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Future and Pusha T perform together on US television watch
Apr 24, 2014 7:26am | NME
The rappers celebrate the launch of Future's second album, 'Honest'


Watch: Foster the People performs on Jimmy Kimmel Live
Apr 24, 2014 7:14am | Cosequence Of Sound

Foster the People are out on the road supporting their sophomore album, Supermodel. Last night, they made a pit stop at the studios of Jimmy Kimmel Live! to deliver a pair of performances. Below, replay the band’s energetic live renditions of “Best Friend” and “Are You What You Want To Be?”. For the former, they were accompanied by a children’s choir.

Catch Foster the People live this summer, as they’re set to play pretty much every major music festival. Among them are Sasquatch!, Lollapalooza, Osheaga, and Austin City Limits. Click here to see their full docket of tour dates.

“Best Friend”:

“Are You What You Want To Be?”:




Preview exclusive tracks by Autechre, Gas, Modeselektor and more from forthcoming Bleep:10 compilation
Apr 24, 2014 7:05am | Fact Magazine

Bleep:10 tasters unveiled.

With the release date of May 5 nearly upon us, Bleep have revealed previews of every single track from the online shop’s forthcoming 10th birthday compilation.

As well as previously unveiled cuts from Untold, Machinedrum and Fuck Buttons, the 14-track album includes unreleased material from electronic trailblazers old and new, including Wolfgang Voigt’s Gas project, Autechre, Oneohtrix Point Never, Modeselektor, Byetone, Mu-ziq, Shackleton, Nosaj Thing, Dabrye and Nathan Fake.

Head to Bleep to hear previews of every track and pre-order the album.

Tracklist:

01 Gas – Die Wand
02 Lone – Lizard King
03 Machinedrum – aeolia
04 Oneohtrix Point Never – Need
05 Modeselektor – I’m not into Twerk, I’m into KrafTwerk
06 Untold – That Horn Track
07 Fuck Buttons – Brainfreeze (Alt mix)
08 Dabrye – Click Clack
09 Autechre – SYptixed
10 Shackleton – Ganda Rising
11 Nosaj Thing – Particles Aligned
12 µ-Ziq – Hedges
13 Byetone – Morning
14 Nathan Fake – Vanish North


From monastery to Bandcamp via hospital bed: meet Tatsumi, the skateboarding monk making brilliant electronic music
Apr 24, 2014 7:00am | Fact Magazine

This is a story that’s in equal parts sad, strange and beautiful.

A couple of years ago I got invited to a showing of a film about music in Japan called KanZeOn; I think it was FACT’s Laurent Fintoni, a long time lover of Japanese music and culture, who put me on to it originally. It turned out to be amazing, a dreamy semi-documentary meditation on the art of listening, featuring some fascinating characters including a lady in a tall hat who plays the Sho mouth organ along to the sounds of water, a teacher in a Buddhist university, some preternaturally sprightly old ladies, and a hip-hop monk.

This monk goes by the name of Tatsumi, and in KanZeOn we see him ringing the gongs and bells in his monastery, instructing said old ladies in scratch mixing and the meaning of hip-hop, and taking a microphone and amp out onto mountaintops and rope bridges through forests to beatbox along with the natural world. He also appeared at the showing of the film at the ICA, beatboxing, DJing and generally charming everyone there.

I stayed in touch with the film’s makers Tim Grabham and Neil Cantwell, who gave me some lovely field recordings and a new track for an article, then last month I got a bittersweet email from Cantwell. It contained a link for an album’s worth of amazing electronic music that it turned out Tatsumi had been making in his monastery bedroom studio: really unique stuff that s...


Hear The Horrors cover Frankie Knuckles Your Love live at Maida Vale
Apr 24, 2014 6:34am | Fact Magazine

Strange House.

Brit rock chameleons The Horrors were in session for BBC Radio 1 at Maida Vale Studios yesterday, performing a couple of tracks from their fourth album Luminous  ’So Now You Know’ and ‘In And Out Of Sight’  plus a wildcard cover of ‘Your Love’ by recently deceased Chicago house legend Frankie Knuckles.

Following Knuckles’ death on April 1, ‘Your Love’ climbed to #29 in the UK Singles Chart, while earlier this week his friend and fellow DJ David Morales shared a letter of condolence sent by the actual President of the United States of America.

Hear ‘Your Love’ as part of the session below  it comes in at 18:00.


Australian production company accuse One Direction of stealing video idea watch
Apr 24, 2014 6:05am | NME
Oh Yeah Wow say 'X Factor' boy band have 'regurgitated' video they made with Clubfeet



To Rococo Rot joined by Arto Lindsay on first album in four years, Instrument
Apr 24, 2014 5:58am | Fact Magazine

After unveiling a brand new track on FACT last week, electronica boffins To Rococo Rot have announced their first album in four years.

