Archive for July 28th, 2014

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Listen to FKA Twigs’ New Song “Video Girl”

After a lot of online buzz and some well-deserved hype, British experimental R&B artist FKA Twigs has three weeks left until her debut album, LP1, drops August 12 via Young Turks. In anticipation, she’s shared the second track off the record, “Video Girl,” which you can stream below. Unlike the sultriness of “Two Weeks” and […]

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Bright Light Bright Light Opening Elton John’s US Tour

Elton John will be coming to the US for his North American tour this September and, until now, the opener spot had gone unlisted. Our hats are tipped to Welsh electro-pop act Bright Light Bright Light for winning that spot. John joined him in the studio to sing on “I Wish We Were Leaving” off […]

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Stream Adult Jazz’s Excellent Debut LP ‘Gist Is’

Leeds four-piece Adult Jazz shared a video titled “Community Rhythms” two weeks ago that got our attention from its first few seconds. After watching a pile of humans tumble out of a white van, gather round in a school gym, and bust out a drum circle while frontman Harry Burgess ropes around them singing, we couldn’t help […]

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Sleep On It To Tour With Real Talk, Surpass Goal On Kickstarter Campaign

Better gas up your cars, Star Wars geeks, because Sleep On It are coming to a city near you. The guys will be hitting the road on the ‘Rebel Alliance Tour’ with their friends in Real Talk, whose latest release Maps & Miles dropped earlier this month. The Chicago based pop-punk band recently exceeded their […]

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Manchester Orchestra Stream “Opposite Sides” from ‘Earth to Echo’ Soundtrack

In case it slipped past you, the sci-fi adventure film Earth to Echo hit theatres on July 2. The following week, the movie’s official soundtrack became available, and you should consider giving it a listen for a few reasons. First of all, it features an excellent new Manchester Orchestra song, entitled “Opposite Sides,” which is […]

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Minus the Bear Announce New Album and Fall U.S. Tour

Minus the Bear have announced the ‘Lost Loves & Beer Commercials Tour’ for this October and November. The tour will both celebrate the 10th anniversary of the band’s They Make Beer Commercials Like This EP (which will be played in full) and support the October 7 release of Lost Loves, a collection of ten songs […]

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No Bragging Rights Announce Details For New Album, ‘The Concrete Flower’

Early this morning hardcore outfit No Bragging Rights announced the details for their fourth full-length studio album. The album, which is titled The Concrete Flower, will be released through Pure Noise Records on September 23. In addition to the release date, the band revealed the artwork as well as the tracklist for the album. You […]

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Childish Gambino Calls Out Drake, Kendrick Lamar, SchoolBoy Q At Sydney Concert

Childish Gambino decided to go full freestyle at a Sydney, Australia concert this past weekend as well spitting jabs at fellow rappers Drake, Kendrick Lamar, and ScHoolBoy Q in the process. In the first video below, he takes on Drake in saying “This n**** think he Drake. Nah I ain’t Drake. I sing better, I […]

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‘Horns’ Trailer: Daniel Radcliffe Shows His Dark Side

In the upcoming movie Horns, Daniel Radcliffe turns into a demon. The anti-Harry Potter fanatics who claimed the movies were devil worship may say they saw this coming. Anyone tracking the eclectic and varied role choices Radcliffe has made outside of Potter should hardly be surprised by the odd choice. What is somewhat surprising is […]

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Check Out The First Trailer For ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’

The end is near. Before we get there, however, there is one last battle we must fight. Warner Bros. has released the first official trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. The film, which will serve as the conclusion to Peter Jackson’s Hobbit series, will pick up seconds after events at the […]

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AllHipHop Owner Pens Open Letter To Nicki Minaj About Her Image And Position Of Influence

We don’t typically cover album art as news, but at the end of last week Nicki Minaj made the internet explode by sharing an extremely revealing photo of herself in a hot pink thong that was said to be the artwork for her next promotional single. The photo, which also serves as the main image […]

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Listen To Jim Norton’s Keynote Speech “I Insincerely Apologize” From Just For Laughs Comedy Festival

“It just seems like right now we’re in a place where people are being witch-hunted for expressing an opinion. Even if it’s a lousy opinion or a shitty opinion, and comics I don’t think can ever fall into the trap of any groups that want to censor what a person says or thinks or punish […]