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Ever since they posted almost their entire discography for free download last month, the great pioneering rap trio De La Soul have been rolling, with three new projects in the works. The first of…   Read Story »
De La Soul, one of the greatest rap groups of all time, have been away for a while, but they've suddenly kicked back into high gear, and they've got three projects in the works. The first of those is…   Read Story »
In his first two days at SXSW, Damon Albarn played a career-spanning set for NPR and performed two new songs on Kimmel. He was not remotely done. He did a bunch of songs from his forthcoming album…   Read Story »
Last month, De La Soul marked the 25th anniversary of their classic debut album 3 Feet High And Rising by, for one day, offering seven of their albums for free download. And now De La, who haven't…   Read Story »
Because of the changing nature of sampling laws, many of the greatest albums of rap's late-'80s/early-'90s "golden age" simply couldn't be made now; the sampling fees would be prohibitively…   Read Story »
De La Soul, the great starry-eyed experimental pranksters of rap's first golden era, haven't released an album in nine years, though they've been an active live entity ever since then. Today, they…   Read Story »
Well, the fun is officially over -- Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012 concluded yesterday with sets from Fucked Up, Japandroids, Deerhoof, Ceremony, Fang Island, Turbonegro, A Place To Bury Strangers, and like…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
Friday got us dancing with LCD and Jay-Z, Saturday featured less clothing, and Sunday closed things out with a generally mellower lineup (plus more amazing weather). It was fitting the reunited…   Read Story »
It took the voices of Bobby Womack and Mos Def to get "Stylo"'s disco going and bassist Murdoc's AOL "pirate radio" session snippets -- a couple with Sweden's Little Dragon -- to flesh out Gorillaz'…   Read Story »