Early Sunday morning, Frank Ocean aired episode 004 of his “blonded RADIO” Beats 1 show. Listen to Beats 1 here and find the tracklist for the surprise episode below. The new episode featured a new song from Frank Ocean called “Lens.” At one point near the end of the episode, Frank played a version of “Lens” with Travis Scott on it. Jay Z previously appeared on the debut episode of the radio show for an interview with Frank about…
04/21/2017 by PeekYou Team
Author: Irving Azoff / Source: The Hollywood Reporter
The following statement from Irving Azoff, regarding the increasingly sharp battle over exclusives being waged between Azoff MSG and AEG Live, was sent to Billboard’s Dave Brooks prior to AEG’s Jay Marciano providing his own comment on the matter. For the main story outlining that battle, click here.
So I get a call from [Larry] Solters [Azoff’s longtime media consultant]. Billboard’s inquiring about “rumors” flying around from anonymous “sources” and “high placed agents.” Dave Brooks wants to know if I will respond. Solters urges me not to go on the record, since nobody else will, but I hate “fake news” as much as the next guy.
Let’s be clear: I am very fond of Jay Marciano, Lee Zeidman, Marc Geiger as well as the obvious other “unnamed sources” leaking this fable. C’mon guys, go on the record and don’t hide behind anonymity, trying to…
04/21/2017 by PeekYou Team
Author: Jon Blistein / Source: Rolling Stone
Mali blues-punk outfit Songhoy Blues unveiled an incisive new song “Bamako” from their upcoming second album, Résistance, which arrives June 16th via Fat Possum/Transgressive Records. The record will notably feature guest vocals from Iggy Pop, Elf Kid and Stealing Sheep.
Named for the capital of Mali, “Bamako” is a grooving tribute to the city and its vibrant nightlife. A skittering disco-tinged guitar vamp slinks through the track alongside spaced-out synth lines and brassy horn blasts while singer Aliou Touré delivers a punchy vocal performance.
“So much of what people hear about Africa is negative; bad news stories about war and famine just dominate the common image of Africa,” Touré said of the song. “But this track is about dispelling that image by describing something everyone can relate to – going out on a Saturday night – to show that Africa isn’t just what people see in the news, there’s so much more to it than that.”
Résistance follows Songhoy Blues’ 2015…
04/20/2017 by PeekYou Team
Author: Elias Leight / Source: Rolling Stone
Haim appeared to tease their long-awaited second album in a short clip posted on Twitter on Thursday. In the video, Danielle Haim bashes away at her drum kit. After roughly a minute of focused, intense drumming, the camera cuts away and the screen flashes a message: “Haim April 27th.” More
04/18/2017 by PeekYou Team
Author: Matthew Strauss / Source: pitchfork.com
04/17/2017 by PeekYou Team
Author: Daniel Kreps / Source: Rolling Stone
hits like “Uptight (Everything’s Alright)” and “My Cherie Amour,” died Saturday at the age of 78. More
04/16/2017 by PeekYou Team
Gucci Mane performed a set at this year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. In addition to playing songs from across his discography, he also did several songs from his slew of 2016 releases, including his comeback album, Everybody Looking. More
04/15/2017 by PeekYou Team
In ‘Hans Zimmer Revealed,’ the Veteran Film Score Composer Kicks Off His Concert Tour and Warms Up for Coachella
Author: Deborah Wilker / Source: The Hollywood Reporter
It was not a fluke or any sort of stunt casting that landed film composer Hans Zimmer a starring slot this weekend and next at The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival — arbiter of all that is hip. More