Outfit – “On The Water On The Way” STEREOGUM

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Liverpool five-piece Outfit are releasing their second album Slowness in June. Though the band originates from that British city, the past few years saw them living in different cities and countries. Chalk the new album’s psychic fluidity to the physical distance and emotional uncertainty that long distance creates; it sort ….Read More Via:: STEREOGUM

"They're Just Making a Funny Movie": Vanilla Ice Defends 'Ridiculous 6' Plus Video Of Native Actors Confronting Producer THE PLAYLIST

“Ridiculous 6″-gate continues. If you’re catching up, Native actors walked off the set of Adam Sandler’s Netflix comedy western, due to material in the script, and over the depiction of Apache culture in general. The streaming giant released a statement saying that the “diverse cast…is not only part of — ….Read More Via:: THE PLAYLIST

Curren$y – “Cars” Video STEREOGUM

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Only a few weeks after releasing his Pilot Talk III album, the New Orleans rapper Curren$y has already followed it up with Even More Saturday Night Car Tunes, a new EP of dazed and foggy tracks. One of those songs is an ethereal drift called “Cars.” And in the ….Read More Via:: STEREOGUM

Torres streaming new album, 'Sprinter' (listen) BROOKLYN VEGAN

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by Andrew Sacher photo by Shervin Lainez Torres is a week away from releasing her sophomore album, Sprinter, on her new label home of Partisan Records, and she’s now streaming it in full. It’s a diverse record, with PJ Harvey-style rock songs, somber folk-inspired songs, and a short divergence ….Read More Via:: BROOKLYN VEGAN

NewFronts 2015: Yahoo Taps Simon Cowell for Live Competition Series Variety – Music

Yahoo will unveil a fresh slate of original programming at its NewFronts presentation Monday, including a live electronic-music competition series with “The X Factor” impresario Simon Cowell on board as executive producer. “Ultimate DJ,” which was created by Cowell’s production banner, Syco Entertainment, is one of multiple projects Yahoo is ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

Gilberto Gil played Town Hall (pics, setlist) BROOKLYN VEGAN

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photos by P Squared Photography Gilberto Gil @ Town Hall 4/23/2015 What makes Mr. Gil so good at his best — and Thursday night he stayed right near his best, without overindulging in vocal improvising or one-man-jamming, as he can sometimes do — is his light-voiced, articulate, rhythmic energy: the vigor ….Read More Via:: BROOKLYN Read more