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REVIEW: Holy Ghost! – ‘Dynamics’

Artist: Holy Ghost! Album: Dynamics Genre: Indie Synth-Pop Label: DFA Records Holy Ghost! have come a long way since their rap release on DFA Records under the name, Automato. In fact, they’ve come a long way since their self-titled release in late 2009. The Brooklyn duo consisting of Alex Frankel and Nick Millhiser are able to fill in the […]


REVIEW: Pond – ‘Hobo Rocket’

Artist: Pond Album: Hobo Rocket Genre: Psychedelic Rock, Indie, Space Rock Label: Modular Recordings Anymore, it feels as though all things music have been coming from Australia. Pond, a group of psychedelic rockers from Perth have been no stranger to the indie-rock scene. If their psychedelic vibes remind you of a similar Australia outfit named Tame […]


REVIEW: Dads – ‘Pretty Good’

Artist: Dads Album: Pretty Good Genre: Emo, Indie, Punk The resurgence of the emo/punk genre has become increasingly popular over the past few years. Into it. Over it, The World Is A Beautiful Place and I’m No Longer Afraid To Die, and Modern Baseball are a few bands that come to mind. So, when the 2-piece band Dads […]


STREAM: 2 Chainz Featuring Cap 1 – “Where U Been?”

It seems like 2 Chainz has been everywhere nowadays. After appearing on the new Drake track yesterday, 2 Chainz debuts his new single, “Where U Been?” (Feat. Cap 1), this morning for your listening pleasure. Personally, the real spotlight on the new record is the verse from Cap 1 who hails from Chicago. His rapping […]


STREAM: Cut Copy – “Let Me Show You”

If you’re not familiar with Australian electronic masterminds, Cut Copy, right now would be a good time to get up to speed. The group is back, and unleashed a new track from their upcoming album via Soundcloud. The track is entitled, “Let Me Show You,” and is sure to be on your playlist for the […]


Kanye West Wanted Jay-Z’s ‘Magna Carta’ Tracks To Appear On ‘Watch The Throne’

During a BBC Interview with Zane Lowe, Jay-Z revealed that Kanye West and himself got into a bit of a tiff during the production of their 2011 album, Watch The Throne. Apparently, two of the tracks featured on Jay-Z’s new album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, were advocated by Kanye West that they must appear on […]

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Mayday Parade Post Studio Update

Mayday Parade have been working hard in the studio to release the follow-up to their 2011 self-titled album. The band posted a studio update via YouTube, which focuses on guitarists Alex and Brooks as they record guitar parts, speak on equipment usage, and song structure. While a lot of information isn’t available just yet, we […]


STREAM: Porcelain Raft – “The Way Out”

Porcelain Raft, AKA Mauro Remiddi, is back and ready to release his sophomore album, Permanent Signal, on August 20 via Secretly Canadian. The Italian-born, and now New York resident, debuted another track off his new album today entitled, “The Way Out.” A few weeks ago, Remiddi posted an equally trippy track, “Think Of The Ocean,” which is also […]

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STREAM: Holy Ghost! – “Teenagers In Heat”

Holy Ghost! have been quiet until they released their nearly 8-minute track, “Dumb Disco Ideas,” a few months ago. Today, Pitchfork reports that the duo have announced the release date of their sophomore album entitled, Dynamics, on September 10 via DFA Records. To coincide with the album announcement, Holy Ghost! unleashed the new track, “Teenagers […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: Phoenix – “Trying To Be Cool”

Phoenix have teamed up with Intel and VICE’s The Creators Project to present to you their new video for the single, “Trying To Be Cool.” The single appears on their new album, Bankrupt!, which was released back in April on Loyauté, Glassnote, and Atlantic Records. The video was directed by CANADA, and contains a slew […]


REVIEW: Empire of the Sun – ‘Ice on the Dune’

Artist: Empire of the Sun Album: Ice on the Dune Genre: Electronic/Synthpop Label: Capitol Aussies have been making quite a name for themselves in America over the past few years. Tame Impala, Cut Copy, and Atlas Genius are a few names that come to mind. However, there is a duo of musicians from Sydney who […]

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Kanye West To Release ‘Yeezus Part 2’?

It seems like Kanye West may be pulling a Justin Timberlake. In an interview with The Daily Beast, Rick Rubin discussed working with Kanye West on his new album, Yeezus, and the possibility of their being a follow-up album. “Initially, he thought there were going to be 16 songs on the album. But that first […]