ReachingNOVA – “In These Times”

  Fresh off the Legends EP with Teemonee, New York emcee ReachingNOVA continues the grind with “In These Times”.  
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Detroit YB – “Doors”

  Detroit YB is back with his 3rd single of the year “Doors”  
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Casual – “The Gift Of Science” Ft. Ghostface Killah, Killah Priest, Planet Asia, Tristate, Phesto & D‘wayne Wiggins

“The Gift Of Science” , the ultimate collab and possecut banger by Bay Area rapper Casual of the iconic Hieroglyphics featuring Wu Tang ‘s Ghostface Killah, Killah Priest , Gold Chain Military MC´s Planet Asia & Tristate as well as Souls of Mischiefs own Phesto plus D’wayne Wiggins from Tony! Toni! Toné! on the outro hook. Produced by Austrian Producer FLIP, this track is off Casual ‘s new album, “Big Head Science”. Big Head Science by Casual
Tags: Jazz, Wu Tang, Bay Area, Singles, Killah Priest, Ghostface Killah, Wiggins, Casual, Planet Asia, Tony Toni Tone, Tristate, Phesto, D`wayne Wiggins, Asia Tristate

15 May 2020 Playlist: Can’t Think of Anything But Webbing

As we go careening into the weekend, it’s time for another playlist of delights. It’s always a mixed bag of mayhem. Enjoy. From a special one-off Coronavirus episode of Charlie Brooker’s Weekly Wipe, Diane Morgan returns as Philomena Cunk to investigate the wonder of vaccines. Buddy Hackett killing people with jokes on The Tonight Show. Victor Borge and Dean Martin collaborate singing a somewhat-medley using Borge’s unique vocal stylings. George Carlin an...
Tags: Coffee, Music, Television, Stimuli, Brit, George Carlin, Tom Waits, Charlie Brooker, Nicolas Cage, Dean Martin, Philomena Cunk, Diane Morgan, Victor Borge, Buddy Hackett, Boris Karloff, Steven Yeun

Chuuwee – “Knocked Off” (Video)

Chuuwee drops his new single with the visuals for “Knocked Off“. This is the second leak from the Sacramento emcee’s upcoming album “Babylon“. In late March he released the first single which was a video for the song titled “Father“. “Knocked Off” is produced by Swami and the video is directed by @xhicax. The album “Babylon” will be out on May 22nd and includes guest appearances by Hus Kingpin, Mark Battles, Trizz and more.
Tags: Videos, Sacramento, Jazz, Babylon, Swami, Chuuwee, Hus Kingpin Mark Battles Trizz

CeeLo Green – “Doing It All Together” (prod. Dan Auerbach)

CeeLo Green is Thomas Callaway, coming soon.
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Neo-Soul Singer RIMON Delivers Nostalgic ‘I Shine, U Shine’ EP

Featuring Denzel Curry and Darrell Cole.
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Brady Watt, Ras Kass & Maverick Sabre – “Push On Thru” (Video)

On the heels of his most recent collaborative projects with Bishop Nehru, “The Real Book, Vol. 1“, and “WAVRIDIN” with Demrick, Brady Watt brought Ras Kass and Maverick Sabre together for a new inspirational single and video for “Push On Thru.”
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B3hree – “Dem City Boyz” (Video)

Bay Area artist B3hree takes listeners on a trip to San Francisco with his fire new video “Dem City Boyz”.  B3hree shows us the gritty side of San Francisco reminding people it’s not all sweet in the city.
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Gel Roc – “Truth Bomb” (Video)

Catching up to new music that dropped this week, Los Angeles based rapper Gel Roc drops his official video for, “Truth Bomb”.  Song is the first single from the new Gel Roc solo album, “Grandeur” on Abolano Records.
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"I invented heavy rock because I never even heard of Link Wray til the 80s - his records weren’t hard rock - the Ventures were heavier than Link Wray..."

