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  • Father John Misty Shares Behind-the-Scenes Clip for Making-Out-With-Himself Video

    Sep 30

    Recently, Father John Misty released the surreal video for "The Night Josh Tillman Came to Our Apartment", in which Tillman encounters a depressed version of himself at a bar and, after a romantic evening, hooks up with himself. Today, Tillman has shared a behind-the-scenes clip chronicling the making of the video. We meet Tillman's body double and hear what was actually said during the filming. (Including this awesome pick-up line: "Hey, sulky-buns, you look handsome over here by...

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  • Flying Lotus Shares Trailer for Short Film FUCKKKYOUUU, Featuring His Score

    Sep 30

    Flying Lotus has shared the trailer for FUCKKKYOUUU, a short film that features a score he wrote. Directed by Eddie Alcazar, FUCKKKYOUUU premiered earlier this year at Sundance's NEXT Fest. Watch the trailer below via Hypetrak. The film's description reads, "With the ability to travel in time, a lonely girl finds love and comfort by connecting with her past self. Eventually faced with rejection she struggles with her identity and gender, and as time folds onto itself only one of them can...

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  • Are You Attending SF MusicTech Summit? We've Got Discount Codes!

    Sep 30

    The latest edition of SF MusicTech is scheduled for November 10th at San Francisco's Hotel Kabuki. More than any other industry gathering, SF Music Tech brings together movers and shakers in both music and tech talking about the issues that matter.   You can see the impressive list of speakers here.   Use the code HYPEBOT10 for a discount of 10% off attendance at this exclusive link.         Related articles How To Pre-Plan & Manage Your Band's Tour Finances How To Become A...

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  • Early Neneh Cherry Track "Dead Come Alive" Surfaces

    Sep 30

    In the mid-1980s, Neneh Cherry recorded "Dead Come Alive", a one-off track with On-U Sound founder Adrian Sherwood's group the Circuit. It didn't see the light of day, but Sherwood has unearthed the track for Science Fiction Dancehall Classics, a new On-U Sound compilation curated by Trevor Jackson. Listen to the track above. Below, watch a video mix for the compilation created by Jackson. In a statement to Pitchfork, Sherwood talked about the song: This is one of the first tunes I did...

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  • Sunn O))) Announce Kannon LP

    Sep 30

    Photo by Peter Beste Sunn O))) have announced Kannon, a new studio album due December 4 through Southern Lord. It was produced by Randall Dunn, who also did 2006's Altar and 2009's Monoliths and Demolitions, and features contributions from Attila Csihar (Void), Oren Ambarchi, Rex Ritter, and Steve Moore. The LP's title is drawn from Kannon, the Buddhist goddess of mercy. The album includes liner notes written by critical theorist Aliza Shvarts, which explore the band's relationship...

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  • YouTube’s Biggest Threat To The Music Industry May Not Be What You Think

    Sep 30

    While YouTube has undeniably had an extensive impact on the music industry, it could be bringing about an even greater cultural shift than previously guessed. As teens and pre-teens increasingly gravitate towards YouTube stars for their entertainment, they are also moving away from music. __________________________________ Guest Post by Mark Mulligan on his Music Industry Blog YouTube’s disruptive commercial impact on the music industry is well documented but the real threat to music is...

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  • Tyler, the Creator Launches Animated Series "The Jellies", About a Family of Jellyfish

    Sep 30

    Tyler, the Creator has a new venture: an animated series called "The Jellies". Co-written and voiced by Tyler and "Loiter Squad" co-star Lionel Boyce, and animated by Augenblick Studios, the show is about a family of jellyfish. Below, watch a trailer capturing the moment their human son discovers he's adopted. "The Jellies" is available exclusively through Tyler's Golf Media app. Watch Odd Future do "Radicals" at Pitchfork Music Festival:

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  • The Velvet Underground: The Complete Matrix Tapes Box Set to Be Released

    Sep 30

    In November and December 1969, between the release of their self-titled LP and the following year's Loaded, the Velvet Underground held a residency at two venues in San Francisco: the Family Dog and the Matrix (a pizza parlor-turned-concert hall opened by Jefferson Airplane's Marty Balin). All in all, the Velvets performed for 18 nights, and a significant portion of the gigs were captured on a four-track recorder. Now, recordings from those shows will be released as a four-disc box set, The...

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  • Lana Del Rey Shares Ethereal "Music To Watch Boys To" Video

    Sep 30

    Lana Del Rey has shared a new video for "Music To Watch Boys To", off her new album Honeymoon. In the clip, Del Rey lounges in paradise – two gramophones by her side – and joins a host of ethereal women swimming underwater. True to the song's title, there are also shots of some boys playing basketball. Watch it below. Previously, Del Rey has shared a video for "High By The Beach". Read our Pitch post "Mac DeMarco, Lana Del Rey, and the Fading Ideal of a Forever Love."

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  • Antony Blasts "Shameful and Pathetic" Pope Francis for Meeting With "Misguided Cretin" Kim Davis

    Sep 30

    Antony Hegarty has written a Facebook post criticizing Pope Francis for secretly meeting with Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who was briefly jailed for her refusal to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. "Apparently Pope Francis was working behind the scenes to undermine gay rights in America," Antony wrote. "How shameful and pathetic of him." Find the full text below: Apparently Pope Francis was working behind the scenes to undermine gay rights in America. How shameful and...

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