In the heady days of 2009, earlier than Twitter turned informal discourse right into a fraught panorama of missteps and countless arguments, it was nonetheless somewhat bit bizarre to match a brand new artist, to, say, Bob Dylan, however that sentiment was floating round when Kurt Vile launched Childish Prodigy, his third album in a […]

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The nominees listing for the 2019 inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was launched this week. Below are the candidates, ranked so as of benefit. For background on the corridor and its procedures, and all of the earlier inductees, click on right here. Roxy Music Given that they’ve been eligible for 20 […]

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On Wednesday (August 10), Swae Lee, one half of Rae Sremmurd, introduced that he could be releasing a solo EP quickly. The multi-platinum rapper posted the announcement on Twitter and shortly after it was deleted. Though erased, some of us had been capable of screenshot the tweet and positive sufficient, it has been circulating. During […]

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Two weeks in the past, AncestryDNA and the favored music-streaming service Spotify unveiled a service that promised to make use of your very personal genetic materials to construct a personalised playlist. Such a playlist, their web site acknowledged, can be completely distinctive. The sonic essence of your very personal cultural inheritance. “If you possibly can […]

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Three nice tunes to ease you into autumn this week as we characteristic some slab-heavy doom metallic from Los Angeles, ethereal electronics from Wisconsin and neo-folk from Boston. Los Angeles’ indie psych-rockers Tombstones In Their Eyes have simply launched their new Nothing Here EP and it’s a group of sonorous and hazy stoner lullabies that descend into post-rock soundscapes all wrapped up in […]

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The Duluth, Minnesota, indie rockers Low have been crafting delicate, icy, minimalist guitar music for 25 years. They weren’t the first on the scene in the early ’90s “slowcore” boom, where bands like Codeine, Ida, and the Red House Painters whittled arrangements down and decelerated rock’s hard charging pace to a crawl, but they have […]

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Young Money has ignited a social media fire storm after posting what appears to be the cover art for Lil Wayne’s long awaited album, Tha Carter V.  On Wednesday (September 12), Young Money tweeted the art along with the caption, “Put them 5s up!!!” Hot 97 reports the album is expected to drop on September 21, […]

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Norwegian music often reflects its landscape – calm, often beautiful vistas in sound.  Delightfully, Pom Poko defy expectations on their first release since signing with Bella Union, “Follow the lights” is a chaotic triumph shattering any stereotypes or preconceptions. Swampy guitars scratch and grind while Ragnhild’s vocals have a slightly psychotic blend of sweetness and menace, […]

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British rock band the 1975 are set to release their latest LP A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships this fall, but we get to enjoy this video right now, because frankly, we need it. Though it may seem at first to just be a variation on the “dancing with a montage of people who aren’t […]

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Chicago, IL – Vic Mensa continues to push his political agenda and improve the urban community’s living conditions in his native Chicago. His charity foundation SaveMoneySaveLives held a shoe giveaway on Sunday (August 26) for thousands of low-income residents in the city’s South Side section of Englewood. According to the Chicago Tribune, the “anti-bait truck” […]

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G Herbo is ready to hit the road again. The Cinematic Music Group MC has announced dates for his Swervo Tour, which will also feature Southside and Queen Key. Herbo’s next run of concerts begins a few months after the release of his Swervo project, a collaboration with the aforementioned Southside. RealStreetRadio’s Narsimha Chintaluri noted […]

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Brooklyn, NY – Wyclef Jean was awarded the key to the city of Brooklyn last Thursday (August 16) during a special ceremony at the annual Wingate Summer Concert Series. The award was handed to Clef on behalf of BK– and the 2.6 million folks who call it home — by Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. […]

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Suffolk, Virginia – Lex Luger is largely responsible for trap music’s takeover of Hip Hop and urban contemporary radio. He created the beats of several hit singles for numerous rap heavyweights, including Waka Flocka Flame’s “Hard In The Paint” by Waka Flocka Flame, Rick Ross’ “B.M.F.” featuring Styles P and JAY-Z and Kanye West’s “H.A.M.” In […]

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When she’s not composing for contemporary dance and theater productions, short films and performances, Başak Günak, also known as Ah! Kosmos, makes her own music. As a solo performer or accompanied by a guitarist, she has performed at several festivals in Europe and Japan and supported acts such as Sigur Rós and Jonny Greenwood’s Junun Project. Her first release, Bastards, introduced the […]

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Gospel is the most American music. It is a music of perseverance, of adapting to strange new land, of faith in the capacity to overcome insurmountable hardship. It is the unintended side effect of slave masters nudging displaced African captives toward Christianity, where they saw their own struggles mirrored in the travels of the Israelites […]

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New York, NY – Many members of New York’s Hip Hop community are tired of waiting on the bipartisan members in office to take action on the growing list of urban crises and interests. These activists have decided to take matters into their own hands by forming their own their own political party for future state elections. […]

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