- September 14, 2012
- by Staff
Several weeks ago, Mumford & Sons released the first single off their upcoming album Babel. Now there's a video to along with the track, “I Will Wait.”
Days before The xx's sophomore album Coexist finally drops, the group performed at Bestival 2012 on Friday. In related news, the crowd for this year's event was reportedly the largest ever.
Somewhere in the middle of all the rap tracks and synth beats during Thursday night's MTV VMAs, one artist stood out. Like Adele's performance of "Someone Like You" at the 2011 VMAs, Frank Ocean gave this year's audience a stripped-down, acoustic version of his "Thinkin Bout You." Watch the video below.
British songstress Ellie Goulding on Wednesday debuted a music video for "Anything Could Happen," the first single off her upcoming album Halcyon. The new full-length releases Oct. 9 in the U.S. via Interscope.
Still recovering from the long holiday weekend? The Black Keys have got you covered. In the their new video for “Little Black Submarines,” The Black Keys perform in front of a small group of fans at Springwater Supper Club in Nashville. The video premiered early Tuesday.
Last week, Timbaland revealed that sometime over Labor Day weekend, fans could expect two new tracks from Missy Elliott. While studio versions of said songs were not immediately available, Elliott did appear onstage with Timbaland over the weekend to perform "9th Inning" and "Triple Threat," both of which are expected to be on her upcoming album--which has not been given an official release date. She also performed some of her hits ("Get Ur Freak On" and "Lose Control") and offered a prayer for Chris Lighty.
On the final day of Jay-Z's Budweiser Made in America Festival in Philadelphia, the Brooklyn emcee joined headlining act Pearl Jam for one final performance. Following a surprise appearance by Kanye West and most of his G.O.O.D. Music crew on the first night, on Sunday Jay-Z closed out the fest with "99 Problems," a popular track off his Black Album.
Grimes released the official music video for “Genesis” earlier today. As always, the video is presented in an elegant and grungy manner. A woman of style and grace who isn’t afraid to kick up some dirt? Yes, please. Frames include medieval weapons, snakes, and the cutest pigtails since Baby Spice!
Watch the video after the jump...
In honor of World Humanitarian Day (WHD) on Sunday, Beyoncé has released a music video for “I Was Here.” The powerful performance seen in the visuals below took place last week at the United Nations in New York to promote WHD. The song is from her latest album 4.
In this very honest piece from Kanye West, he talks about his writing process (or lack thereof, in his earlier albums), and the positive messages he’s tried to convey in his songs. To hear the talented rapper/producer speak on his writing process, watch the video below.