Musician Danny Kirwan, one-time guitarist for British-American rock band Fleetwood Mac, died on Friday at the age of 68. Former bandmate Mick Fleetwood announced Kirwan’s death in a Facebook post Friday. No cause of death has been given. “Today was greeted by the sad news of the passing of Danny Kirwan in London, England,” he […]

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Just before the release of Iceage’s fourth album, Beyondless, frontman Elias Bender Rønnenfelt is in Los Angeles for a few weeks. He’s at the beginning of the press cycle for the album, and is just entering the weird headspace of having to unpack his band’s latest record, its influences, and why it exists. But one […]

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Too $hort’s new project isn’t meant to be subtle. The Bay Are legend has returned with a brand new release titled The Sex Tape Playlist. Short Dog’s latest work features 11 tracks, which includes song titles such as “Don’t Suck Dick” and “Sloppy Seconds Leftovers.” Philthy Rich, Stresmatic, Ymtk, Mowii, Oke Junior, Bandaide and Sucheata […]

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Curren$y has released his Air Freshna EP, a surprise project in celebration of 4/20. Air Freshna continues the veteran rapper’s annual tradition of dropping a project on “Weed Day,” a ritual that dates back to 2015 when he released Even More Saturday Night Car Tunes. The three-track EP features no listed guest appearances. Cool & Dre, Smitty Beatz and 808 Ray handle duties behind […]

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The two-part HBO documentary Elvis Presley: The Searcher doesn’t have many new thing to say about its subject, but 40-plus years and countless books, magazine articles, documentaries, and feature films after his death, I’m not sure what, factually, could have been added. The best that cultural critics and storytellers can do now is find a mildly […]

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Rock and roll is a very Western art form; it’s branded by our homegrown strain of doublethink. Rock stars question the power structure while moving like tiny model corporations. They challenge the dream of wealth and prosperity because they believe in it. This is how the Grateful Dead managed to be Haight-Ashbury spiritual ambassadors and […]

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The band is set to play a string of shows around the UK as part of their ‘The Darker The Shadow The Brighter The Light’ tour. Running from 19-26 April, Mike Skinner and his group will be on stage in Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester, Leeds and London.  Writing on his Instagram page, Mike Skinner wrote: “Spoken to my […]

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Record Store Day is almost here. To mark its approach, Fourculture is spotlighting the unique culture at three remarkable independent record stores, the plans each has for Record Store Day on April 19, 2014, and the music that brought us all together. [hr color=”black” width=”100″ border_width=”50″ ] This Saturday is the seventh annual Record Store […]

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UK singer-songwriter Annabel Allum has just released her second EP titled All That For What.  Note that the title has no question mark. [Not a note to myself]. She is not asking for your opinion but rather already knows the answer. These songs are passionate, vibrant, self-assured and defiant. If you want a little controlled, […]

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The band is set to play a string shows around the UK as part their ‘The Darker The Shadow The Brighter The Light’ tour. Running from 19-26 April, Mike Skinner and his group will be on stage in Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester, Leeds and London.  Writing on his Instagram page, Mike Skinner wrote: “Spoken to my band! Told […]

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It’s well and truly summer and as the next few weeks stretch out before us like the expansive green field of our youth it’s time for another show and a brand new guest mix. This month The Jupiter Room is made-up to welcome Thomas Nod aka Node into the fold and he has put together an extraordinary […]

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Today marks the 850th episode Armin van Buuren’s hugely popular radio show A State Trance. Like every year, this will trigger a series celebration episodes and events all over the world. Three celebration episodes Not one or two, but three special celebration episodes will kick f Armin van Buuren’s celebration season this year. The first […]

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This month’s mix comes from Francesco Imola aka Young Offices and it’s a brilliant listen. Originally from Italy, Francesco spent a period in Liverpool, playing the regular underground electronic night Emotion Wave to great acclaim and is now based in London studying Sound Design at the University of Greenwich. Young Offices creates ambient and experimental music that […]

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With Christmas looming, the year coming to an end and Mercury still in retrograde, it’s no wonder the weekend left so swiftly and Monday hit us like:     But it’s ok. You are not alone:   If you’ve got a case the Monday blues, hit the flip for a little Monday Motivation to get […]

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