Isaac Castor – “The Sickness” (Video)

“The Sickness” is the second single off of Isaac Castor’s upcoming Foul Mouth-produced album, The Rabbit Hole. Filmed months before the COVID-19 outbreak, the visuals tell the story of Castor contracting a zombie-like “Sickness” from a 40 oz bottle of malt liquor & going on to wreak havoc around the city. The Rabbit Hole is set to drop on April 20 under Middle Finger Music.
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glvsshouse – “Games”

New Los Angeles upriser glvsshouse is creating a lane all his own to the top with his new multi-genre single called “Games”. The song is a relatable open letter to the artist’s exes delivered by talented vocalist Julian Skiboat. “Games” is the latest in a fire-starting catalog by the new sensation. Originally from Boston, glvsshouse’s Soundcloud is receiving a lot of attention throughout the world flocking to his sound following word-of-mouth impressions. Brief backstory on glvsshouse, born M...
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Miz Korona – “The Virus” (EP)

After a nearly 4 year hiatus from recording & releasing music, Detroit emcee Miz Korona is back with a new project born from an unlikely inspiration. Originally avoiding the international pandemic of COVID-19, Miz found herself continuously encouraged by her music making peers after the virus went viral short months after its’ discovery had been announced in the media.
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Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments

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Berner & B-Real Tap Rick Ross for “Candy” Single

Off their Los Meros album, dropping 4/20.
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A$AP Twelvyy Drops ‘Before Noon’ Album

The underrated A$AP Mob member drops his sophomore album.
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AK – “On Me” EP

From South Brunswick, NJ rising Hip Hop artist AK releases his EP titled “On Me“.  The 20-year artist was quick to take to the internet by storm after writing and releasing remixed freestyle covers on YouTube of top hip-hop tracks stamped with his own creative spin. AK’s list of remixes include Desiigner’s “Panda” (34M+ Views), Lil Pump’s “Gucci Gang” (10M Views), Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow” (4.5M+ Views), etc.  Now, with 1.5-Million subscribers and well over 140-Million views on his own YouT...
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Pawz One & DJ Dister – “Watch & Learn” (Album)

Los Angeles wordsmith Pawz One teams up with German producer DJ Dister on the collaborative album “Watch & Learn” via Below System Records. 
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10 Overlooked Gems From Soul Legend Bill Withers

When I saw the news this morning that Bill Withers had passed away, the first thing I did -- besides the new perverse ritual of finding out whether a recently deceased person had contracted COVID-19, to make some pointless calculation of exactly how upset I was and why -- was tell my wife. More »
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Black Atlass Drops ‘Dream Awake’ Album

The XO takeover continues. Fresh off The Weeknd releasing his After Hours…
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Thao & The Get Down Stay Down's wonderful new Zoom music video

The wonderful weird alt.folk noise pop band Thao & The Get Down Stay Down released a new music video today shot entirely using Zoom videoconferencing. It's a radically creative clip for an equally rad tune, "Phenom." Thao & The Get Down Stay Down's new album Temple is out next month.
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Christopher Cross Tests Positive For COVID-19: “Possibly The Worst Illness I’ve Ever Had”

Christopher Cross, whose hit song "Sailing" was just the subject of our Number Ones column earlier today, has tested positive for COVID-19. The yacht-rock singer-songwriter announced the news in a lengthy post on social media, calling coronavirus "possibly the worst illness I've ever had" and urging fans to take the pandemic seriously. More »
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Watch Chvrches Play “Forever” Together Over Videoconference

Chvrches released their last album, Love Is Dead, nearly two years ago. But "Forever," one of its songs, has just became a viral hit after a prominent sync in Netflix's fun, horny Spanish murder teen show Élite. Variety reports that when the show's third season, which features the song in a … More »
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Fortune & F.a.m.e. – “Middle Finger Remix” Ft. Armageddon

Check out this new single by Fortune & F.a.m.e. titled “Middle Finger Remix” featuring Armageddon.  Fortune & F.a.m.e. is an American Music Producer originally from Los Angeles, CA now residing in Louisiana.
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Hear Andrew Gold’s Previously Unreleased “Something New” From 1973

Andrew Gold, the singer-songwriter who recorded the Golden Girls theme song and worked with Linda Ronstadt, died of a heart attack in 2011. But now, Billboard reports, some unreleased material that he left behind is finally seeing the light of day thanks to his widow Leslie Kogan, who discovered a collection … More »
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Ariano – “Leave This Party Right Now” Ft. Def-i

Following the release 2019’s successful album, F*** You, I Love You, Pay Me, Ariano returns with another self-produced song for these quarantine times. “Leave This Party Right Now” is a punk-influenced, bass heavy, rock driven hip hop track that captures the anxious times we are living in.  Featuring New Mexico artist Def-i, who deliveries a diamond sharp verse relaying his thoughts on the pandemic, and the fears and adjustments that face us all. 
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Cashus King – “Nirvana” Ft. Blu, Yamin Semali & Jeff Johnson II (Prod. By Cinematagraffiti)

The Order Label presents “Nirvana”, a single premiere by Cashus King paying homage to the entities who influence all of us Hip Hop heads 2 decades ago featuring Blu, Yamin Semali & Jeff Johnson II with production by Cinematagraffiti. “Nirvana is an ode/homage to the mid to late 1990s-early 2000s indie hip hop wave that made it possible for us to rock. Major thanks to Rawkus, ABB, Stones Throw, BBE, etc…and all of the emcees, producers and djs who put out work through these imprints” -Cashus Kin...
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Bill Withers, Who Sang ‘Lean on Me’ and ‘Ain’t No Sunshine,’ Dies at 81

A three-time Grammy Award winner, he had a string of much-covered hits in the 1970s but had not released an album since 1985.
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Shut-in sounds: 33 of the best industrial albums

Here's another musical round-up to keep you occupied while holed up in your pandemic command bunker. The Pitchfork title of this piece is "The 33 Best Industrial Albums of All Time," but homey don't play that horse race. Your mileage may vary. My mileage varies. What would you add to this list? 27 Chris and Cosey Heartbeat 1981 “Industrial music for us was about being industrious,” Cosey Fanni Tutti reflected of her time in the pioneering group Throbbing Gristle. “It wasn’t about industrial soun...
Tags: Post, Music, New York, News, Los Angeles, Trent Reznor, Chris, Chris Carter, Peter, Reznor, Christopherson, Michael Gira, Cosey Fanni Tutti, Jarboe, Brandon Stosuy, Industrial Culture

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This week's countdown is below, and you can listen to a playlist of all our 5 Best Songs on Spotify. More »
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Def-i – “Pearls” (Video)

Following the release of his highly acclaimed new EP, “Deserted Oceans”, iconic New Mexico based artist, Def-i, drops the video for his second single, “Pearls“.  This track showcases the depth of Def-i’s skills on the mic, his lyrics are purposeful and his wordplay is nuanced. Veteran SoCal artist Ariano‘s production is a knocking blend of jazzy and spiritual undertones.
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Member of banned Turkish folk group dies after hunger strike

Singer Helin Bolek, 28, of Grup Yorum, was protesting against government’s treatment of group A member of a popular folk music group that is banned in Turkey has died on the 288th day of a hunger strike. The singer and a colleague had started the strike while imprisoned to protest at the government’s treatment of their band, according to a post on the group’s Twitter account.Grup Yorum, known for their protest songs, said Helin Bolek, 28, had died on Friday at a home in Istanbul where she had be...
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