If you need a quick crash-course in why music videos are not what they once were, have a look at Alex Pappademas’s celebration of the great Hype Williams in Grantland. Plenty of great music video directors are working today, but none of them are bringing the sheer opulent visual verve that Hype had at his [...]
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Gary Leitzell, the Mayor of Dayton, Ohio has declared July 2012 Guided By Voices month. The proclamation states that GBV have “established themselves as one of the most influential bands to ever come out of Dayton, Ohio,” and the band “represents t…
Get to know Troy Ave and how he got his start on this MTV firestarter interview. Bricks In My Backpack 3 is out now.
Previously: Avon Blocksdale ft. Troy Ave – Heaven’s Door
On the loose new track “Blackbird,” Queens weirdo-rap bully Action Bronson spends two minutes attacking a funky, sidelong beat from producer Thelonious Martin, comparing himself to a dingleberry and soliciting a blowjob for his four-year-old son. It’s fun! Download below. Action Bronson – “Blackbird” “Blackbird” will appear on the forthcoming compilation Closed Sessions Vol. 2.
Sundress is an outfit from Denton, TX that creates grand, psych-tinged guitar rock in the same lane as former tour partners like Tame Impala and White Denim. Today we’ve got their new single “California Dames,” a rich rocker brimming with youthful energy. Download it below. Sundress – “California Dames” The “California Dames”/”Pilot Wings” 7” is [...]