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Kendrick’s DAMN. Credits James Blake, Thundercat, & Greg Kurstin … But Who Is Bekon?

The wait is over. Kendrick Lamar's ridiculously exciting new album DAMN. is out there in the world. And while we already knew about Rihanna and…
Tom Breihan | April 14, 2017 - 10:13 am

Kamasi Washington – “Truth” Video

It's been about two years ago since the Los Angeles saxophonist Kamasi Washington stunned the world with his monumental jazz triple-album The Epic. Washington did…
Tom Breihan | April 12, 2017 - 10:31 am

New Kamasi Washington Work “Harmony Of Difference” Featured At Whitney Biennial

We haven't heard new music from Kamasi Washington since his 2015 triple-LP opus The Epic, but that changes this Friday when the high-profile jazz maestro…
Pranav Trewn | March 13, 2017 - 2:40 pm

Hear Kamasi Washington Discuss His Opus The Epic On Marc Maron’s WTF

Composer and sax god Kamasi Washington turned in one behemoth opus with The Epic last year, and he's at the forefront of a revitalized jazz
Collin Robinson | September 22, 2016 - 3:37 pm

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Raportti From Flow Festival 2016: Anohni, Iggy, Oatly

By this point in the summer, those of us who've attended some combination of Lollapalooza and Outside Lands and Bonnaroo and Governor's Ball and Coachella…
Scott Lapatine | August 18, 2016 - 5:40 pm

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Pitchfork 2016 Was Our Great Antisocial Music Festival

Backstage, a golf cart pulls a small flatbed trailer. On that trailer sits a big, soft chair. There’s a printed-out piece of paper taped to…
Tom Breihan | July 19, 2016 - 11:46 am

14 Memorable Moments From Pitchfork Music Festival 2016

Pitchfork Music Festival went down in Chicago over the weekend, bringing an assortment of acts from across the musical spectrum to Union Park. The festival's…
Tom Breihan & Chris DeVille | July 18, 2016 - 3:14 pm

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13 Memorable Moments From Bonnaroo 2016

For Bonnaroo's 15th anniversary, the festival put together a lower-key, looser experience than in recent years. There wasn't the firebrand of having someone like Kanye…
Ryan Leas | June 13, 2016 - 12:42 pm

Kamasi Washington, Miguel, Third Eye Blind’s Stephan Jenkins, & More Play Bonnaroo SuperJam

Last night, Bonnaroo hosted its annual SuperJam, in which a whole bunch of artists come together to cover some classic songs. This year's theme was…
Peter Helman | June 12, 2016 - 4:54 pm

9 Memorable Moments From Primavera Sound 2016 Thursday

The first thing you need to know about Primavera Sound, besides its incredible lineup and the many schedule conflicts that produces, is that it goes…
Chris DeVille | June 3, 2016 - 9:46 am

Bonnaroo Announces 2016 SuperJam Lineup

Bonnaroo 2016 goes down in Tennessee the weekend of 6/9-12, and the stacked lineup was released way back in January. Today, Bonnaroo organizers announced that…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 13, 2016 - 10:35 am

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7 Memorable Moments From Coachella 2016 Weekend 1 Sunday

Three days in the desert is a long time, and I currently feel like dried-out husk of my former self. Sore limbs and constant burnout…
James Rettig | April 18, 2016 - 11:57 am

Watch Kamasi Washington Talk Jazz & Hip-Hop, Perform On Charlie Rose

Kamasi Washington feels like jazz's first crossover star in a long time, and certainly like the first in a while who found fame without smoothing…
Tom Breihan | March 28, 2016 - 9:35 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

When you work in this field, SXSW can kinda seem like a vacation -- like the industry just STOPS for a week of schmoozing and…
Stereogum | March 18, 2016 - 6:30 pm

Terrace Martin – “Think Of You” (Feat. Kamasi Washington & Rosegold)

It's really good to see LA cats who have been doing their thing for years in the underground get some shine off of Kendrick Lamar's…
Collin Robinson | March 11, 2016 - 4:02 pm