Eminem came back last year and he's now reviving Dr . Dre with the beautifully eery vocals of Sklyar Grey in the second single I Need a Doctor from Dre's Kush.
The Black Keys are at it again with their new video, Howlin' For You, shooting a Tarantinoesque film trailer as their video.
Coming from Iceland, Steed Lord give you something to brighten up your dreary day. Neon-technicolor geishas...
Spring is on it's way and Summer is coming even faster so that means more incredible concerts on Governor's Island via the Governor's Ball. The inaugural won't have any overlapping sets coming from its two stages, giving us 12 hours of music. Some of the performers will be Girl Talk, Empire of the Sun, Pretty Lights, Big Boi (Outkast), Neon Indian, Miami Horror, a DJ set from Passion Pit plus more acts to be announced. Tickets go on sale Thursday, February 24th @ 10am. Here's the video announcement giving you some of the acts performing.
Set for a March 1st release in the U.S. and February 28th in the U.K., Lykke Li's, Wounded Rhymes, will continue you her ascent into the music world. She creates her own sound with her incredible voice and lyrics that'll hit you hard-in a good way.
Earlier we gave you a taste of Cut Copy's first song Need You Now from their new CD Zonoscope. Here's the video which is what we expected and kind of not what we expected from them. It's quirky and awkward and full of athletic aspirations...
Brooklyn based artists and musicians come forth with another work of visual art, Lighthouse. From the music to the highly creative costumes, the mix of this is boundless and shows that creativity and real individuality exists in the music industry. Their CD is set to be released in June
We admit to posting many of the songs of Beth Ditto's EP Deconstruction. This is the woman and the music everyone needs to be focusing their attention towards in 2011. This song, I Wrote the Book, is by far the one song that can easily do well with the dance/pop genres, so let's hope the people give it go.
MEN, the trio from brooklyn have finally released their first single, Who Am I to Feel So Free, which is from their new CD, Talk About Body. It says so much more than other recent songs about independence and individuality and the video is well....just watch.
While most are clamoring over Gaga's attention seeking behaviour at the Grammys and the release of an unoriginal single, there's Beth Ditto from the Gossip who is a true original from her style and all the way to her sound. Here's an impressive track, Open-Heart Surgery, from her EP Deconstruction.
In great expectations of their new release Swelly Life, here's a new song Rebel. We're sure this only a dose of what is to come.
Over the years there's always been talk of the rebirth of the Supermodel which always pertained to the female supermodel. Supermodels like Naomi, Christy, Linda, Cindy, and Kate but there really hasn't been any male supermodels in a long while. With the March issue of DETAILS, there may be new hope for the male Supermodel with DETAILS adding a new section call The Body. The cover guys include Sean O'Pry, Noah Mills, and Arthur Kulkov. It's been a long time since a male model has been on the cover of any American Men's magazine let alone three. It'll hit the stands on February 15th.
With the sudden departure of the ultimate Carine Roitfeld at French Vogue and the quick replacement with Emmanuelle Alt, there was huge speculation of why and what really happened behind the scenes. The impressive, as always, Cathy Horyn, helps us all sort it out.
Canadian trio, Young Galaxy, is giving us some dreamy pop with We Have Everything, to help us get through the winter. It's an interesting choice to do an animated video for this song. Check it out.
Performing at the Grammy Awards are Rihanna , Katy Perry, Willow Smith and now Barbra Streisand will be singing her nominated song Love Is The Answer. It would be amazing if she also performed with Duck Sauce the song Barbra Streisand.
Kitsune continues to move onward and upward with it's newest release, PARISIEN, which features the next wave of Parisian acts. It's set for release on February 21st. Here's a peek into the forthcoming Kitsune release. Oh yeah, a couple of our favorites are Jupiter's SAKE and
OK, this will be our last post of James Blake today so let's do it with this incredible track and video for The Wilhelm Scream. This video is a perfect match for the song and it's now on repeat. His self-titled CD is headed our way on February 7th and looks like it'll get us through this long winter.
James Blake is set to release his CD on February 7 and there already have been a flurry of remixes of his tracks. One of the most impressive is Sound Remedy's, dub-step style, remix of I Never Learnt To Share.
We brought you this amazing track back in September and now Magnetic Man with the amazing vocals of John Legend have released the video for Getting Nowhere. The video is symbolic of the Four Horsemen that are released to start the great apocalypse. It's a cool visual for an amazing song.
German based Telonius did a remake of the Ian Dury's song, Hit Me, giving it a modern disco electro twist. Check out the Bottin Remix along with the original mix.
Here's Lykke Li's second track, I Follow Rivers, coming from her self-released CD Wounded Rhymes coming out March 1st. We're all looking forward to it.
Here's the UK import, The Vaccines, featuring the song If You Wanna. Can they live up to all the hype as being the newest import saving the world of music?
Kim Ann Foxman from the killer group Hercules and Love Affair is releasing her solo debut with CREATURE. It's a strong blend of past, present and future.
French songtress, Keren Ann, has a new CD, 101, set for release in February. Her first single and video is My Name Is Trouble is visually mesmerizing and highly addictive.