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Major questions (and complaints) about Yeah Yeah Yeahs third full-length will undoubtedly center around the prevalence of synthesizers and various electronics and seeming lack of Brian and Nick’s standard drum and guitar blazes. Icy and fuzzed analog synthesizers and skittering electronic beats do appear on It’s Blitz!, and considering the emphasis usually placed on Zinner’s… More »

At some point last summer, after hearing the amazing job Grizzly Bear’s Chris Taylor did producing Dirty Projector’s Rise Above — we’ve been impressed, variously, with the way he’s producing around the strengths and attributes of his artists — we asked him what else he had coming up. Of course and as we know, there’s… More »

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Watch TV On The Radio’s Kyp Malone As A Brooklyn Music Store Clerk On Broad City

Broad City is the funniest comedy on television right now, hands fucking down. The show is only in its second season, but it has established…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 19, 2015 - 1:31 pm

A Farewell To Zebulon, And An Era For Williamsburg

"This was my first home when I moved to Brooklyn," said Colin Stetson as he wiped down his face. "Every show from 2004 to 2005…
Amrit Singh | December 7, 2012 - 5:16 pm

Amadou & Mariam – “Wily Kataso” Video (Feat. Tunde & Kyp Of TV On The Radio)

Amadou & Mariam will put out a new record this week, and it's a fairly star-studded one at that, as we've already heard the Santigold-featuring…
Corban Goble | March 23, 2012 - 12:38 pm

New Party Systems (Feat. Members Of TVOTR, Liturgy) – “We Are” Video

New Party Systems is a new supergroup, featuring TV On The Radio's Kyp Malone and two current and former members of Liturgy, and their track…
Tom Breihan | January 10, 2012 - 1:06 pm

Tinariwen – “Tenere Taqqim Tossam” (Feat. Tunde Adebimpe & Kyp Malone) (Four Tet Remix)

Here Four Tet Kieran Hebden has his way with the Tishoumaren gyspy folk-blues avatars Tinariwen in seven-minute remix fashion. The African outfit's latest LP for…
Amrit Singh | September 7, 2011 - 5:29 pm

Kyp Malone – “This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)” (Talking Heads Cover) Live Video

Here's another clip from Our Show With Elliot Aronow, the downtown-arts web series nailing the alternageist by framing fringe-culture heroes in off-beat poses: There was…
Amrit Singh | May 20, 2010 - 3:40 pm

Kyp Malone Reviews Films On A Five-Burger Scale

Voluminously head-haired Bedford Ave. mascot Kyp Malone is just a cackling laugh, oratorical cadence, and three-piece suit away from being able to roll as Cornel…
Amrit Singh | April 7, 2010 - 2:12 pm

Jeff Mangum To Perform At Chris Knox Benefit

Last June, the legendary New Zealand musician Chris Knox suffered a “series” of strokes. A few months later, we posted Jeff Mangum’s cover of the…
brandon | March 26, 2010 - 12:46 pm

Fucked Up & Friends Cover “Do They Know It’s Christmas?”

We waited all yesterday for this to pop up on iTunes and it's finally arrived... No strangers to the tradition of benefit recordings -- see…
brandon | December 8, 2009 - 10:11 am

New Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson – “The Sound”

MBAR returns with his Kyp Malone-produced sophomore album Summer Of Fear next month. Grab an MP3 of lead single “The Sound” over at RCRD LBL.
Amrit Singh | September 24, 2009 - 5:14 pm

New Rain Machine – “Smiling Black Faces” (Stereogum Premiere)

Our first taste of Rain Machine, aka the solo project from TV On The Radio's Kyp Malone, was the chaotically upbeat "Give Blood." It didn't…
brandon | September 1, 2009 - 4:40 pm

New Rain Machine (TV On The Radio’s Kyp Malone) – “Give Blood”

Here’s the first single from Kyp Malone’s ten-track solo debut LP. Kyp says the album is “a nearly full spectrum of frequencies audible to the…
Amrit Singh | July 21, 2009 - 2:02 pm

New Iran – “Buddy”

This "new" Iran track isn't new -- it's been floating around since the summer of '05 -- but it's good to see Aaron Aites finally…
brandon | October 21, 2008 - 3:55 pm