- The 8 most overused samples in hip-hop history.
- How music travels: an interactive mapping of the evolution of western dance music.
- K-POP! The rise of Korean Pop music.
- The latest stock photo meme – Women struggling to drink water.
- Rapper Wale’s support act at gigs? A Turntable.FM room.
Tipped by the always on the money pop blog and label Neon Gold, NYC producer St. Lucia’s We Got It Wrong sounds like the Pet Shop Boys put through a modern electro-pop filter.
DOOM & Radiohead
Celebrated masked rapper teams up with Jonny Greenwood and Thom Yorke for the unfortunately-named Retarded Fren for Lex Records’ 10th anniversary album Complex.
Two Different Ways is a twisting and pulsing dark and long live band techno jam that sounds made for warehouse parties. The London trio’s single comes out via James Murphy and all at DFA Records this month.
A bumping pop song with iridescent brass samples and floaty synths, Don’t Move marks the return of New York duo Phantogram with their Nightlife EP.
The Kitten Covers
Famous album covers reenacted with cats.
Ten Songs That Saved Your Life
Artists, musicians, writers, designers list the ten songs that saved their lives.
If you want to support independent cinema but can’t find a copy of the film on DVD, Volta offers lots of independent films made in Ireland and abroad digitally for purchase or rent.
Every horror film needs a pale girl with long black hair to amp up the fright time. Chloe Moretz is that girl.
In Rubberbandits’ new Channel Four short, the lads are missing just one thing from their crew…
An uber-impressive one-minute animated short made as part of The Animation Hub, a collaboration between staff and students of Ballyfermot College of Further Education (BCFE), and Trinity College and the recently established animation studio Giant Creative which set up by BCFE graduates.
A real natural wonder.
What happens when parents film themselves telling their kids they ate all their Halloween candy? A lot of laughs from the reaction of two brothers, that’s what.