Kimya Dawson, Chuck D, The Roots, Tom Morello, Alice Walker, Junot Diaz, W. Kamau Bell, Rosario Dawson, Favianna Rodriguez and many more signed the "Migration Is Beautiful" artists' statement on immigration reform.
Check out their statement below and let us know what you think.
More info and petition at http://migrationisbeautiful.com. - L.…
UK post-hardcore band This Part Is Us played their final show this past spring, but lead singer Arthur Walwin is back with his new solo project. His debut EP For One More Night is decidedly softer, but Walwin brings the same emotional intensity and range to this set. This is post-post-hardcore.…Continue
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We know many of you guys are real excited about the upcoming Jimi Hendrix biopic starring Andre 3000. As we've told you before, Hendrix's estate refused to authorize the use of original music or copyrights created by Jimi Hendrix. So the team had to get creative to work around this. Producers told magazine Rolling Stone that they will use new recordings of songs that…Continue
Singer/songwriter and AP member Tess refers to her music as “Hip Rock & B,” which even if it doesn't quite roll off the tongue, is at least a pretty solid description. She has the massive voice of a pop star, but an eclecticism and depth of soul rarely heard these days in Top 40 land. Though The Name is Tess is her debut EP, this isn't Tess' first time around…Continue
We'd like to hear news like that every freaking day: UK rock/pop duo Noisettes' album 'Contact' will be released August 27th, preceded by first single 'Winner' on August 13th. In the meanwhile, here's the artwork for the LP + behind-the-scenes footage of the upcoming 'Winner' video (+ in case you missed it a snippet from the song). xo
- L C-D…
Alternative hip-hop duo Ninjasonik has joined forces with art-punk duo The Unstoppable Death Machines for the brutal new track 'Lucy Is The Boss.' The duo of hyphenated duos has been performing together recently and definitely has some serious chemistry. Ninjasonik has always brought a punk energy to their music and embraced DIY ethos, but with 'Lucy Is The Boss' they finally take the plunge head-first into old school punk rock.
The song has a definite 80's hardcore flavor;…
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Everybody's getting all excited about the upcoming Jimi Hendrix biopic starring Andre 3000 we told you about a few days ago. Turns out Jimi Hendrix's estate released a new statement. Excerpt: "Experience Hendrix, LLC, the family-owned company entrusted with safeguarding the legacy of Jimi Hendrix and administrator of the Jimi Hendrix music and publishing catalog, has…Continue
Rumors had been circulating for a minute, some said Jimi Hendrix's estate initially refused to authorize the use of his music in the movie. But
The Irish Film & Television Network (IFTN) revealed that ‘All Is By My Side’, the Jimi biopic project starring Outkast's Andre 3000, is moving forward. Filming/production will reportedly begin later this month in Ireland, under director John Ridley's watch.
"The film will be set…