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Stream Primal Rite Sensory Link To Pain EP

Today, the absolutely furious San Francisco hardcore brutalists Primal Rite release their new 7" EP Sensory Link To Pain. We've posted the badass title track,…
Tom Breihan | February 27, 2017 - 1:52 pm

Iron Reagan – “A Dying World” Video

Thus far this year, Richmond retro-thrash pummelers Iron Reagan have already released their deeply satisfying Crossover Ministry! album and made fun-as-hell videos for "Bleed The
Tom Breihan | February 27, 2017 - 1:28 pm

Brother Ali – “Pen To Paper” Video

Brother Ali is a Muslim rapper, with albinism, from Minneapolis, which makes him an anomaly among anomalies. But he's been rapping so well, for so…
Tom Breihan | February 27, 2017 - 1:07 pm

Cadence Weapon – “My Crew (Woooo)” (Prod. Kaytranada)

Working under the name Cadence Weapon, the Edmonton native and former music critic Rollie Pemberton has been making music since before many of us knew…
Tom Breihan | February 27, 2017 - 12:39 pm

Someone Shot At Young Dolph 100 Times In Charlotte, And He Still Performed That Night

On Saturday night, the Memphis rapper Young Dolph -- who released the very strong album Gelato earlier this month -- was in Charlotte to perform…
Tom Breihan | February 27, 2017 - 11:43 am

Ellen Website Suggests Future Will Release His Third Album In Three Weeks

10 days ago, Future released his self-titled album. Three days ago, he released another new album called HNDRXX. Both times, he only offered a couple…
Tom Breihan | February 27, 2017 - 11:15 am

Self Defense Family – “Maybe You Could Explain It To Me”

The prolific post-hardcore expressionists Self Defense Family released a deeply impressive EP called The Power Does Not Work In The Presence Of Nonbelievers last year,…
Tom Breihan | February 27, 2017 - 10:56 am

Peaking Lights – “Conga Blue”

Earlier this month, hazy Wisconsin duo Peaking Lights teamed up with movie star Chloë Sevigny on a new track called "Little Flower," which they put…
Tom Breihan | February 27, 2017 - 10:41 am

Watch The Just Blaze/Swizz Beatz Beat Battle

Swizz Beatz and Just Blaze are two of the all-time great rap producers, and both of them emerged from the greater New York area around…
Tom Breihan | February 27, 2017 - 10:13 am

Ariana Grande – “Everyday” (Feat. Future) Video

For someone who raps constantly about Xanax and lean, Future sure is a productive member of society. Immediately after releasing two massive 17-track albums back-to-back,…
Tom Breihan | February 27, 2017 - 9:12 am

Watch Lorde’s TV Spot Teasing New Single Out Friday

It's been four years since a teenager named Lorde came out of nowhere (well, New Zealand) with the earthshaking debut album Pure Heroine. She's been…
Tom Breihan | February 27, 2017 - 8:43 am

Migos – “Deadz” (Feat. 2 Chainz) Video

Migos inarguably have some deeply problematic tendencies, but they also made Culture, probably my favorite album that anyone has released in 2017, and they make…
Tom Breihan | February 23, 2017 - 12:57 pm

Buke And Gase – “Dress” (PJ Harvey Cover)

New York pop deconstructors Buke And Gase are the latest participants in the anti-Trump song series Our First 100 Days. And for their contribution, the…
Tom Breihan | February 23, 2017 - 12:25 pm

Leonard Cohen – “Traveling Light” Video

Before he passed away last year, Leonard Cohen gave us his stirring, heavy, moving goodbye album You Want It Darker. Cohen's son Adam, along with…
Tom Breihan | February 23, 2017 - 12:14 pm

Oxbow Announce Thin Black Duke, Their First Album In 10 Years

The Bay Area band Oxbow have been putting out noisy, experimental rock music and putting on intense and confrontational live shows since 1989; frontman Eugene…
Tom Breihan | February 23, 2017 - 10:49 am

Comments from Tom Breihan

I'm talking about persona, numbnuts. He's presenting an image. That takes one.
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February 22, 2017 on The Future Of Future Is A Great Rap Supervillain
Yeah, I stuck around long enough to see the mudstorm and then left to watch Redman. I remain convinced that this was the right decision.
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January 27, 2017 on “The Impression That I Get” Turns 20
what, you want him to wear some footie pajamas? he's on tv!
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January 26, 2017 on Watch Anderson .Paak & His Young Son Give A Delightful Ellen Performance
Is this former NXT Superstar Danny Burch?!? It's pretty fucked up that you got bounced out of the first round at the UK Championship tournament. Hope the back of your head healed up OK.
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January 25, 2017 on Fuck Slayer
I didn't think either of them was that good.
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December 20, 2016 on The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2016
I didn't think it was that good.
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December 20, 2016 on The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2016
I didn't think it was that good.
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December 20, 2016 on The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2016
new bigbang album is out this week, but apparently t.o.p. has to start his mandatory military service right now, so the group is calling it quits.
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December 16, 2016 on The 5 Best Videos Of The Week
entirely true. also south korea is crawling with boy bands, so yes, that is a competitive title.
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December 16, 2016 on The 5 Best Videos Of The Week
Way closer to the former. His music is still great. I'm just extremely pissed off at him right now.
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December 14, 2016 on J. Cole Is Making Comfort-Food Rap, And That’s OK
Yes, if Pinegrove headlined festivals. (I'm maybe the one person on staff here who doesn't like Pinegrove that much.)
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December 14, 2016 on J. Cole Is Making Comfort-Food Rap, And That’s OK
Yeah, I thought it was pretty fun as these things go. Relax, buddy.
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December 14, 2016 on Watch Bruno Mars Do A Delightful Carpool Karaoke With James Corden
It's more of a tonal thing throughout. There's no one moment where the Hindenburg explodes.
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December 8, 2016 on Watch Madonna Do A Ferociously Awkward Carpool Karaoke With James Corden