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    WATCH | Agnes Obel “It’s Happening Again”

    NPR calls "It's Happening Again" a "stirring piece of music that conjures an emotion one might feel when waking from a dream or reliving a past experience." Watch the video for "It's Happening Again" now!
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    READ | NxWorries (Knxwledge & Anderson .Paak) Interview w/ The Fader

    Stones Throw recently issued the debut album, Yes Lawd!, from the singer/producer duo, NxWorries, and The Fader gets at the heart of the album. Read the interview now!
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    LISTEN | TOY ‘Clear Shot’

    According to NPR, TOY's third full-length, Clear Shot, is "even further proof of just how vivid and inviting psychedelia can be in the 21st century." Click here to stream 'Clear Shot' in its entirety now!
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    WATCH | Laura Marling “Soothing”

    Alongside the announcement her new album 'Semper Femina,' comes Laura Marling’s directorial debut for the album’s opening track, “Soothing,” which was inspired by a series of vivid dreams she had whilst making the album.
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    LISTEN | Run The Jewels “Legend Has It” + Tour Dates

    Run the Jewels have finally announced the full details of their highly anticipated new studio album, RTJ3! Check out the new track “Legend Has It” — produced by El-P and co-produced by Little Shalimar & Wilder Zoby - now!
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    LISTEN | Wax Tailor – New Album & US Tour Dates

    Wax Tailor‘s fifth studio album “By Any Beats Necessary” is out now! This new take on the western frontier leads us on a fabled road where blues, psychedelic rock, soul, funk and hip-hop collide
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    LISTEN | Matt Pond PA “Whoa” + Tour Dates

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Recent News

WATCH — Yeasayer Performs At KEXP

December 9th, 2016

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Yeasayer recently stepped into the studios of KEXP to perform a few tracks off of their most recent album, Amen & Goodbye, and a few others

Watch the full session below!

WATCH — Atmosphere “A Long Hello” + 2017 Tour Dates

December 8th, 2016

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“Although taking a break from their extensive touring schedule, Atmosphere will head back on the road for the second half of their Freshwater Fly Fishermen Tour (with Brother Ali, deM atlaS, Plain Ole Bill and Last Word) at the top of 2017. For the time being, Slug and Ant reveal the fifth video from Fishing Blues, “A Long Hello.” Slug offers a quick message in regards to the video: “After a forever of running around the world and making music, we will now take a month off to sit on the beach of our minds. The sign says ‘gone fishing.’ See you in January.”” — via 2DopeBoyz

TOUR DATES:
1.13 – Sioux Falls, SD @ The District
1.14 – Iowa City, IA @ Blue Moose Tap House
1.15 – Lawrence, KS @ Granada Theater
1.17 – El Paso, TX @ Tricky Falls
1.18 – San Antonio, TX @ Paper Tiger
1.20 – Austin, TX @ Emo’s
1.21 – Dallas, TX @ The Bomb Factory
1.22 – Houston, TX @ House of Blues
1.24 – New Orleans, LA @ Republic New Orleans
1.26 – Orlando, FL @ The Beacham Theatre
1.27 – Fort Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution
1.28 – Tampa, FL @ The Orpheum
1.30 – Charleston, SC @ Music Farm
1.31 – Atlanta, GA @ Center Stage
2.02 – Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel
2.03 – Charlotte, NC @ The Underground – Charlotte
2.04 – Richmond, VA @ The National
2.07 – Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
2.08 – Indianapolis, IN @ The Vogue
2.09 – Columbia, MO @ The Blue Note
2.17 – Las Vegas, NV @ House of Blues
2.19 – Tucson, AZ @ Rialto Theatre
2.20 – Flagstaff, AZ @ The Orpheum

WATCH — Wax Tailor “In Wax We Trust” + Tour Dates

December 7th, 2016

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Wax Tailor’s North American tour launches January 17th in Philadelphia and will wind its way through the U.S. and Canada ending in Asheville on February 18th. By Any Beats Necessary, Wax Tailor’s fifth album, is out now! The title references the Malcolm X phrase “By Any Means Necessary”, which was in turn inspired by Sartre’s play “Dirty Hands”.

By Any Beats Necessary is packed with talent featuring Ghostface Killah from the Wu Tang Clan, R.A. The Rugged Man, A-F-R-O, Token, Tricky, Charlotte Savary, Lee Fields, Sara Genn, Mattic, Raashan Ahmad and newcomer Idil.

Wax Tailor is known for his searing live shows. Anyone who experienced his 2014 shows with an ENTIRE ORCHESTRA will attest to that. On By Any Beats Necessary, Wax Tailor created all the beats using live drums so it’s only natural that he’s bringing the drums for the live show this time around! Wax Tailor always creates a feast for eyes as well as the ears so get ready for brand new video elements too! Wax Tailor hasn’t forgotten to bring friends: Rappers Raashan Ahmad and Mattic as well as the lovely Charlotte Savary.

Check out the Wax Tailor directed short film “In Wax We Trust” below, and be sure to grab tickets to one of his tour stops today!