"... No Trespassing by the Ventures is a heavy record - he wasn’t an influence on me... Link Wray played open chords with a slight distortion i used heavy bar chords with distortion through my green amp which I cut the speaker up with the razor blade to get the sound I wanted and no one was doing that then... I’m surprised you would say this. I’m not going off I’m defending me self."Tweets The Kinks' Dave Davies, responding to a tweet by Stevie Van Zandt that is deleted now. Stevie appeases: "Yo...
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#TrackOfTheDay: “Tomorrow is the Question”

Julian LageUSA (2019) I had not heard of Julian Lage before, but that’s not surprising. There is simply too music in the world for me to listen to it all–but it doesn’t stop me from trying. From what I’ve read, it appears Lage started practicing guitar in the womb. His latest out of eleventy-five albums is Love Hurts, and yes, a cover of the song you’re thinking of is on the album. From that album here’s “Tomorrow is the Question.” You can snag his music on Amazon. ...
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RIZE – “MaMa Mia” (Video Premiere)

Rising New York based Hip Hop artist RIZE takes us on an adventure to Lisbon, Portugal premiering his latest music video titled “MaMa Mia” exclusively on UGHHBLOG. Produced by fellow New Yorker 100 Band AP. RIZE takes us on a stroll through a foreign land with a beautiful foreign girl living free as always in this clean visual. Follow him on Instagram @rizzykravitz.
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Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments

Whose new album did you stream first today: Charli XCX? Perfume Genius? Moses Sumney? Jason Isbell? Polo G? … More »
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Monday: New Order's Bernard Sumner and Stephen Morris's streaming tribute to Joy Division's Ian Curtis

Monday, May 18, is the 40th anniversary Joy Division singer Ian Curtis's death by suicide. Former Joy Division (and current New Order) members Bernard Sumner and Stephen Morris will pay tribute on that day with "Moving Through the Silence," a livestream of performances and conversations organized by , the UK musical festival organization that raises awareness about mental health issues. From the event description: The Killers frontman, Brandon Flowers, will be talking about the i...
Tags: Video, Music, UK, News, Isolation, Greater Manchester, Brandon Flowers, Bernard Sumner, Ian Curtis, Stephen Morris, Mark Reeder, Postpunk, Royal Northern College of Music, Maxine Peake Headstock, Jennifer Hardy, Oliver Lomax

Watch this Prince & The Revolution smoking live concert from 1985

Electric word, life. The Prince estate is streaming this killer Prince & The Revolution set recorded in Syracuse, NY during the legendary 1985 Purple Rain tour. While this footage has been available other ways, it's a killer show and wonderful to see it again in high quality. Only available on Prince's official YouTube channel until Sunday night, it's a fundraiser for the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization. Meanwhile, the audio recording of the show, circul...
Tags: Video, Music, News, Prince, Syracuse NY, Dearly Beloved

Musicians Association Will Pay Musicians To Perform Online

Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada will pay musicians $150 per online performance for its members. The project is backed by $200,000 in funding every three months for the duration of COVID-19 lockdown period. Shares of royalties will go to all rights holders of the music performed. – Ludwig Van
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Watch this smoking Prince & The Revolution live concert from 1985

Electric word, life. The Prince estate is streaming this killer Prince & The Revolution set recorded in Syracuse, NY during the legendary 1985 Purple Rain tour. While this footage has been available other ways, it's a killer show and wonderful to see it again in high quality. Only available on Prince's official YouTube channel until Sunday night, it's a fundraiser for the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization. Meanwhile, the audio recording of the show, circul...
Tags: Video, Music, News, Prince, Syracuse NY, Dearly Beloved

Eastern Sunz – “Welfare” Ft. Rahim Thornhill

  Fresh off of their Independent Music Awards nomination for Album of the Year, the Portland based hip hop duo Eastern Sunz drop a new single “Welfare” featuring Rahim Thornhill, off of their forthcoming album due out in June 2020. The song features production by SmokeM2D6 (K Records/Old Dominion) which forgoes samples and instead enlists a team of musicians to recreate an interpolation of an obscure soul song from the 70’s. Rahim Thornhill not only sings the nostalgic hook, but also play...
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Pretty Things’ Phil May Dead At 75

