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Eliot Sumner Performs “Halfway To Hell” on The Late Late Show

16 Jun


Eliot Sumner made her Late Late Show debut last night by performing her song “Halfway To Hell” off of her recently released album, Information. Watch the UK singers energetic performance of the single in the clip above. 

Video: Schoolboy Q Debuts “Gangsta” in Santa Ana

4 May

Collective State TV was on hand at Schoolboy Q’s show last night in Santa Ana, California where he premiered a new track off of his forthcoming album, Oxymoron. The new track, “Gangsta,” can be heard up above. We’ll be on the lookout for the official release.

Events: Pygmalion Music Festival 2013 Lineup

3 May

The 9th annual Pygmalion Music Festival’s lineup for the 2013 edition has been announced. While the 3-day festival won’t be taking place until September 26 (-28), our neighbors down in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois will be hosts to live sets from Major Lazer, the Breeders, Youth Lagoon, and Chance the Rapper among others.

Other artists slated to appear are: Foxygen, the Head & the Heart, Dawes, Warpaint, Daughter, Perfume Genius, METZ, Damien Jurado, Kishi Bashi, Psychic Twin, Jenny Hval, Murder By Death, Caveman, K.Flay, Saturday Looks Good to Me, On An On, Nat Baldwin, Common Loon, PHOX, Detective, Justin Walter, Grandkids, the Dirty Feathers, Elsinore, the Struggle, and Sun Stereo. More performers will be announced in June.

Pygmalion 2013 tickets go on sale Tuesday, May 7 at noon CST here

(Spin)

Tame Impala Covers Andre 3000’s “Prototype”

3 May

You can’t go wrong with an Andre Three Stacks cover of his “Prototype” on a Friday morning! Tame Impala manages to do a dope little cover to Andre’s hit on the epic , The Love Below. Peep it out above!

Big K.R.I.T.: The Backroom Freestyle

2 May

Big Krit is the latest rapper to take part in 106 & Park’s The Backroom Freestyle series. Check out his dope freestyle up above and watch him break down his latest mixtape with Fuse after the jump.  Continue reading

North Coast Music Festival 2013 Lineup

2 May

20130502-004210.jpgThe first wave of artists that will be performing at this years North Coast Music Festival have been announced. It is a very strong group with hip hop being represented very well. Wu-Tang Clan, Nas, Mac Miller, Just Blaze, Afrojack, Aloe Blacc and many more artists will be making the trip to Chicago on Labor Day Weekend (8/30-9/1). 3-day passes are available on Club Tix now. We’ll keep you updated when the next wave of artists are announced.

Sources: Do312 & Club Tix

Event: We R Hip Hop (feat. Really Doe) Live at Reggies; 5.9.13

1 May

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We’d like to announce On The Grind Productions’ We R Hip Hop, a night of Chicago Hip Hop that will hit Reggies Rock Club on Thursday, May 9th. Grammy-award winning artist, Really Doe, will be headlining this show that’s highlighting  Chicago talent like Julian Malone, Paypa, Auggie The 9th, KiDD Tha Chicagoan, D2G & more.

The show starts at 8PM at Cermak and State and is 18+. $8 advance/ $10 door. Buy your tickets here.

Video: Phoenix Perform “Trying To Be Cool” On ‘Letterman’

1 May

After finally releasing their latest album, Bankrupt!, Phoenix went on Late Show with David Letterman to play their track “Trying To Be Cool.” The Frenchmen put on an excellent performance and played one of the better tracks off the new album.

See the clip above.

Mad Decent Block Party 2013 Lineups Announced

30 Apr

The 2013 Mad Decent Block Party lineup has been announced… The 13 city block party will host Major Lazer, Dillon Francis, Flosstradamus, Danny Brown, Riff Raff, Baauer, Diplo, Matt & Kim, Rockie Fresh, Nadastrom, DJ Sega, Dirty South Joe, Swizzymack and Jahan Lennon, among others. Continue reading

Event: Chance The Rapper Live at Metro on May 26th (Acid Rap Live)

30 Apr

While we patiently wait for Acid Rap to drop, Metro has made Chance’s Acid Rap Live show on May 26th public.  Tickets are only $12 in advance, so definitely purchase those tickets ASAP because it will be selling out quick! You can purchase tickets here. Update: Download Acid Rap here.

Source: Eva Hall & Metro Chicago