Articles by: Erik


Darkside x Fernando Vallejo – “Metatron” | Officially “Unofficial” Video

The ethereal and nuanced sound of “Metatron,” a recent Darkside production, is simultaneously soothing and terrifyingly erie. The pleasant trip from a strong drum kick to a somber collection of ambient sounds and back to the strong kick with a crisp plucked guitar riff work to displace … READ MORE


Black Dave – “Million Man March” | Music Video

Last Thursday Black Dave dropped the first video from his Black Bart mixtape. The “Million Man March” video, directed by Brandon Kuzma, immediately stirs feelings of a preeminent moment in American history, calling for both the acknowledgement of progress and the understanding that some things haven’t changed. … READ MORE


Danny Brown’s Pitchfork Paris Performance Live Streaming @ 6:05 PM ET

Danny Brown, the 32 year-old Detroit native, is one of the most unique artists to have hit the scene in the last three years. Best known for his eccentric personality, infectious laugh (made Internet famous), and high pitched delivery, the Danny Brown fan club has been multiplying … READ MORE


A$AP Rocky – “Angels” | Video

What better way is there to celebrate the tradition of mask bearing on Halloween than riding around on bikes and mobbing the city? The answer for the A$AP Mob and A$AP Rocky is none. Yesterday evening as everyone was out partying and kids were combing the streets … READ MORE


Into the Psyche of Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino

In a recent interview with Noisey, Donald Glover, also known as Childish Gambino, gave readers a genuine glimpse into the writer/actor/rapper’s psyche as he mused on death, hip hop, being black, and living up to elevated expectations from himself and fans alike. Slava Pastuk navigates a series … READ MORE


Yeezus Tour Update – Vancouver Show Postponed

For the second time this month Yeezy fans north of the border are feeling their share of heartbreak. Originally Kanye was scheduled to perform at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver on October 20, which was postponed and rescheduled for Halloween. In an unexpected move tonight’s show has … READ MORE


Duck Sauce “Duck Tape” – Releasing As Special Edition Cassette

A-Trak and Armand Van Helden are Duck Sauce. The duo that brought you the ear worm that was “Barbara Streisand“, have just released the “Duck Tape”. The hour long mix is a collection of 34 unreleased tracks, including the singles “It’s You” and “Radio Stereo,” which first … READ MORE


Best Coast – “I Don’t Know How” | Video

The left coast band best known for their fun in the sun ballads and pop riffs proselytizing the Californian utopia released a new EP last week titled “Fade Away.” The first video released from the 7-track EP is “I Don’t Know How,” a familiar but exceptional tune … READ MORE


Eminem featuring Rihanna – “The Monster”

Yesterday evening Eminem released the third track to his forthcoming album The Marshall Mathers LP 2 exclusively on his SiriusXM station Shade45. “The Monster” is Em’s second collaborative effort with pop sensation Rihanna providing an unapologetically catchy hook. While the previously released “Bezerk” and “Rap God” were … READ MORE


The Killers – “When You Were Young” | Calvin Harris Remix

In their twelfth year making music together, The Killers decided it was about time to take a look back on their illustrious careers and release a compilation of singles titled Direct Hits on November 11th. As an added bonus fans who purchase the release will be treated … READ MORE


Arcade Fire – Reflektor x Black Orpheus Album Teaser

Arcade Fire’s highly anticipated fourth studio album, “Reflektor”, is set to release on October 28, 2013. Drawing inspiration from a life-affirming trip to Haiti, the culture and musical tradition of the Caribbean country have influenced the sound, motifs, and overall presentation of the Montreal band’s latest endeavor. … READ MORE