Vic Mensa has released a new track he’s titling “Danger.” This one was produced by his partner Papi Beatz.
Listen to “Danger” on SoundCloud.
A new video Jeff Buckley’s cover of the Smiths’ “I Know It’s Over” has been released. The track will be part of a new posthumous collection of rarities that Buckley took on before his untimely passing.
Check out the touching video directed by Amanda Demme above.
The Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. has continued doing solo shows in support of 2015 album Momentary Masters, which last night landed him on The Late Late Show with James Corden to perform “Caught By My Shadow.”
Much like he did at his Lolla set, AHJ performed the track with the guitar hanging behind him off his shoulder. Peep it above.
Momentary Masters is out now on Vagrant.
Las Hinds have shared their new video for “Bamboo.” The Spanish group’s “day in the life” visuals mainly focuses on the two lead singers as they hit the town in the most charming ways.
According to the YouTube description:
we only had one day of shooting and as we needed more we started to shoot what we were living while carlotta was editing at the same time. so it’s a mix between Madrid and Barcelona because of Primavera Sound fest. Exactly, seeing concerts until 6am and then shooting and editing and… that’s why it appear so many sleepy people hahaha
Check it out above.
The wonderfully bizarre Ty Segall appeared on last night’s episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, performing “Candy Sam” alongside his band The Muggers.
Segall and crew donned some freaky makeup and their playing was phenomenal, rocking the fuck out and effectively spooking the onlooking crowd. Check it out above.
Catch the band throughout North America beginning next week, and all over Europe this spring and summer. Find tour dates below. Continue Reading
While in Australia, The Internet stopped by triple j to tape a session for “Like A Version” and for it they took on N.E.R.D.’s “Tape You.” The cover is a smoother, sexier take on the track, with a more R&B approach on the original.
Check it out above; hear the original below. Continue Reading
St. Vincent has shared her cover of The Rolling Stones’ “Emotional Rescue,” which she recorded for the A Bigger Splash soundtrack. Made with Sounwave and Terrace Martin, the track definitely sounds like an Annie Clark joint after they gave it this makeover, and it answers the question of what Dance music would sound like if it were made in outer space. I mean, just in case you were wondering.
Hear the cover below. Continue Reading
“This is Southside, the Beast Coast!”
Fuck yes! Vic Mensa reconnected with Skrillex on the latter’s “OWSLA Radio” show for Beats 1, where he freestyled over Louis The Child’s “From Here,” out now on OWSLA’s Worldwide Broadcast compilation.
Skrillex really dug what Vic was spitting so he said, “I know a lot of artists, but very few in the world could come in, in any situation like this, and do what you just did.”
Episode 02 of OWSLA Radio streams tomorrow at 12pm PST / 3pm EST on Beats 1, so make sure you tune in. Hear the freestyle in a preview of the show below. Continue Reading
RJD2 has shared his latest single, “The Sheboygan Left,” off Dame Fortune, out March 25th on RJ’s Electrical Connections.
This one’s mostly instrumental, but the sounds of the percussion and the horns provide all the character you need, but the vocals are the perfect complement to these. The flourishing synths are almost magical too, making this a song you can both jam and groove to with just a click of the play button.
Check it out below. Continue Reading
English singer-songwriter has released a new track he’s calling “Modern Soul.” The song premiered while Blake was commanding his BBC Radio 1 residency, which he casually introduced by saying “the next one is a new song from me.”
Hear it below. Continue Reading