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Despite their new album’s title Superchunk don’t really hate music. They prove it at Bowery Ballroom on Friday and Saturday.
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Kanye West's set on Sunday, the last night of Governors Ball, began with black-and-white video footage of three lunging, feral dogs, obscured almost entirely by shadow. That turned out to be a good indication of what was to follow: a performance that was all snarl and sinew, ruthlessly lean, defiantly abrasive and relentlessly dark. West's performance came just nine days before the release of his...Read more »
The soundtrack to "The Great Gatsby," helmed fittingly by Jay-Z, doesn't hit stores until Tuesday, but it's streaming now in its entirety at NPR.
Jay writes “$100 Bill” from a modern-day Gatsby’s perspective, declaring that it’s “1929 still,” the period of showy extravagance before The Great Depression. He introduces himself – “Write like Mark Twain, Jay Gatsby, I park things, yellow...Read more »
Music from the soundtrack to "The Great Gatsby" has been hard to come by, especially since the Jay Z-curated album is set for a May 7 release. Still no sign of Beyonce and Andre 3000's version of Amy Winehouse's "Back to Black" or even anything more than a snippet of Jay's new "$100 Bill."
However, electronic breakout artists The xx aren't waiting. The British...Read more »