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Mac Miller – “Just Some Raps, Nothing To See Here, Move Along”

On the same day that Interscope apparently dropped Chief Keef, Mac Miller announced that he’s signed to Warner Bros., for a deal that’s reportedly worth $10 million. You will not find a better indication of the way the major-label system has moved away from hard, unpredictable street-rappers and toward the more malleable and middle-class weedhead [...]

Wilder Maker: “Hope Springs”

He’s growing tired. His energy isn’t where it used to be. He thinks about what he was doing 2 years ago; 5 years ago; 10 years ago. Times were happier then, werent they? But even then, he used to think about how much better things were going to be in 10 years, 5 [...]

Help Weezer’s Career By Choosing Their New Single

Weezer’s Everything Will Be Alright In The End has been received as a return to form here and elsewhere. But the album didn’t exactly set the charts on fire, debuting at #5 with 34,000 in first-week sales, and lead single “Back To The Shack,” despite charting at #4 on the Rock Airplay chart and #5 [...]

Cult Of Fire – “Vltava”

Prague’s Cult Of Fire were responsible for one of 2013′s best metal albums, मृत्यु का तापसी अनुध्यान (gonna have to check the pronunciation on that one): a swirling, immersive black metal record that looked to India for its inspiration, both musical and lyrical. The band is back this year with a two-song EP, Čtvrtá Symfonie [...]