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Though Relax just came out, here's a quick joint from Das Racist's Heems, and the subject matter is computers, an obvious fascination for the group (See: "I'm on the Internet 'cause I'm an Internet…   Read Story »
To anyone on the Internet with even the slightest music nerd inclination, abstract Brooklyn rap group Das Racist has long been a giant, glowing orb to our mosquitolike existence; it was against our…   Read Story »
Local video clique Weird Days directs this lurid clip for Das Racist's "Michael Jackson" that's almost as reference-heavy as your average Das Racist song. The things touched on: the Last Supper, The…   Read Story »
After giving away their two great, name-making mixtapes for free, Das Racist try an even more novel approach for this forthcoming, proper debut LP Relax: they want you to BUY it. It's an innovative…   Read Story »
The Strokes' debut album Is This It was first released on 7/30/01. To help us celebrate this 10th Anniversary, we asked some of our favorite indie bands to cover each track. The resulting collection,…   Read Story »
Fugazi's "Waiting Room" is one of my favorite songs, a punk anthem that found me at the right time and led me down a particular path. TV On The Radio covered it at the Pitchfork Festival. This is…   Read Story »
The beautiful thing about a festival like Pitchfork is the genre-spanning curating: The principal principle is a commitment to independent-minded music, and from that viewpoint Pitchfork succeeds in…   Read Story »
On September 13th, Himanshu K. Suri aka Heems's Greedhead Music label will release Relax, the debut full-length from Brooklyn-based rapscallions Das Racist. This builds on two celebrated mixtapes --…   Read Story »
The prolific Twitter handle @heems sometimes doubles as a notification system for when the film Hitch is on TBS, which it turns out is very often. Now that love for discussing the Will Smith film and…   Read Story »
The single day, two stage Governors Ball brought Big Boi, Girl Talk, Empire Of The Sun, Pretty Lights, Neon Indian, Das Racist, and a Passion Pit DJ set to NYC's Governors Island on Saturday. It was…   Read Story »