The government says the rap-metal duo from the Detroit area and its fans have no standing to sue. It also says it's not liable for any problems caused by law enforcement groups that might use information in the 2011 FBI report. A Detroit federal judge holds a hearing Monday.
Electronic producer Rustie has announced the highly anticipated follow-up to 2011's stellar Glass Swords. The new record is titled Green Language and will be out August 26th via Warp. Hit the replies to stream a new single titled "Raptor."
02) A Glimpse
04) Paradise Stone
05) Up Down [ft. D Double E]
06) Attak [ft. Danny Brown]
08) He Hate Me [ft. Gorgeous Children]
10) Lost [ft. Redinho]
11) Dream On
12) Lets Spiral
13) Green Language
Dakota Drive is a indie rock collective gearing up to release their new two-song EP To Anyone, For Anythnig. Today we're happy to bring you a stream of "Brothers & Sisters" off that EP. It's a nice little acoustic track, and Andrea O'Connor's vocals have often been compared to Adele's. Yeah. So you should stream "Brothers & Sisters" in the replies, and if you like it, be sure to pre-order.
Royal Blood will release their debut, self-titled album on August 25th. UK people can pre-order the album now for £6.99 and get "Out Of The Black" instantly. North American pre-orders are coming soon, in the meantime definitely check out the aforementioned track in the replies...it's a great way to wake up on a Monday.
First of all, I wanted to say that what Ryan said was wrong and that I'm sorry for it, even if he isn't. As many of you may know who know Mixtapes, what was said on stage the other day was meant to be a joke and was said in a sarcastic manner. Ryan corrected himself on stage shortly after.
That being said, there are some things that just shouldn't be joked about in the first place and sexual assault is one of them. I know personally as I've been kissed and touched without permission multiple times on stage and off since being in Mixtapes and...
Last night at Dave Chappelle's standup performance at New York City's Radio City Music Hall, Kanye West came onstage to deliver a brief, three-song medley of "New Slaves," "Gold Digger," and "Jesus Walks." There's a video recording in the replies.
Multiplereports are coming in from Warped Tour that Mixtapes' frontman Ryan Rockwell said something akin to "fuck tigers jaw. kiss whoever you want" while on stage today. I feel like the response from Tiger's Jaw on Twitter says it best: "disappointing. You had an opportunity to promote respectful behavior towards others and you did the opposite. Bad look."
This week was good and somewhat stressful around the website. Now that the weekend has arrived, I'm looking forward to a few days of relaxing, World Cup watching, and good beer. However, before that begins, I wanted to highlight some of the best stories, exclusives, and staff content from the past week. In general I'm not a big fan of too many "recaps" -- but one a week doesn't seem too crazy. I've broken the stories down into a few major categories below. If this looks horrible on the homepage, I'll need a moment to fix our CSS a little bit. It's a work in progress and any feedback is definitely welcome.
I think the highlight of my week on the website was the launching of the latest...
Four kids begin covering Weezer's "Undone" and you will not believe what happens next! I finally get to write a headline like this! I am so excited. Ok, actually the keyboard fails and I feel really bad for them. Video in the replies.
Lana Del Rey has taken to Twitter (and it looks like since deleted) to respond to the Guardian article we posted about last week. Although Ms. Del Rey directly calls out "Alexis" (probably referring to Alexis Petridis who wrote the review of Ultraviolence for The Guardian), the author of the original piece was Tim Jonze. Tim Jonze has written a follow-up piece that includes the audio files from the original interview.
"i regret trusting the guardian- i didnít want to do an interview but the journalist was persistent. Alexis was masked as a fan but was hiding sinister ambitions and angles Maybe heís actually the boring one looking for something interesting to write about. His leading...
Josh Cain posted a sneak peek at some of the song titles for the new Motion City Soundtrack album on Instagram. Also, Josh responded to a comment confirming that the band are working with producer John Agnello, whose credits include The Hold Steady, Sonic Youth, and others, on this album.