched To Save Outtakes

‘Style Wars’ Kickstarter Campaign Launched To Save Outtakes

November 8, 2011, By

Yesterday, the producers of Style Wars, a documentary chronicling the earlier years of hip-hop culture, launched a campaign via Kickstarter to restore the film’s …

Digital Music Sales This Year Are Looking Rosy

Digital Music Sales This Year Are Looking Rosy

November 8, 2011, By

The Brits have been voraciously buying music online, stemming the world’s downward spiral into digital abyss that has been swallowing profits for any and …

Here’s What You Can Expect From Drake’s New LP

Here’s What You Can Expect From Drake’s New LP

November 8, 2011, By

On Sunday night, around midnight-ish Drake‘s sophomore album Take Care leaked. After he received the news, he tweeted “Listen, enjoy it, buy it if …

Odd Future Is Pissing People Off More Than Usual

Odd Future Is Pissing People Off More Than Usual

November 7, 2011, By

Hip-hop collective Odd Future has gained widespread buzz in the past year for its offensive lyrics, outrageous antics (including almost starting a riot in Boston …

Robert Glasper Announces New Album Chock Full O’ Guests

Robert Glasper Announces New Album Chock Full O’ Guests

November 7, 2011, By

Transcending genres in its signature style of blending many different influences to form one unique sound, the Robert Glasper Experiment is slated to release its …

Radiohead Announces U.S. Tour Dates

Radiohead Announces U.S. Tour Dates

November 7, 2011, By

Radiohead has confirmed the first ten dates of it’s 2012 U.S. tour, marking the band’s first extensive U.S. tour since 2008. Beginning February 27 …