Brick the LP by Aaron Savage

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UK-based designer Aaron Savage mixes two of my favorites things; music and childhood nostalgia with his Brick the LP series. Using classic Lego blocks (who doesn’t love Legos?), Savage recreates iconic album art. Which ones can you pinpoint? I think I got six out of the forty-eight, so pretty good if I do say so…read more…

Top 10 Music Videos of 2011

So it is the end of the year and by now, many know that I am a bit of a music freak. I am also a bit of a visual snob, meaning videos have to be just as good or even better in order to uphold a well-written, well-performed song. A handful of reputable blogs…read more…

The Power of Dance in Girl Walk/All Day

Watch an epic dance odyssey through the streets of New York (look on as jaded New Yorkers either smile or just watch in utter confusion). It is a series of videos cleverly set to the entirety of Girl Talk’s latest album, All Day. We meet a girl who has some serious moves that just won’t…read more…

Jimmy Fallon’s Freestyle Rap for undun

The Roots, Jimmy Fallon’s house band and the world’s hardest working rap group, released their newest album, undun, today! Jimmy is equally thrilled of the LP as I am, but there was something missing from it that has him down in the dumps. Take a look at the video below.

The Roots Create an App for Undun

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Currently free at the iTunes store, the undun app features photos, lyrics, the black and white mini videos, and interviews with Redford Stephens’ aunt, teachers, neighbor, and best friend. The culmination of each element provides us with a deeper understanding of this fictional character as well as an acute appreciation for the Roots as influential…read more…

Stream Undun in Its Entirety

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I am listening to the full album stream of the Roots’ undun as I type this and I have to say my mind has been blown beyond recognition. The legendary Philly crew just keeps getting better with each album. Thank you, NPR! Take a listen for yourself and dispute me if you can.

Listen to You Already Knew from Black Star

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Legendary hip hop duo, Black Star (Yasiin Bey and Talib Kweli) have just released their newest track, You Already Knew. Take a listen and see why the two artists making a dynamic pairing. Black Star “You Already Knew” by 3DDistro

Top 5 Friday : November 25, 2011

1. Fleet Foxes’ newest video, The Shrine/An Argument, off their sophomore album, Helplessness Blues features an antelope trekking across hostile terrain. Check out the eight-minute animated, mini-epic film, directed and animated by Sean Pecknold. 2. Address Is Approximate by Theory Films takes us on an adventure to the Pacific Coast with a Lego-like lil’ guy…read more…

The Latest Vignette from undun

Sleep, the last and final video promoting their upcoming album, undun, features the vocal stylings of Aaron Livingston. Each vignette has been a carefully edited feast for the eyes and just shows that the Roots take their work seriously. Sooner or later, they will have to make a movie based on the album.

Adele Performs at The Royal Albert Hall

Currently being treated for hemorrhaging vocal chords, Adele is set to release the DVD of her live performance at the Royal Albert Hall on November 29th, just in time for the holiday shopping season. If you happen to be a ticket holder of her canceled tour, maybe this will somehow make up for it. But…read more…