The Artist Also Recently Helped Raise $15,000 Dollars Benefitting Detroit's Largest Literary Arts Education Nonprofit?.
Marking a historic day in album gimmickry the likes of which haven’t been seen since Michael Jackson floated a statue of himself down the River Thames, a mystery buyer has reportedly bought that extremely limited edition—as in there’s only one copy—Wu-Tang record, Once Upon A Time In Shaolin. Show More Summary
Kamasi Washington burst onto the scene earlier this year with his three-hour-long debut jazz opus, The Epic. Since then he’s been touring and, apparently, scoring, as he composed the soundtrack for a Ray-Ban-sponsored short film called Color Guard. The film itself is pretty mediocre, but the music underneath is expectedly very nice, so it’s a […]
Upcoming 25th studio LP shaping up to be quite an experimental venture.
Norway psych-rock outfit preps sophomore album, Different Sun.
Sam Klemke's Time Machine Dir. Matthew Bate [Closer Productions; 2015] by Christopher Bruno Rating: The metaphysical dichotomy of macrocosm and microcosm has fascinated humankind presumably since we first looked upward from this planet...Show More Summary
Featuring 11 songs about phones and a few surprise guests.
Erykah Badu has revealed the full release details of her new mixtape, But You Caint Use My Phone. The follow-up to 2010's New Amerykah Part Two: Return of the Ankh is out this Friday, November 27 as an iTunes/Apple Music exclusive. It will be available via other digital services on December 4. Show More Summary
Proving once again that she is goddamn charming, goddammit, Adele joined Jimmy Fallon and The Roots last night to perform a version of her hit single, “Hello,” on classroom instruments. In the video, below, the gang packs into an office...Show More Summary
Amidst the rush and noise of the holiday season from Thanksgiving onward, I encourage families to come back to this video from Key Wilde and Mr. Clarke. It's for "Katy Caterpillar," a gentle Beatlesque lullaby, and while I'm pretty sure...Show More Summary
Discogs came into the TMT offices last week popping bottles of Boone’s Farm like no tomorrow, shouting, “Fifteen years, y’all dick fingers!” We didn’t appreciate being called dick fingers at the time, but in all fairness, our fingers do look like dicks. Show More Summary
Before his tragic death in 2014, it seemed likely that DJ Rashad was destined to become the "face" of footwork. Even though he came up at a time when many other juke DJs were getting similar exposure, even when he was appearing side-by-side with these artists on comps or in collabs, there was something about his work in particular that got people talking.
DJ Paypal Sold Out [Brainfeeder; 2015] by Adam Devlin Rating: Before his tragic death in 2014, it seemed likely that DJ Rashad was destined to become the “face” of footwork. Even though he came up at a time when many other juke DJs were...Show More Summary
At the Bern Jazz Festival in Switzerland in 1990, Gerry Mulligan gave one of his finest late-career performances. He was mighty, full of ideas and backed by superb musicians—pianist Bill Charlap, bassist Dean Johnson and drummer David Ratajczak. Here's their... Related Stories Interview: Bill Charlap Bob Whitlock (1931-2015)
Despite the high sticker price, the album’s new owner must abide by an 88-year copyright.
Last week, perpetual shit-stirrer Morrissey posted a statement to his unofficial fan site True To You stating that Universal Music — more specifically David Joseph, Chairman and CEO of Universal’s UK and Ireland division — had blocked his plans to reissue Years Of Refusal’s “I’m Throwing My Arms Around Paris” in wake of the Paris […]
by Andrew Sacher Jawws have been kicking around Nashville for a couple of years now, making raw, vicious punk that sounds like they may have copies of the first Adolescents and Germs records lying around. They toured earlier this year...
The English Producer Joins A-Trak And Disclosure Themselves In The Single's Recent Round Of Remixers.
The Daniel Swan-directed Visuals For 'First Myths" Just Dropped On Reddit, And Should Probably Come With An Epilepsy Warning.
Why did the normally hip Kidz Bop decide to record an album of 80s power ballads? A teen investigates.