In collaboration with adidas, Jay-Z ‘s culture site Life + Times premiers a new mixtape created by hip-hop beat veteran DJ Neil Armstrong. Mixing for eclectic hip-hop legends like The Roots, De La Soul, Kanye West and even formerly the Jigga himself, the Adidas Global Ambassador carries a deep knowledge of musical history and impeccable turntable skills. With a musicologist’s touch, Armstrong has [...]
We previewed the Transmission LA: AV CLUB last week, and sent new Art Correspondent Freddi C with mic and camera in tow to check out the exhibit. This was her recap… As the sun set downtown at the Geffen Contemporary MOCA, the Veuve flowed under an enormous shiny Mercedes-Benz logo suspended to look like a giant [...]
We were guests of Mercedes-Benz last night at their Transmission LA: AV CLUB exhibit, and the show was by all means a great success. As we explained in our interview with Mike D, who is curating the event, the array of artist involved is impressive (including Peter Coffin, Benjamin Jones, Mike Mills, Tom Sachs, Sage [...]
The latest video from Santigold dropped today for her single “Disparate Youth”. After her “Big Mouth” video and appearance on Spank Rock’s “Car Song” video, all is set to pop for the New York artist’s second album, Master of My Make Believe (due May 1, 2012).
Rolling Stone gets the honor of debuting Spank Rock’s “Car Song” video — the collaboration he did with Santigold from his Everything Is Boring and Everyone Is a Fucking Liar LP. Although the sophomore album came out last year, it still seems fresh as ever — makes me look forward even more to Santi’s new [...]
The great Santigold returns with the first video from her sophomore album Master of My Make Believe. The track, “Big Mouth”, is produced by Switch (one half of Major Lazer with Diplo) and Buraka Som Sistema, which explains the big cosmopolitan beat. Master of My Make Believe is due out this spring on Downtown / [...]
Plenty of tasty musical treats for your Tuesday morning, starting off with the brand spanking new Beastie Boys video for “Don’t Play No Game That I Can’t Win” (with Santigold). Directed by Spike Jonze and featuring a very Reggieknow-like cadre of zombie-killing action figures, the full-length video debuted this morning. The Tuesday Video 5-Pack continues [...]
After the clean version of their new Hot Sauce Committee Part Two LP leaked last week, the Boys Beastie decided to offer the unedited “filthy dirty nasty version” on their site. So if you can’t wait til May 3rd when the album hits store shelves (and iTunes digital folders), then hit up Hot Sauce Committee [...]