Using samples from HBO’s Game of Thrones and rapping about Dragons, Big Boi, Common and others release the ‘Catch the Throne’ mixtape.
To celebrate the upcoming All Tomorrow’s Parties they are curating, Animal Collective have put out a two-hour free mix with many of the artists playing the show. Its a good one.
OutKast has been out of commission since their last string of reunion concerts in 2014. Both Big Boi and Andrew 3000 have worked on various film and music projects but nothing that has amassed a following as big as OutKast. Big Boi turns 42 on February 2nd.
This week’s new albums include discs from LCD Soundsystem, Exodus, the Black Keys, Janelle Monae, and Nas. Read our quick cuts.
August 10th-12th in San Fran’s Golden Gate Park: Metallica, Neil Young, Jack White, Stevie Wonder, Skrillex, Foo Fighters, Beck, Sigur Ros, Norah Jones, The Kills, Regina Spektor, Passion Pit, Big Boi, Santigold, MSTRKRFT, Die Antwoord, The Walkmen, Washed Out, Alabama Shakes and more to come.
Let’s check in on Atlanta hip-hop megagroup Dungeon Family and especially underground legend C-Bone as he drops his very first mixtape, The Strong Pack.