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R. Kelly Knows He’s Funny, Goes Broadway in ‘Feelin’ Single’

Part of the reason so many rock-oriented listeners tend to misunderstand R. Kelly has to do with a crucial difference between rock and pop, or…
Marc Hogan / July 16, 2012

Neon Bible: Watch Meek Mill’s Drake-Assisted ‘Amen’ Video

The tension between the sacred and profane has been a crucial element in American popular music at least since gospel gave way to soul. It's…
Marc Hogan / July 16, 2012

Hear Eric Copeland of Black Dice’s Neck-Snapping ‘Limbo’ LP

Knob-twurker Eric Copeland has already been leaning towards an increasingly popcentric worldview with his main gig Black Dice. But his third solo album, Limbo, ups…
Christopher R. Weingarten / July 16, 2012

Hear Bare’s Enormous Remix of Flinch’s ‘Underwater’

Dubstep continues its Borg-like assimilation of all music ever with Flinch's new single, "Underwater," released this week on Scion A/V. The dulcet vocals come from…
Philip Sherburne / July 16, 2012

Hear Angel Haze’s Fiery ‘Reservation’ EP

Tomorrow, nascent New York rapper Angel Haze will uncage her Reservation EP, a scathing, heart-braising release whose title makes reference to her Native American heritage.
David Bevan / July 16, 2012

Listen to Gaytheist’s Fire-Breathing ‘I’m Procrastinate and I Vote’

"I'm Procrastinate and I Vote," a curious and furious highlight from (unfortunately named) Portland punk outfit Gaytheist's forthcoming Stealth Beats LP is just one minute…
David Bevan / July 16, 2012

Watch Jack White’s Hype Williams-Directed ‘Freedom at 21′ Video

Jack White is a 21st-century man. In an uncanny way, his reverence for the analogue past taps into a broader resurgence of interest in records,…
Marc Hogan / July 16, 2012

Green Day’s Take on Power Pop: Hear ‘Uno’ Single ‘Oh Love’

Inhibition has never been Green Day's problem. The Bay Area rockers' new song "Oh Love," from September 25 album ¡Uno!, is the latest in a…
Marc Hogan / July 16, 2012

Stream Two Inch Punch’s Full Vaporous ‘Saturn: The Slow Jams’ EP

Barbarella has long served as a source of inspiration for musicians: Duran Duran, Matmos, even trance legends Sven Väth and Ralf Hildenbeutel, who assumed the…
Philip Sherburne / July 16, 2012

Madonna Joyrides Across Italy in ‘Turn Up the Radio’ Video

Even the Material Girl needs to use music as an escape now and then. Madonna's newly released video for MDNA's frolicsome, Martin Solveig-produced "Turn Up…
Marc Hogan / July 16, 2012

Hear No Doubt’s First Original Song In 11 Years: ‘Settle Down’

Despite all Twitpic evidence to the contrary, No Doubt's seven months in the studio included at least a little time actually making music. On the…
Marc Hogan / July 16, 2012

Hear Ava Luna’s Luxurious ‘Water Duct,’ See How It Was Made

SPIN really dug Brooklyn sextet Ava Luna's full-length February debut, Ice Level. Its crisp, R&B-inflected soul-punk manages to groove perfectly and excite intellectually, not only…
Devon Maloney / July 16, 2012

Hear Kendrick Lamar’s Ominous ‘Swimming Pools (Drank)’

Just before Kendrick Lamar took off for Chicago's Pitchfork festival, where Lady Gaga popped up solely to see his set, the Interscope signee unleashed a…
Devon Maloney / July 16, 2012

No Trivia’s Friday Five: Azealia Banks and Machinedrum Go Off

Was it a coincidence that the original Frank Ocean, Cody Chesnutt, unveiled the Kickstarter for Landing On A Hundred, his full-length follow-up to 2002's The…
Brandon Soderberg / July 14, 2012

Control Voltage’s Top 50 Tracks of 2012 So Far

With the year dipping down past the half-empty mark, I'm taking a page from No Trivia's book to compile what he termed "a glorified list…
Philip Sherburne / July 13, 2012

Hear Vampire Weekend Debut a Fresh Track in Cleveland

During Vampire Weekend's nearly two-year absence from the stage, its four members have pursued projects both musical and journalistic in nature. And in the lead-up…
Devon Maloney / July 13, 2012

See Kanye West’s ‘New God Flow’ Mashed Up With Comic ‘New Gods’

Earlier this month, Kanye West and Pusha T unleashed their intense new G.O.O.D. Music collaboration "New God Flow." Possibly overlooked in the generally positive reaction…
Marc Hogan / July 13, 2012

Worst Beef Ever: Mac Miller vs. Lord Finesse

On Monday Courthouse News Service revealed that DITC producer/rapper Lord Finesse is suing annoying frat rapper Mac Miller, Miller's label Rostrum Records, and mixtape hub…
Brandon Soderberg / July 13, 2012

Listen to Robert Pollard’s 447th Great Song This Year, ‘Who’s Running My Ranch’

Seems weird to say that 2012 could be the most impressive year of Bob Pollard’s patently ridiculous career, but after two way-better-than-anyone-could-have-expected — and criminally…
Steve Kandell / July 13, 2012

Celebrate the Rolling Stones’ 50th Anniversary by Watching Their First Gig (Sort of)

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Rolling Stones' first-ever gig at the Marquee Jazz Club in London. The band today is "a very different…
Devon Maloney / July 12, 2012
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