Phil May, lead singer for the influential British Invasion-era rock band Pretty Things, has died at age 75. According to a statement from the band's management, May died Friday morning at Queen Elizabeth hospital in Kings Lynn, Norfolk. He'd been hospitalized since suffering a bike accident last week. Injuries from the crash necessitated emergency hip … More »
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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, The 5 Best Songs Of The Week, Silverbacks, Lalita, MAXO KREAM, Amnesia Scanner, The Beths, OMB Bloodbath

Beatles photographer Astrid Kirchherr dies aged 81

Innovative German artist recorded group’s rise to fame after seeing them play in HamburgAstrid Kirchherr, the photographer whose shots of the Beatles helped turn them into icons, has died aged 81.The Beatles writer Mark Lewisohn confirmed the news on Twitter, posting: “Intelligent, inspirational, innovative, daring, artistic, awake, aware, beautiful, smart, loving and uplifting friend to many. Her gift to the Beatles was immeasurable.” Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, Music, Germany, The Beatles, UK News, Culture, Art and design, Pop and rock, Astrid Kirchherr, Mark Lewisohn, HamburgAstrid Kirchherr

Regional Justice Center – “Don’t Talk To Me” & “Escape From LA”

Within the fast, brutalist hardcore subgenre known as power violence, the Los Angeles-based collective Regional Justice Center are one of the most interesting things currently going. Self Defense Family member Ian Shelton, the man behind Regional Justice Center, got the project going as a way to rage about his teenage younger brother being sent to … More »
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glvsshouse x Donald Grunge – “Vacant” EP

Debuting with groundbreaking release ‘Games’, glvsshouse mysteriously emerged during the quarantine of 2020. Having been supported by the likes of Fresh Pop Picks, Fresh Pressed and New Emo Rap, glvsshouse returns with a show-stopping 6-track extended play. The EP features fellow Boston native Donald Grunge and features newest single ‘Strangest’ which is matched with a sharp visual. The pair look set to wake the sleeping scene in their home city.
Tags: Boston, Albums, Jazz, Donald Grunge, Glvsshouse

Lady Gaga’s Law Firm Rejects Ransom Demand As Hackers Leak Files

Poor Lady Gaga. Not only did the rollout for her grand post-A Star Is Born pop-queen comeback Chromatica get interrupted by a global pandemic, it's been thwarted by leakers at every turn. First lead single "Stupid Love" hit the internet early. Then the cover art leaked. So did the … More »
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C.G. – “The Certified Genius” (EP Review)

C.G. is a producer based out in New Jersey who’s been at it behind the boards since the age of 16. He’s spent the last decade working with artists such as Do or Die & Grizzy Hendrix, but he has decided to come together with an eponymous debut EP. After the intro, the first song “Transition” by Elus & B.Ankha is a really great way to start things off as it’s a beautiful positivity jam. The track “Angels” by Guilty Simpson talks about brotherhood over a dim instrumental while the song “Destructio...
Tags: Reviews, New Jersey, Jazz, Guilty Simpson, C.G, Grizzy Hendrix, Dikulz Twisted Insane, Bizarre Ren Thomas, Niamson

RETROSPECT – “Operation Eradication” Ft. Binge Crosby (Video)

Following the release of their explosive first single, rising Minneapolis, MN and San Diego, CA based underground Hip Hop group RETROSPECT premieres their brand new single/streaming video titled “Operation Eradication” featuring Binge Crosby. They return with a sprawling space odyssey that pits the extraterrestrial architects of our planet against the listless bottomfeeders that inhabit it.  Crashlanding Summer 2020, RETROSPECT’s eponymous debut album administers the soundtrack to your interp...
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5 Ways to Make Yourself a Better Person

One of the things we all strive to do in life is to better ourselves every day. If you’re an athlete, you want to improve on your skills from day-to-day. If you’re a health care worker, you want to help as many people as you can. As human beings, you want to see some sorts of improvement or be a better person than you were yesterday. For me, it’s something I’ll admit that it’s something I’m constantly working on. Whether it’s your marriage to your spouse, relationship with co-workers or signif...
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