Great releases this week: Jack White goes solo with Blunderbuss, Death Grips are back for more madness on The Money Store, The Dandy Warhols remind you they are still around; Psychedelic rock monsters Ty Segall and White Fence team up on Hair; The Raveonettes release a 4-track EP while working on their next full-length.


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Skateboarding and music have been pals for decades, introducing both riders and bands to rest of us and probably each other as well. Things have gotten a lot fancier since the VHS days for both industries, but skate videos will never die. Here are some recent combinations of good song and good shred.

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OK, the lineup for this year’s Primavera Festival is outrageous: A$AP Rocky, AraabMUZIK, Atlas Sound, Beirut, Björk, Black Lips, Danny Brown, Death Cab For Cutie, Death Grips, Dirty Beaches, Girls, Grimes, Hype Williams, Japandroids, Justice, Liturgy, Mazzy Star, Melvins, Napalm Death, Neon Indian, OFF!, Real Estate, Refused, SBTRKT, Sharon Van Etten, Spiritualized, The Cure, The Drums, The Rapture, The War On Drugs, The xx, Trash Talk, Washed Out, Wavves, Wilco, Yo La Tengo and about a hundred other bands.

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All hail free music! There was a lot of quality material given away this year. Here’s 11 of our favorite mixtapes.

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Get physical. And not like Olivia Newtown John. Here’s a collection of potent albums, mixtapes, and tracks for you to run to, rep to, or you know, mentally move with, however you choose.

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Death Grips’ Exmilitary is 13 tracks of relentless, bass-blasting hip-hop madness, dipping into everything from glitched-out dubstep and warped reggaeton/rock, to processed metal guitars and samples from every genre, culture and era you can think of.

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