Archive for 2012
Hip hop has evolved over its roughly 30 years of popularity into one of the most divisive musical genres since. Mainstream, underground; egotistical, abstract; guest verses, breaks. Two things that remain consistent in all spectrums of the genre are beats and rhymes.
The RCRD LBL Essentials series turns 20 today! To celebrate this milestone, we’re bringing you a playlist stacked with our favorite artists!
Founded in 2006 by fashion stylist, Paul Beahan, this Los Angeles label has released debut albums by artists ranging from Bat for Lashes to Warpaint as well as up and comers such as Sister Crayon and Rainbow Arabia. With roots planted firmly in the fashion and art world, Beahan set out to champion a unique “musical home” for artists whose stomping grounds vary from Los Angeles to Oslo to London to Sydney.
We've never done anything as elaborate as this.
” James Mercer, on playing 'Live on Letterman' Port Of Morrow is the title of the hotly-anticipated new album from indie rock superstars The Shins. Due out on Tuesday, March 20th on Columbia Records, the band plan to celebrate their new release by playing a special Live on Letterman webcast concert – LIVE from the Ed Sullivan Theater in the heart of New York City’s Times Square.
Sacred Bones Records was born in Brooklyn, New York in early 2007, with the intention of bringing their friends’ music to light, as well as unearthing music lost in time. With releases from the likes of Zola Jesus, The Men and Moon Duo of late, Sacred Bones look to release artists whom they truly believe in both aurally and spiritually.