Continuing the release of the Wu Tang Clan’s new album A Better Tomorrow (not to be confused with their other new album coming soon, but just for one person), the Wu has dropped a video to accompany the eponymous single. Perhaps related to the group’s long maturation as both artists and citizens, or simply the needs of the […]


24 Sep
1st LP release since "Drukgs" 13 years ago is kind of a big deal

Sure Richard D. James has been doing other things with his musical time under different monikers in the last thirteen years, but as far as the Aphex Twin we all revere him to be, it’s been a long fucking time. A true groundbreaker in the world of electronic/intelligent dance music in a way that has […]


It may feel like an infinity since ’93, but Oakland hip-hop legends Souls of Mischief have returned with a new single “There Is Only Now.” Produced by Adrian Younge, and featuring a guest appearance by Snoop “You Got a Dollar, I Got a Verse” Dogg, “There Is Only Now” is a fine return to form for one […]


Nightmares On Wax, known by birthright as George Evelyn, is one of the initial signees to seminal Warp Records. For a quarter of a century, NOW has been associated with the UK’s intelligent take on hip hop, funk, trip hop and soul alike, and has worked alongside the likes of everyone from De la Soul to […]


The new track from Bassnectar, with our girl Rye Rye on the vocals. Play, rinse, repeat. You want? Download it HERE. As-yet-unnamed full-length album coming June 24th.


When I was in high school my friend’s dad worked for a record company and we saw some great concerts, all while I imagine he was smoking joints backstage with the bands and perhaps fondling some groupies. While I’m jealous of that, it did enable me to get great seats and a ride to some […]


19 Nov
Chris Thornley literally translates the words of Morrissey

Manchester, UK graphic artist Chris Thornley, also known as his once secret pseudonym Raid71, has imaginatively taken lyrics from The Smiths’ to design Penguin inspired book covers. They feature select lyrics re-imagined from Morrissey’s mind — from tracks like “How Soon Is Now” and “Louder Than Bombs” — and translates them visually, exuding a retro […]


One of our favorite daily reading websites is without a doubt Grantland. Founded and helmed by Bill Simmons — author of Now I Can Die In Peace, The Book Of Basketball and a sports writer without equal — Grantland serves as the nexus of where sports collides with pop culture, and explodes in a fireworks […]

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