Last week the Animal Collective bros released an official mixtape for their new … sneakers. That is a thing now. Gotta keep fans on their toes (ouch, sorry). The shoes which you can see here benefit the Socorro island Conservation Fund, and they are cruelty free, except to your eyes.
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Beyond taking place in beautiful Oslo, Norway one of Øya Festival’s strongest points is its eclecticism: When I attended in 2006 (and met Amrit), I was excited by Enslaved, the Knife, and Morrissey performing in the same space (though not on the same stage at the same time, unfortunately). As you’ll see via Clint Heyer’… More »
The final day of 2010’s Pitchfork Festival was just as hot as Saturday, with stages that needed quick shots of energy to pull the audience out of its languor. Girls were pretty but wispy — though they sounded stronger as I walked over to Washed Out, who had the audience clapping along to his set. More »
Antwan Patton’s on something of a goodwill kick, maybe just paying forward the positivity he’s garnering at every turn on the back of the heavily rotated rhyme-freak summer opus Sir Luscious Lef Foot: The Son Of Chico Dusty LP. (You’d know he’s doing well if you followed Big Boi on Twitter, where he’s quite literally… More »
The first single from Big Boi’s Sir Luscious Left Foot went and leaked, and it features guest raps from OutKast pal Andre and Wu-Tang-er Raekwon. Take a listen before it disappears. More »
It’s a sordid affair, keeping track of American Idol alum; one day you’re impressed by Kelly’s choice of bassist, next thing you know the Clay-gagging-Ripa send-up is practically the most covered aspect of the American Music Awards. Somewhere in between is Fantasia Barrino and her new track, which features a few verses from Outkast’s Big… More »