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Ty Segall Shares Video for “Break A Guitar” feat. Jack Black, Fred Armisen, Henry Rollins

posted by Oscar April 24, 2017

The bizarre guitar genius Ty Segall has allowed us to take a glimpse into his mind with his new music video for “Break a Guitar.” The totally bonkers visual directed by Matt Yoka is a kaleidoscopic gem that shows Segall and his band playing the track in a seemingly-endless loop of the same floating artists coming into frame and then disappearing to make room for the next batch to come into and rock out. Segall enlisted Fred Armisen to kick things off in the intro, while Henry Rollins and Jack Black sneakily appeared as part of the performing band.

Also, there are tons of guitars exploding in slow motion and that’s pretty badass! Check out the video above.

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Rapmouth Jenius – “Masked Smoke”

posted by Alex April 24, 2017

If you were tuned in to our Radio Takeover show this past Saturday on Radio DePaul, you’d know that we premiered something new from Rapmouth Jenius towards the end of the show. Missed out on the show? Don’t worry, we’ve got the official track for you here. “Masked Smoke” is Rapmouth’s welcome back track that reestablishes him as one of the top lyricists from our side of the city. We’ve heard what Rapmouth’s been working on lately, and believe us… No one is ready for it. Wack rappers beware.

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Jason (X) – “SO GOOD”

posted by Alex April 24, 2017

The homie, Jason (X) sent over something new earlier this morning, “So Good” that we had to share with the world. Just in time for the weather to turn, Jason (X) drops the perfect track to play when you’re driving around with the windows down here in Chicago. Check out “So Good” below and make sure to stay in tune as we’ll be featuring Jason (X) more in the future.

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The Districts Announce New Album, ‘Popular Manipulations,’ Share Video For “Ordinary Day”

posted by Oscar April 24, 2017

The Districts have announced their forthcoming new album Popular Manipulations, which set for an August 11th release date via Fat Possum.

Combined with that announcement, the band have shared the visual for their single, “Ordinary Day,” which premiered on Noisey. The music video prominently stars a mysterious, masked figure roaming the streets spliced together with shots of the band performing the song at an intimate venue filled with people donning that same white mask. It’s all a bit eerie and you’ll find yourself feeling that heartache in the climax of the scene.

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Kendrick Lamar Announces The DAMN. Tour feat. Travis Scott and D.R.A.M.

posted by Oscar April 24, 2017

Fresh off two headlining performances at Coachella 2017, Kendrick Lamar announced early this morning the dates for his new The DAMN. Tour. The trek through 17 cities in North America will feature Travis Scott and D.R.A.M. as the supporting acts.

The tour will kick off on July 12 in Phoenix and will continue to cities like Dallas, Philadeplphia, Brooklyn, Toronto, Chicago, and Vancouver. See all the dates below. Continue Reading

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L.A. VanGogh – “bitter berries”

posted by Oscar April 24, 2017

L.A. VanGogh has shared his latest tune “Bitter Berries.” The self-produced track finds L.A. in an introspective state, reflecting on what he endures as a half Mexican and half black man. The beat definitely gives off the vibe you’re taking the trip into his mind and helps you empathize with that struggle.

L.A. VanGogh be performing this coming Friday (4/28) for Rich Jones’ All Smiles 5 year anniversary Bash at Tonic Room. Get your tickets here; hear his latest track below. Continue Reading

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Frank Ocean – “Lens”

posted by Oscar April 23, 2017

Frank Ocean keeps on bringing the blessings, delivering yet another new track via his Beats 1 show. The often-mysterious artist held the fourth episode of his blonded Radio show last night and debuted two versions of a track called “Lens,” one solo and another featuring Travis Scott. Both: are fiiiire!

Check out the entire episode here.

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Video: Peep Our Exclusive Interview with Kap G

posted by Oscar April 22, 2017

The latest POD interview conducted in the dope city of Austin, TX  is with none other than Kap G. The ATL star known for his appearance on DOPE and who’s currently touring with Chris Brown, sat down with us to talk about the inspiration behind his track “La Policia,” touring in Mexico City for the first time, his new album and more. You can see that above.

For the Speed Round, Kap G revealed what was the first album he ever bought, his favorite music video of all time, artists he’s listening to lately, and more. Check that out below. Continue Reading

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Hear ‘Exchange’ the Debut Project from Nico Segal’s New Band, The JuJu

posted by Oscar April 21, 2017

The Social Experiment’s Nico Segal (FKA Donnie Trumpet) has joined forces with Julian & Everett Reid and former Kids These Days bandmate Lane Beckstrom to form the new group The JuJu. As described on SoundCloud, “The JuJu is a musical partnership of childhood friends who came up through Chicago Public School music programs.”

The Jazz outfit created all the genre-bending music they’re offering on debut project Exchange, a 7-song album that features Nico’s SoX partner Nate Fox offering additional production while Jamila Woods lends her other-worldly vocals on “We Good.”

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Video: See Zane Lowe’s Extensive Interview with Kendrick Lamar

posted by Oscar April 21, 2017

The Gawd of music broadcasting Zane Lowe sat down with Hip Hop gawd Kendrick Lamar for 45-minute plus interview. K. Dot opened about the influence of the pillars of his Hip Hop fandom (Tupac, Jay Z, Eminem) on his writing, the impact of Tupac on both his own career as well as the entire spectrum of Hip Hop, and plenty of analysis and insight about his brilliant new album, DAMN.

Kendrick’s response to Lowe saying “it’s obviously important to you that no word is wasted,” along with his defense for calling himself the greatest rapper alive are two of the many highlights here. Check it all out above via Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 Radio show.

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Video: See Gorillaz Do A Live Interview for the First Time Ever

posted by Oscar April 20, 2017

Gorillaz are making a full-on comeback this year with not only a new album for the first time in seven years, but they will also be hitting the road together in support of that release for their 17-date North American Humanz Tour.

To help promote the tour and the forthcoming release of their new album, band members Murdoc Niccals and 2D gave their first-ever live interview. The pair appeared on camera MistaJam from BBC Radio 1 to answer fan-submitted questions. Check it out above.

Gorillaz’s new album Humanz is due out April 28.

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Supa Bwe- Do You? (Mary Jane) feat. Xavier And The Thrill

posted by Miguelini April 20, 2017

New Fight Me! A while back in his Chicago Sleepers‘s interview, Supa Bwe alluded that his newest group called FIGHT ME is larger than we once thought. He proved it today by unveiling  as an offical member on this euphoric 4/20 themed track, produced by fellow Fight Me member This is the perfect song to bump on this herbal holiday, if you love Mary Jane be sure to press play below! Finally Dead (fuck you it’s too late) coming this summer! 

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