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A new documentary about indie rock collective the Elephant 6 Recording Co. has been released…but it is only available on VHS, as the Outline reports. A Future History Of: The Elephant 6 Recording Co chronicles two decades of the community that incubated bands such as Of Montreal, Neutral Milk Hotel, the Apples in Stereo, and
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In June, a New York Times investigation made the previously unknown revelation that a 2008 Universal Studios Hollywood fire destroyed a massive quantity of master tapes by a number of iconic artists across popular music history. Courtney Love and Hole joined Soundgarden, Steve Earle, and the estates of Tupac Shakur and Tom Petty to sue
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It looks like Vince Staples has something on the way. He’s shared the trailer for “The Vince Staples Show,” which advertises an “all new original series” coming this Thursday, August 22. In the clip, Staples directs two boys how to sell candy outside of a supermarket. Check it out below. Staples recently signed to Motown
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On today’s episode of his Beats 1 show “Time Crisis,” Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig welcomed special guest Mark Foster—frontman of Foster the People. Foster made headlines recently after he shared conspiracy theories on the death of Jeffrey Epstein. Foster has written a series of tweets on the subject in the past week, often accompanied by
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Juicy J and DJ Paul have announced a series of Three 6 Mafia reunion shows. After performances at One Musicfest in Atlanta and the Loud Records 25th Anniversary show, they’ll headline a concert just outside of their hometown of Memphis on October 12 at the Landers Center in Southaven, Mississippi. DMX and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony will
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Brazilian samba icon Elza Soares has shared a brand new song. It’s called “Libertação,” and it features fellow Brazilian vocalist Virgínia Rodrigues. Check it out below. [embedded content] Now 82, Soares has released nearly three dozen albums across her career, which has spanned for nearly 70 years. Her most recent addition is Deus É Mulher—“God
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The New York State Department of Labor has begun an investigation into labor practices at Sofar Sounds—a music events company that offers “intimate” concerts in spaces like houses, stores, and other non-traditional venues for music performance. The news was first reported in a recent feature on the Talkhouse written by John Colpitts (aka Kid Millions).
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Chicago MC CupcakKe has announced “The 10k Tour”—an upcoming North American trek kicking off September 7. According to a recent tweet from the rapper, she will be giving away money to a randomly-selected fan each night. “I present to everyone ‘The 10k Tour’ (Giveaway)!,” CupcakKe tweeted. “I will be giving away $10,000!!! Every night of
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Quavo, Megan Thee Stallion, and City Girls have shared a brand new collaborative track. It’s called “Pastor,” and it appears on Quality Control’s latest installment of its Control the Streets compilation series. Give it a listen below. [embedded content] Quality Control—the Atlanta record label home to Migos, Lil Yachty, and others—released Control the Streets, Vol.
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Grimes has shared a teaser video for a new song. She says the track is the first single from her upcoming album Miss Anthropocene. The clip, which features a snippet of new music, also appears to be an ad for Adidas’ collaboration with Stella McCartney. Check it out below. Grimes recently released a demo version
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Last night’s Beast Coast concert in Sterling Heights, Michigan was canceled after the venue received threats of a potential shooting, The Associated Press, ClickOnDetroit.com, and The Macomb Daily report. Promoter 313 Presents announced the concert’s cancelation just a few hours before it was scheduled to begin. According to ClickOnDetroit.com, Sheriff Anthony Wickersham said the venue
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Norwegian producer Cashmere Cat has announced a new album called Princess Catgirl, set to drop on September 20 (via Mad Love/Interscope). It’s led by the single “EMOTIONS,” which arrives with a music video starring the titular Princess Catgirl. The video, directed by Jake Schreier, motion captures Margaret Qualley as the animated Catgirl. Watch below. “She’s very
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