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Swear Allegiance to 'An Oath of Blood and Fire,' the Crushing Debut EP from Triumvir Foul

Photo courtesy of Godz ov War / Third Eye Temple Triumvir Foul is a brand-new project, raw and largely untested, but as I've said before, there's a lot of potential there (and I'll be damned if I can get the world-eating grooves on "Silence Continuum" out of my head). Show More Summary

Style Rider: MisterWives Needs Fresh Docs and Craft Store Glitter

All photos courtesy of MisterWives Although MisterWives’ debut album just came out on Tuesday, you’ve probably heard their jams—unapologetically pop, but well-crafted and refreshingly experimental—and you’ve definitely heard their band...Show More Summary

When Crowdfunding Goes Right: Compensating the Last Living Creator of the Famed "Amen Break"

Richard Spencer at home / All photos courtesy of Richard Spencer Martyn Webster, a former DJ from the UK, cut his teeth on breakbeats in hip-hop and drum'n'bass in the 80s and 90s. As an aficionado of the latter throughout the Nineties,...Show More Summary

Is Music a Language and Can It Teach Us How to Speak? We Asked a Neuroscientist

This article originally appeared on Noisey Sweden. Remember that slightly lonely guy you used to be semi-friends with? The one that jammed with the high school jazz band every other Friday and always voluntarily wore a spotted bow tie?...Show More Summary

Watch: Nicolas Jaar - The Color of Pomegranates (OST)

This is too interesting to pass up. Famed electronic artist Nicolas Jaar recently uploaded his very own original score to The Color of Pomegranates, what is considered to be the legendary yet still underappreciated Armenian-Soviet filmmaker...Show More Summary

Itty-Bitty Review: Food! - Ben Tatar and the Tatar Tots

I'd like to think that I'm reasonably adventurous in my food tastes, eager to try to new foods from different cultures if they're offered to me. But sometimes I'm perfectly pleased with comfort food -- macaroni and cheese, cheese crisps, a big bowl of cereal. Show More Summary

Drake Ties The Beatles’ 51-Year-Old Billboard Record


Who Needs the Children's Music Grammy Anyway?

Before I start, let me get a few things out of the way: 1) Congratulations to Neela Vaswani for her Best Children's Music Grammy at the 57th Annual Grammys for her recording of the young adult version of I Am Malala, the memoir from Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai. Show More Summary

Film Review: My Life Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn

A reminder that sometimes filmmakers should stay behind the camera.

Leonardo DiCaprio to play man with 24 different personalities in The Crowded Room

Film is about Billy Milligan, the first person to use multiple personality disorder as a legal defense.

Film Review: Everly

Buckets of blood and guts but not much fun.

Single Review: Eric Paslay, “She Don’t Love You”

“She Don’t Love You” Eric Paslay Written by Eric Paslay and Jennifer Wayne Any time a new country single invites comparisons to “Life Turned Her That Way”,  you know you’re in for something good. “She Don’t Love You”  is a … Continue reading ?

Single Review: Cole Swindell, “Ain’t Worth the Whiskey”

“Ain’t Worth the Whiskey” Cole Swindell Written by Josh Martin, Adam Sanders, and Cole Swindell Cole Swindell makes the case to the lady that burned him that there are a ton of good reasons he might be out drinking tonight.  … Continue reading ?

Single Review: Lee Brice, “Drinking Class”

“Drinking Class” Lee Brice Written by David Frasier, Ed Hill, and Josh Kear I’m always going to prefer a drinking anthem written for people who actually work for a living.    “Drinking Class” is all about going out on Friday night … Continue reading ?

Single Review: Darius Rucker, “Homegrown Honey”

“Homegrown Honey” Darius Rucker Written by Nathan Chapman, Charles Kelley, and Darius Rucker Darius Rucker still seems more committed to keeping the country elements present in his country music than all of his contemporaries that didn’t crossover from the nineties … Continue reading ?

Taylor Swift Allegedly Pulled A Sam Smith, Except On Herself

Rememberwhentheworldfinallyacknowledged thatSamSmith’s“StayWithMe”andTomPetty’s“IWon’tBackDown”wereessentiallythesamesong?ItseemsTaylorSwifthasalsoperpetratedan “accidental”musicalimitation.Thevictimthistime?TaylorSwift.DJDwibbit’slatestmash-upmakesaratherconvincingcasethat Swift’s“BlankSpace”and“Style”—bothtracksfrom 1989— areinfactONEAND THESAME.

Sufjan Stevens holding 'Carrie & Lowell' listening parties (NYC today)

Sufjan Stevens' new album, Carrie & Lowell is out 3/31 via Asthmatic Kitty, and the folky lead single "No Shade in the Shadow of the Cross" has us very excited for it. TODAY (2/28) you'll have a chance to...

Remi Miles – Riviera Girl

15 hours agoMusic / Indie Music : mp3hugger

Brighton’s Remi Miles has managed to take the 80’s into the new century in so much that he has recorded a song that could have come from back then but has somehow had the wherewithal to not sound positively ancient at this stage. ‘Riviera Girl’ offers so much, a chirpy guitar jangle, a soft and inviting vocal and then there is the real deal chorus. Show More Summary

Obits: Former Knicks Favorite Anthony Mason Dies At 48

FormerKnickAnthonyMasonhasdiedattheageof48. —NBANewYorkKnicks(@nyknicks)February28,2015 AnthonyMason,asreportedbyESPN,diedSaturdaymorning.TheformerprobasketballplayerenduredamajorheartattackearlierinFebruary.Hefoughtforhislifeandenduredseveralsurgeriesuntilhisdeathtoday.

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