#TrackoftheDay: “Strange Transformations”

Sonic Boom SixUK (2009) I will say this: it is evident that Sonic Boom Six has excellent taste in samples. Any song that is heavy with Vincent Price is an automatic winner in my book. Extra points for a band name that’s numerically incorrect when compared to the number of members. I don’t know why I always enjoy that so much–perhaps it’s the fact that math and I sometimes get into knife fights. Anyway, that’s before we get to the song itself, with its excellent beat and smooth vo...
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Supreme Cerebral – “Summer In The Slums” | MIC SESSION

Supreme Cerebral pulls up to the HQ and drops his exclusive Mic Session performing, “Summer In The Slums”. The post Supreme Cerebral - "Summer In The Slums" | MIC SESSION first appeared on UndergroundHipHopBlog.
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Michael Blueyez – “All of Us Been Hustlin'” Ft. X-Raided (Video)

Pushing awareness on self-control, inner- strength, and self-development, Michael Blueyez links with Sacramento rap legend X-Raided for the official video for, “All of Us Been Hustiln'”.The post Michael Blueyez - "All of Us Been Hustlin'" Ft. X-Raided (Video) first appeared on UndergroundHipHopBlog.
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Darkim Be Allah & Endemic Emerald – “God of the Universe” Ft. Planet Asia

The NYC rap duo of Darkim Be Allah & Endemic Emerald announce their upcoming album, ‘Antediluvian King,’ with the release of their raw new single, “God of the Universe,” featuring Planet Asia. Darkim’s no-nonsense delivery sounds right at home over the bluesy strings, guitars, and vocals, along with the crunchy percussion. And the same goes for the track’s guest feature, West Coast underground stalwart Planet Asia. “God of the Universe” is available now through all digital retailers and strea...
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Realio Sparkzwell – “Honor My Plate” (Video + Vinyl/CD Launch)

New York emcee Realio Sparkzwell brings a dose of cinematic flair to his Mafioso rap sound with “Honor My Plate,” the stylish new video/single off his latest project, “Bloody Luciano”. The video is directed by longtime collaborator Trigg The Ruler, who put the focus on Sparkzwell and his crew as they make their way through Syracuse’s Little Italy. The track stems from Sparkzwell’s well received Bloody Luciano album, which dropped digitally this past August and is available now on vinyl and CD...
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The Hyphenate – “The Gulag” (Video)

SoCal based Hip Hop artist The Hyphenate releases his new music video “The Gulag“, a lyrical battle rap song that references the Call of Duty Modern Warfare Gulag.The post The Hyphenate - "The Gulag" (Video) first appeared on UndergroundHipHopBlog.
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Viral Fleetwood Mac Skater Willing To Collab With Travis Scott, Drinks 64 Oz. Ocean Sprays For The Value

Idaho skateboarder Nathan Apodaca, better known as @420doggface208 gave the world a precious gift last month: an extremely pure viral video in which he rides around, drinks straight from a big-ass bottle of Cran-Raspberry Ocean Spray, and vibes out to Fleetwood Mac's "Dreams." … More »
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Eddie Van Halen And Sammy Hagar Secretly Rekindled Their Friendship Earlier This Year

Sammy Hagar and Eddie Van Halen secretly made up and rekindled their friendship prior to Van Halen's sudden passing yesterday, Metal Injection reports. The two had a famously contentious relationship and had reportedly not spoken since Hagar, who replaced lead singer David Lee Roth in 1985, left the band for good … More »
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Project Sekai: Colorful Stage! Devoid of Any & All Pantsu

A game containing Hatsune Miku and some of her other Vocaloid cohorts has been done dirty as Project Sekai: Colorful Stage! feat. Hatsune Miku has denied players the ability to ogle all the girls’ pantsu. The title is a result of a collaboration between Sega, Craft Egg, Colorful Palette, and Crypton Future Media and is […]
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Morgan Wallen Pulled From SNL For Violating COVID Protocols

Rising country star Morgan Wallen, who recently landed a song in the top 10 of Billboard's Hot 100 chart, was supposed to make his Saturday Night Live debut this weekend. But in the wake of a wild weekend at the University Of Alabama, with Wallen spotted partying mask-free and … More »
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Lorde Tells New Zealanders To Vote In Exchange For New Music Next Year

Lorde isn't very active on social media. But today, the New Zealand pop star has made a rare appearance on Instagram to encourage you to vote -- in New Zealand. Shockingly, not everything is about us Americans! … More »
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Rose Bowl will host a drive-in concert and comedy show with Hannibal Buress and Thundercat

