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God bless the interwebs. Really, every once in awhile something so awesome pops up on these interconnected series of tubes that you just marvel you’re living in the modern age. Such is the case when we stumbled across this First Demo — Fugazi’s demo tapes while the band prepared to record their eponymous first studio EP. Seminal […]


21 Nov
The must-have 50-Year anniversary 5-disc anthology

With a 51-year band history, The Kinks  have carved their place in the Rock Rushmore largely thanks to the brothers Davies, Dave and Ray. Beginning with their early bill-topping singles such as “You Really Got Me” that cemented their place in the famed British invasion, The Kinks continued to make music deep into the 90’s. Now that fifty years have passed […]


In the time spent documenting the war to end all wars, colored autochrome photographs that number in the thousands have since been found, collected and archived. And given the long-exposure nature of the autochrome process, the careful composition of the photographs — often occurring amidst line-of-fire scenery — they form a particular depiction of the Great […]


One of the more underrated Wu Tang killer assassins, Inspectah Deck — aka Rebel INS — just dropped a mixtape collecting some of his recent singles and several unreleased tracks. Cynthia’s Son contains 19 songs of Inspectah Deck’s highly polished rhyme schemes, with about half the tracks produced by INS himself. Forever entering the hip-hop canon with one […]


11 Nov
Featuring Jax Jones, Last Magpie, Starslinger & Shadow Child

Duke Dumont has compiled several of the remixes of his breakout track “Won’t Look Back” into a full E.P., released today via Astralwerks / Blasé Boys Club. The Grammy nominated DJ and Producer’s E.P., also titled Won’t Look Back, features remixes from Jax Jones, Last Magpie, Starslinger, Shadow Child and Duke Dumont himself. The video — which reached […]


For fans of Intelligent Dance Music, the release of Aphex Twin’s Syro album in September was a moment of great audio bliss. And now Richard D. James has released 30 more previously unreleased tracks — some are early drafts of tracks from Syro, while other are more experimental synth sounds/loops created at his studio. The latter are essentially James-created […]


Did you know it was Hip-Hop Month? We didn’t. Diplo does. Diplo knows his hip-hop. Ever since seeing him sometime in the mid 2000’s with Low B during his Hollertronix era, it’s been clear the man loves and knows his music. That’s why he’s taking the idea of a Hip-Hop Month seriously, assembling a full 2-hour set […]


The chopper is the one special breed of bike that has come to best embody the legend of freedom on the road that is everything Americana, from Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper’s Easyrider to Hunter S. Thompson’s Hell’s Angels. In the 288 pages of Gestalten’s hardcover, Chopper: the Real Story traces chopper history back to the early customized bikes at the turn of the 19th century […]

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