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Filed Under:Music / Rock & Pop
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Archived Since:May 7, 2008

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SoundCloud snags Warner Music Group’s support for planned subscription service, or maybe just Wayne Coyne’s?

Hey tech guy, I know that you have been paying hyper-close-uber-attention to this whole situation every day of your life for the past several months, and I’m sorry to insult your self-coined “tech-telligence” like this; but if you’ll...Show More Summary

Cerberus: Endo Kame - Blue Dream

By Jspicer on Nov 06 2014 This is one slow roll. I don’t think Blue Dream has ever gotten out of bed. A bad case of the Rip Van Winkle. One long dream floating into the next, a peaceful slumber only known to a select few. It’s a settled fog on our eye lids, well into our deep R.E.M. Show More Summary

Music Review: Dirty Beaches - Stateless

Dirty Beaches Stateless [Zoo Music; 2014] by Hydroyoga Rating: Dirty Beaches is Alex Zhang-Hungtai, a man without a true home, a man who has lived in different cities across the globe, constantly searching for a sound, finding them,Show More Summary

Film Review: Interstellar (Dir. Christopher Nolan)

Interstellar Dir. Christopher Nolan [Paramount; 2014] by Alan Zilberman Rating: Christopher Nolan is a maddening filmmaker. He’s a brainiac who loves technology and big spectacle, yet he avoids digital film and CGI special effects. His...Show More Summary

Justin Meyers rinses thoroughly to reveal new experimental label, Sympathy Limited

Justin Meyers knows firsthand the beauty and convenience of bypassing established label hierarchy in favor of single-handedly running your own. What could’ve been a futile decade of sending nudgy parcels to various label heads around the country turned instead into 10 years of glorious autonomy. Show More Summary

Mix Tape: Driving for days toward the person you’ve been missing like crazy for months

Requested by Captain Radd • Compiled by Luke 01. alt-J - “Warm Foothills” (This Is All Yours) 02. Grizzly Bear - “All We Ask” (Veckatimest) 03. Bon Iver - “Towers” (Bon Iver) 04. Deerhunter - “Sailing” (Halcyon Digest) 05. The National - “Racing Like a Pro” (Boxer) 06. Show More Summary

Film Review: Why Don’t You Play in Hell? (Dir. Shion Sono)

Why Don't You Play in Hell? Dir. Shion Sono [Drafthouse Films; 2014] by Paul Bower Rating: Shion Sono is without a doubt one of the most baffling filmmakers working today. His penchant for creating films that go from initial conception...Show More Summary

Panda Bear shares UK and European tour dates for 2015, keeps it a chill affair

Noah Lennox a.k.a. Panda Bear is about to wage war against Death itself. Or maybe just hang out with him and watch Italian horror movies? Either way, Domino is releasing Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper on January 13 and the Mr. Noah EP is already available. Show More Summary

Watch: PC Music - Dead Or Alive [stream, Halloween 2014]

Hey. It’s my 1,000th post on Tiny Mix Tapes as C Monster. Check it out! Right? I shoulder-shrugged, too. ‘Cause if you REALLY want to know how many people care, you’d share this post ANYWHERE. As that will be digital proof I’ve no real “fans” than I do have people passing by. Show More Summary

Lil B to lecture at MIT in November, finally making those kids’ education worthwhile

MIT may be one of the “best colleges in the world,” but up until last night, such a distinction could be taken as nothing more than a meaningless superlative to make an insecure institution feel better about itself. But all that’s about to change. Show More Summary

Premiere: Ashley Paul - “Heat Source (Seth Graham Remix)”

!!!Remix on deck!!! The title track off Ashley Paul’s Heat Source LP gets an as-yet online-only spa treatment from The Goop himself, Seth Graham. We caught ya flexing this time, SG! (? ? ³?)? Here, one-half of the Orange Milk hydra manages...Show More Summary

? Listen: Rangers - “ETV / Clown Prince / The Journalist”

Precious stones like the Rangers’ newest Reconsider Lounge LP are EXACTLY the reason why I grovel at the feet of Not Not Fun’s discography decisions. Apparently, Reconsider Lounge is the gathering of Rangers tracks both released andShow More Summary

Watch: Murlo - “Into Mist”

Grime producer Murlo’s just rubbing it in all our faces. Not only are his glamorous, dancehall influenced grime productions pristine, but he also can create some hypnotic visuals that color his sound strangely accurately. “Into Mist”...Show More Summary

Feature: Gregg Araki

by Eric Williger • November 2014 Filmmaker Gregg Araki rose to prominence as a key figure in the New Queer Cinema movement of the late 1980s and early 90s with his breakout feature The Living End, a road movie for the disenchanted, HIV positive youth with guns. Show More Summary

? Listen: RiFF RaFF - “Kokayne”

I’ll be 100% honest with you: until last week I was the last person on Earth who would be postin’ to TMT about Riff Raff. I had ZERO interest in the rapper who James Franco may or may not have based his appearance in “Spring Breakers”...Show More Summary

Ty Segall to release the $ingle$ 2 compilation for the low, low price of $

Much has been made about California garage grom Ty Segall’s ultra-prolific output. Seeing as he released the Manipulator LP more than two months ago, it was high time for him to announce something new. And here it is, $ingle$ 2, Ty’s second singles compilation. Show More Summary

Cerberus: DEN - Blossom Juice

By Strauss on Nov 05 2014 All that pure and pristine and beautiful stuff that soaks up the sun on the surface of the Earth — sure it radiates its pretty and pleasing light. But pretty things piss and shit, too. Somewhere in the bowels of our city streets, there’s a depository of all the liquid runoff of the every day. Show More Summary

Music Review: Deerhoof - La Isla Bonita

Deerhoof La Isla Bonita [Polyvinyl; 2014] by Jackson Scott Rating: Sorry Bono, but if I can just be honest here for a second: Ramones nostalgia makes me wanna sniff some glue, straight up. Mostly because, in my opinion, I don’t think...Show More Summary

Watch: Andrew Pekler - “Replayed” [excerpt]

Andrew Pekler released one of our favorite albums last year with Cover Versions, and now, out of seemingly nowhere, we just got word that he has quietly released its follow-up, The Prepaid Piano and Re-Played. Sidestepping the acoustic vs. Show More Summary

Andrew Pekler releases The Prepaid Piano & Re-Played on Senufo Editions and Entr’acte

You’re hanging out with your buds around the piano, and you get a call from your mom. As you reach for the phone, you drop it on the strings inside the piano right as Mitch, the most mercurial member of your social group, hits the climax of his rendition of the Leonard Cohen song he just learned that morning, and everyone groans. Show More Summary

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