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Top 100 DJs Poll: Who Won, Who Lost, and What the Hell Is Hardstyle?

On Friday, DJ Mag announced the results of its annual Top 100 DJs poll, an institution in overground dance music. The results suggest some surprising…
Philip Sherburne / October 23, 2012

Giorgio Moroder Unleashes Disco Deluge on SoundCloud

Giorgio Moroder is nothing if not generous. We know that much from his 1975 hit with Donna Summer, "Love to Love You Baby," a tantric…
Philip Sherburne / October 23, 2012

Wu-Tang Clan Bring Out the Roots for ‘Boxing’ Reunion on ‘Fallon’

Wu-Tang Clan mastermind RZA's martial arts film The Man With the Iron Fists doesn't hit theaters until November 2, but the soundtrack comes out today in…
Marc Hogan / October 23, 2012

Preview Lana Del Rey’s New Songs From ‘Paradise’ Re-Release

Listen before you leap: The eight new tracks recorded for Lana Del Rey's Born to Die: Paradise November re-release have hit the web in a…
Nicole Sia / October 22, 2012

Aesop Rock Plays Vintage Arcade Games in ‘Homemade Mummy’ Video

Aesop Rock's recent Skelethon LP may cast the San Francisco cult MC as "the hip rap-dad you never had," but the new video for macabre…
Chris Martins / October 22, 2012

See Action Bronson Flip Wig, Fight Crime in ‘The Symbol’

Huge understatement time: Quentin Tarantino's aesthetic looms large in the hip-hop community. Following today's Kill Bill-style clip from the RZA and Black Keys, "The Baddest…
Chris Martins / October 22, 2012

Watch Lil Wayne Lead Baseball Fans in ‘Take Me Out to the Ball Game’ Sing-Along

Lil Wayne led the crowd at Sunday night's (October 21) San Francisco Giants baseball game in a sing-along rendition of "Take Me Out to the…
Kyle McGovern / October 22, 2012

See RZA Fight the Black Keys for ‘The Baddest Man Alive’ Title

The jury's out on whether he's "The Baddest Man Alive," but Wu-Tang Clan boss the RZA can do no wrong these days. With his feature…
Chris Martins / October 22, 2012

A Place to Bury Strangers Massacre Toys in Fiery ‘And I’m Up’ Video

A Place to Bury Strangers might be better known for making speakers melt, but in the latest video from this year's solid Worship, the foreboding Brooklyn…
Marc Hogan / October 22, 2012

See Chromatics’ ‘Looking for Love’ Score Chanel Fashion Show

Despite the band being from Portland, Oregon, Chromatics' music plays like a high fashion European dream — Teutonic-toned iciness combined with Italian Disco heat —…
Chris Martins / October 22, 2012

Watch Guns N’ Roses, Jack White, and More Play Neil Young’s Bridge School Benefit

Neil Young showcased his famous friends once again at the 26th annual Bridge School Benefit this weekend, with Guns N' Roses, Jack White, Eddie Vedder,…
Kyle McGovern / October 22, 2012

Nicki Minaj Bros Down in Cameo-Filled ‘Come On A Cone’ Video

As if on cue, Nicki Minaj returns to remind us she's a rapper. A ferociously unhinged one, at that. Onika Maraj recently wreaked havoc — with help from Cassie — in…
Marc Hogan / October 22, 2012

See Bruno Mars’ Excellent Michael Jackson, Billie Joe Armstrong Impressions on ‘SNL’

Unorthodox Jukebox is the title of Bruno Mars' forthcoming album, and it could also aptly describe the most memorable part of the pop singer's appearance…
Marc Hogan / October 22, 2012

Stream Indian Handcrafts’ Sidewinding Sludge-Pop Opus ‘Civil Disobedience For Losers’

This past July, SPIN's Christopher R. Weingarten deemed Indian Handcrafts' "Bruce Lee" a "prog-glurp masterwork" that could "give chills to fans of Maggot Brain-era Funkadelic…
David Bevan / October 22, 2012

Sole and Ryan Hemsworth Dis White Dudes, HoloPac on ‘Letter to a Young Rapper’

"Not from the old school or from the new," begins Sole on the Ryan Hemsworth-produced "Letter to a Young Rapper." The cult indie-rap icon has…
Chris Martins / October 22, 2012

Mr. MFN eXquire Drops ‘The Man in the High Castle’ Mixtape Against UMG’s Wishes

It's only been a week since Mr. MFN eXquire's Power and Passion EP was announced — due November 6 via Universal Republic — but the…
Chris Martins / October 20, 2012

No Trivia’s Friday Five: Brick Squad’s Ice Burgandy Is in Love With His Wallet

No Trivia Friday Five Reading List: Victor LaValle's The Devil In Silver. It's like Ken Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, if you sent…
Brandon Soderberg / October 19, 2012

The Rolling Stones Cover the Beatles in 1965 ‘Charlie Is My Darling’ Clip

The Rolling Stones cover the Beatles' "I've Just Seen A Face" and "Eight Days a Week" in a teaser clip from the upcoming 1965 Ireland…
Chris Martins / October 19, 2012

Watch Swans Tear Into ‘The Apostate’ Live in 12-Minute Video

The No Wave destroyers in Swans are a terrifyingly good sight to behold live. While there's no substitute for seeing Words of Wisdom-giver Michael Gira…
Chris Martins / October 19, 2012

Flying Lotus and Mr. Dibiase’s ‘U Never Give’ Is a Long Lost Dilla-fied Gem

Flying Lotus and fellow Los Angeles beat scene bubbler Mr. Dibiase team up on "U Never Give," a long lost soulful head-nodder that recalls the…
Chris Martins / October 19, 2012
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