The material on the band's third album might be best experienced in a live setting.
Is the Chicago MC hip-hop's next big thing? He certainly thinks so.
Plus, watch Mark Kozelek perform on stage with Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore and Steve Shelley.
As you know, I often like to end the week with perfection—a video of music that completely knocks me out. Well, I'm still on a Shelly Manne kick. Here's drummer Shelly Manne and His Men (tenor saxophonist Richie Kamuca, trumpeter... Related Stories Interview: Mrs. Shelly Manne
Vic Mensa seems poised for big things, and he’s totally aware of it. Late last night, the young Chicago rapper uploaded a new freestyle to SoundCloud entitled “Heir To The Throne.” It opens with an intro taken from Jay Z and Roc-A-Fella’s “Takeover” freestyle on Hot 97 before Mensa comes right out and declares “This […]
UK pop-house producer Duke Dumont is slated to release a new album this year, and along with an updated reprise of his 2012 single “The Giver,” he’s shared another new song. “Ocean Drive” is dark and velvety like the night air at the beach, spiked with plenty of Dumont’s glitchy pop and simmering bass. It’s […]
Shocker — there are no women in the band called Infinity Girl. File them next to Girls (now defunct), Women (now Viet Cong), Dead Wives, Ex-Wives — you get my drift. Infinity Girl are in fact four Brooklyn-via-Boston dudes — who probably chose their name because of this Stereolab song — who make despondent, melodic […]
Thundercat, aka Stephen Bruner, was recently a guest on Song Exploder, where he gave an interview about "Them Changes", a song that he coproduced with Flying Lotus. In the interview, Bruner discusses the song's prominent Isley Brothers...Show More Summary
When setting out to craft a great DJ mix, there's no reason to do it off the cuff without thinking about a few key elements first: Who will listen? How will it be structured? How will you mix it? Today, guest contributor Chris AlkerShow More Summary
When Lionel C. Martin’s career as a music video director began in the 1980s, he was still mostly known as “Vid Kid,” the co-host of "Video Music Box"—the New York City public access show that gave fans a place to watch hip-hop videos before "Yo! MTV Raps" was even on the air. Show More Summary
Mensa pays tribute to the infamous 2001 Roc-a-Fella freestyle session on Hot 97 with his new “Heir To The Throne” freestyle over the “Who Shot Ya” instrumental. Previously: Vic Mensa – “U Mad” & “No Chill” (Live at Pitchfork Festival) | Peterpalooza ft. A$AP Rocky, Vic Mensa, Bodega BAMZ (Recap)
Plus, the band offers an update on their next album.
The Smashing Pumpkins @ PNC Bank Arts Center, NJ 7/29/2015 Cherub Rock / Bullet with Butterfly Wings / Tonight, Tonight / Ava Adore / Drum + Fife / One and All (We Are) / The Everlasting Gaze / Zero / The Crying Tree of Mercury / Mayonaise / Disarm / Landslide / 1979 / Run2Me […]
Like their PacWest brothers-in-arms in Mudhoney, Survival Knife (ex-Unwound) and Built to Spill, Seattle institution Kinski are a grizzled and grungy riff-rock powerhouse and bottomless pit of arena-ready, fist-pumping anthemry. Sure,...Show More Summary
Thundercat, Kamasi Washington, and Flying Lotus, image by Lia Kantrowitz You’re listening to a jazz record. There are the frantic, slightly irregular drums; the thrumming of an upright bass; virtuosic runs on some invisible Steinway—all punctuated with the familiar crooning of a tenor sax. Show More Summary
All photos by Louie Banks. This article originally appeared on Noisey UK. Ciara is the princess of pop. Since sashaying onto the scene with her debut single "Goodies" in 2004—which is basically one giant shrugging off of male advances—Ciara...Show More Summary
The Halle orchestra is aiming to attract new and wider audiences with Priceless Classics its first ever 'pay what you like' concert. The concert is at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester on Sunday 6 September at 6pm. The orchestra, conducted...Show More Summary
If Holly Golightly’s name sounds familiar it’s because she was named after the main character in Truman Capote’s Breakfast At Tiffany’s. You know, the iconic character played by Audrey Hepburn in the 1961 film adaption? But Holly Golightly’s...Show More Summary
BY JEFF ELBEL | FOR THE SUN-TIMES Lyle Lovett creates country music for people who... The post In the music spotlight: Lyle Lovett appeared first on Chicago Entertainment - Chicago Sun-Times.
At the beginning of July I shared with you a song by artist Tedo Stone. Now that we’re at the end of the month, Stone is offering up another song for you just in time, and this time it’s a video. It’s for his album coming out on September 18th called Marsher, which will be […]