Apple’s App Store passed another major benchmark on Wednesday, topping 50 billion app downloads.
The feds shut down everyone’s favorite file hosting site MegaUpload in January, but was it actually helping the film Industry? A new study says yes.
Since the new Rick Ross album has been pushed back due to his health issues, Mr. Maybach Music gifts you a mixtape with some A-listers for guests: Drake, Nas, Diddy and Pharrell.
The name says it all. It’s Wu-Tang. It’s Fugazi. It’s Wugazi. It’s freaking awesome is what it is.
Calling all space cadets: what we have here is very necessary for your 4:20 buzz with an hour of songs celebrating Mary Jane. Dr. Dre, Pharcyde, Snoop Dogg, Afroman, D’Angelo, Method Man, Cypress Hill, Digable Planets and more funk for your trunk.
RIP Big Poppa – more than 15 years ago. Get the Best of Notorious BIG from Heavy favorite, world class DJ M-Rock.
Bawz mixes up a very dirty set. Booty bass, R&B, tech-house, breaks – it’s all in there and the nastier the better.
The Beastie Boys were finally inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and to celebrate Mick Boogie has put together this amazing Beasties mixtape with rarities, remixes, demos, live versions and out-takes and it includes photos from legendary photographer Jonathan Mannion (aka Jonathan Hörnblowér). Time to get ill. We miss you MCA.
Ohio’s Stalley releases his first mixtape in a year and the first one with Rick Ross’ Maybach Music Group, Savage Journey To The American Dream.
The very nice folks at Stereogum have put together a mix of Interweb freebies from this month. Listen to some new music! Lemonade, Mr. Muthafuckin’ eXquire, El-P, SpaceGhostPurp, Dive, Action Bronson, Moonface and more.
Several years ago DJ Food made a meticulous series of mixes based on Kraftwerk featuring covers, sample-heavy tracks or songs that clearly owe a debt to the quartet. Originally aired in January of 2005, it’s available for download now and features everything from Jay-Z to Bowery Electric to U2.
For the upcoming Saint Patrick’s Day holiday DJ Eclipse put together a mix celebrating all things Irish, as well as a homage of sorts for Danny Boy from House of Pain. U2, Sinead O’Connor, the Pogues, Lordz of Brooklyn and House of Pain (duh) all make appearances. Sláinte!
The line up for 2012’s Austin Psych Fest makes their way onto a mixtape from Al Lover. Brian Jonestown, The Black Angels, Wooden Shjips, Moon Duo and all manner of other psychedelic, droned-out, reverbed goodness.
M-Rock drops monster mixtapes on us a couple times a year and here’s another one for you, with an hour full of love jams you actually want to hear. Happy V Day!
This one’s a winner. 32 artists / 32 tracks featuring SBTRKT, Youth Lagoon, Spank Rock, Rainbow Arabia, Destroyer, Real Estate, Phantogram,YACHT, Beastie Boys, Cults, Santigold, Friends, M83 and more.