GAMES Are Now Ford & Lopatin, Are Still Awesome

written by: Matt Flint on March 24, 2011

GAMES put out an EP last year called That We Play that was awesome. They are now going by their names (Daniel Lopatin + Joel Ford = Ford & Lopatin), and have a new record coming out June 7 called Channel Pressure. It will be released on their own Software label, a subset of Mexican […]

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Narduwar the Human Serviette

Narduwar Interviewed Odd Future

written by: Matt Flint on March 23, 2011

In Austin, Odd Future (OFWGKTA) were apparently killing it at SXSW last week. They Played shows, went crazy and appeared everywhere on the internet. I am just like everyone else and I can’t turn away from what Odd Future is doing. Check out our Top 10 list of OFWKTA Songs in case you missed it. […]

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New Fleet Foxes “Battery Kinzie”

written by: Matt Flint on March 22, 2011

So far the new Fleet Foxes record is sounding like it can’t lose. We heard “Helplessness Blues,” the title track from the upcoming release, and know the band has dropped this new track “Battery Kinzie.” The track comes to us courtesy of BBC DJ Zane Lowe, who played the song on air, then Robin Pecknold of Fleet […]

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Austin SXSW 2011

Ten artists bustin’ grooves at SXSW 2011

written by: Pop's 'stache on March 22, 2011

By Gali Firstenberg This year was my first trip to SXSW and my first time in Austin, TX. Eliminate the vibrance of Austin proper and SXSW would still stand on its own. That’s a big statement. Between the rotating acts at every bar, restaurant, hotel, and sidewalk corner; the street vendors offering food, art, and […]

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Watch this No Age Fashion Film

written by: Matt Flint on March 21, 2011

Filmmaker Greg Luna directed this short film for Opening Ceremony clothing line. It’s like, have you ever been all set to go out and realized you weren’t wearing shoes? Did you then have to run around Palm Springs sporting swank threads only to find a pair of rad shoes in the middle of the desert? That’s […]

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Pop 'stache in Austin, TX for SXSW 2011

Pop ‘stache at SXSW Music Festival 2011

written by: Andy Keil on March 18, 2011

Pop ‘stache is down in Austin, TX tearing shit up for the 25th annual SXSW Music Festival. You may have heard that we’re taking a completely unofficial approach to the festival documenting the underground ethos and ‘true’ nature of the festival. SATURDAY NIGHT We’ve got a private party barge headed out on Ladybird Lake at […]

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Radiohead + MF Doom Collab Coming?

written by: Matt Flint on March 17, 2011

Hey, everybody! Fire up the rumor mill! MF Doom said something! In a recent interview with 3D Magazine, MF Doom said this about an upcoming collaboration between himself and Thom Yorke. “I am doing some stuff with Thom Yorke. We’re working on some duets, some duet songs and shit. Just like preliminary shit but we’ll […]

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Greetings From Austin - Chicago Bands at SXSW
Justice Portraits

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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