While the identity of ROMANS remains a mystery; the third chapter in the first act of his tale comes complimented by an intriguing visual from the producer. A concoction of still images, enigmatic moving images complimenting ROMANS’ brand of synth-heavy electro-pop, this clip will leave you with more questions than answers. Watch it all unfold above.
DâM-FunK presents us with more unreleased material in the form of “It’s So Good 2 Be Alive.” The track coincides with the West Coast producer’s impending appearance at Coachella Festival to which he attaches the note below.
Self explanatory. *Embrace life & keep pushin’. Peace & L.A. area friends…. see U at Coachella on both Friday’s.
Hit play on the SoundCloud to stream and feel free to download the track.
Ghostface Killah and Adrian Younge stopped by at Jimmy Fallon’s Late Night show to lay down a live rendition of “I Declare Ware,” which comes off their upcoming LP release Twelve Reasons To Die. In tow were Ghostface's associates Masta Killah and Killah Priest as well as in-house band The Roots, with Younge doing what he does best on the organ. Watch the clip above and the album drops April 16.
British electronic trio MONSTA present the visuals for latest single “Messiah.” Shot in the ‘deep south’ of the U.S. the clip follows vocalist Skaar around a desolate neighbourhood with cutaways of a local hunting for deer with a shotgun. The single’s set for a May 6 release and hit play on the player above to see the action unfold.
Toronto electro-pop group Dragonette present a stream of their latest single “My Legs,” which comes off their recent album Bodyparts. The Canadian trio of Martina Sorbara, Dan Kurtz, and Joel Stouffer are set to embark on a U.S. tour next month, dates of which can be found below the “My Legs” SoundCloud stream below.
Dragonette U.S. Tour
5/5: Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
5/7: Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club
5/8: New York, NY @ Terminal 5
5/9: Montreal, QC @ Le National
5/10: Toronto, ON @ Danforth
5/12: Indianapolis, IN @ Vogue
5/13: Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
5/14: Madison, WI @ Majestic
5/15: Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
5/17: Lawrence, MO @ Granada Theatre
5/18: Denver, CO @ Ogden
5/19: Salt Lake City, UT @ The Depot
5/20: Phoenix, AZ @ Marquee
5/21: Los Angeles, CA @ The Avalon
5/24: San Francisco, CA @ The Fox Theater
Skream delivers a soulful, disco remix of Rudimental’s “Hell Could Freeze” track featuring U.S. rapper Angel Haze. The original was previously released back in November 2012 and features on their debut album Home that’s penned in for an April 29 drop. Hit play on the SoundCloud below for the rework.
As with their previous releases from upcoming sophomore album Free the Universe, Major Lazer drop off an animated lyric video to compliment the bouncy dancehall track “Watch Out for This (Bumaye).” The track which features Busy Signal, FS Green and The Flexican also has a video set for release in the coming weeks that’s fittingly shot in the Caribbean. Stay tuned for that and in the meantime, hit play on the player above.
Lana Del Rey delivers a typically sullen visual for “Chelsea Hotel No 2,” a cover of Leonard Cohen’s 1974 version that appeared on his fourth studio album New Skin for the Old Ceremony. Lana’s rendition is a commendable effort to a track Cohen wrote that was a story about an encounter he had with late singer-songwriter Janis Joplin. Watch the clip above.
2013 XXL Freshman Joey Bada$$ stopped by the 106 & Park studios and brought along the rest of Pro Era to partake in “The Backroom” freestyle series. Bada$$, along with Dessy Hinds, A La $ole, Nyck Caution, Kirk Knight, Dyemond Lewis and CJ Fly file in line to lay down their respective bars. Watch the clip above.
The Yeah Yeah Yeahs unveil an unsettling video for their single “Sacrilege,” featuring a young female bride who goes from being the talk of the town to a target of hate and persecution. At the end of the clip it becomes clear that the girl in question is being punished for her infidelities with most of the village. Watch the drama unfold above.