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Rick Ross Distances Himself From Rapists as Anti-Rape Group Protests Reebok Store

So, this is well-timed. And by "well" we mean "terribly." Rick Ross — who is now officially "embattled rapper Rick Ross" as the controversy surrounding…
Jordan Sargent / April 5, 2013

Cannibal Ox Return With Three New ‘Gotham’ Songs, Their First Fresh Material in 13 Years

Indie-rap icons Cannibal Ox have shared their first new sounds since announcing their return late last year. What began as a simple reunion show quickly…
Chris Martins / April 5, 2013

See Colin Stetson and Justin Vernon’s ‘And in Truth’ Echo Over a Frozen Wilderness

Bon Iver sax man Colin Stetson is a master of focus and mood — a baritone brass-wielding genius who can create entire emotional arcs and…
Chris Martins / April 5, 2013

Watch the National’s Three New Songs From a Secret Show in Berlin

The National played an unannounced show last night at Berlin's Michelberger Hotel, and as Pitchfork and Consequence of Sound point out, videos of three new…
Marc Hogan / April 5, 2013

No Trivia’s Friday Five: Young Jeezy Goes Hyphy, Leaves the Trap to Everybody Else

1. Mykki Blanco Live @ the Metro Gallery, Baltimore, MD 3/30: At this point, the only reason why Mykki Blanco isn't getting all-over-the-Internet love for picking…
Brandon Soderberg / April 5, 2013

Hear Ghostface Killah and Adrian Younge’s Head-Knocking ‘Murder Spree’

"There's a dozen ways to die / Six million ways to do it / Let's go through it," Ghostface Killah roars at the start of…
Marc Hogan / April 5, 2013

Hear Fall Out Boy’s Strummy, Triumphant ‘Young Volcanoes’

Fall Out Boy have shared new song "Young Volcanoes" to coincide with tickets going on sale for the reunited emo-poppers' upcoming arena tour. And an…
Marc Hogan / April 5, 2013

The Knife Bless ‘A Tooth for an Eye’ With Pursuit Grooves’ Left-Field Techno

It's been a big week for the Knife. On Tuesday (April 2), they began streaming their entire new record, their first in seven years, Shaking…
Chris Martins / April 5, 2013

See Vicky Cryer Smash Guitars Underwater in ‘Synthetic Love’

Jason Hill initially made his name with the cheeky garage-rock gang Louis XIV, but he's been incredibly busy behind the scenes since that band went on…
Chris Martins / April 5, 2013

Hear the Numerators’ ‘Dead,’ a Far-Out Frequency from Suicide Squeeze’s Singles Series

Lubbock, Texas isn't known for much of anything except UFO sightings, a really bad tornado and Buddy Holly, who was born there in 1936. But…
Chris Martins / April 5, 2013

Paramore Debut Tender ‘Hate to See Your Heart Break,’ Cover Alt-J for BBC

Paramore's self-titled album, out on April 9, piles on booming gospel choirs, squeaky synths, twinkly glockenspiels, whimsical ukuleles, and whatever else producer Justin Meldal-Johnsen (M83,…
Marc Hogan / April 5, 2013

Hear Danny Brown’s Diplo-Inspired Twerk Tribute ‘#ExpressYourself’

As Diplo's just-shy-of-a-million Twitter followers are no doubt very familiar, the in-demand producer has given the so-called twerk a wholehearted embrace. Shortly after releasing his…
Chris Martins / April 5, 2013

Hear Peter Rosenberg’s ‘New York Renaissance’ Mixtape, a Snapshot of a Scene in Flux

Forget your freshmen lists and cool it with the hottest MCs (well, unless you're looking at SPIN's picks) — Hot 97's Peter Rosenberg has dropped…
Chris Martins / April 5, 2013

Hear Dan Deacon’s ‘Konono Ripoff No. 1,’ a Record Store Day Tribute to the DRC

Dan Deacon joins the impressive spate of awesome artists doing Record Store Day exclusives — Pussy Galore, Jack White, MGMT, and Black Lips to name…
Chris Martins / April 5, 2013

Preview Bibio’s ‘Silver Wilkinson’ Album, an Organic Electronic Dream

British beatsmith and dream-pop producer Bibio is prepping his seventh album for a May 14 release. We're still not sure what a Silver Wilkinson is, but…
Chris Martins / April 4, 2013

Alice in Chains’ ‘Funny or Die’ Video Is Cameo Heavy, Light on LOLs

To celebrate the release of their upcoming fifth album, Alice in Chains have teamed with Funny or Die for a mockumentary honoring the grunge legends'
Kyle McGovern / April 4, 2013

Hear Flying Lotus’ Blissfully Glitchy ‘Adventure Time’ Closing Credits Song

Flying Lotus is a known fan of the cartoon kingdom. His rap villain alter-ego Captain Murphy could testify to that (though you'd have to drink…
Chris Martins / April 4, 2013

This Deftones Video From 1998 Hasn’t Been Seen Till Now

The Deftones are planning to release a career-spanning live vinyl set sometime in the future, but another relic from the Sacramento metal unit's past has…
Kyle McGovern / April 4, 2013

Hear James Blake Collab with RZA, Sample Big Boi on Two New ‘Overgrown’ Leaks

James Blake's Overgrown is due out April 9 — less than a week away — which means the English producer-singer is probably in a rush to…
Chris Martins / April 4, 2013

Watch Junip’s Ironically Sinister ‘Your Life, Your Call’ Video

José González may record mostly hushed, acoustic-based songs under his own name, but he's no stuffy traditionalist. His albums take as much care with sonic…
Marc Hogan / April 4, 2013
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