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The Fake Eye: Alternate Universe Crust-Punk Kanye Respectfully Declines 47th Grammy

HOLLYWOOD, MD–Reminding us all that he is the nicest guy in the business, Alternate Universe Crust-Punk Kanye graciously declined his 47th Grammy during this year’s ceremony at the Arby’s Center in Hollywood, Maryland. “Thank you so much, but I have [...]

February 10, 2015 Features
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Listen: KAIROS Covers & Strips Down Kanye West’s “Street Lights”

Hate him or love him, it’s undeniable that Kanye West is one of the most innovative and influential musicians of the modern era. Ye’s 808s & Heartbreak, a left turn departure at the time, now looks somewhat tame in the [...]

April 17, 2014 News
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SIMGE’s Top 50 Albums Of 2013

50. Diarrhea Planet – I’m Rich Beyond Your Wildest Dreams 49. Grouplove – Spreading Rumors 48. Night Birds – Born To Die In Suburubia 47. Tegan & Sara – Heartthrob 46. Chris Rockwell & The Stickball Social Club – Buildings Will Collapse [...]

December 30, 2013 New Music, Reviews
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Further Consideration: Kanye West – Yeezus

Listen to Yeezus angry. You can listen to College Dropout if you’re feeling soulful, 808s & Heartbreak if you’re feeling scummy, or My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy if you’re drunk on a rooftop. But definitely listen to Yeezus angry. As [...]

July 9, 2013 Features
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Governors Ball 2013 Day 3: Kanye West Lifted Off From The Muddy Banks Of Randall’s Island

As I peeled off my mud-caked Sambas and deposited them into a trash can outside of Grand Central Station, I refreshingly slipped on a pair of sandals and wondered two things; was all of the anguish included with attending all [...]

June 10, 2013 Live, Reviews
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Watch Kanye West Debut The Thumping Madness Of “Black Skinhead” On SNL

It’s not too often that a musical guest manages to completely steal the focus away from a Saturday Night Live season finale, but Kanye West has never been shy about putting his absolute heart and soul into spotlight performances. As [...]

May 19, 2013 Music Videos, News
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Kanye West Sampled New Material While Performing Inside A Pyramid At Roseland Ballroom

June Eighteen. That’s the lone tweet available to Kanye West’s nearly 9.5 million Twitter followers, but that doesn’t mean the bohemian MC is going too subtle on us in advance of his forthcoming follow up to opus My Beautiful Dark [...]

May 16, 2013 News
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Governors Ball Announces Official After Parties w/ DFA 1979, Japandroids, Polica + More

With pesky noise ordinances and zoning whatnot ensuring that this year’s Governors Ball will close up promptly before most people in Manhattan even go out, fest organizers have unveiled a series of official after parties to further satiate the appetites of [...]

April 22, 2013 Music Festivals, News
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Governors Ball Announces Day By Day Lineups: Single Day Tickets On Sale Now

As the second weekend of June inches ever nearer, the Governors Ball Music Festival has turned the feat of a 3-Day GA pass sell out. The apprehensive amongst us may find the trio of consecutive party dates a bit daunting, [...]

April 5, 2013 News
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Vextion Covers Katy Perry’s “ET”

No, Farmingdale, NJ’s Vextion couldn’t muscle a verse out of Kanye, but that didn’t stop the Hard-Rock collective from tackling Katy Perry’s 2012 hit single “ET”. Vextion’s Katy Ortiz channels her inner Pop star on this fiery cut, trading Perry’s [...]

February 22, 2013 Asbury Music, News