To add further confusion to a career tinged with genre-bending obscurity, the dance-punk/nerdtronica/electropop experts Hot Chip shall hit the road this Fall. Supporting their sexond album Made In The Dark the tour is a follow up to their uber successful tour earlier this year as well as their scorching performance at Coachella.
Your favorite rapper’s rapper Skillz is prepping the Jul 8th release of his latest album Million Dollar Backpack with Design of a Decade: The 90′s Collection, a new mixtape that sees the rapper rhyming over some of his favorite 90s hip-hop classics. We’d give you the details but since Skillz was kind enough to blog about the project, we figure we’ll just let the man himself talk about it below. Eternal props to rappers not afraid to drop “LOL”s in blog updates. OMG is the new OGC.
One of the few hip-hop artists who is both an enthusiast of martial arts flicks and also puts his money where his round-house kicking feet are, Vast Aire’s second album Deuces Wild drops on Jun 24th. However, peep an exclusive unreleased track “The Crush” only available at this link.
Black Kids and Cut Copy at Studio B, Brooklyn NY Black Kids are nothing if not cute as hell and ready to rock. They sounded a lot more polished than their CMJ performance of last Oct. They might just be all grown up now and signed to Columbia — but they still seemed grateful that they were playing to a sold out crowd at Studio B — and let me just tell you, it takes a lot to impress a crowd at Studio B. I think I May have even seen some people dancing — actually dancing not just swaying or tapping feet. Now Modular why you gotta be so cool? Although I wished I was in Australia at a club watching the 80s-infused disco sensation that is Cut Copy — I still gave …