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Father John Misty Unveils Three ‘Generic Pop Songs’

In addition to penning existential critiques humanity under the name Father John Misty, songwriter Joshua Tillman has spent some time as a pop songwriter, collaborating on recent albums by Beyoncé and Lady Gaga. Now, Mr. Misty has showcased some his radio-friendly chops by sharing three new tracks on Soundcloud. The songs are titled “Generic Pop Continue reading Father John Misty Unveils Three ‘Generic Pop Songs’

Beat Break: Like of Pac Div Shares the Story Behind His 5 Biggest Songs  Article

For a guy whose stage name is Like, Gabe Stevenson doesn’t always get the love he deserves. “I’m so underrated,” he says justifiably, not arrogantly. Although he’s best known as one-third Pac Div, the West Coast rap group and internet darlings who are set to end their five-year hiatus this year (more on that later), Continue reading Beat Break: Like of Pac Div Shares the Story Behind His 5 Biggest Songs Article

​The Cover Was A Face The single photograph Bob Wiseman cover was the culmination of a dream

Toronto photographer Graham Kennedy is more responsible for the look and vibe early Exclaim! than anyone. He was one the original contributors (with publisher Ian Danzig, co-founder Ron Anicich and designer Gef Marshall) that started the magazine in 1992, and shot most the cover images for several years.   “I was always fighting to try Continue reading ​The Cover Was A Face The single photograph Bob Wiseman cover was the culmination of a dream

Deadmau5 Sued in ‘Meowingtons’ Trademark Battle

No stranger to navigating the world legal disputes, electronic music icon deadmau5 (a.k.a. Joel Zimmerman) is now being sued in a trademark battle over “Meowingtons” and “Pr. Meowingtons” to protect his pet cat’s brand. While the latter is a feline social media superstar familiar to Zimmerman’s followers, the former is a cat-themed online retailer. In Continue reading Deadmau5 Sued in ‘Meowingtons’ Trademark Battle

Chance The Rapper's On The Verge Of Going Commercial: "I Might Actually Sell This Album" – SOHH.com

Chicago’s Chance The Rapper looks like he’s ready to flex some commercial success. The hip-hop superstar has hinted at an interest in selling a long-awaited debut album. In a new Complex cover story, Chance acknowledges the temptation in throwing a price tag on his first retail album. Recently, Roc Nation’s Jay Electronica spoke on Chance’s Continue reading Chance The Rapper's On The Verge Of Going Commercial: "I Might Actually Sell This Album" – SOHH.com

Five Secret Keys to Jacques Greene’s ‘Feel Infinite’

It’s not easy to flutter through club music — shimmying between house, techno, R&B and pop, with ubiquitous saccharine vocals anchoring the whole thing together — but Philippe Aubin-Dionne, aka Jacques Greene, pulls it f with aplomb. His carefully crafted sound is a product years personal experience; sure, it’s a style, and not one that Continue reading Five Secret Keys to Jacques Greene’s ‘Feel Infinite’

DX Digest: Snoop Dogg Assassinates Trump In "Lavender" & Vintage Biggie Freestyle Resurfaces

Monday (March 13) is f to a scandalous start with Snoop Dogg and BADBADNOTGOOD’s video for “Lavender (Nightfall Remix),” which pins the West Coast gangster rapper aiming his ammo at a clown-faced Donald Trump. Tailing closely behind is a vintage 1995 freestyle from the late, great Notorious B.I.G. and Flatbush Zombies’ previously unreleased track, “Babel.” Continue reading DX Digest: Snoop Dogg Assassinates Trump In "Lavender" & Vintage Biggie Freestyle Resurfaces

​Jacques Greene House Improvement

“In capitalism, we vote with our dollar,” electronic producer Jacques Greene says. “Where you eat will end up indicating which restaurants they open in your neighbourhood, right? So, in that same way, being originally from Montreal, I collaborated with locals wherever I could. I really felt strongly about making that choice. Because at the end Continue reading ​Jacques Greene House Improvement