Edan Dotan

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Atlanta to Atlantis: An OutKast Retrospective

<i>Ten years after from their last major record,</i> Speakerboxxx/The Love Below<i>, we trace Big Boi and Andre 3000's path from Southern vanguards to the most universally beloved rappers in the world with a career-spanning essay followed by separate pieces on each of their six albums.</i><p><b>Weird Storms in the</b> …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The Weird World of Riff Raff

How a white oddball from the Houston suburbs became an internet rap sensation<p>Riff Raff is at his North Hollywood apartment, sitting on a footstool …

100 Best Debut Albums of All Time

From the Beatles to Nas and beyond<p>100<p>By<p>It was 50 years ago that the Beatles’ released their first album, <i>Please Please Me</i>. In honor of that …

MGMT

<i>Photos by Sandy Kim</i><p>MGMT: "Alien Days" (via SoundCloud)<p>The first thing you notice are the headbands. On this Wednesday evening in early June, MGMT are headlining Artpark Amphitheater in the sleepy town of Lewiston, New York, near Niagara Falls. The psych-pop act's self-titled third album has yet to …

Indie Music

Dave Chappelle’s Story About Kanye West’s Appearance On ‘Chappelle’s Show’ Is Simply Amazing

Two things that I love unconditionally: 1) Stories about eccentric musicians, as told and/or reenacted by Dave Chappelle; and 2) Stories about Kanye West, as told or reenacted by anyone. In the first category, we have the famous Rick James and Prince sketches from <i>Chappelle’s Show</i>. In the second, we …

Kings of Leon Cover Robyn, Showcase New Songs

Rockers release 'Mechanical Bull' on September 24th<p>Kings of Leon appeared on BBC 1 yesterday as part of the build-up for their upcoming <i>Mechanical …

Louis C.K. Comes Clean

Shame, failures, no groupies: The making of a standup genius<p>He doesn't want to do the cat story. "It fills time, that's all it does," says Louis …

David O. Russell

Watch: James Murphy in Conversation About the Soundsystem He Designed With Soulwax

One of James Murphy's many projects of late is the giant, vinyl-only, 50,000-watt "Despacio" soundsystem created alongside Soulwax/2ManyDJs heads David and Stephen Dewaele. Murphy recently sat down with the Dewaele brothers to talk about the concept and execution of the system, which was first used …

Manchester

Top 20 DJ Mixes of 2013 So Far

Essential sets from Atoms for Peace, James Murphy, Eric Prydz and more<p>Once upon a time, DJ mixtapes were for the faithful. Today, it's the opposite – …

Music Festivals

Watch/Listen: Q-Tip Shares Kanye My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Outtake "Mama's Boyfriend"

For the latest installment of its lecture series in New York, the Red Bull Music Academy enlisted Q-Tip to sit down for a two-hour discussion with Jeff "Chairman" Mao last Friday. He talked about Nas, his veganism, and his production work, among other things. He also gave audience members a rare …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Rob Ford video scandal: Demonstrators call on mayor to step down

Retired insurance broker Gary Woodroofe wore a t-shirt bearing the message: “All I hear is blah, blah, blah because I don’t believe anything coming …

Listen to Todd Edwards' BBC Essential Mix

Featuring Daft Punk, David Bowie, Prince, My Morning Jacket, Disclosure, Jessie Ware, Chic, Giorgio Moroder, more

David Bowie

Daft Punk

<i>Photos by Nabil</i><p>Daft Punk are standing on a helipad overlooking downtown Los Angeles as fireballs make their sequined suits glisten with hot heat. It's a few days before this year's Coachella, where the duo's shiny new duds will premiere by way of a Jumbotron trailer for their new album, <i>Random</i> …

New Albums

6 unique foodie spots in Toronto, Canada

A simple sandwich board advertising “PB & Jelly Lattes — $4!” originally lured me into the Alligator Pear Cafe, tucked inside the edgy furniture shop …