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Next year, YouTube will celebrate its 10th anniversary. For nearly a decade, then, music videos have belonged almost entirely to the internet. Once upon a time, video directors made their work for TV, expecting you to run across their images when you were flipping through channels. By the time YouTube hit its second year, that… More »

I came so close to including the Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger’s “Animals” video this week, partly because it’s good on its own merits and partly because “eyelinered Jodorowskian hippie cult leader” is a way better look for Sean Lennon than “Cibo Matto bassist” or “guy in the East Village X-Large store waiting for… More »

We’re almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it’s time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be. For the past several years, we’ve ranked our most anticipated albums. Today the feature returns, bigger than ever, with a whopping 100 records we’re looking forward to hearing, enjoying, debating,… More »

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Beach Goth 4 Lineup

The fourth installment of the Growlers’ annual Beach Goth festival will go down 10/24-25 at the Observatory Grounds in Orange County, California, and its lineup is certainly worth observing. Besides the Growlers themselves, the impressive array of performers includes Grimes, Julian Casablancas + The Voidz, Die Antwoord, Warpaint, DIIV, Fidlar, Camera Obscura, Juicy J, Ghost,… More »

By: Chris DeVille / July 8, 2015 - 1:21 pm

Saul Williams – “Burundi” (Feat. Warpaint’s Emily Kokal) Video

Saul Williams is a musician who has done everything from work with Trent Reznor to star as Tupac Shakur on Broadway. Listening to “Burundi,” it will come as no surprise that he’s also an incredible slam poet. He lists Beyoncé, Fredo Santana, and Haitian field recordings as his inspirations, and those disparate influences are completely… More »

By: Caitlin White / June 10, 2015 - 12:26 pm

Shura – “2Shy (Warpaint STEEZ Remix)”

We named Shura an Artist To Watch back in November, and since then we’ve witnessed her (them? It’s confusing) evolve into one of the most talked-about independent pop acts of this year. There are still a lot of people who have no clue who “Shura” is, but they will soon. Mumford & Sons covered the… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / April 30, 2015 - 4:07 pm

Saul Williams – “Burundi” (Feat. Warpaint’s Emily Kokal)

Saul Williams has led a fascinating career. He’s been a champion slam poet, a Trent Reznor collaborator, and, most recently, the star of a Tupac-themed Broadway musical that flopped badly. This summer, he’ll release his new album MartyrLoserKing. He recorded the whole thing with producer Justin Warfield, formerly half of She Wants Revenge. The early… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 21, 2015 - 11:17 am

Warpaint – “I’ll Start Believing”

A couple of months ago, the Los Angeles dream-rockers Warpaint shared a new song called “No Way Out” and promised that it would be the “first in a series of new songs being released this year.” True to their word, Warpaint have just released a new digital single, and it includes the version of “No… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 12, 2015 - 9:12 am

Warpaint – “No Way Out”

Last year’s Warpaint full-length was seriously underrated, and I’m glad the California group doesn’t appear to entering another four-year-long drought of new material like they did after 2010’s The Fool. The band has just shared “No Way Out,” which debuted earlier today on Zane Lowe’s BBC Radio 1 show, and is apparently “the first i… More »

By: James Rettig / February 24, 2015 - 6:48 pm

All We Are – “Keep Me Alive (Warpaint POJI Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

There’s nothing that bonds a group of people like traveling together, and after All We Are and Warpaint toured together early last year, they clearly felt connected beyond just shared stages and bus rides. All We Are’s excellent self-titled debut was just released last week, and on the heels of that we’re premiering a Warpaint… More »

By: Caitlin White / February 10, 2015 - 12:08 pm

Warpaint – “Feeling Alright (Daughter Remix)”

Last week, Warpaint and Daughter announced that they were teaming up to do one-off remixes of each other’s work, and shared Warpaint’s rework of Daughter’s “Winter.” Now, Daughter has returned the favor, putting in a glimmering and icily sinister remix of “Feeling Alright.” The remixes will be available on a new split 7″ for Record… More »

By: James Rettig / December 1, 2014 - 10:59 am

Daughter – “Winter (Warpaint Remix)”

Warpaint and Daughter makes a pretty good match: the moody, punchy attitude of the former meets up with the moody, airy temperament of the latter, and you end up with a pretty good remix. The two bands have announced that they will rework each other’s tracks on a new split for Record Store Day 2015. More »

By: James Rettig / November 24, 2014 - 10:54 am

Watch Warpaint Perform With Kurt Vile In L.A.

