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Stan Lee Dead at 95

Stan Lee, the legendary Marvel Comics writer, died Monday in Los Angeles. He was 95. Lee, born Stanley Lieber, started working in comics in 1939 and…
Tosten Burks / November 12, 2018

Ty Dolla $ign and Jeremih’s MihTy Glimmers With Potential

In this era of cross-listed, audience-consolidating joint rap albums, it was only a matter of time before R&B entered the market. Longtime collaborators Ty Dolla…
Tosten Burks / November 10, 2018

Ice-T Says He’s Never Had a Bagel or Coffee

Last night's episode of Law and Order: SVU featured Ice-T's character Fin holding a cinnamon raisin bagel, and today several of his Twitter followers raised the important question, why…
Tosten Burks / November 9, 2018

Sufjan Stevens – “Lonely Man of Winter”

Hours before the vinyl release of Sufjan Stevens's Songs for Christmas, a collection of his Christmas songs released between 2001 and 2006, the singer-songwriter has shared a…
Tosten Burks / November 8, 2018

Stream Smino’s New Album NOIR

Chicago-based rapper Smino's sophomore album NOIR arrived today via Downtown Records. Longtime collaborator Monte Booker, who in recent years helped Smino develop his colorful brand of gadgety funk, handled…
Tosten Burks / November 8, 2018

Jeff Tweedy Describes Painkiller Addiction in New Memoir Excerpt

Jeff Tweedy's memoir Let's Go (So We Can Get Back): A Memoir of Recording and Discording with Wilco, Etc. comes out next week, and today Rolling Stone…
Tosten Burks / November 8, 2018

Panda Bear Announces New Album Buoys, Releases “Dolphin”

Panda Bear has announced a new album titled Buoys, due February 8 via Domino. Today he shared the lead single, "Dolphin." The album will…
Tosten Burks / November 8, 2018

WFMU’s Free Music Archive Faces Imminent Closure

The Free Music archive, an extensive digital library of legal music downloads founded in 2009 and maintained by New Jersey's WFMU radio station, expects to shut…
Tosten Burks / November 7, 2018

Missy Elliott, John Prine, and Mariah Carey Nominated for Songwriters Hall of Fame

Missy Elliott, Mariah Carey, and our dad John Prine are among those nominated for next year's Songwriters Hall of Fame class, Associated Press reports. Elliott—who,…
Tosten Burks / November 7, 2018

JPEGMAFIA – “Puff Daddy”

JPEGMAFIA has released a new song titled "Puff Daddy" that pairs his anti-institution snark with a walloping industrial beat from en vogue producer Kenny Beats. Both…
Tosten Burks / November 7, 2018

6ix9ine’s Manager Charged With Assault for Altercation at Rapper’s Post-Sentencing Celebration

New York rapper 6ix9ine's manager Kifano Jordan was charged today with gang assault and criminal possession of a weapon for an incident in Manhattan that occurred…
Tosten Burks / November 7, 2018

Listen to Frank Ocean’s Midterm Election Episodes of blonded RADIO

Frank Ocean returned today to the Beats 1 airwaves for new broadcasts of his blonded RADIO show. Ocean, along with the show's hosts Vegyn and Roof Access,…
Tosten Burks / November 6, 2018

Danny Brown Releases Mysteriously Shelved ‘Live at the Majestic’ Documentary

Danny Brown has released the documentary Danny Brown: Live at the Majestic. The film, directed by Andrew Cohn, is exclusively available for purchase on Brown's website…
Tosten Burks / November 6, 2018

Smino – “KLINK”

Chicago-via-St. Louis rapper Smino has shared "KLINK" from his forthcoming sophomore album NØIR. His longtime producer Monte Booker loops a dense flamenco guitar riff that Smino commands…
Tosten Burks / November 5, 2018

Aretha Franklin’s Amazing Grace Concert Film to Be Released After 46 Years

The Aretha Franklin estate has reached an agreement to release the late singer's long-shelved film documenting her January 1972 performances at New Temple Missionary Baptist…
Tosten Burks / November 5, 2018

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