Blessed Release EP ‘iii’

Canadian art-rock band Blessed released their new EP, iii. The project’s four tracks are each mixed by different people to infuse the EP with an air of collaboration and community. Listen to iii below.

JPEGMAFIA Releases ‘EP 2!’

After weeks of teasing the project on his personal Twitter account, JPEGMAFIA has released EP2!. The aptly named project quickly follows JPEGMAFIA’s previous project, 2020’s EP!. EP2!’s seven tracks make up a combined 17-minute listening experience. Check out EP2! below.

David Byrne to Perform at Benefit Concert, Food for Love

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By Mia Jevack, Contributor
Former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne is to perform during a virtual benefit concert, “Food for Love”, to help end hunger in New Mexico. Other musicians performing include the likes of Kurt Vile, Jackson Browne, The Chicks and Nathaniel Rateliff. The concert will be streaming live on YouTube Saturday at 7 p.m. ET.

Vans unveils “Channel 66”, focuses on local artists

Popular shoe company Vans unveiled their new livestreaming network, “Channel 66”, in a bid to uplift both everyday communities and artists. The broadcasts take place in New York City, Chicago, Mexico City and Los Angeles and “spotlight each city’s unique heritage in sub-culture by programming through the lens of the people who live it,” according to a press release.

Freddie Gibbs and ScHoolboy Q Release New Track “Gang Signs”

Freddie Gibbs and ScHoolboy Q have released their collaborative single, “Gang Signs”. Additionally, the duo dropped an accompanying animated music video directed by Aaron Hymes and Gabriel Alcala, in which a rabbit and a turtle represent Gibbs and ScHoolboy Q. Check out the video below.

Taylor Swift and Evermore lawsuit

By Maddie James, Staff Writer
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Taylor Swift’s latest album, evermore, has drawn worldwide attention from fans and media, as well as a more unusual source. Though the music industry is no stranger to bizarre legal issues, a lawsuit filed against Swift from a small theme park in Utah will certainly be one for the history books.

Boundary pushing pop artist SOPHIE dead at 34

By Kiah Easton, Editorial Director [Photo by: Renata Raksha] SOPHIE, world building, earth shattering, matter bending pop star, died at roughly 4 a.m. Saturday morning after a sudden accident in Athens, Greece. “Tragically our beautiful SOPHIE passed away this morning after a terrible accident,” a statement from her family reads according to NPR. “True to her…

Phoebe Bridgers releases “Savior Complex” video as a Facebook exclusive

By Maddie James, Contributor
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Indie artist Phoebe Bridgers has released a video for her song “Savior Complex”, a track off her acclaimed 2020 album Punisher. The video is directed by Fleabag creator Phoebe-Waller Bridge and is exclusively available via Facebook.