Pretty soon, Robin Thicke’s “4 The Rest Of My Life” will be someone’s first dance song at their wedding. That much is for sure. There’s no way around it other [...]
Epic use of TLC’s classic “No Scrubs“. Let us not forget the rebuttal from Sporty Thieves aptly titled “No Pigeons“. — Follow Ta-Ku: Facebook | Twitter | SoundCloud
Stuff like this is the reason the A.V. Club’s “A.V. Undercover” video series exists: Louisville post-hardcore warriors Coliseum, who landed a recent Album Of The Week with their ferocious Sister Faith, covering “Shakin’,” a deeply silly piece of ’80s cheeseball-rock fluff by Eddie Money. You will not be shocked to learn that the band turned [...]
With a head-banging beat, addicting hook and features from some of the biggest names in hip-hop, Clinton Sparks has a nifty little track in “Gold Rush.” Although you won’t hear [...]
Derek Erdman Fleetwood Mac forever. Going into Monday night's Fleetwood Mac show at the Tacoma Dome, I had a very specific plan: I was going to set up a camera in the Dome's parking lot, talk to strangers for a few hours, skip the show,...Show More Summary
Boerd's teaser for his upcoming EP "Receptor" leaves us with high expectations. Out June 11 on Comorbid Records. Boerd - Receptor EP Teaser from kommak on Vimeo.
by Bill Pearis As we've mentioned a few times, Total Control are visiting from Australia, playing two shows in NYC this week: tonight (5/22) at Mercury Lounge with Pop. 1280, Night Sins, and Sleepies (tickets); and 285 Kent on Thursday...
Remember earlier this month when we told you that Beck would be spending his summer playing a series of shows to preview tracks from an as-yet-untitled upcoming acoustic record? Well, we’ve got one more date, courtesy of Stereogum, to insert into the mix. Show More Summary
A lot of rap videos function as pseudo commercials for various vices and products, but few are as direct about it as Kurupt in “Caviar & Champagne.” Featuring Dr. Zodiak [...]
At Berlin’s Night + Day Festival over the weekend, the xx invited Jessie Ware, their peer in warm, poised, inward-looking London club music, to the stage for something very cool. Over the track from Jamie xx’s “Sunset” edit, they fused together two circa-2000 rave classics: Modjo’s “Lady (Hear Me Tonight)” and Stardust’s “Music Sounds Better [...]
The closest they'll come to covering Daft Punk.
Did Tim Dog really die in February as was widely reported at the time? That’s the question at the center of the ongoing saga of the controversial Bronx MC. It’s no secret that Tim was the mastermind behind several scams and at the time of his alleged death he owed over $2 million in restitution [...]
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“The wonderful Jessie Ware joined us onstage at Night+Day in Berlin. We did a version... Read more »
If every generation does indeed throw a hero up the pop charts, can we somehow get Tina here on the Billboard Hot-100? The 14-year-old uploaded a video of herself covering Van Halen’s classic instrumental track “Eruption” from theirShow More Summary
[the opening track from Julia Holter's Loud City Song, out August 20 on Domino]
You’ve seen Simon Fowler’s drawings on record sleeves, walls, and particularly badass torsos, representing the cream of the contemporary doom/drone metal crop: sunn 0))), Earth, Boris. JR Robinson, composer/leader of Chicago-based ensemble...Show More Summary
By Strauss on May 22 2013 What gall, to release something with a title like this one in May of all months. When we are all actually extremely excited about summer’s rise to mighty power in the wake of winter’s slow and gruesome demise. Show More Summary
Following Google’s I/O Conference last week, CNN Money reported that the tech behemoth’s “coolest demo was also its least important.” The demo in question was for a little concoction humbly called “Racer,” a minimalistic car game to be played on any mobile, Chrome-equipped device. Show More Summary