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While she’s released a handful of songs in the past decade, it’s been 14 years since Missy Elliott has released a new album. Tonight, she’s back with a new EP called Iconology. “Let’s #ThrowItBack to a time when music just felt good and made us want to dance,” she wrote. The collection is produced by Elliott,
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Lana Del Rey has shared a brand new music video for a pair of Norman Fucking Rockwell! songs. The visual for “Fuck It I Love You” and “The Greatest” features Lana shooting pool, tending bar, chilling on a boat, and more. At one point in “The Greatest,” Lana sings, “Kanye West is blonde and gone.”
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DIIV have released a new song, “Taker,” from the forthcoming LP Deceiver. Listen to the track below. The follow-up to 2016’s Is the Is Are arrives October 4 via Captured Tracks. Before “Taker,” the band released “Skin Game” from the LP and announced a tour of the United States, taking place this fall. [embedded content]
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Amen Dunes (a.k.a. Damon McMahon) has released a remix to his song “L.A.” featuring British singer-songwriter Westerman. McMahon remixed the closing track from his 2018 Sacred Bones LP Freedom with the Grammy-winning engineer Craig Silvey, trading verses and harmonizing with the “Easy Money” singer. Listen to the track below. Amen Dunes recently played the 2019
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A new documentary about indie rock collective the Elephant 6 Recording Co. has been released…but it is only available on VHS, as the Outline reports. A Future History Of: The Elephant 6 Recording Co chronicles two decades of the community that incubated bands such as Of Montreal, Neutral Milk Hotel, the Apples in Stereo, and
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In June, a New York Times investigation made the previously unknown revelation that a 2008 Universal Studios Hollywood fire destroyed a massive quantity of master tapes by a number of iconic artists across popular music history. Courtney Love and Hole joined Soundgarden, Steve Earle, and the estates of Tupac Shakur and Tom Petty to sue
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It looks like Vince Staples has something on the way. He’s shared the trailer for “The Vince Staples Show,” which advertises an “all new original series” coming this Thursday, August 22. In the clip, Staples directs two boys how to sell candy outside of a supermarket. Check it out below. Staples recently signed to Motown
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On today’s episode of his Beats 1 show “Time Crisis,” Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig welcomed special guest Mark Foster—frontman of Foster the People. Foster made headlines recently after he shared conspiracy theories on the death of Jeffrey Epstein. Foster has written a series of tweets on the subject in the past week, often accompanied by
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Juicy J and DJ Paul have announced a series of Three 6 Mafia reunion shows. After performances at One Musicfest in Atlanta and the Loud Records 25th Anniversary show, they’ll headline a concert just outside of their hometown of Memphis on October 12 at the Landers Center in Southaven, Mississippi. DMX and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony will
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Brazilian samba icon Elza Soares has shared a brand new song. It’s called “Libertação,” and it features fellow Brazilian vocalist Virgínia Rodrigues. Check it out below. [embedded content] Now 82, Soares has released nearly three dozen albums across her career, which has spanned for nearly 70 years. Her most recent addition is Deus É Mulher—“God
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The New York State Department of Labor has begun an investigation into labor practices at Sofar Sounds—a music events company that offers “intimate” concerts in spaces like houses, stores, and other non-traditional venues for music performance. The news was first reported in a recent feature on the Talkhouse written by John Colpitts (aka Kid Millions).
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Chicago MC CupcakKe has announced “The 10k Tour”—an upcoming North American trek kicking off September 7. According to a recent tweet from the rapper, she will be giving away money to a randomly-selected fan each night. “I present to everyone ‘The 10k Tour’ (Giveaway)!,” CupcakKe tweeted. “I will be giving away $10,000!!! Every night of
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Quavo, Megan Thee Stallion, and City Girls have shared a brand new collaborative track. It’s called “Pastor,” and it appears on Quality Control’s latest installment of its Control the Streets compilation series. Give it a listen below. [embedded content] Quality Control—the Atlanta record label home to Migos, Lil Yachty, and others—released Control the Streets, Vol.
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