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Largehearted Boy Weekly Wrap-Up - August 2, 2015

A list of the past week's Largehearted Boy features: Book Notes: (authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates to their book) Christy Wampole for her essay collection The Other Serious Deborah Reed for her novel Olivay Emily Mitchell...

Daily Downloads (The Week's Best Free and Legal Music Including Blitzen Trapper, Lauryn Peacock, Her Name Is Calla, and more)

Every day, Daily Downloads offers free and legal music and/or stream. Today's free and legal mp3 downloads: Bad Braids: Folkadelphia session [mp3] Ben Rogers: The Bloodred Yonder EP [mp3] Blitzen Trapper: "Lonesome Angel" [mp3] from All Across This Land (out...

Fresh Sounds 2nd August 2015

Another helping of fantastic freshly brewed tunes straight from the Devil's cafe... The Bird & The Monkey - A Song For Nico The Glass Children - Undone No Nothings - All The Good Ones. Gelato - Daydream Sealings - White Devil

Martin Scorsese’s Vinyl Also Rebuilt Max’s Kansas City

Last month, Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger, and Boardwalk Empire creator Terence Winter briefly transformed Rough Trade Brooklyn into a mid-’70s Sam Goody for their upcoming ’70s-set HBO series. Now they’ve recreated the iconic NYC venue Max’s Kansas City for another shoot at 19th St and Broadway, right around the corner from where the original once […]

European Police Continue To Give Snoop Dogg A Hard Time On Tour

Things are not going well for Snoop Dogg in Europe. He’s been touring there after releasing the Pharrell-produced LP Bush earlier this year, and as the Guardian reports, the rapper was stopped by police in Italy today while carrying $422,000 in cash, well above the legal limit of money that can be transported across European […]

Lollapalooza Shuts Down Travi$ Scott Five Minutes Into His Set

After reportedly showing up half an hour late, rapper Travi$ Scott got his Lollapalooza set shut down after only 5 minutes by encouraging fans to jump the security barrier and rush the stage. Festival organizers deemed the resulting chaos to be unsafe and shut the whole thing down, with security forcibly removing Scott from the […]

Dr. Dre Announces New Album Compton: The Soundtrack, Explains Why Detox Never Came Out

A few days ago, Ice Cube said that the soundtrack to the upcoming N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton was coming soon and would be a new Dr. Dre album “inspired by Compton.” Now, as Pitchfork points out, Dr. Dre has just officially announced his third solo album Compton: The Soundtrack on his Beats 1 radio […]

Drake Officially Announces His OVO Air Jordans

A couple of years ago, Drake announced that OVO would be partnering with Nike’s Air Jordan brand on an exclusive sneaker collection. After some teasing on Instagram and a very limited pop-up release in April — black and white Air Jordan 10s sold at the L.A. pop-up for $225 are now going for thousands of […]

Nai Harvest x Mac DeMarco – “Onion Man”

Indie rock court jester Mac DeMarco held an impromptu barbecue in Brooklyn earlier this month, and beforehand, he spent four days recording Some Other Ones, an 8-track set of woozy, sun-warped instrumentals to soundtrack the event. Apparently inspired by his burst of lo-fi creativity, UK DIY label Art Is Hard have assembled some friends to […]

Hear Chance The Rapper Get Quizzed On Saran Wrap On Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!

Chance The Rapper was this week’s featured guest on NPR quiz show Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!, along with panelists Brian Babylon, Faith Salie, and Mo Rocca. The episode was recorded live this Thursday in Chicago’s Millennium Park, and Chance was asked to play a game called “Chance The Rapper, meet Saran the wrapper,” in which […]

Watch U2 Perform With Bruce Springsteen In NYC

U2 finished up an eight-night stand at Madison Square Garden last night. It had already been a pretty action-packed run — the band trotted out songs that they hadn’t played in 26 years, played with Lady Gaga, Paul Simon, and Laurie Anderson, and invited a woman who helped Bono after his bike crash to the […]

André 3000 Will Co-Star In American Crime Season 2

According to the Hollywood Reporter, OutKast’s André 3000 is set to star in the second season of John Ridley’s ABC anthology drama series American Crime, which will follow an incident at a Midwestern high school that sparks discussions about gender issues, sexual orientation, and sexual identity. André will play Michael Lacroix, an architect and pillar […]

Fetty Wap Reportedly Stiffs NJ Olive Garden

Fetty Wap has been accused of dining and dashing at an Olive Garden in Wayne, NJ. According to TMZ, the “Trap Queen” sing-rapper was dining with some friends and stormed out of the restaurant without paying his full $160 bill, although he apparently did drop $100 for appetizers and drinks. Fetty says he was there […]

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Seeking Graphic Kurt Cobain Death-Scene Photos

Kurt Cobain’s death was officially ruled a suicide over twenty years ago, but hey, crazy conspiracy theorists will be crazy conspiracy theorists. Last year, Seattle police reviewed the case and examined four previously undeveloped rolls of 35mm film of the crime scene and came to the same conclusion of suicide, and they released some previously […]

Watch Paul McCartney Play “Get Back” With Alabama Shakes’ Brittany Howard And “FourFiveSeconds” At Lollapalooza

During the encore of his headlining set at Lollapalooza last night, Sir Paul McCartney brought out Alabama Shakes frontwoman Brittany Howard to assist on “Get Back.” Howard played guitar and sang harmonies and even took lead on the second verse. And in addition to his setlist of Beatles and Wings classics, Macca also busted out […]

David Gilmour returns: Rattle That Lock

NEW ALBUM SEPT 10 - The official animated video for Rattle That Lock was created by Alasdair and Jock from London-based production house Trunk Animation, under the creative directorship of Aubrey Powell of Hipgnosis. The hand-drawn animation...Show More Summary


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Toadcast #318 – The Palecast Vol.3

 Hiya folks, once again in advance of the glorious Pale Imitation Festival we have a podcast exploring all the weird and wonderful bands who will be playing in Edinburgh during August for your wild and enthusiastic entertainment. Because you’re coming along, right? All of you? Oh god do please come. Please. Pleasepleasepleasepleaseplease! Ah fuck that, […]

Eminem Shares His Compulsive Home Workout Routine

Eminem is a pretty fit dude — for a while, he was even attached to star in Antoine Fuqua’s new boxing movie Southpaw. So how does Eminem stay a pretty fit dude? By working out compulsively. And in a new article on Men’s Journal, the rapper details his compulsive exercise regimen. “In the early days,” […]

DJ Ashba & Bumblefoot Quit Guns N’ Roses

Both Darren Jay “DJ” Ashba and Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal announced that their departure from Guns N’ Roses this week. While the details on Bumblefoot’s decision to quit the band are murky at best, Ashba laid out his reasoning in the following statement: It is with a very heavy heart and yet great pride that I […]

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