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  • Mount Eerie Shares Album Version of "Dragon", "Sauna" Video

    Jan 23

    Mount Eerie, aka Phil Elverum, will release his new double LP Sauna on February 3 via his own P.W. Elverum & Sun label. Above, listen to the album version of "Dragon", a track which he performed live back in September. In addition, Elverum has shared a visual for an abbreviated version of the album's title track. Directed by Allyson Foster with Elverum's help, the somber clip combines footage of factories and industrial landscapes with scenes of revelry in cowgirl costumes, all subtitled...

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  • Ghostface Killah, DOOM, and BADBADNOTGOOD Enlist Odd Future's Left Brain for "Ray Gun" Video

    Jan 23

    Toronto jazz trio BADBADNOTGOOD team up with Ghostface Killah for their upcoming Sour Soul LP. It includes the DOOM collaboration "Ray Gun". Today, they're sharing the video for "Ray Gun", a psychedelic chronicle of an attempted rescue at a strip club that veers into an unexpected, extraterrestrial ending. The clip stars Odd Future's Left Brain as a character called "the Mask." It was directed by Dennis Schroeder. Watch it below via Rolling Stone.  Watch Ghostface on an episode of...

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  • Black Keys Cancel Upcoming Tour Dates Due to Patrick Carney's Shoulder Injury

    Jan 23

    Earlier this month, The Black Keys' Patrick Carney was hospitalized in St. Barths for a dislocated shoulder he suffered after getting hit by a huge wave. Unfortunately, the injury has forced the duo to postpone their upcoming tour: or at least, a slew of international dates. "We are very sorry to have to cancel our upcoming performances through March 10," the band said in a statement this morning. "Patrick needs time to heal. We thank all of our fans for their support and we're looking forward...

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  • AM NEWS BRIEF: Pro Tools Goes Free, Zoe Keating vs. YouTube, Next Big Sound Band-Band Report & More

    Jan 23

    FRIDAY 1.23.2014 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web  CLICK HERE  Updated Continuously @ Hypebot's More News Tab 

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  • The Decemberists Sing YouTube Comments on "Kimmel"

    Jan 23

    Last week, The Decemberists released their new LP What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World. To mark the occasion, they made an appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" last night, performing - wait for it - original songs inspired by YouTube comments! From the 2015 State of the Union address, to Justin Bieber, to a bevy of hungry kittens waiting for dinner, practically no subject went unmentioned in their medley. They even penned ditties referencing a 2005 MIT commencement address and those...

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  • Local/regional Alt, Blues, Indie, Rock, Soul acts needed for 3/19 at The Boiler Room in #Dallas TX: ...

    Jan 23

    Local/regional Alt, Blues, Indie, Rock, Soul acts needed for 3/19 at The Boiler Room in #Dallas TX: http://ow.ly/HNBw2 #DIY #gigging

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  • How to set up your recording studio environment for creativity

    Jan 23

    If you’re a musician, then you’ve been involved to varying degrees in recording. While many of you have probably been in a pro studio, it’s ...

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  • Local/regional Punk acts needed for 2/28 at ALL CENTIPEDES ARE BUZZED (ACAB) FEST in (Granada Hills,...

    Jan 23

    Local/regional Punk acts needed for 2/28 at ALL CENTIPEDES ARE BUZZED (ACAB) FEST in (Granada Hills, CA): http://ow.ly/HNmCw #gigging

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  • Kanye West Sings "Only One" A Cappella, Previews New Rihanna Collaboration At Industry Presentation

    Jan 23

    Kanye West's Yeezus follow-up is slated to drop sometime this year. Over the past few weeks, there's been a slow stream of info regarding the forthcoming record: we've heard the Paul McCartney-featuring single "Only One", of course, and recieved word of a "crazy" collaboration between himself, the Beatle, Rihanna, and Ty Dolla $ign. By Seth Rogen and  Theophilus London's separate accounts, there's been at least two listening parties (one of them in a limo!) and yesterday, another one took place...

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  • Jon Hopkins Shares Audio from BBC Radio 1 Residency

    Jan 23

    Photo by Steve Gullick Jon Hopkins is the latest artist to host a residency on BBC Radio 1. Tonight's one hour mix, co-hosted with LA producer Nosaj Thing, featured cuts from Burial, Surgeon, Blue Hawaii, Evenings, and much more. Listen to the entire program here over at BBC. Highlights of the broadcast included Hopkins' premiere of Nosaj Thing's "Medic", the two reminiscing about how they met in Philadelphia (obviously, the story involves cheesesteaks), and new songs from Nathan Fake and...

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