The Berlin-Düsseldorf trio return to the City Slang label with Instrument, the follow-up to 2010s Speculation and the group’s eighth album so far.

Brothers Robert and Ronald Lippok and Stefan Schneider are joined by No Wave pioneer Arto Lindsay on three of the tracks, expanding their musical vocabulary with vocals from Lindsay, as heard on brooding album opener ‘Many Descriptions’.

“We wanted to make clear that something is different,” said Robert Lippok. “I think maybe weve come in a way back to where we started. Weve been through a lot of experimenting, buying new gear, trying this and that with electronic and non-electronic stuff.”

Instrument is due out on July 21, and to mark its release the group have lined up a show on the same date at Londons Café Oto.

Catch up with previously unveiled track ‘Pro Model’ and hear ‘Many Descriptions’ below and the album tracklist underneath.



Tracklist:

Many Descriptions (featuring Arto Lindsay)
Besides Down In The Traffic
Classify (featuring Arto Lindsay)
Baritone
Spreading the Strings Out
Pro Model
Sunrise
Gitter
Lo...


Slayer announce first album since 2009: download new track Implode
Apr 24, 2014 5:52am | Fact Magazine

Slayer will release their first album since 2009′s World Painted Blood this year.

The metal legends have announced the news with a new track, ‘Implode’, which can be downloaded on their website. The as-yet-untitled album will be the band’s first in over two decades not to be released through Rick Rubin’s American Recordings.

In Tom Araya’s words, ”Rick has played a huge role in our career, we’ve made some great albums with him. But today is a new day, record companies don’t play the kind of role they once did, and we really like the idea of going out on our own, connecting directly with our fans, and Nuclear Blast is fired up about taking on that challenge with us.” [via The Quietus]

The exact personnel on the album remains a mystery, of course: Dave Lombardo was publicly fired from the group after a pay dispute in February 2013, and Paul Bostaph is currently drumming for the group. Later that year, guitarist Jeff Hanneman died of liver failure – it’s reported that this new album may feature material written by him before his death.

Stream World Painted Blood‘s title track below.


The Horrors cover Frankie Knuckles' 'Your Love' listen
Apr 24, 2014 5:38am | NME
Band cover house classic during Radio 1 session



Fleet Foxes' Robin Pecknold 'working on new songs'
Apr 24, 2014 5:37am | NME
Frontman explains group's hiatus in Facebook post

Freddie Gibbs, Mac Miller, Addison Groove and more join Belgiums Dour Festival
Apr 24, 2014 5:21am | Fact Magazine

Belgium’s Dour Festival expands its eye-popping line-up with a raft of hip-hop, dance and punk acts.

The latest additions include modern gangster and recent FACT interviewee Freddie Gibbs and young buck Mac Miller, who join a mighty rap line-up that already includes Wu-Tang Clan’s Raekwon and Nas performing Illmatic.

Bristol bass specialist Addison Groove beefs up the dance arena alongside techno boss Boddika, Tale Of Us and Ta-Ku, and there’s reggae and dub in the shape of Clinton Fearon & Boogie Brown Band and Congo Natty feat. Congo Dubz & Tenor Fly.

Swedish punk stalwarts The Hives are the other big name added this week see the full list of new additions below. They join a line-up that already includes Jeff Mills, Mogwai, Hudson Mohawke, Machinedrum, Fuck Buttons, DJ Rashad, Joey Bada$$ and more.

This years Dour Festival takes place on July 17-20. Tickets are on sale now priced 127.

New additions:

Mac Miller
Freddie Gibbs
The Hives
Clinton Fearon & Boogie Brown Band
Congo Natty feat. Congo Dubz & Tenor Fly
Tale of Us
Addison Groove
Boddika
Mr. Carmack
Ta-Ku
Trippy Turtle
Majistrate
Audio feat. MC ...


In Photos: Band Of Skulls @ Rock City, Nottingham
Apr 24, 2014 5:19am | Drowned In Sound

The Kooks announce new album 'Listen'
Apr 24, 2014 5:18am | NME
Band will release their third album on September 1



Watch Future and Pusha T perform Move That Dope with The Roots on Jimmy Fallon
Apr 24, 2014 4:19am | Fact Magazine

But it’s a no show from the Gandalf hat.

With his new album Honest finally in stores, Future turned up on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night to perform his addictive single ‘Move That Dope’.

The Atlanta star was joined by Pusha T with backing from Fallon’s house band The Roots, though sadly there was no sign of Pharrell and his scene-stealing verse on the track.

Watch the performance below and find out what FACT’s Chris Kelly made of Honest in his review.

Meanwhile, the auto-crooner has already detailed plans to release another full length in 2014.


Canada's fisheries minister accuses Morrissey of being 'brainwashed'
Apr 24, 2014 4:09am | NME
Gail Shea has responded to the singer's comments about the country's seal hunt


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