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If You Doubt Macklemore’s Sincerity, Listen To His Songs About Addiction

View this image › Kevork Djansezian / Getty With his sweep in the Grammys’ rap categories on Sunday, Macklemore is facing the requisite amount of internet backlash. The main complaints against him are that his pro-gay anthem “Same Love” is pandering and focuses too much on Macklemore’s heterosexuality, and that his wins (and subsequent apology)…

Top 15 Power Trios

The power trio is a rock and roll band format popularized in the 1960s. The traditional power trio has a lineup of guitar, bass and drums, leaving out the rhythm guitar or keyboard often featured in other rock music. In more recent years, the term has become generally applied to any sort of three-person band…

19 Wonderful Things About Music In March

View this image › John Gara 19. Azealia Banks, “Yung Rapunxel” View this image › http://embed.contagiousmedia.com/embed/sub/item-mk9y72-6xku?uri=item-mk9y72-6xku&cb=1415304429 View this embed › After months of anticipation, Azealia Banks released “Yung Rapunxel,” the first single off her (perpetually delayed) debut album, Broke with Expensive Taste. Produced by seapunk champion Lil Internet, the track is particularly fitting given all…

Listen To “Nuclear,” Destiny’s Child’s Brand New Single

1. “Nuclear” is the the trio’s first single in 8 years. View this image › media.beyonce.com http://assets.tumblr.com/swf/audio_player_black.swf?audio_file=http://www.tumblr.com/audio_file/fuckyeahmanchild/40279662823/tumblr_mghdtx9DPr1qzm1b9&color=FFFFFF Via mashable.com Read more: http://buzzfeed.com/ryanhatesthis/listen-to-nuclear-destinys-childs-brand-new-s

9 Massive Moments From Ultra 2013

9. Avicii premiered his new folk-house album. (Weekend 2) Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=-pnoAyd8OYI. youtube.com The “Levels” DJ and producer premiered his new album during his set, to mixed reviews and much confusion. While his set started out normal enough, he soon started bringing out guests Aloe Blacc, country singer-songwriter Mac Davis, members of Incubus, and…

10 Great Alternative Christmas Songs

Christmas songs and Christmas carols are an incredibly important part of Christmas. But when the season hits it is easy to become tired of the same old songs. This list is going to change that. I am using the term “alternative” simply to describe songs outside what you normally hear, rather than as a definitive…

Kanye West Reflects On The 10th Anniversary Of “The College Dropout”

1. Today is the 10th anniversary of Kanye West’s first album, The College Dropout. View this image › Def Jam 2. TEN. YEARS. HIP HOP FACTS @OnlyHipHopFacts Follow #TB @therealmikedean and @kanyewest mixing The College Dropout. BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (bfjs.isMobile() || !isIE8()) document.getElementById(“update_tweet_posted_time_2422531”).setAttribute(‘title’, ‘Time posted: ‘ + UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(‘Mon Feb 10 17:50:35 +0000 2014’, ‘UTC’)…

The Best Indie Rock Christmas Parody Ever

Video available at: http://vimeo.com/56108692. vimeo.com Animal New York made this fake ad for a compilation of Christmas songs recorded by a variety of popular indie acts including Bon Iver, Beach House, Interpol, the xx, and Gorillaz. They also made full tracks for all of the parody songs. They’re all very accurate, but the most impressive…