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2014 Stories by Tara Mahadevan

Archives: 2014
  • Vince Staples

    published September 24, 2014

    With associates like Odd Future and Mac Miller, fellow Californian Vince Staples was bound to make it. The young emcee signed to Def Jam last... More >>

  • Nada Surf

    published September 17, 2014

    Unfortunately if you slept on buying your tickets to Nada Surf's show, then you've missed out—the show is sold out. However, if you did buy... More >>

  • Phantogram+Action Bronson

    published September 10, 2014

    While pairing Phantogram and Action Bronson seems a little odd, both acts hail from New York — Phantogram from the upstate town of Greenwich... More >>

  • Die Antwoord

    published September 3, 2014

    Die Antwoord brought zef to the United States, a South African counterculture that simultaneously embraces and rejects luxury. If that doesn't... More >>

  • Die Antwoord

    published September 3, 2014

    Die Antwoord brought zef to the United States, a South African counterculture that simultaneously embraces and rejects luxury. If that doesn't... More >>

  • Talib Kweli (DJ Set)

    published August 27, 2014

    Talib Kweli entered New York's hip-hop scene as one half of the duo Black Star, his partnership with Mos Def/Yasiin Bey. Since then, like Yasiin,... More >>

  • Kevin Gates

    published August 20, 2014

    At the very beginning of his career, in 2007, Louisiana's Kevin Gates started working with the one and only Lil Boosie, another Louisiana native.... More >>

  • Thievery Corporation

    published August 13, 2014

    If you’re one of those people who has only heard of the Thievery Corporation from the Garden State soundtrack then shame on you,... More >>

  • Bob Weir & RatDog

    published August 13, 2014

    If you’re missing the Grateful Dead’s heady tunes, then Bob Weir & RatDog might very well put you at ease. Since the Dead disbanded in... More >>

  • 'Basement Bhangra' w/ DJ Rekha

    published August 6, 2014

    British-born and New York-bred DJ Rekha is a true legend, and often seen as a leader in South Asian music. DJ Rekha did, after all, bring the... More >>

  • Ratking

    published July 30, 2014

    After releasing their first EP Wiki93 in 2012, Ratking took an almost-two-year hiatus to work on and release their 2014 debut album So... More >>

  • Galactic

    published July 23, 2014

    Hailing from New Orleans, the band originally called Galactic Prophylactic started out as a pretty traditional funk band. Other the years, they... More >>

  • De La Soul

    published July 16, 2014

    De La Soul’s anniversary show is a celebration of their debut 1989 album 3 Feet High And Rising, which is seen as a major... More >>

  • Snoop Dogg

    published July 9, 2014

    Snoop Dogg—who’s currently taken the name Snoop Lion—needs no introduction. Snoop’s been the man since he was first... More >>

  • The Black Lips

    published July 2, 2014

    The Black Lips’ live show is something to behold. It’s a theatrical performance of epic proportions, which often includes rioting,... More >>

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