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  • Flume and Miike Snow's Andrew Wyatt Invade the Sydney Opera House for "Some Minds" Video

    May 28

    Photo by Cybele Malinowski Australian beatmaker Harley Streten, aka Flume, has released the video for "Some Minds", a new collaborative track featuring vocals and lyrics from Miike Snow's Andrew Wyatt. The clip, directed by Clemens Habicht, offers an eerie, inside look at the Sydney Opera House after hours. Shot over the span of a single night at the Australian landmark, it features cool and unsettling choreography by Australian Ballet member Callum Linnane. Watch the video below, via...

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  • Willis Earl Beal Announces Noctunes, Shares "Flying So Low"

    May 28

    Willis Earl Beal's last album Experiments in Time was released last summer. One year later, he's releasing Noctunes. It's out August 28 via Tender Loving Empire. That's album cut "Flying So Low" above. In a statement, Beal called the album intentionally minimalistic. "People had all these ideas about what I was supposed to be," he said. "I had only ever wanted to make lullabies. ... I wanted to create this persona that could say everything perfectly with very little. The record, to me, is a...

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  • Tyler, the Creator Implies That Odd Future Is "No More"

    May 28

    Photo by Will Deitz Tyler, the Creator spent some time on Twitter tonight looking back on the last five years of Odd Future. As Billboard points out, he seemed to imply that the collective is "no more." damn going threw the old golf wang photos shit. i miss my friends alot. 5 years later isnt that long but wow soooo much has happened — Tyler, The Creator (@fucktyler) May 28, 2015 although its no more, those 7 letters are forever. — Tyler, The Creator (@fucktyler) May 28, 2015 Those...

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  • Lil B Does the Cooking Dance at the Rockets-Warriors Playoff Game

    May 28

    Tonight, the Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors faced off in the NBA playoffs. Both Kanye West and Lil B were in the building. West didn't perform this time, instead enjoying the game from courtside. Lil B, however, did the cooking dance for ESPN. Watch it happen below via The Fader. Perviously, Lil B called out James Harden of the Rockets for doing the cooking dance without giving the Based God proper credit. The curse was enacted. Tonight, the Rockets lost and the Golden State...

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  • Michel Gondry Discusses the Chemical Brothers' "Go" Video in Behind-the-Scenes Clip

    May 28

    The Chemical Brothers' new single "Go", their collaboration with Q-Tip, arrived earlier this month with a new music video directed by Michel Gondry. A new behind-the-scenes video takes a look at the video's concept, creation, and choreography. It features interviews with Gondry and choreographer Sherley Henault. Watch it below via Nowness. Born in the Echoes is out July 17 via Astralwerks, and it features St. Vincent, Beck, Cate Le Bon, and Ali Love. Here's the original video.

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  • Weezer Announce Tour

    May 28

    Photo by Brantley Gutierrez Last fall, Weezer released Everything Will Be Alright in the End. This summer, they're hitting the festival circuit. Find those dates below. Weezer: 06-06 Thackerville, OK - Winstar World Casino 06-07 Houston, TX - Free Press Summer Festival 06-13 Burlington, Ontario - Burlington's Sound of Music Festival 06-26 Grand Junction, CO - Loudwire Music Festival 06-27 El Paso, TX - KLAQ Street Fest 07-08 Chicago, IL - Taste of Chicago 07-10 Minneapolis, MN - Basilica...

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  • Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, Rancid Performing Full Albums at Riot Fest

    May 28

    The multi-city Riot Fest is back this fall. Denver's fest is from August 28-30. The Chicago fest takes place at Douglas Park from September 11-13. Toronto's happens at Downsview Park from September 19-20. Today, the lineups for all three fests have been announced. In Chicago, several artists will perform their classic albums in full, including Snoop Dogg (Doggystyle), Ice Cube with special guests (Straight Outta Compton remix), and Rancid (...And Out Come the Wolves). The lineup also features...

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  • Local/regional Americana, Folk, Folk Rock, Punk, Thrash acts needed for 9/8 at The Lion's Lair in #Denver...

    May 28

    Local/regional Americana, Folk, Folk Rock, Punk, Thrash acts needed for 9/8 at The Lion's Lair in #Denver CO: http://ow.ly/NwxKd #gigs

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  • Hip Hop, R&B, Rap acts needed for 6/12 at The Masquerade in #Atlanta GA: http://ow.ly/NwxKd #gigging...

    May 28

    Hip Hop, R&B, Rap acts needed for 6/12 at The Masquerade in #Atlanta GA: http://ow.ly/NwxKd #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Kanye West Settles "Bound 2" Sample Lawsuit

    May 27

    At the end of 2013, Kanye West was sued by Ricky Spicer, the Ponderosa Twins Plus One singer whose voice was prominently featured in "Bound 2". Spicer sued West and his labels, claiming that he hadn't authorized the use of the song. Billboard reports that West has settled. Paperwork was filed earlier this month to discontinue the suit. Spicer previously claimed that he hadn't been compensated for the song despite its success. Here's the original song and the "Bound 2" video:

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