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Video: Common Brings Out Kanye West at AAHH! Fest 2014

22 Sep

AAHH! Fest 2014

The first annual AAHH! Fest by Common went down a few hours ago and it was definitely a legendary night. Common, Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco, Twista, Jennifer Hudson, Jay Electronica, MC Lyte, De La Soul and others graced the stage. Did I mention Dave Chappelle also hosted the night? Check out Common bringing out Kanye up above. Below you can find more footage of the night. AAHH! Fest 2014 is a night I will never forget.


Trailer: ‘Big Eyes’ [Dir. Tim Burton]

20 Sep

Big Eyes - Margaret Keane, art (1)

Here’s the trailer for the latest film by the incomparable Tim Burton. The new movie is called Big Eyes and it stars Amy Adams (American Hustle; The Fighter) and Christoph Waltz (Inglourious Basterds; Django Unchained). This film tells the true story of Margret Keane (Adams), an enigmatic artist who made paintings of children with enormous eyes, whose husband, Walter Keane (Waltz), convinces her to allow him to pass off (and sell) her work as his own by saying no one would want to buy art created by a woman.

The film also features Jason Schwartzman and Krysten Ritter. Big Eyes will hit theaters Christmas Day.

Audio Push feat. Riff Raff & King Chip – “Fwd Back”

20 Sep

Audio Push Fwd BackA new album from Audio Push is on the way and they have decided to give us a taste of the new album with a new song featuring Riff Raff and King Chip. Listen to “Fwd Back” below.  [...]

PARTYNEXTDOOR feat. Wale – “Thirsty (Remix)”

20 Sep

PARTYNEXTDOOR thirsty remixWale and OVO’s PARTYNEXTDOOR unleashed a new remix for “Thirsty” and its pretty dope. You can listen to the new collaboration by clicking HERE. Album About Nothing coming soon.


Foo Fighters Announce January 2015 South American Tour

19 Sep

Foo Fighters South America 2015 Tour

Foo Fighters are taking their Rock & Roll talents to South America in January 2015. After a kickass run in the UK, the Foos will be heading south of the Equator for some shows in Latin American countries like Santiago, Chile; Buenos Aires, Argentina; and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The band will be closing out the year in South Africa with stops in Cape Town and Johannesburg.

See the full tour dates below. [...]

The Weeknd – “Often” (White Sea Remix)

19 Sep

The Weeknd - Often (White Sea Remix)

Hear this remix of The Weeknd’s “Often,” featuring White Sea. To catch you up on things, White Sea is the alter ego of Morgan Kibby, a contributor to M83. The music is brilliant and White Sea’s vocals are fantastic on this R&B jam.

Hear it over at Pitchfork.

Prince – “FUNKNROLL”

19 Sep

Prince - Art Official Age

This shit is just plain hot!

Everything you need to know about the latest release from Prince is all in the name: “FUNKNROLL.” The music from this Art Official Age track is soaked in funk and it features a beautifully distorted guitar riff that perfectly shows off his chops on a six-string. On top of all of that, the song is plenty danceable and any DJ in their right mind would make sure to incorporate this into their shows starting this weekend.

Hear it below. [...]

James Blake Mashes Up “Pembroke” with UGK’s “International Players Anthem”

19 Sep

James Blake

James Blake continues his BBC Radio 1 surprises coming with two new releases. First, Blake unveiled a mash-up of his Airhead collaboration, “Pembroke” that now feature UGK’s collaboration with OutKast, “International Players Anthem.” Later he went on to reveal a new version of his song “200 Press,” which he’d already debuted in a previous appearance on the British show.

Hear it over on the official stream here. Click over to the 20:32 mark to hear the mash-up and then you’ll find “200 Press” at around the 46:36 mark.


Disclosure feat. Sam Smith – “Latch” (Schoolboy Q Remix)

19 Sep

Schoolboy Q 1

Who ever figured this would ever be coming our way? Disclosure’s Sam Smith-featuring “Latch” is one of the biggest hits of the year and now it’s gotten a new spin with a remix by Schoolboy Q. The “Man Of The Year” artist largely leaves the song in its original form but his verse 3/4 in works perfectly, almost as if it was always intended to be there.

Hear it after the jump. [...]

Mick Jenkins – “Rain” [Prod. Kaytranada]

19 Sep

Mick Jenkins - Rain

Peep the new Mick Jenkins joint produced by Kaytranada titled “Rain.” The last time we posted a Kaytranada-produced track was a beyond awesome track in Vic Mensa’s “Wimme Nah,” so this expectedly delivered some more dopeness. The music is a lot more chill in this scrapped The Water[s] joint. There’s a 90’s-era Outkast vibe to “Rain,” and Mick’s delivery rides the space-y beat smoothly.

Hear it below. [...]

Video: Karen O Performs “Rapt” Live in a Fan’s Living Room

19 Sep

Karen O - Crush Songs

Yeah Yeah Yeahs lead singer Karen O released her debut solo project earlier this month and to help promote it she held special listening parties for Crush Songs late last month. Most of us never had a chance to attend one of those but now we can see a bit of what took place in one of these intimate events with this clip of her appearance at the NYC party on August 27, where ms. O performed “Rapt.”

Check that out above.


Album Stream: Julian Casablancas + the Voidz – ‘Tyranny’

19 Sep



Julian Casablancas’ new side project away from The Strokes has finally arrived. With the help of new backing band The Voidz, JC’s Tyranny has already turned some heads thanks to its heavy new sound, far from the synth-heavy production on his first solo effort. The first looks at this project have pointed to a grittier sound, a direction many a Strokes fan would appreciate.

Tyranny is due out Tuesday, September 23 on Casablancas’ label, Cult Records.

Get an advanced stream of the album over at Rolling Stone.


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