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Kitty Pryde’s ‘Dead Island’ Is Good Enough to Silence H8Rs

Daytona Beach's Kitty Pryde may have had her big White Girl Rap Moment last year, but coy confessionals like "Okay Cupid" and "Justin Bieber" drew…
Chris Martins / January 7, 2013

Watch Soundgarden Rip Apart ‘Rusty Cage’ at Electric Lady Studios

Back in November, a recently revitalized Soundgarden played legendary New York recording space Electric Lady Studios as part of SiriusXM's intimate concert-and-Q&A Town Hall series. Thankfully, footage…
Kyle McGovern / January 7, 2013

Azealia Banks vs. Angel Haze: Worst Beef Ever

Angel Haze vs. Azealia Banks began last Thursday when Banks tweeted, "Seriously, if you were not born and raised in NY.... DON'T CLAIM NY. YOU…
Brandon Soderberg / January 7, 2013

Hear Atoms for Peace’s ‘Judge, Jury and Executioner’ Lightened Up for ‘Amok’

"New atoms for peace track on radio 1 in a minute...," Radiohead producer and Atoms for Peace member Nigel Godrich tweeted today just before 3pm…
Daniel Kreps / January 7, 2013

Download Suede’s ‘Pulsating, Romantic’ Return to Form: ‘Barriers’

Britpop progenitors Suede will return in March with Bloodsports, their first new album in more than 10 years, and to mark the occasion, the London…
Kyle McGovern / January 7, 2013

Junior Boys’ Jeremy Greenspan Reworks Laurie Spiegel’s Proto-Techno ‘Drums’

One of the most heartening developments in electronic music last year was the re-discovery of the pioneering computer musician Laurie Spiegel. Her 1980 album The…
Philip Sherburne / January 7, 2013

Paramore ‘Now’ Sound Like Mathy Post-Rock: Preview the New Single

Paramore's self-titled fourth album is due out April 9, and it will be the Tennessee emo-pop band's first in nearly four years. The reason for…
Chris Martins / January 7, 2013

Hear AlunaGeorge Cover Frank Ocean’s ‘Thinkin Bout You’ in Sexy Synth

Buzzed-about London duo AlunaGeorge dropped by Trevor Nelson's BBC Radio 1Xtra show today (January 7) for a live in-studio performance of their synthy, club-ready reworking of…
Kyle McGovern / January 7, 2013

Watch Django Django’s Trippy New ‘Hand of Man’ Video Directed by Beta Band Brother

British art-poppers Django Django cover a lot of ground, from the angular New Wave dance of "Hail Bop" to the buzzing surf thrum of "Life's…
Chris Martins / January 7, 2013

Rick Rubin Is Basically Jack Handey Now, Video Suggests

Rick Rubin doesn't often sit down for video interviews, so it's worth watching luxury brand website Nowness' new short film (via TwentyFourBit) starring and narrated…
Marc Hogan / January 7, 2013

Hear Steve Adamyk Band’s White-Knuckle Pop-Punk Gem ‘Katacombs’

"I sometimes refer to it as the [Washington] D.C. of the north," METZ singer-guitarist Alex Edkins told us a few months ago, when talking about…
David Bevan / January 7, 2013

Listen to Rachel Zeffira of Cat’s Eyes’ Sultry ‘Here on In’

Both a soprano opera singer and classically trained multi-instrumentalist, you may already know Rachel Zeffira's voice from the work she's done with Horrors frontman Faris…
David Bevan / January 7, 2013

Mysteriously Prince-Affiliated Twitter Account Leaks Funky ‘Same Page Different Book’

"All right, listen y'all," a Prince-ly voice banters over taut funk-soul on "Same Page Different Book," a newly surfaced song being attributed to the Purple…
Marc Hogan / January 7, 2013

Hear Night Beds’ Moonlit Charmer ‘Ramona’

Night Beds is Winston Yellen, a Colorado native who, not long after moving to (and subsequently leaving) Nashville, found himself living out of his hatchback…
David Bevan / January 7, 2013

Video Premiere: ST 2 Lettaz’s ‘Trill 2 Da Bone’

Consider this video a reminder that, hey, ST 2 Lettaz's R.E.B.E.L. mixtape from this past fall was pretty awesome! The first release from Slow Motion Sounds…
Brandon Soderberg / January 7, 2013

Hear Mikky Ekko’s Strange and Spare Cover of the xx’s ‘Chained’

With a Rihanna collab under his belt and his own woozy soul finding new ears every day (via "Pull Me Down"), Nashville singer-producer Mikky Ekko is looking at…
Chris Martins / January 4, 2013

Watch Alexander Spit’s Grimy, Chilling ‘That’s Spit’ Video

Last month we introduced you to Los Angeles rapper Alexander Spit, a grainy-voiced upstart whose vibe is equal parts Bay Area pimp shit and Hunter…
Chris Martins / January 4, 2013

Miguel Dresses Up Unadorned ‘Tiny Desk’ Performance

When SPIN named Kaleidoscope Dream — the sophomore effort from PBR&B prince Miguel — the fifth best album of 2012, we praised the LP's "singular vision" as "one…
Kyle McGovern / January 4, 2013

No Trivia’s Friday Five: Jay-Z and Chief Keef Beat On, Boats Against the Current

So, Jay-Z is scoring Baz Lurhmann's The Great Gatsby, along with the Bullitts. Spare me the "Jay-Z and Gatsby are the same" blog posts because they aren't…
Brandon Soderberg / January 4, 2013

Angel Haze Tells Azealia Banks to ‘Shut the Fuck Up’ in Second Dis Track

Update: Angel Haze has laid the beef to rest.
Chris Martins / January 4, 2013
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