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FULL SCREEN: Tegan and Saras Boyfriend video is a total cliché
Apr 28, 2016 9:57am | Chart Attack
Full Screen is our rumination on the remarkable music videos of the day. Today, Tegan and Sara pull back the curtain on the tedium of video shoots, J Dilla and Nas take us back, and Programm drop a gorgous black and white epic.

Tegan and Sara, "Boyfriend"

YouTube Video

If you're going to shoot a music video, why not show what it's actually like? Tegan and Sara's video for "Boyfriend" shows both the glamorous side of video shoots, as well as the annoying parts... which are mostly caused by the glamorous parts. There's colourful neon backdrops that contrast the duo's all black outfits, as well as glamorous facial close ups, followed by expressions of general boredom and malaise. Hey, at least they're being genuine.

Tegan And Sara's Love You To Death is out June 3 via Warner Bros.

J Dilla ft. Nas, "The Sickness (prod. by Madlib)"

YouTube Video

It's been almost two weeks since the posthumous release of J Dilla's long rumoured vocal album The Diary, which was originally started back in 2001. "The Sickness" serves as a reminder that Dilla was just as nice on the mic as he was behind the boards. Combine that with a Nas verse, a Madlib instrumental, and some slick graphic art ...

Peach Kelli Pop releasing "Halloween Mask" single (listen), going on tour
Apr 28, 2016 9:44am | Brooklyn Vegan

Peach Kelli Pop's new single, Halloween Mask, out this week on Lauren Records, featuring three surfy, sugary earworms (one with kazoo). They're all a lot of fun, as you'd expect from PKP, and you can stream all three below...

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Blink-182 Bored To Death
Apr 28, 2016 9:42am | StereoGum
Blink-182I spent most of Blink-182's initial run hating the fuck out of Blink-182, thinking they were hacky NOFX ripoffs who got lucky. Some time later, I figured something out that I probably should've known off the rip: They're one of the greatest singles bands of the past 20 years, a superbly ingratiating hook machine that … More »

Paul Simon shares new song Cool Papa Bell listen
Apr 28, 2016 9:30am | Cosequence Of Sound

On June 3rd, Paul Simon returns with his 13th solo album, Stranger to Stranger. Due out via Concord Music Group, the Roy Halee-produced record comes five years after Simon’s So Beautiful or So What. According to a press release, the LP might be his most experimental yet, as he explores electronic elements, African woodwind instruments, and 43-tones-per-octave microtonal scale of music theorist Harry Parch.

Earlier this month, Simon gave us the jazzy lead single “Wristband”. Now, he’s unveiled the lovely “Cool Papa Bell”, in which the legendary songwriter lilts over chill finger snaps and a playful melody.

Stream it below (via Pitchfork).

In support of the new album, Simon will head out on his first North American solo tour since 2011.

Stranger to Stranger Tracklist:
01. The Werewolf
02. Wristband
03. The Clock
04. Street Angel
05. Stranger to Stranger
06. In a Parade
07. Proof of Love
08. In the Garden of Edie
09. The Riverbank
10. Cool Papa Bell
11. Insomniacs Lullaby

50 musicians you need to follow on Instagram
Apr 28, 2016 9:16am | Fact Magazine

FACT’s Instagram has just welcomed its 100,000th follower.

To celebrate hitting six figures, we’ve scoured our feed to select the 50 best Instagram accounts from our favourite musicians, DJs and producers.

Freshen up your daily scroll with this lot to get tour antics from Jackmaster and Tyler, studio sneak peeks with Four Tet, Todd Terje and FlyLo, architecture tours from Midland and even DJ Harvey’s surf snaps.

Follow FACT on Instagram here.



A photo posted by ABRA (@darkwaveduchess) on Mar 9, 2016 at 5:38pm PST

Follow for: Snaps of Abra on tour and hanging with her Awful Records crew.

Action Bronson

LA Life. Applewood smoked Short ribs and charred purple and orange sweet potatoes. #fuckthatsdelicious @sammmo

A photo posted by Action Bronson (@bambambaklava) on Mar 28, 2016 at 2:10pm PDT

Follow for: Food, glorious food.


