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Video: Think B.I.G. w/ Philippe Zdar (Gasface)

For the 4th installment of their “Think B.I.G.” mini-series, Gasface sits down with Grammy winning Engineer Philippe Zdar to talk about the Cassius sample on Jay-Z and Kanye’s “Why I Love You” from the WTT album.

R.I.P. Bay Area Punk Fixture Sarah Kirsch

Sarah Kirsch, a staple of the Bay Area punk scene and a member of bands like Pinhead Gunpowder (which also featured Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong), Fuel, Fifteen, Torches to Rome, and more, died earlier this week, the Daily Swarm points out. She …

Arcade Fire Working With James Murphy

There probably wasn’t going to be a shortage of excitement surrounding the Arcade Fire’s forthcoming fourth album, their first since that shocking Grammy win. Even so, they’re upping the hype factor by an order of magnitude — they’re working on the album with James Murphy (who surely needs the work since retiring LCD Soundsystem). The [...]