Drake is taking his position of “global ambassador” for the Toronto Raptors seriously, especially now that the Raptors are in the NBA playoffs and not doing terribly. (The Raptors beat the Brooklyn Nets last night, tying up their playoff series at 1-1.) Drake has been courtside for both of the Toronto playoff games, taking fondue-related [...]
“The first record I can remember getting as a Christmas present was Kiss, Double Platinum. It was a slick double record with a silver cover. Pretty freaking cool. I think I wore it out between the ages 8-10.” “My Mother had a small but...Show More Summary
Sounds like: 21 Pilots, Zari Stokes, Macklemore Song: Jez Dior - Old No. 7 (Ft. G-Eazy) What's so good? Mistakes and hard times can be different in nature, but we all are confronted with them in our lives. During these rough gos, music and booze are releases that many turn to. Show More Summary
Iggy Azalea recently dropped her album The New Classic and stopped by Good Morning America today to perform her tongue-in-cheek collaboration with Charli XCX. The performance matched the Clueless vibe that was in the music video and carried the style of their appearances on Late Night and at the MTVu Woodie Awards. Watch the morning [...]
Earlier this year Wild Beasts released their very good fourth album Present Tense. We recently saw the music video for its “A Simple Beautiful Truth,” and now that’s been given a smooth remix by producer Lone. It’s good timing because Lone is getting ready to drop a new album, which sounds promising based on “2 [...]
Alt-rock icon's first piece of new material in 14 years.
Akin to the early-’90s post-Nirvana feeding frenzy in the Pacific Northwest, the Britpop explosion of the mid-’90s spawned a similar slash-and-burn signing boom on the other side of the pond. And as with post-Nirvana culture, the milieu surrounding Blur and Oasis gave way to a litany of fates for bands just hungry for their slice [...]
Ploughing – some might say, plowing – through a towering pile of new Shostakovich releases, I was knocked sideways twice in a week by performances that have simply never been bettered on record. Never? That’s right, never. Not to mention the most revealing Michelangelo Suite you are ever likely to hear. Go to sinfinimusic to […]
After the debut live performance of “Fancy” last month at the mtvU Woodies, Iggy Azalea and Charli XCX brought the hyphy hair-flipper to Late Night, and today (April 22) they marked the release of The New Classic by performing it for the early risers watching Good Morning America. While the pop stars stuck with the Clueless visual aesthetic, this time... More »
photos by Dana (distortion) Yavin Boy George @ Irving Plaza, 4/22/2014 George quoted Eckhart Tolle telling the crowd to stay in the now and songs included "Feel the Vibration," "Live Your Life" and George proclaimed that "love is bigger than...
Sounds like: Kavinsky, Superhumanoids Song: Futurecop! - Lost Love (Ft. DWNTWN) (Sunglasses Kid Remix) What's so good? Futurecop! is back at it with a brand new album in the works titled Fairytales of Summer Shoegazers. I guess putting...Show More Summary
As discussed, Echo & the Bunnymen are going on a tour this year which hits NYC for two nights at Irving Plaza (August 16 & 17). Tickets for those shows go on an exclusive BrooklynVegan presale today at 10...
It's about time this country gives him the recognition he deserves.
The Boss continues his love affair with the Mighty Joe Strummer.
by Andrew Sacher Philly's Creepoid already put out their excellent self-titled sophomore LP this past March via No Idea, and they just followed that with the Wet EP, which came out on Record Store Day via Graveface. If you liked...
At the end of next month, Robyn and Röyksopp will release a collaborative EP called… Read more articles like "Listen: Robyn & Röyksopp, “Do It Again” & “Every Little Thing”" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.
Sounds like: Cat Power, Feist, CoCo Rosie Song: The Flight - The Idol And The Idle (Ft. Alana Stewart) What's so good? When I was sent this track I found myself a little confused. The Flight pitch themselves as two producers from East London by the names Joe Henson and Alexis Smith. Show More Summary
The perspective of Seattle hip-hop seems to change every few years, or for the mainstream as a whole, maybe every twenty years. Ask anyone outside of the Pacific Northwest, and they’ll tell you Seattle hip-hop is Sir Mix-A-Lot and Macklemore, and nothing more. Ask anyone who has been in tap with the music, and they’ll […]
Released for Earth Day, the song will eventually go extinct unless "reproduced."
That girl next door that we all crush on is slowly coming out of her shell. And it’s a beautiful thing. Jhené Aiko got in front of the camera with the persuasive folks at GQ. They managed to get the slender songstress to show off her petite, toned body, while leaving us drooling with the results.