Warpaint was joined by Kurt Vile last night during the encore of their show at the Echoplex in Los Angeles. He played guitar and sang backup vocals on “Baby,” a track from their 2010 debut album The Fool. The show was part of Red Bull Sound Select’s 30 Days In LA concert series, which Vile… More »

By: James Rettig / November 8, 2014 - 3:33 pm

Red Bull Sound Select Lines Up Run The Jewels, Kurt Vile, DFA1979 For 30 Days In LA

While music fans in New York are used to Red Bull Music Academy taking over the city during the month of May, it looks like fans on the West Coast will be getting a similar treatment this fall. November will see the arrival of Red Bull Sound Select, featuring 30 days of events geared toward… More »

By: Miles Bowe / September 10, 2014 - 6:09 pm

SBTRKT – “Voices in My Head” (Feat. A$AP Ferg & Warpaint)

SBTRKT teamed with all sorts of intriguing musicians for his upcoming Wonder Where We Land; so far we’ve heard his collaborations with Ezra Koenig, Sampha, and Raury. “Voices In My Head,” the latest song Aaron Jerome has shared from the project, is a bleary trip-hop song (think “Rabbit In Your Headlights”) featuring A$AP Ferg doing… More »

By: Chris DeVille / September 10, 2014 - 5:37 pm

Hear SBTRKT Perform New Songs With Ezra Koenig, Sampha, & Warpaint On BBC Radio 1

SBTRKT visited Zane Lowe’s show on BBC Radio 1 this afternoon to perform some new songs with the help of a few artists he’s collaborated with on the upcoming album Wonder When We Land. In addition to opening with “Temporary View” aided by Sampha, he also gets help from Ezra Koenig for “NEW DORP NEWMore »

By: Miles Bowe / August 20, 2014 - 6:03 pm

Watch The Lollapalooza 2014 Webcast Here

Lollapalooza is starting right now in Chicago, and Red Bull TV has done us all a solid by livestreaming as many of the performances as possible. Among the acts you’ll get to see live via three channels are OutKast, Arctic Monkeys, Lorde, Spoon, Chance The Rapper, Jenny Lewis, and Skrillex. Given that it is notMore »

By: Scott Lapatine / August 1, 2014 - 2:46 pm

Watch Glastonbury 2014 Performances From Lana Del Rey, Arcade Fire, Jack White, Disclosure, Haim, & More

Glastonbury, the world’s biggest and wettest music festival, is going down this weekend and despite what M.I.A. claims the BBC has been broadcasting bits of all the performances from the legendary Somerset extravaganza. Below you can watch professionally shot footage of songs from Lana Del Rey, Arcade Fire, Haim, Metallica, MGMT, Parquet Courts, Chvrches, Interpol,… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 28, 2014 - 2:33 pm

Warpaint – “The Chauffeur” (Duran Duran Cover)

Manimal Vinyl’s Duran Duran tribute album Making Patterns Rhyme: A Tribute To Duran Duran has already given us Moby’s full-scale renovation of “Rio.” Now here’s Warpaint’s take on “The Chauffeur,” which maintains the eerie aura of the original while recasting it in Warpaint’s trademark ghostly psychedelic space. Listen below. More »

By: Chris DeVille / June 16, 2014 - 10:59 am

Watch Video Of Bonnaroo’s Skrillex Superjam Feat. Lauryn Hill, Warpaint, Zedd, Robbie Krieger, A$AP Ferg, Janelle Monáe, & Others

Skrillex was tasked with putting together this year’s Bonnaroo Superjam and he curated a star-studded lineup, including Lauryn Hill, Warpaint, Zedd, Doors guitarist Robbie Krieger, A$AP Ferg, Janelle Monáe, Thundercat, and more. Most of the artists stuck to covers, with Warpaint doing their take on Technotronic’s “Pump Up The Jam” and David Bowie’s “Let’s Dance,”… More »

By: James Rettig / June 15, 2014 - 4:18 pm

Warpaint – “Keep It Healthy (El-P Remix)”

Well, here’s an inspired pairing: a discordant New York underground-rap pioneer remixing a group of swirling, atmospheric L.A. alt-pop harmonizers. In his remix of Warpaint’s dizzy, insinuating “Keep It Healthy,” El-P piles on the concussive drums and ominous synth tones but leaves the song’s sense of mystic drift. You might not have thought to combine… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 9, 2014 - 12:12 pm

Skrillex, Janelle Monaé, Warpaint, Chance The Rapper, Thundercat To Join Forces For Bonnaroo Superjam

Bonnaroo has announced the lineups for a trio of Superjams at this year’s festival. The annual improv sessions have previously featured D’Angelo’s return to the public eye and the one-time-only collision of John Oates, R. Kelly, and Billy Idol, and at least one of this year’s two lineups seems primed to offer something memorable. That’d… More »

By: Chris DeVille / May 7, 2014 - 12:10 pm
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