Mo$tWanted – “600 East”

Out of the city of Watts, CA in Los Angeles County, rising underground Hip Hop artist Mo$tWanted releases his new single titled “600 East“.  Follow him on Instagram @mostwantedthl. 
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TWAIN – “Long Distance II” (DM Girl) Ft. Christina Sophia (Video)

Out of the Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN rising underground Hip Hop artist TWAIN releases his  video for “Long Distance II” (DM Girl) featuring Christina Sophia from his new album “Central Standard Time”.  Follow him on Instagram @twainlo.
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JamesEarlWoodz – “South Hills” EP

Out of Beacon NY rising underground Hip Hop artist JamesEarlWoodz drops his new hard-hitting EP titled “South Hills“!  Follow him on Instagram @jamesearlwoodz.  JamesEarlWoodz is more than just a rapper he is the whole package from engineering, producing, singer, song writer, manager, videographer, graphic designer he does it all. He is the true definition of DIY Rapper. He is also CEO of his Record Label  Beat   Taggaz .  You can find his music everywhere under the name JamesEarlWoodz or...
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FelDrö – “TeLL’EM” (Video)

Out of St. Louis, MO rising underground Hip Hop artist FelDrö releases his new single/video titled “TeLL’EM“.  Follow him on Instagram @fel.dro. Thomas Felder alias FelDrö was born and raised in St.Louis MO. Being the youngest in a family of 10 brothers and sisters, FelDrö was gifted in playing clarinet and violin. FelDrö musical career began at a tender age while attending school. Apart from being a musician , FelDrö had a dream of becoming a scientist or working as an audio engineer in ATL...
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La Scala Launches Virtual Tours Of Its Opera House

The project includes virtual tours of the theater, backstage and museum, along with 240,000 archival photos and 16,000 documents, more than 40 digital exhibits and close-up views of costumes worn by stars such as Maria Callas. Performances of operas are available on another platform through Italy’s RAI state television. – Washington Post (AP)
Tags: Art, Music, Italy, Audience, Maria Callas, 05.08.20

Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments

So many great features today: an interview with Hayley Williams; a book excerpt from Mark Lanegan; anniversaries on the National and Idlewild; a Premie Evie of Jason Isbell; and, finally, a review of Stars On 45. Stay inside and read them! … More »
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Canada’s Finest Orchestra (What Does That Even Mean?)

Sir Thomas Beecham used to say that there are no good or bad orchestras, only good or bad conductors, and to an extent he has a point. – Toronto Star
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Either Way Sir Anthony Hopkins ‘Bout To Slide

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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 »
Tags: Music, Charli Xcx, The 5 Best Songs Of The Week, Little Simz, Ka, Westerman, Nation of Language

Dray Yard – “Three Strike” Vol. II EP

Dray Yard continues to drop EP’s from “III Strikes” series (3 EP’s x 3 songs x 3 MC’s). This time he recruited GOOD WTHR, Learic of The Aztext, Recognize Ali, Traum Diggs, Flu P. Gans, Samiam The MC, Ill Legit and Visual. Frontlion killed the cover art as usual (referenced both to classic Ice Cube and quarantine). III Strikes II by Dray Yard
Tags: Albums, Jazz, Dray Yard, Ali Traum Diggs

When Kirill Met Thomas

Pianist Kirrill Gerstein and composer Thomas Ades have been in a musical conversation of the sort that happens only when two people intrinsically seem to understand what the other is trying to say. – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Music, Thomas Ades, 05.08.20, Kirill Met Thomas, Kirrill Gerstein

She Just Wanted to Play Bass. That Life Is Gone.

It was always hard making a living as a musician in New York City. The quarantine has made it impossible.
Tags: Music, News, New York City, Ny, Cbgb, Recording Academy, Bars and Nightclubs, Blues Music, Kenny's Castaways (Manhattan

Longevity x Gift – “The Mask of Sanity” (Video)

Los Angeles underground Hip Hop heavyweight Longevity releases his new music video titled “The Mask of Sanity” with Gift on the beat.  Follow Longevity on Instagram @gevity.
Tags: Videos, Los Angeles, Gift, Jazz, Longevity

N.O.K. – “Growth” Ft. Tay Da Crown & J-V3L (Video)