TOUR DATES:
1/17/17 / Philadelphia, PA / Union Transfer
1/18/17 / Washington, DC / 9:30
1/19/17 / New York, NY / Webster Hall
1/20/17 / Boston, MA / Royale
1/21/17 / Montreal, QC / Metropolis
1/22/17 / Quebec, QC / Imperial Bell
1/24/17 / Toronto, ON / Adelaide Hall
1/25/17 / Detroit, MI / The Crofoot Ballroom
1/26/17 / Chicago, IL / Thalia Hall
1/27/17 / Madison, WI / Majestic Theatre
1/28/17 / Minneapolis, MN / Fine Line Music Café
1/31/17 / Denver, C0 / Gothic Theatre
2/01/17 / Salt Lake City, UT / Urban Lounge
2/03/17 / Portland, OR / Wonder Ballroom
2/04/17 / Seattle, WA / The Showbox
2/07/17 / Vancouver, BC / Rickshaw Theatre
2/09/17 / San Francisco, CA / Regency Ballroom
2/10/17 / Los Angeles, CA / Fonda Theatre
2/11/17 / San Diego, CA / Music Box
2/13/17 / Phoenix, AZ / Crescent Ballroom
2/15/17 / Austin, TX / Empire Garage
2/16/17 / New Orleans, LA / House of Blues
2/17/17 / Atlanta, GA / Terminal West
2/18/17 / Asheville, NC / The Orange Peel

LISTEN — Coldcut “Only Heaven (Remixes)”

December 6th, 2016

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“Following the release of the brilliant Only Heaven EP, their first material in over ten years, Ninja Tune founders Jon More and Matt Black (a.k.a. Coldcut) return with a remix package featuring reworks from scene heavy hitters Matthew Herbert and Special Request, with rising producer Cadenza rounding out the release. As you can expect from the names involved, the remixes are as inventive as the originals themselves; from Herbert’s quirky two-stepper to Special Request’s low-slung weapon and Cadenza’s breakbeat tool, the three mind-bending interpretations sync perfectly with Coldcut’s forward-thinking ethos.” — via XLR8R

Check out all three remixes below!

LISTEN — Run The Jewels Announce RTJ3, Share “Legend Has It” + Tour Dates

December 5th, 2016

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Run the Jewels have finally announced the full details of their highly anticipated new studio album, RTJ3. The follow-up to RTJ2 (Pitchfork’s number one album of 2014) is out January 13 digitally worldwide, with the North American physical release set for January 13 and the international physical release set for January 20. The self-released album will be available as a free download as well as on CD and LP (in partnership with distributor RED Distribution). Find the new track “Legend Has It”—produced by El-P and co-produced by Little Shalimar & Wilder Zoby—below. (It features a censored version of El’s teased “unicorn horn for a cock” line.) The album features Danny Brown, Kamasi Washington, TV on the Radio’s Tunde Adebimpe, Trina, Boots, and more. It features the previously released songs “Talk to Me,” “Panther Like a Panther (I’m the Shit),” and “2100.” RTJ will head out on tour next year.” — via Pitchfork

Check out “Legend Has It” below!

TOUR DATES:
12-17 Houston, TX – Day For Night Fest
01-11 Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory
01-12 Washington, DC – Echostage
01-13 Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
01-14 Cleveland, OH – House Of Blues
01-16 Columbus, OH – Express Live!
01-17 Nashville, TN – Marathon Music Works
01-18 Norfolk, VA – The NorVA
01-20 Raleigh, NC – The Ritz
01-21 Atlanta, GA – The Tabernacle
01-23 Orlando, FL – The Beacham Theatre
01-24 Tampa, FL – Jannus Live
01-25 Miami, FL – The Fillmore at Jackie Gleason
01-29 Phoenix, AZ – Marquee Theatre
01-30 San Diego, CA – The Observatory North Park
02-01 Los Angeles, CA – Shrine Expo Hall
02-02 San Jose, CA – SJ Civic Auditorium
02-03 Oakland, CA – Fox Theatre
02-05 Arcata, CA – Van Duzer Theatre
02-06 Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom
02-07 Seattle, WA – Showbox SoDo
02-08 Vancouver, British Columbia – Vogue Theatre
02-10 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
02-11 Denver, CO – Fillmore Auditorium
02-13 Kansas City, MO – The Midland
02-14 Minneapolis, MN – Myth
02-15 Madison, WI – Orpheum Theatre
02-17 Chicago, IL – Aragon Ballroom
02-18 Detroit, MI – Royal Oak Music Theatre
02-19 Toronto, Ontario – Danforth Music Hall
02-21 Montreal, Quebec – Metropolis
02-22 Portland, ME – State Theater
02-24 Boston, MA – House Of Blues
02-25 New York, NY – Terminal 5
02-26 New York, NY – Terminal 5

LISTEN — Nathan Fake “Now We Know”

December 4th, 2016

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“Perhaps best known for his early output on James Holden’s imprint Border Community, Nathan Fake rose to prominence back in 2006 with his debut LP ‘Drowning In A Sea Of Love‘, an album that has since become a timeless staple in the realms of leftfield electronica and post-KLF trancey ambient. Ahead of the release of his forthcoming LP and just in time for Christmas, the Norwich-based producer will release his first record of the year via Ninja Tune on 2nd December 2016. On ‘DEGREELESSNESS‘, Nathan delivers a solid two-track 12″ featuring a collaboration with NYC-based resident Prurient aka Vatican Shadow (founder of Hospital Productions) and an original track of his own hand, which Nathan explains to be “an attempt at a more traditional house track, built around a sample, Casio keyboard drums and FM synth, crushed onto cassette tape. It was written and recorded in a single afternoon in London, circa 2010.”” — via Inverted Audio

Check out “Now We Know” below!

LISTEN — Run The Jewels Interview w/ KUTX

December 3rd, 2016

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“This week we talk to two very different groups about partnerships and the inspirations that guide their voices. First we hear from El-P and Killer Mike from the hip hop collaboration known as Run the Jewels. The two rappers start out talking about early influences (Prince’s “Beautiful Ones” and Ice-T’s “6 In The Morning”) and end up expressing their love and respect for Southern Rock, The Clash, Outlaw Country and early hip hop and rap.” — via KUTX

Listen to the interview below, or click HERE to stream it at KUTX’s website.

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