Alex Merriam

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Banksy Mural May Be Coming To U.S. After All

You might remember the story of the uproar earlier this year over a piece of art by the mysterious graffiti artist Banksy that disappeared from its home on a wall in north London and ended up on the auction block in Miami.<p>That auction was canceled, and residents of Haringey Borough, the area from …

Listen: New Action Bronson, Angel Haze, Schoolboy Q on XXL Freshmen Mixtape

In tandem with 2013's installment of their annual "Freshmen Class" issue, XXL has posted this accompanying mixtape hosted by DJ Drama, which features new tracks from Action Bronson, Angel Haze (who raps over Purity Ring's "Lofticries"), Schoolboy Q, Joey Bada$$, and Ab-Soul, as well as …

Watch Kurt Vile's "Never Run Away" Video

Kurt Vile has shared his latest video, for <i>Wakin on a Pretty Daze</i> track "Never Run Away". Directed by a duo called HARRYS, it's a characteristically Vile affair: long hair flowing in the wind, Instagrammy vintage-looking shots, Philadelphia. Watch below, via NPR.<p>Embedded content is unavailable.<p>Watch …

Watch: Interview With Daft Punk's Most Important Collaborator: The Guy Who Served Them Pizza

In advance of their new record <i>Random Access Memories</i>, Daft Punk have been sharing video interviews with the record's many collaborators. Today, Funny or Die has posted a hilarious new segment that spoofs that series, interviewing "Andrew the Pizza Guy." He collaborated with Daft Punk too, selling …

Watch Tom Waits and the Rolling Stones Do "Little Red Rooster"

The Rolling Stones are on the road on their 50 & Counting Tour. Last night, the tour touched down at the Oracle Arena in Oakland. The band brought out a special guest, Tom Waits, to join them for a cover of "Little Red Rooster", the blues classic made famous by Howlin' Wolf. (Sam Cooke, the Doors, …

New Order to Release Live Album

New Order spent last summer on a busy circuit of big European festivals. They're planning to release a live album recorded at the Isle of Wight's Bestival. All proceeds will go to Isle of Wight Youth Truth. It's mostly a selection of greatest hits and it's out July 8 via Sunday Best.<p>If you want to …

Death Grips to Soundtrack Feature Film Directed and Written by Zach Hill, Working on New Album

<i>Photo by Tom Spray</i><p>Just over a year ago this week, Death Grips pulled the plug on their summer tour to record their album <i>NO LOVE DEEP WEB</i>. The group's drummer, Zach Hill, is doing something similar this year. As reports have suggested, he isn't participating in the current Death Grips tour of …