Apathy & O.C.'s Perestroika Breaks Through Into The Iron Curtain • Word Is Bond

  ‘Tis the season pure dopeness as OC and Apathy gift us with their full length collaboration project “Perestroika“. The project which boasts 12 tracks edgy, hard hitting boom bap slappers is a showcase pure unadulterated hip-hop at it’s peak. Perestroika also represents some form repositioning for the two underground titans as not only do […]

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Report: New Eminem & Dr. Dre Music To Appear On 'Bodied' Soundtrack –

The Eminem and Paul Rosenberg produced battle rap movie Bodied premiered at the Toronto film festival on Friday night. The satire is getting solid reviews: Indie Wire called it the “most subversive hip hop movie ever But Eminem’s Stans were probably disappointed that Bodied didn’t have any new songs from Shady, who’s been known to light up […]

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Achim Maerz releases Experiments 12" and cassette on Don't Be Afraid

Ethereal house jams from the Hamburg producer. Don’t Be Afraid has added another new name to its roster in the the shape Hamburg artist Achim Maerz. The label today (September 8) released Experiments (Appendix A/B), an eight-track cassette and four-track 12″ from the under-the-radar house producer, who has previously appeared on Wake Up! Records and Fine Art […]

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Canada 150 – The Rap Up (WIB Rap Radio) • Word Is Bond

Word is Bond Rap Radio celebrated Canada 150 by playing 150 Canadian hip-hop tracks. This is the fourth and final installment the special. We spin over three hours great music, shine a spotlight on First Nation artists, and wrap up the show in a big way with “Ice Cold Buck Fifty” by More or Les. […]

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11 releases handpicked by FACT to buy today on Bandcamp

Bandcamp will donate their share prits for all music sold on Friday, August 4 to the Transgender Law Center. The fundraiser follows US president Donald Trump’s tweets alleging he will ban transgender American from serving in the armed forces. Want to support but need help with your shopping list? We got you. Earlier this week, […]

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Colleen announces album A flame my love, a frequency on Thrill Jockey

Hear the hypnotic first single ‘Separating’. French electronic composer Colleen, aka Cécile Schott, has announced her sixth album, A flame my love, a frequency, will be out this fall on Thrill Jockey. For the follow-up to 2015’s excellent Captain Of None, Colleen sets aside her usual viola da gamba to embrace an entirely electronic setup […]

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Rhymesayers member Grieves deliver the haunting single titled "RX" • Word Is Bond

Today, Seattle rapper/producer Grieves announces his fifth studio album Running Wild set for release on August 25th Rhymesayers Entertainment and shares first single “RX”. A follow up to his 2014 Winter & The Wolves LP which hit #13 on Billboard’s Rap/Hip-Hop Albums chart and #57 on the Billboard Top 200, Grieves emerges with a modernized […]

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What Is Your Definition Of The Word "Thick?": IG Model Wiintrr Breaks It Down

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For Club Use Only: DJ Haram, Star Eyes and more

Newcomers and scene veterans converge in this month’s edition For Club Use Only, which traverses geography and genre to bring you the month’s best under-the-radar club material. The past month showed just how vibrant club music has been recently. May saw the release Bad Gyal’s Dubbel Dutch-produced ‘Jacaranda’, already an club anthem, and Chino Amobi’s PARADISO, […]

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LCD Soundsystem confirm that new album is finished

“We’ve knocked it out the park with this one,” James Murphy reportedly told audience during festival set. LCD Soundsystem is “finally done” recording its long-awaited new album, the band have confirmed. Since reuniting in 2016, the New York group have been working on a follow to 2010’s This Is Happening. They have since released two news songs, ‘Call […]

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