FKA Twigs: From Backup to Main Attraction... THE DAILY SWARM

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From Pitchfork: FKA twigs, the 26-year-old singer and producer born Tahliah Barnett, paces around her Manhattan hotel room on an evening in late June, impatiently refreshing her email on her iPhone. The Londoner is waiting for Nabil Elderkin, the in-demand director behind videos like ….Read More Via: THE DAILY SWARM

Tuatara – “Snakecharmer” STEREOGUM

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Tuatara is a band with a lot of pedigree: started by R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck, the Screaming Trees’ Barrett Martin, Luna and the Chills’ bassist Justin Harwood, and saxophone player Skerik in the late ’90s, they’ve been consistently putting out albums of their rock/jazz fusion. We’re already heard “The ….Read More Via: STEREOGUM

No Cameras Allowed: See it This Week Kcrw Music

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As a fan of photography I’ve always been intrigued by the artistry captured in a single still. For the past few years, I have noticed some exciting shots taken by an incredible photographer and filmmaker named James Marcus Haney. We first met at a Little Green Cars show at McCabe’s a ….Read More Via: KCRW Read more

Bobby Shmurda Isn't Good for Hip-Hop... THE DAILY SWARM

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From Rap Rehab: While watching the video for “Hot N****” by Epic Records’ newest artist Bobby Shmurda, I could hear a voice in my head repeatedly cry out, “the music industry hates Black people.” Out of countless amazingly talented unsigned artists waiting for their ….Read More Via: THE DAILY SWARM