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Speedy Ortiz played not one, not two, but three shows in San Francisco yesterday. After their Outside Lands festival set, they did a stripped-down performance for Stereogum at the Toyota Tent then at night played the local venue Rickshaw Stop. The Boston-based band’s latest album, Foil Deer, is one of the best of the yearMore »

This week was a stacked one, and plenty of great videos didn’t make the cut for this list, including Thundercat’s existential samurai joke and Carly Rae Jepsen’s joyous travelogue. But I only want to talk about one of them, and that’s the Black Eyed Peas’ giddily sacrilegious retro-rap odyssey “Yesterday.” I have no idea what… More »

The amount of great music in the past six months has been almost unfair. As in: How are we supposed to process all this? How can we fully appreciate one major piece of work when there’s always another one coming right around the corner. And when the huge, fully-formed masterpieces are dropping from the sky… More »

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Action Bronson Leaves Stage, Cancels Show In Norway Due To Medical Reasons

Action Bronson left the stage in the middle of a performance in Trondheim, Norway tonight, Pitchfork reports. He didn't return, and the show had to…
Peter Helman | October 4, 2015 - 11:36 pm

Statik Selektah – “Beautiful Life” (Feat. Action Bronson & Joey Bada$$) Video

For his single "Beautiful Life," the boom-bap revivalist DJ and producer Statik Selektah rounded up a couple of recent-vintage New York heavyweights, Action Bronson and…
Tom Breihan | September 4, 2015 - 12:51 pm

Ghostface Killah To Action Bronson: “Who Gives You The Right To Even Mention My Name?”

In an interview back in May, Ghostface Killah commented on the frequent comparisons that have arisen between his voice and Action Bronson's. Then, he said…
James Rettig | July 20, 2015 - 12:56 pm

Gangrene – “Driving Gloves” (Feat. Action Bronson) Video

Already this year, the Oh No/Alchemist rap duo Gangrene has pumped out a soundtrack for Grand Theft Auto V called Welcome To Los Santos. A…
Grace Birnstengel | July 17, 2015 - 12:50 pm

Stream The Alchemist Retarded Alligator Beats

California stoner-rap producer the Alchemist has released a mostly instrumental new album called Retarded Alligator Beats. Yes, it's really called that. If the name doesn't…
Caitlin White | July 10, 2015 - 5:42 pm

The Alchemist – “Voodoo” (Feat. Action Bronson)

Always-busy stoner-rap producer the Alchemist is about to release a new mostly-instrumental album called -- swear to God -- Retarded Alligator Beats. The album only…
Tom Breihan | July 2, 2015 - 10:53 am

Statik Selektah – “All You Need” (Feat. Action Bronson, Ab-Soul & Elle Varner)

The New York DJ and producer Statik Selektah has been working for years to revive the sound of mid-'90s boom-bap, so it's fun to hear…
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2015 - 2:08 pm

Southpaw Soundtrack Has New Songs From Eminem & Gwen Stefani, Action Broson & Joey Bada$$, & More

Eminem's music is an integral part of the new boxing film Southpaw, first soundtracking the trailer and then sharing a full version of his new…
Caitlin White | June 26, 2015 - 10:16 am

Statik Selektah – “Beautiful Life” (Feat. Action Bronson & Joey Bada$$)

Veteran DJ/producer Statik Selektah is gearing up for the release of his seventh studio album, appropriately entitled Lucky 7 and even more appropriately being released…
Peter Helman | June 9, 2015 - 8:12 pm

NXNE Cancels Free, All-Ages Action Bronson Concert After Community Protest

Toronto's North By Northeast (NXNE) music festival has cancelled a scheduled Action Bronson performance at Yonge-Dundas Square due to widespread community protest. Erica Shiner's petition
Chris DeVille | May 29, 2015 - 5:45 pm

Ghostface Killah Sometimes Mistakes Action Bronson’s Voice For His Own

Action Bronson sounds a lot like Ghostface Killah. The comparison used to come up in just about every Bronson review, in part because the resemblance…
Chris DeVille | May 21, 2015 - 4:11 pm

Jonah Hill Interviews Action Bronson

The actor Jonah Hill is evidently a huge fan of Action Bronson, which makes as much sense as anything else, and he recently sat dow…
Tom Breihan | May 8, 2015 - 11:03 am

The 10 Best Moments Of Coachella 2015 Friday

There’s every other festival in America, and then there’s Coachella. Every year, it feels like it matters just a bit more than the others. It’…
Tom Breihan | April 11, 2015 - 1:04 pm

The Week In Pop: Roast Aside, Justin Bieber Might Secretly Be On The Right Track

The Roast Of Justin Bieber was tough to sit through -- almost as tough as the transition from teen idol to grownup pop star Bieber…
Chris DeVille | April 2, 2015 - 1:07 pm

Watch Action Bronson & Chance The Rapper Deliver A Heartwarming Letterman Performance

Action Bronson and Chance The Rapper have done a couple of songs together, but rappers who do songs together don't always like each other. But…
Tom Breihan | March 26, 2015 - 8:53 am

The Week In Rap: Earl Sweatshirt, Action Bronson, & Major-Label Rap’s Age Of Weirdness

Not that long ago, major recording companies employed whole offices full of people whose whole purpose was to shape and mold rappers, to turn them…
Tom Breihan | March 25, 2015 - 12:51 pm

Watch Action Bronson Throw A Fan Offstage In NYC

Earlier this week, Action Bronson released his proper major-label debut Mr. Wonderful. And last night, he played a record-release show at the notoriously awful New…
Tom Breihan | March 25, 2015 - 9:04 am
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