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Follow for: Extreme fashion and travel adventure...

new Ellie Herring Judge
Apr 28, 2016 9:10am | Gorilla Vs Bear

Lexington's Ellie Herring drops a delirious absolute club banger for Tokyo label Trekkie Trax. Bump it loud below + cop the dope accompanying shirt here:

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Blink-182 announce massive summer tour
Apr 28, 2016 9:10am | Cosequence Of Sound

The Matt Skiba-era of Blink-182 continues with the announcement of brand new tour dates. Just hours after releasing their first new single in a post–Tom DeLonge world, the band has revealed a massive string of summer concerts.

They’ll hit the road beginning in late-July with a gig at San Diego’s Viejas Arena on the 22nd. From there they’ll essentially head east and loop the country, making two stops in Canada along the way, before ending in Los Angeles on October 1st at the Forum.

Joining the new Blink-182 on the road will be A Day to Remember, with The All-American Rejects and All Time Low appearing at select dates. Find the full itinerary below.

The tour comes in support of Blink-182’s new album, California, out July 1st.

Blink-182 2016 Tour Dates:
07/22 – San Diego, CA @ Viejas Arena *
07/23 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Joint *
07/26 – El Paso, TX @ Don Haskins Center *
07/28 – Oklahoma City, OK @ Chesapeake Energy Arena *
07/29 – Dallas, TX @ Gexa Energy Pavilion *
07/30 – San Antonio, TX @ AT&T Center *
07/31 – Houston, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion *
08/02 – Atlanta, GA @ Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood *
08/03 – Greenville, SC ...

Jaga Jazzist touring, playing NYC after European dates
Apr 28, 2016 9:07am | Brooklyn Vegan

Last year, genre-crossing Norwegian band Jaga Jazzist released their latest album Starfire on Ninja Tune, and now they've got more tour dates coming up in support of it. Most are in Europe, but they'll be coming over to the US for a NYC show on July 28 at Le Poisson Rouge...

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Stream Julianna Barwick Will
Apr 28, 2016 9:06am | StereoGum
Julianna Barwick - Will

Travis Animals (Stereogum Premiere)
Apr 28, 2016 9:00am | StereoGum

Domo Genesis going on the "Chore Tour"
Apr 28, 2016 8:59am | Brooklyn Vegan

Odd Future's Domo Genesis recently released his new album Genesis, and now he's announced a tour in support of it, the "Chore Tour"...

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'Purple Rain' is a hit in theaters again, expanding to even more screens
Apr 28, 2016 8:50am | Brooklyn Vegan

Last weekend's theatrical run of Purple Rain was such a hit, AMC theaters have continued showing Prince's 1984 film in most of its theaters all week, and it will expand to 200 screens across the country starting Friday, April 29 (that's more than double)...

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Sally Shapiro If You Ever Wanna Change Your Mind
Apr 28, 2016 8:50am | StereoGum
Sally Shapiro - If You Ever Wanna Change Your Mind

eLan Against The Clock
Apr 28, 2016 8:49am | Fact Magazine

MPC business from Monkeytown producer eLan.

When Modeselektor heard Elan Stouffers music, they signed the young Cali talent on the spot. After a split 10 with Falty DL on 50 Weapons, eLan dropped a trilogy of lush future-boogie and hazy hip-hop instrumentals on Monkeytown Records, later compiled on 2011s Next To Last. A member of Shlomos WEDIDIT Collective and a former resident at Critical Beatdown in San Diego, his laidback West Coast sound spins out from Dâm-Funk, Dilla and the Brainfeeder beatsmiths.

FACT TV visited eLan’s Brooklyn apartment to see what he could do in 10 minutes. You can also listen to the finished track below.

The post eLan – Against The Clock appeared first on FACT Magazine: Music News, New Music..

Paul Simon Cool Papa Bell
Apr 28, 2016 8:39am | StereoGum
Paul Simon - Stranger To Stranger
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