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[ELECTRONIC] Gorillaz Share Synth-Heavy Bonus Track Off New Album ‘Humanz’

It’s been an exciting couple of months for Gorillaz fans. With what began as the group’s cryptic return on social media, particularly on Instagram, subsequently became an album announcement. The first in seven years. Following the announcement of Gorillaz’s fifth LP Humanz and release of numerous tracks, the group’s since performed a live show, participated in their first […]

[SOUL] Tom Misch’s Latest Ep ‘5 Day Mischon’ Gets All Up In The Feels

London’s Tom Misch was on a mission. Five fresh collaboration-driven tracks in record time. So in five days, following impromptu work with several young talented artists, he recorded five songs and subsequently released an Ep entitled ‘5 Day Mischon’. The mission’s manifestation is a precursor to his forthcoming album which still remains untitled. Set aside […]

[FEST NEWS] Music’s Fulcrum of Black Diversity, AFROPUNK, Released Its 2017 Lineup: SZA, Sampha, The Cool Kids, & More!

  Afropunk is much more than a music festival. //AFRO As in, born of African spirit and heritage; see also black (not always), see also rhythm and color, see also other, see also underdog. PUNK// As in, rebel, opposing the simple route, imbued with a DIY ethic, looking forward with simplicity, rawness and open curiosity; […]

[FESTIVAL NEWS] Outside Lands Hits On Every Genre In Motley Fashion With Massive 2017 Lineup

Photo Credit: Andrew Jorgensen Written by Grace Fleisher and John Flynn Outside Lands is everything a music aficionado dreams of at night…and more. The three day festival, held in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park August 11-13th, combines music, comedy, food, wine, crafts, and much more. Last year’s legendary lineup nailed down an impressive collection of […]

[HIP-HOP] ICYMI: Danny Brown Dropped His Most Important Music Video Yet

Hip-hop’s gonna have an insane Spring. Just last week king Kendrick dropped his latest single ‘Humble.‘ complete with epic visuals. And it was everything we could have hoped for. Both visually and lyrically Kendrick Lamar reminded us he’s the fuckin’ man. But Kendrick’s video release last week may have overshadowed one of the most important messages […]