Last night at the Sprint Center, Kanye West (abetted by Kendrick Lamar) brought his wildest dreams and nightmares to the stage for his spectacular “Yeezus” show.
To read more about the ski-mask clad gospel choir, the demonic gorillas, the giant mountain, and White Jesus that all made appearances during the show last night, head here now.
M.I.A. releases a bonus track from new album “Matangi”, Toro y Moi’s Chaz Bundick debuts a new T.Rex-indebted song from side project Sides of Chaz, and Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks announce a North American tour. All in today’s edition of “What’s New(s)?”
The first half of the list of the “Top 20 Opening Lines to Songs”. Part one features appearances from the Mountain Goats, David Bowie, Tyler the Creator and more.
To read through part one, head here now. And look for part two to drop on Thursday.
On the recently leaked “The Worst Guys” Childish Gambino’s relaxed and not attempting to win over any doubters.
To read more about the Because the Internet cut featuring a hiccuped chorus from Chicago spitballer Chance the Rapper and ascendant 80s rock guitar solos head here now.
A new Burial release is on the way, Young Turks is dropping a 2013 compilation featuring Sampha and The xx, and Neil Young’s intimate 1970 solo show “Live at the Cellar Door” is now available for streaming in today’s edition of “What’s New(s)?”
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Reggae-star Junior Murvin, identifiable by his aching falsetto voice and best known for his hit “Police & Thieves” has passed away at his home in Port Antonio Jamaica at the age of 64.
Murvin who toiled in relative obscurity in his native land for nearly a decade, finally found success in 1976 after linking up with dub/reggae madman Lee “Scratch” Perry to record the immortal "Police & Thieves". The song was famously covered by iconic punk-band the Clash in 1977 for their debut album, and reach as high as number 30 on the UK charts in 1980. And while he never matched the success of “Police & Thieves” again he kept working, releasing six more albums before dropping a 2007 compilation album entitled Inna de Yard.
On the one-off collabo “Deuces” the only punches lyrical firebreather Freddie Gibbs and Young Chop are pulling are jabs rather than full-body shots.
To read more about the surprisingly nuanced but still menacing track, head here now.
So-Cal transplants The Mowgli’s played an in-store acoustic set at Mills Record company today and proved the best Black Friday deal was entirely free.
To read more about the “indie, gospel, folk, love-rock” eight-piece’s intimate set, head here now.
If the mashed potatoes, turkey, and pecan pie haven’t quite filled you up, here’s a Thanksgiving-themed playlist featuring: the Beatles, Kendrick Lamar, Black Sabbath, Neil Young, Joana Newsom, The Flaming Lips, the Mountain Goats and more for you to chow down on.
To sample a little bit of everything, head here now.
With the “Littlest League Possible” from the forthcoming Motivational Jumpsuit, Guided by Voices deliver a chugging earworm of arena-ready rock.
To read more about the hook-laden offering from Robert Pollard and company, head here now.