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Das Racist Break Up

Over the weekend, the New York rap group Das Racist, in a messy and roundabout sort of way, announced that they were no longer a group. This is a shame! Das Racist were really good and important in some sneaky ways, and we need to talk about all of that. But first, here’s the breaku… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 3, 2012 - 9:15 am

Come To Nitehawk Cinema For The Opening Run Of DOSA HUNT, A Film By Amrit Singh

Some of you may remember the month of February, which was about eight months ago. On Valentine’s Day, I released the trailer for a film I’ve been making called DOSA HUNT. Well, the movie is finally complete! And I’m very proud of it. It’s premiering at Nitehawk Cinema in Williamsburg this weekend, and I want… More »

By: Amrit Singh / October 2, 2012 - 1:51 pm

Suckers – “Turn On The Sunshine” Video (Feat. Das Racist’s Dapwell) (Stereogum Premiere)

Suckers’ “Turn On The Sunshine” is the sort of mild-euphoric/shambolic-pop nugget that the band nails at will, a standout from the Candy Salad LP released this spring. Its video is one for the memory banks as well, honoring the subtle and bright strains of psilocybin streaming through its heart with a handsomely hallucinating human who’… More »

By: Amrit Singh / July 18, 2012 - 11:30 am

Lakutis – “Pool Party” Video

The wiseass rapper and Das Racist associate Lakutis has a verse on the massive 20-minute posse cut “Hyberbolic Chamber Music,” in which he tries out willfully ridiculous smooth player-rap. Verse now has a video, with Lakutis making all sorts of goofy come-hither faces while relaxing on what looks like a Miami Vice set. Das Racist’… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 15, 2012 - 1:55 pm

Watch The Trailer For Amrit Singh’s DOSA HUNT, Starring Members Of Vampire Weekend, Neon Indian, Das Racist, Yeasayer, Vijay Iyer

Since last summer, our Amrit Singh has been making an independent short film called Dosa Hunt, starring Das Racist’s Himanshu Suri and Ashok Kondabolu, Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij, Yeasayer’s Anand Wilder, Neon Indian’s Alan Palomo, and NYC jazz stalwart Vijay Iyer, and himself. It chronicles a day spent by the group in pursuit of NYC’… More »

By: Corban Goble / February 14, 2012 - 12:45 pm