Category Archives: Artist Spotlight

GIRL TALK’s New Album “All Day” Costs $0

This is very cool. GIRL TALK‘s Gregg Gillis just released his first new album in nearly 3 years, and he’s giving it away for free. No joke. No “name your price” deal, this is just plain zero dollars. So make … Continue reading

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Watch KANYE WEST’s Film/Directorial Debut “Runaway”

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AVEY TARE “Down There” Interview

AVEY TARE straps on a crocodile mask and discusses new album Down There in an interview directed by his sister Abby.

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ARIEL PINK Stars in Super Weird SciFi Show

ARIEL shows up as his character, a sewer mutant, at the 11:00 minute mark in the first episode of this sci fi show called THE MULTINAUTS. He then plays a song joined by his band THE HAUNTED GRAFFITI at about 16:15. … Continue reading

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New BEACH FOSSILS: “Face it” & “Distance”

I don’t think any website has gushed more over BEACH FOSSILS than we have. Look at their review. That 95 definitely looks huge in the face of Pitchfork’s 78. That said, we wouldn’t just blindly follow them off a cliff. But … Continue reading

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’50s Tinged Pop isn’t Going Anywhere

HEAVY HAWAII‘s Teen Angel is the king. I know we talked about this earlier in the week, but this song’s the boss. It’s packed with some of the vocals of the year, infectious melodies and heavy kick drums, a guitar … Continue reading

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ANIMAL COLLECTIVE’s AVEY TARE Finishes Up Debut Solo Album

ANIMAL COLLECTIVE boasts two phenomenal lead singers: PANDA BEAR (Noah Lennox) and AVEY TARE (Dave Portner). PANDA BEAR has already made a few solo albums in addition to his work with the psych pop conglomerate. And Lennox created what has … Continue reading

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