Comedian Hannibal Buress and musician Thundercat will headline a drive-in music and comedy show in the grassy lot at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena for two shows on Saturday, Oct. 24. The duo joined forces after Buress wrapped up his “Let’s See How This Goes” five-date drive-in tour. Tickets to the 4:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. shows are $120-$325 per vehicle with up to 2-4 passengers per price level (there’s also a $45 additional person ticket available) at Guests are allowed to sit w...
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Heaven’s Guitarmy A Little Bit Louder Tonight

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Porches – “I Miss That”

Porches' Aaron Maine released a new album, Ricky Music, at the beginning of the year right as lockdown started. This summer, he's remixed Girlpool and helped out his bud Dev Hynes to remix Tame Impala, and today he's back with a new song of his own, "I Miss That." … More »
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How Whitney Balliett Created A Blueprint For Writing About Jazz

He retained the enthusiasm of a fan, but it was married to the expressive virtuosity of a master writer who could extract from his typewriter something akin to what others drew from their saxophones and trumpets. It was almost as if he were a jazz musician himself, but one who wrote essays for The New Yorker instead of soloing over “I Got Rhythm” chords. – City Journal
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Hannah’s Little Sister – “Gum”

Hannah's Little Sister are a quartet out of Liverpool that make everything-but-the-kitchen-sink pop music that's as zany as it is catchy. They only have a couple of songs out in the world so far, including "20" and "Bin Mouth," but next month they're releasing their debut EP, the charmingly-titled EP.mp3. Today, … More »
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7 Things You Should Know After High School Graduation

As a parent of a high school graduate, this is probably the most critical phase of your child’s life. While some may be sure of what is next, a number of them want to enjoy freedom. That is where you come in as a parent to encourage and inspire them to be who they want to be. 1. The real-life talk The first thing is to make them feel that they are essential and they have crossed the adulthood line. Appreciate them by recognizing the milestones they have made over the years. Then introduce the...
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Neil Young Officially Releasing Legendary On The Beach Debut Concert Album

One of the most famous Neil Young bootlegs is the recording of his solo show at a Greenwich Village club called The Bottom Line, recorded in the early hours of May 16, 1974 in a surprise appearance after a Leon Redbone and Ry Cooder show. Taking the stage around 2:30AM with nothing but his guitar, … More »
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Tom DeLonge Is Directing A Sci-Fi Movie

Tom DeLonge loves alien stuff. Can't get enough of it. For years, the former Blink-182 guitarist and current Angels & Airwaves leader has been investing huge amounts of time and money into UFO research, even going so far as to crowdfund a spaceship. At first this all seemed kind of loony, … More »
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World Be Free – “Acceptance”

Up until this past March, the LA road warriors of Terror were probably the most beloved and reliable touring institution in hardcore. And since Terror can't really tour now, vocalist Scott Vogel seems to be using his considerable energy to fuel some other projects. A couple of months ago, Vogel reunited with Buried Inside, his … More »
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Lost Horizons – “Cordelia” (Feat. John Grant)

A few years ago, former Cocteau Twin and Bella Union label head Simon Raymonde started a new project called Lost Horizons with Dif Juz's Richie Thomas. Their first album together, 2017's Ojalá, had its fair share of collaborations, and for their next album, In Quiet Moments, they'll have a featured vocalist on every … More »
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10 Times Eddie Van Halen Shined Outside The Context Of Van Halen

Eddie Van Halen, who died on Tuesday at the age of 65, is inextricably linked to the band he co-founded with his brother Alex, the hard rock legends Van Halen. But although known as one of the greatest guitarists of all time, he didn't have the kind of moonlighting-heavy c.v. some other rockers … More »
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Roosevelt – “Feels Right”

Marius Lauber, the German producer known as Roosevelt, just announced a new album called Polydans. It won't be out until February, which is four and a half months from now and feels like an eternity given how much might or might not change between now and then. He's calling it a love letter to dance … More »
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This Is The Kit – “Was Magician”

This Is The Kit, Kate Stables' folk-rock project, are about to release their new album Off Off On. They recorded the follow-up to 2017's Moonshine Freeze with Josh Kaufman of Bonny Light Horseman and Muzz, and we've already heard a couple of tracks from it, “This Is What You Did” and … More »
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Bernz – “Party in My Room” (Video)

Bernz of ¡MAYDAY! presents the vibrant visuals for “Party in My Room” off his upcoming sophomore album Sorry for the Mess.The post Bernz – “Party in My Room” (Video) first appeared on UndergroundHipHopBlog.
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Stream Indonesian Hardcore Band Insane’s Great New Demo

"Insane" is a fun word, and it's one I probably use too much, but it's not a very functional band name. If you call your band Insane, you make your band effectively impossible to Google, and you run the risk of any conversation about your band turning into an Abbott and Costello routine. But maybe … More »
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