31 Jan
A handful of tracks that got our interwebs buzzing

Check out the tracks below. The soundcloud playlist and youtube videos are a sort of conga line of what people on the internets are talking about right now including new releases, re-issues and some just reified. The Verlaines – The Lady and the Lizard: If you like Joy Division and Pavement, you’ll love The Verlaines. Their 1985 […]


23 Apr
When daydreams turn into Grand Theft Auto visuals

If you’ve ever wondered what goes on in the mind of a teenager left alone to his thoughts in a giant mansion, then we have your answer. Is Tropical’s video for “Dancing Anymore” matches their imminent summertime dancefloor staple with CGI effects from MEGAFORCE, who digitize his every fantasy with Grand Theft Auto-like NSFW visuals. […]


30 Aug
Angry midgets with 40s, clown beatdowns & plenty of strippers

Even by Swag Rap standards, the latest by 2 Chainz raises the absurdity to retarded new levels. With a great verse by a threesome-pushing Yeezy, the Andreas Nilsson directed video for “Birthday Song” brings midgets spraying 40 ozs, dancing Pakistanis, booty cakes, clown beatdowns and of course copious strippers to the best party to hit College […]


2 Mar
Los Angeles' PRISM Gallery is transformed by the Brazilian Twins

Hailing from Sao Paulo, Brazil, Os Gemeos (literally ‘the twins’ in Portuguese) and known to their mother as; Gustavo and Otavio, bring their amazing, surreal and humorous vision to a dynamic solo exhibition at Los Angeles’ PRISM Gallery which opened this past Saturday night. Miss You runs through March 24th and features Os Gemeos’ saturated colors and signature […]


3 Feb
Romain Gavras + Morocco = Another Stunning Video

Romain Gavras and M.I.A. have done it again. Following up their highly controversial “Born Free” video collaboration, the director brings the pop star to Morocco for a video with almost as big a scope as their last. Clearly inspired by world of Arab car hooning, Gavras brings some stunning and beautiful imagery to what I’m […]


16 Jun
More musical bouillabaisse from Stephen Fasano

Last winter we brought you The Magician’s Magic Tape Five mixtape, and then a little while later his BEAN mixtape he did in collaboration with oki-ni. Well we’ve obviously missed a couple (or more) mixtapes in the interim, because this week Stephen Fasano — he of ex-Aeroplane fame — is now up to his Magic […]


3 Mar
New album drops March 14th, March 29th in US

As the always adorable French ingenue Yelle prepares for her new album Safari Disco Club (March 29th; V2/Cooperative Music USA/Downtown Records), she drops a mini-film made up of two of her upcoming songs, the title track “Safari Disco Club” and “Que veux-tu”. Besides her producers Grand Marnier (Jean-Francois Perrier) and Tepr (Tanguy Destable) in the […]


13 Dec
80s Retro-Futuriste rhythms

A former half of Aeroplane (along with remaining member Vito DeLuca), The Magician — aka Stephen Fasano — has taken the sounds of the 80s and teleported them to the future. But not the 80s of robotic rhythms and beats, more so the 80s of Talk Talk, Culture Club and Human League — a timeframe […]