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Justice Returns, This Time “All In”

written by: Taylor Cowan on March 16, 2011

Nearly four excruciating years after Cross, Xavier de Rosnay and Gaspard Augé are back and yes, they still have their holy grail of a snare sample.

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R.I.P. Nate Dogg

written by: Matt Flint on March 16, 2011

Last night leading into this morning, it was reported that Nate Dogg (AKA Nathaniel D. Hale) died yesterday at the age of 41. Nate was the deep, smooth voice carrying the hooks of so many G Funk era hip hop jams. He also released several solo records, like 2001′s Music and Me. If it weren’t […]

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Solange, Chris Taylor and Twin Shadow released a Charity Song

written by: Matt Flint on March 15, 2011

It is nice seeing all-star charity songs that are neither overly cheesy nor filled with boring has-beens gathered around microphones exchanging vocal gymnastics. Because why should charitable deeds not have strong artistic merit? As a benefit for Coca-Cola’s RAIN, Replenish Africa Initiative, Solange Knowles, Grizzly Bear’s Chris Taylor and Twin Shadow got together and recorded […]

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New Animal Collective Songs and Shoes

written by: Matt Flint on March 14, 2011

What’s not to love? You’ve got cool shoes, charity, trippy visuals and new Animal Collective tunes. Answer: nothing’s not to love. Last fall Animal Collective teamed up with Keep Sneakers to release four uniquely-styled shoes (one for each Collective member), the profits of which will go to benefit Socorro Island Conservation Fund, a charity to help […]

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Pitchfork Tickets on Sale Now!

written by: Matt Flint on March 4, 2011

Keeping a firm grip on being the coolest summer festival, Pitchfork released the preliminary lineup for its Pitchfork Music Festival. And it looks AMAZING! The fest will take place July 15-17 at Chicago’s Union Park. That is three days of brews, tunes, and good-time living. Check out this lineup: Friday, July 15: – Animal Collective – James […]

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Lil’ Wayne’s “6 Foot 7 Foot” video

written by: Matt Flint on March 3, 2011

Lil’ Wayne is out of confinement and apparently ready to start being the best again. This video for “6 Foot 7 Foot,” directed by Hype Williams is filled with awesome images and more importantly amazing rhymes. Both Wayne and Cory Gunz are extremely impressive in their delivery. I guess this video is based on Inception, but […]

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First Glimpse of Pop ‘stache LTD.

written by: Andy Keil on March 2, 2011

Here at Pop ‘stache, we love taking the digital world and making it physical. Whether that’s our planned SXSW print publication (more info soon) or a limited edition t-shirt, tangible items are the bees knees. That’s why we enlisted the talented Becky Murphy, a stellar designer out of Waco, TX, to design our first limited-edition […]

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Stream Gold Panda’s Remix EP

written by: Matt Flint on March 2, 2011

Last year’s Lucky Shiner was one of those types of records that made people who aren’t normally into electronic music turn their heads and take notice of Gold Panda. It was just so articulate and precise. But Gold Panda is definitely and undeniably an electronic producer. And one of the lovable characteristics of the genre […]

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Deftones Releasing Covers Record

written by: Matt Flint on March 1, 2011

Is it OK for me to be really excited upon reading Deftones news? Middle school me is really giddy about hearing that Chino Moreno and the gang are putting out new music. But, truth be told, this news is kind of cool no matter what your eighth-grade thoughts on the band were. As part of […]

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Oops! Kanye and Mos Def Freestyled at the Blue Note

written by: Matt Flint on February 28, 2011

I love guest stars! And, obviously, so does everyone. Basically the only reason to go see live music anymore is because there is a chance that Kanye West might appear. (That’s not true, go see live music for any number of reasons.) Still, when Kanye West and Mos Def dropped in on Lupe Fiasco’s show […]

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