Check out the latest video by Hip Hop veteran N.O.K. titled “Growth” featuring Tay Da Crown & J-V3L.  This track is off his upcoming album “Behold A Dark Horse” drops May 29th.  
Tags: Videos, Jazz, N.O.K, Tay Da Crown J V3L

Bishop Nehru Drops ‘Nehruvia: My Disregarded Thoughts’ Album

With help from DJ Premier, DOOM and Brady Watt.
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Jane Handcock – “Baby!” (Prod. By Nature Boy Holls)

Up and coming female Hip Hop artist Jane Handcock releases her new single titled “Baby!“produced by Nature Boy Holls.
Tags: Jazz, Singles, Jane Handcock, Nature Boy Holls

100 Broken Windows Turns 20

Imagine if, instead of veering off into bleary electronics in the late '90s, R.E.M. went on to perfect the fuzzed-out sound they attempted on Monster. Imagine if, instead of blink-182's TRL-friendly juvenilia and the Warped Tour hijinks that followed, Y2K-era pop-punk had been altogether harder and smarter. Imagine if, instead of mutating into butt-rock, the … More »
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In Search Of The Next Music Director Of The Fort Worth Symphony

With Miguel Harth-Bedoya stepping down after 20 “transformational” years, Tim Diovanni talks to musicians and observers about potential successors and finds that there is, as yet, no clear favorite. – The Dallas Morning News
Tags: Art, Music, Fort Worth Symphony, Miguel Harth Bedoya, Tim Diovanni, 05.07.20

Live Nation To Test Drive-In Concerts, Fan-Less Broadcasts, Reduced-Capacity Festivals

If live music is going to survive this pandemic, it's going to have to adapt. While most of the United States, Arkansas aside, is still doing without concerts and festivals entirely, other countries are already starting to experiment. Denmark, for example, has been having socially distanced drive-in concerts for fans in … More »
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Jamo Gang – “Walking With Lions” (Album)

Jamo Gang consists of LA legend Ras Kass, NYC veteran emcee El Gant and J57 on production. The trio’s debut album “Walking with Lions” is out now via Fat Beats Records on CD and Vinyl. The album features DJ Premier, Slug from Atmosphere, Sid Wilson from Slipknot, Sick Jacken from Psycho Realm & Slaine from La Coka Nostra.
Tags: La, Albums, Jazz, Ras Kass, El Gant, Slaine, Jamo Gang, Sid Wilson, Slipknot Sick Jacken, Fat Beats Records

Atmosphere – “Whenever” Ft. Gifted Gab, Murs and Haphduzn (Video)

Atmosphere drops their latest music video titled “Whenever” featuring heavyweight emcees Gifted Gab, Murs and Haphduzn. The title track to Atmosphere’s latest album, “Whenever” finds the star-studded list of features melding together, with their diverse styles and wordplay perfectly matching the blessed-to-be-alive tone of Atmosphere’s raps. Video directed by Tomas Aksamit.
Tags: Videos, Jazz, Atmosphere, Murs, Gifted Gab, Haphduzn

The Streets – “Where The F* & K Did April Go”

The Streets teamed up with Tame Impala last month on the new single "Call My Phone Thinking I'm Doing Nothing Better." And now, UK quasi-rapper Mike Skinner is back with that song's B-side, "Where The F* & K Did April Go." … More »
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Deante’ Hitchcock: Living a Better Life

We chopped it up with the ATL native ahead of his debut album, Better.
Tags: Features, Jazz, Better Life, Hitchcock, 2dope, Deante Hitchcock, Deante

Willie Nelson – “I’m The Only Hell My Mama Ever Raised” (Johnny Paycheck Cover)

Although it's been delayed from spring to summer, Willie Nelson's 70th studio album First Rose Of Spring is still on its way. He's already shared the record's title track and the Chris Stapleton-penned "Our Song." Today, he's shared another track. More »
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Broadway Does Mother's Day: Livestreaming This Weekend

Appointment viewing is back. Find out what online events to look for today, and when to tune in.
Tags: Music, Television, Country Music, News, Museums, Classical Music, Theater, Downloads and Streaming, Video Recordings, Pop and Rock Music, Culture (Arts, Comedy and Humor, Quarantine (Life and Culture

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