Part of the reason Record Store Day has grown in popularity over the years is the wide array of exclusive releases bands put out specifically for the event. Whether it's limited 7-inches, vinyl reissues, or deluxe box sets that you set your sights on, the sheer amount of cool, unique albums that are ... More >>
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Jessie Ware, 28, is British soul's new leading lady. Her penchant for smooth, '90s r&b has played a major part in shaping her elegant sound, while a strong appreciation for British bass music has enabled her to put a different spin on things. Ware's debut LP, Devotion, entered the UK album chart at ... More >>
Skream is one of dubsteps authority figures, someone whose forward-thinking has turned him from a bedroom beat-maker into a super-producer within the Brit-pop arena. After spending 10 years helping build one of the most influential sounds to come out of Great Britain, he has become the genre's poste ... More >>
Five days of reggae royalty, mixing it up on-screen
Us mortals are driven insane by the endless hours we spend on the phone with Verizon tech support, trying in vain to get our cable fixed. Not M.I.A. According to a recent Q A with Rolling Stone the singer, whose record as-yet-untitled third record comes out this summer, extracted payback from ... More >>
Felix Buxton, on the right. We think. Basement Jaxx don't come to the States very often. The London-based duo of Felix Buxton and Simon Radcliffe has always had trouble booking shows at American venues, and so a lot tends to happen between their U.S. gigs; the last time they made it to our shores, ... More >>
"I'm not trying to burn bridges. I did the mixtape because I absolutely adore Santi." Southerngold, the ace Santigold/Southern rap remix record that sprang loose on the internet last week, has caused its creator, Brooklyn DJ Terry Urban, no end of trouble. Last Monday, as Urban was on the verge o ... More >>
M.I.A. triumphantly knocks the hustle that's driving hip-hop's materialist malaise
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