video: KNIFE KNIGHTS – GIVE YOU GAME

ISH BUTLER x ERIK BLOOD. Mildly NSFW video directed by Justin Henning: Continue reading… Source: http://www.gorillavsbear.net/video-knife-knights-give-you-game/

Rico Nasty: Nasty

Rico Nasty is happy to try on different skins in order to become comfortable in her own. Like Eminem, Nicki Minaj, or MF DOOM, she compartmentalizes aspects of her personality—her softer side, her anxious side, and her unapologetically brusque side—as a coping mechanism, playing different roles wherever necessary: mostly the pop-trap femme Tacobella and the…

Matty: Déjàvu

Matty Tavares got burned out. The keyboardist’s band, Toronto jazz combo BADBADNOTGOOD, had achieved a remarkable degree of success collaborating with A-list rappers like Ghostface, Tyler, the Creator, Earl Sweatshirt, and Kendrick Lamar. That increased profile led to touring—which, for Tavares, soon led to anxiety and depression. He became frustrated with the band, experienced what…

Buddy – “Hey Up There” (Feat. Ty Dolla $ign) Video

Up-and-coming Compton rapper Buddy shared “Black” featuring A$AP Ferg back in April and today he released another impressive collaborative track called “Hey Up There” with Ty Dolla $ign. On it, they sing confidently about hard work paying off. The accompanying video substantiates that sentiment with shots of Buddy flying around in a helicopter … More…

[Q&A] Meet the artists bringing down the house at Mamby: Moon Boots

by: Bella Bagshaw Jun 20, 2018 Since 2015, Mamby On The Beach has been allowing Chicago’s festival-goers to relish a diverse roster of acts right from the lakefront, the awe-inspiring Chicago skyline as its backdrop. Perched quite literally atop the sands of Oakwood Beach, Mamby is known for its eclectic lineup, which this year features everything from…

Sprite Launches “Fresh Faces” Campaign with Logic, WondaGurl, MadeinTYO & More

Sprite‘s relationship with hip hop continues. In 2016, they released their “Lyrical Collection” with Rakim, 2Pac, Missy Elliott and J. Cole. The following year, they launched the “Cold Lyrics” campaign with Vince Staples, DRAM, Vic Mensa, Kamaiyah, Kap G and Lil Yachty. And now, the beverage company has re-upped with the “Fresh Faces Series” featuring Logic,…

Create Playlists Simultaneously on Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube, Napster, More Free with Soundsgood

Playlist distribution and sharing app Soundgood has announced a new integration with Napster and an improved integration with Apple Music. The app, which enables playlist distribution and updates to multiple streamers simultaneously, is used by 19,000 influencers and music companies.  [embedded content] Along with thousands of musicians and playlisters, all three major label groups, Believe Digital,…

polaroids: Anemone + Men I Trust in Austin

Photos shot by Patrick Waites at the Mohawk in Austin, TX on Polaroid Originals instant film: Continue reading… Source: http://www.gorillavsbear.net/polaroids-anemone-men-i-trust-in-austin/

5 Reasons To Release Your Music On Vinyl

While it would have been hard to believe a decade ago, vinyl is back on the charts as a medium of music consumption. In this piece we look at the pros and cons of putting your music on vinyl, and why a format that may seem cumbersome and expensive just might be worth the investment….

Gillian Welch :: The Aquarium Drunkard Interview

Few songwriters cut to the core like Gillian Welch. Along with her musical partner David Rawlings, Welch pens songs that feel at once timeless and rooted in the deepest American musical traditions. For the Welch, traditional folk forms offer a language for approaching the human condition, a lens through which to view love, loss, death,…

Australia’s Paces Drops Music Video For “Call The 5-0”

Australia has a lot of incredible musical exports, but one of my favorites is a lesser known artist in the States that goes by the name of Paces. I found out about him thru his 2016 album Vacation; as he prepares to drop his next album ZAG in August, he’s dropping new singles like “Call The 5-0.” The…

Melody’s Echo Chamber: Bon Voyage

Melody’s Echo Chamber’s Bon Voyage is one of those “highly anticipated” albums that are as haunted as they are hyped, with fans’ excitement for the music giving way to concern for its creator. French psych-pop artist Melody Prochet isn’t a celebrity, but the travails she underwent while finishing her second LP were newsworthy: It ends…

Leon Vynehall: Nothing Is Still

Every time Leon Vynehall releases new music, you’re guaranteed a fundamental level of coherence. The British producer is a quiet, cerebral guy, and his long-form statements communicate rich themes and a solid sense of structure even though they’re largely wordless. His 2014 breakthrough, Music for the Uninvited, explored house music’s queer history and Vynehall’s own…

Contests! Win NYC Tickets to Amen Dunes, Sleep, Deafheaven & more

Amen Dunes at Music Hall of Williamsburg (more by P Squared Who likes free tickets? Scroll down this whole page for the large list of our currently running contests! FIRST: Use the below form to win tickets to five shows at Brooklyn Steel: AMEN DUNES with U.S. GIRLS, DEAFHEAVEN with Drab Majesty & Uniform, SLEEP,…

Watch Gorgon City’s dreamlike video for ‘Go Deep’

by: Steph Evans Jun 19, 2018 Gorgon City has a new video to complement their latest single, “Go Deep.” Originally released in May 2018, the track features a uniquely U.K. house style — one that they’ve coined as their own since their debut in 2012. The video for “Go Deep” pulls filming techniques from the…

Melody’s Echo Chamber x gorilla vs. bear takeover: le rayon vert

le Rayon Vert (the green ray), i love all his movies, but this one stuck with me for some reason, the woman’s character is helpless, extremely sensitive, romantic and desperate, i love the Jules Verne ‘Rayon vert’s legend at the end. it’s graceful… — Melody Prochet Continue reading… Source: http://www.gorillavsbear.net/melodys-echo-chamber-x-gorilla-vs-bear-takeover-le-rayon-vert/

DJ Snake posts cryptic countdown on website, ‘special announcement’ incoming

About the Author: David Klemow David Klemow is Dancing Astronaut’s Senior Staff Writer and Content Editor, based in Phoenix, Arizona. He loves long, romantic walks down Target aisles and even longer weekend Netflix binges. Dave is a self-described “habitual line-stepper” with a deep Skrillex obsession and future MasterChef aspirations. Avid dog lover. Hip-hop head. House…

Listen to Clutch’s New Song “How to Shake Hands”

Firm, but not vice grip-tight — that’d be my answer. No one likes shaking hands with a wet noodle, but no one enjoys their bones being crushed together either. Medium! A nice, solid handshake is all it takes. What do Clutch think on the matter? Well, you’ll need to listen to their new song “How…