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June 2013

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Recap: Q87.7’s PIQNIQ Festival

posted by Oscar June 30, 2013

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Chicago’s new home for Alternative Rock on the traditional airwaves, Q87.7, put together a one-day music festival that featured AWOLNATION, Sileversun Pickups, Atlas Genius, Bush and headlined by Yeah Yeah Yeahs. The bands mentioned previously fronted the main stage at First Midwest Bank Amphiheatre, while bands like New Politics, Twenty|One|Pilots and Cold War Kids performed at the secondary stage. No offense to these bands (we heard Twenty|One|Pilots from the parking lot and Cold War Kids played at the same time Atlas Genius started, so we skipped that) but we prioritized downing some Modelo tallboys and then just head in by the time the main stage bands started. Continue Reading

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Video: The Rolling Stones Playing Glastonbury 2013

posted by Oscar June 30, 2013

The Rolling Stones are not proclaimed as a legendary band without good reason, and they demonstrated just why during their set at Glastonbury 2013. The iconic British festival welcomed one of the most iconic musicians ever, and the Stones delivered a performance full of hits from their 50 year career for the 130,000+ crowd (!!!).

I saw them earlier this year and they’re definitely worth all of the accolades they get, and I can only imagine what it must’ve felt like to be a part of that Glastonbury crowd.

See the full performance above.

(Pigeons and Planes)

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Hit-Boy Leaves G.O.O.D. Music

posted by Alberto June 29, 2013

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Hit-Boy was recently interviewed by Miss Info and broke the news that he was no longer part of GOOD Music. This is another major loss for Kanye’s crew. We wish the best to Hit-Boy and his crew.

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“Chicharito” Covers FIFA 14 with Lionel Messi

posted by Oscar June 29, 2013

FIFA 14 North America

Mexico star Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez joins Messi on the FIFA 14 cover for USA & Mexico! The Mexican striker who plays for Manchester United, has scored 50 goals in all competitions for the English club and 35 goals for the senior Mexican National Team.

Pre-order your copy of FIFA 14 now: http://bit.ly/19F9vsj

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Peter Rosenberg Interviews Chance The Rapper

posted by Alex June 29, 2013

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Chance the Rapper recently made a stop in NY during his tour. The ever legendary, Peter Rosenberg was able to sit down and have a pretty long conversation with him about just about everything. A Peter Rosenberg interview is never an ordinary interview. Check it out above!

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Video: Nine Inch Nails – “Came Back Haunted”

posted by Oscar June 28, 2013

NIN have a well-known history of strange, creepy visuals for their music and their latest single, “Came Back Haunted” was no exception. Odd creatures, close-ups and explosions all in “grayscale” are part of the new video that comes with an Epilepsy warning! Check it out above.

Nine Inch Nails’ Hesitation Marks will be released on September 3; you can download “Came Back Haunted” now with all pre-orders.

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New Video: Joey Bada$$ – 95 Til Infinity

posted by Alex June 28, 2013

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Joey Bada$$ is a hip hop old soul. His rhymes, what he wears, and even his videos have that old school hip hop vibe that you have to love. Peep out the latest video for his joint called, “95 Til Infinte” where Joey takes you on a journey through Flatbush. Be on the lookout next week cause Joey B will be releasing his latest project called Summer Knights.