Mos Def

“Accordion” [Madvillain cover]

Mos Def covered Madvillain at a recent gig with DOOM (or at least the person who performs as DOOM). About time for a new Madvillain, eh? [via Nah Right]

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Mount Eerie

“Ancient Questions” [Daytrotter]

Wind’s Poem was released last year by Phil Elverum’s own P.W. Elverum & Sun.

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Meth, Ghost & Rae

“Meth vs. Chef”

Wu-Massacre is due March 30 via Def Jam. Check our news story for more info about Meth, Ghost & Rae’s debut.

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MF Grimm


MF Grimm, not to be confused with Julian Casablancas, has a new album, You Only Live Twice: The Audio Graphic Novel, due May 18. “Girlfriend” may or may not be on the album, but it’s an MF Grimm track nonetheless.

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Thee Silver Mt. Zion

“I Built Myself A Metal Bird”

The group’s latest, Kollaps Tradixionales, is out this week on Constellation.

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