So the new iPod commercial has a lovely song playing in it and after minimal internet researching, I found out it’s a GROUPLOVE song!
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Tyler, the Creator posted a video on his Twitter of him having a jam session with BADBADNOTGOOD. Immediately I was sucked in by the intricate smooth jazz and still completely hip-hop sounds that were coming through my speakers. BADBADNOTGOOD is an underground group from Canada and its true claim to fame is from a 2 part Youtube series they call the Odd Future Sessions. The nearly 20 minute long live footage shows the trio progressing through various Odd Future tracks from their mixtape, “Radical,” in an intricate jazz style, leaving plenty of room for modulation and carefully placed improve.
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This show is incredibly eerie, full of demented characters, and revolves around a haunted house. I don’t want to give anything away, but I will say each episode moves forward and keeps me wanting more, which is the complete opposite to season 2 of The Walking Dead. (I’m no critic but my opinion seems not to be alone and quite correct.)
Watch American Horror Story, Wednesdays 10pm on FX.
The College Music Journal Music and Movie Marathon or as most call it, CMJ, is a week long festival of the arts that is held in Manhattan and Brooklyn every year towards the end of October. I wish that I could write a long review about the interworking and technicalities of the festival, but I’d be better suited with a review of New York’s Subway since that’s where I spent the most time.
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I just stumbled across this video of St. Vincent covering the Big Black song, “Kerosene”. IT IS AWESOME!!! Both bands rule, and if you like this, give St. Vincent’s new album called “Strange Mercy” a listen. Big Black is one of Steve Albini’s old bands (he is currently in Shellac).
St. Vincent’s website: http://www.ilovestvincent.com/
New Childish Gambino album for free streaming! Just click the image!
Categorized as post-dubstep, experimental, and downtempo, the music that James Blake mixes calls for a spoonful of pleasantness, a dash of spine tingles, a sprinkle of energy, and a heaping amount of soul.
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