Robocop. The remake. Need we say more? Arguably Paul Verhoeven’s best film, and one of the best sci-fi action films of the 80s (the finest decade for the stuff), gets the reboot. It will be tough to live up to the original, but what the fuck can you say about a modernized ED209?! Bring it [...]


One of the most important musical acts across genres to come out of the 1980s — and the second greatest hip-hop band of all time (Wu) — Public Enemy is finally getting its just deserved day in the sun. The oft slept-on group bombshell that is P.E. not only militarized the face of hip-hop, but [...]


28 Nov
Flying Lotus? OFWGKTA? Mystery rapper(s) releases mixtape

Suspicions are flying. As Captain Murphy releases his first official mixtape, Duality, the interwebs are abuzz with the unanswered question, “Who is Captain Murphy?” Links have been made to the experimental hijinx of producer Flying Lotus as well as his two OFWGKTA pals Tyler the Creator and Earl Sweatshirt, who make vocal appearances throughout the mixtape. To add [...]


2 Nov
Minnesota-via-Philly band return in January with "Love Sign"

The great Free Energy return with the first music video from their upcoming sophomore album Love Sign. Makers of indie pop more catchy than Ebola, Free Energy return on “Electric Fever” from where they left off with their stunning 2010 James Murphy-produced debut Stuck on Nothing (check out our interview with Free Energy). The video [...]


We’re all anticipating Los Angeles producer and main dude behind Brainfeeder records, Flying Lotus’ (or FlyLo), new album Until the Quiet Comes. The album is set to be released October 2nd in the U.S. via Warp (Oct. 1 in the UK) and will feature guest spots from Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and singer/songwriter Erykah Badu to [...]


It was announced, and highly circulated around the internet, that Coachella and Goldenvoice have put together a steller little concert that’ll take place on a cruise ship (yes, like Holy Ship!), called the S.S. Coachella. The music cruise will be taking place this winter, venturing to the Bahamas December 16-19 and Jamaica December 19-23. The [...]


Los Angeles MOCA has scheduled a quite intriguing exhibit, Fire on the Disco, which will take a discriminating look at disco and its profound impact on music, art, and fashion. The exhibit is being co-curated by LCD Soundsystem ex-front man, DFA Records co-founder and disco/punk music enthusiast James Murphy and MOCA director Jeffery Deitch. Fire on [...]


26 Jun
Dirty Bird Records frontman & founder turns up the heat

We’re just a little over a month away from the fifth annual two-day HARD Summer music event at L.A.’s Historical State Park in Downtown L.A. Headliners include acts like dubstep supergroup Magnetic Man, the legendary James Murphy, Little Dragon, Miike Snow, Datsik, up-and-comer Lunice and perhaps most importantly the reunion of Bloc Party (whose highly [...]

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