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Dej Loaf – “Blood” (Feat. Young Thug & Birdman) Video

3 hours agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Detroit rapper Dej Loaf has shared a video for her Young Thug and Birdman featuring track “Blood,” which shows up on her Sell Sole mixtape that we named one of the best rap releases of the year. The camera slides around constantly while it follows the three of them standing on top of a building, [...]

Grimes – “Christmas Song II (Grinch)” (Feat. Jay Worthy) Video

12 hours agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

While I spent Christmas begrudgingly making small talk with family members I see once a year, Grimes was busy writing a song and making a music video alongside her stepbrother, rapper Jay Worthy. “Christmas Song II (Grinch)” serves as a sequel to a song they teamed up for that was released as a bonus track [...]

Daily Downloads (The Week's Best Free and Legal Music Including Over the Rhine, Ex Hex, and more)

Every day, Daily Downloads offers 10 free and legal mp3 downloads. Today's free and legal mp3 downloads: Angel Olsen: 2014-12-09, New York [mp3] Ex Hex: Live on WFMU with Therese [mp3] German Error Message: Haunts album [mp3] Lloyd Cole: Live...

Beyoncé – “7/11 (Skrillex & Diplo’s Jack Ü Remix)”

Skrillex and Diplo have shared a remix of Beyoncé’s “7/11? that they made under their Jack Ü moniker. The original song arrived on the scene ready for the club, but the production duo have turned the Beyoncé bonus track into something that could conceivably fill their massive festival sets. You can listen to it below.

N.E.R.D – “Squeeze Me”

Pharrell has reunited with his old songwriting partners Chad Hugo and Shay Haley to put out a new N.E.R.D. track for the upcoming SpongeBob SquarePants movie. The tropical-sounding “Squeeze Me” is their first collaboration since their 2010 album Nothing, though the trio reunited at Odd Future’s Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival earlier this year. “We’re trying [...]

Boxing Day with the Devil

Well that's Christmas over for another 12 months it's time to relax with a tall glass of Egg Nog in your new slippers and indulge in some noise courtesy of the Devil... Boyracer - Boxing Day Racer 100 EP by Boyracer Impulsive HeartsShow More Summary

Online "Best Books of 2014" Lists Updates - December 26th

For the seventh straight year, I am aggregating every online "best of 2014" book list I find, updating the list often. Please feel free to leave a comment or e-mail me with a blog, magazine, newspaper, or other online media...

Thom Yorke – “You Wouldn’t Like Me When I’m Angry”

Thom Yorke made headlines for releasing Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes via BitTorrent earlier this year, and now he’s brought the album to Bandcamp, a slightly more traditional virtual storefront. He put the album up on the website for purchase today, along with a new song called “You Wouldn’t Like Me When I’m Angry.” His Bandcamp website [...]

Metric – “The Fatal Gift”

Metric has been pretty quiet since wrapping up their tour for Synthetica, and it turns out they got back into the studio pretty quickly. In a new post on their website, Emily Haines writes that the band is now “fully immersed in fresh music and somewhat amazed that we’ve managed to keep on loving what [...]

GFOTY – “Christmas Day”

GFOTY has provided a throughly PC Music take on Christmas with her new track: much like the collective deconstructs traditional pop music conventions by playing into them wholeheartedly, she takes on the inanity of holiday songs by making a track that sounds like what an alien’s attempt to buy into the holiday might be like. [...]

Shorties (Recommended New Literary Magazines, Bettye LaVette Covers Bob Dylan, and more)

Ploughshares recommended new literary magazines. Stream Bettye LaVette's cover of Bob Dylan's "Unforgettable," from her new album Worthy. 48 online "best books of 2014" lists were added to the master aggregation at Largehearted Boy Wednesday (bringing the total number of...

Will Butler – “Christmas 2014?

Arcade Fire’s Will Butler shared an original Christmas track yesterday called “Christmas 2014? to celebrate the holiday season. It’s a sparse and simple two-minute-long piano ballad that incorporates a number of religious references and wouldn’t sound out of place in a church. Butler will release his debut solo album Policy next year. Listen below. Policy [...]

Daily Downloads (Ex Hex, Sloan, Lloyd Cole, and more)

Every day, Daily Downloads offers 10 free and legal mp3 downloads. Today's free and legal mp3 downloads: Be Forest: Live on WFMU's Dark Night of the Soul with Julie [mp3] Ex Hex: Live on WFMU with Therese [mp3] Gal Pals:...

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Happy Christmas: Song, by Toad’s MAGIC BEANZ!

Welcome to Song, by Toad’s MAGIC BEANZ! This is a wee sampler of six new band’s we’ll be working with this year – a complete rejuvenation of the label, in many ways. We’ll be releasing stuff by our more established collaborators of course, but 2015 will be dominated by the new people. Free mp3 download (right-click, save as) […]

Christmas With The Devil

It's Christmas Day you've stuffed yourself with all manner of animal flesh, chocolates and pudding and drank your own body weight in sherry and mulled wine so what better way to relax than putting your new slippers on slipping on your new onesie and listening to some unfestive festive songs courtesy of the friendly folks at Devil towers. Show More Summary

Archie Powell and The Exports have a Rotten Christmas

Dysfunctional family dynamics, year-long grudges and unrivaled disappointment. Christmas isn't all it's cracked up to be for all of us. Chicago rockers Archie Powell & The Exports could be the most fun-loving act in America as all their songs are equal parts humor and unadulterated rock energy. Show More Summary

Watch Earl Sweatshirt Perform Five New Songs In Santa Ana

Earl Sweatshirt has dropped a few new pieces of music for us over the past few months, presumably stuff that he’s cooked up while working on the follow-up to last year’s Doris. Last night at a show at the Observatory in Santa Ana, CA, Earl gave us our biggest taste of his newer material yet. [...]

Watch Zosia Mamet’s Band Chacha Play Their Debut Single “Too Good” In NYC

If you’ll recall, wealthy socialite and Girls star Zosia Mamet attempted to get a Kickstarter funded last year so that she and her sister could record a music video for their folk duo the Cabin Sisters. She was widely ridiculed, and didn’t come anywhere close to her $32,000 goal. But she hasn’t given up her [...]

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