Blog Scour 05.08.12 (Tuesday)

    TOP PICKS

    Swizz Beatz & A$AP Rocky On 106 & Park

    Hip-Hop Rumors: Charles Hamilton: “Flamin’ F@ggots” Beat Me Up

    Rye Rye featuring M.I.A. – Rock Off Shake Off

    Meek Mill & Kendrick Lamar Record “A1 Everything” (Video)

    Spotify Who? Pandora Surges Past 150 Million Registered Users

    Heavenly Beat – “Messiah” (Use Soundcloud link)

    Family Band, “Night Song” MP3

    Braid announces reunion tour dates

    Fiona Apple Details The Idler Wheel… Deluxe Version

    Legendary New York club CBGB to reopen?

    Alanis Morrisette Releases Lyrics Prior To Music

    MJ Bodyguard Claims Singer Ordered a Hit on Randy Jackson

    [Videos] Young Dirty Bastard – “Son”

    The Hood Internet – The Mixtape Volume Six

    Grimes, Skrillex and Diplo tour. On a train. / Skrillex, Diplo to Tour Canada on a Train

    Afghan Whigs Announce First Show in 13 Years

    Confidential Report Shows Big Increase in Spotify’s Payouts to Indie Labels

    A$AP Rocky Performs “Pretty Flacko” At Red Bull Studios (Video)

    Busta Rhymes To Headline 2012 Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival

    Theophilus London Announces Tour de Roses World Tour

    Video: Drake Brings Out Lil Wayne, The Weeknd, 2 Chainz, Waka Flocka & French Montana In Concord, CA2 Chainz & Drake “No Lie” In Concord, CA

    ROCK/ELECTRONIC

    Dana Buoy – “Satellite Ozone”

    Rufus Wainwright Visits WNYC

    Death Grips – Guillotine (Kevin Blake Remix)

    Fang Island announces sophomore album: Major

    Firefly Fest: Silversun Pickups, Bassnectar & More Added to Lineup

    Digitalism to Mix Next DJ-Kicks

    Nite Jewel to Perform Kraftwerk’s Album Computer World in Full, With Peanut Butter Wolf

    Watch Buraka Som Sistema’s ‘Tira o Pe’ Make a Crowd Lose Its Collective Mind

    Twin Shadow Sets North American Tour

    Marissa Nadler – “Apostle”

    Goldroom – Fifteen (ft Chela)

    M.I.A. Designs Beck’s Beer Bottle Label, Talks New Album ‘Matangi’ / M.I.A. working on new album

    Benga feat BeBe Black – Icon (Original Version)

    Bobby Womack – Please Forgive My Heart (Funk Version)

    The Virgins Return At Encore Sessions (Video)

    iamamiwhoami: “Rascal” (Video)

    Moodymann and Junior Boys team up for I Guess You Never Been Lonely

    Gossip – Perfect World (RAC Mix)

    Maxïmo Park – “Hips And Lips” Video

    Brooklyn synth team Led Er Est reveal noirish new track ‘Bladiator’

    Grizzly Bear, Dinosaur Jr. to play Pygmalion Festival 2012

    Sondre Lerche & Lars Vaular Debut New Video

     

    ENTERTAINMENT/TECH/MISC.

    Pandora: Internet Radio Growth coming from AM/FM

    Chris Brown Shows Off His Moves on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ (Video)

    Dubstep Selling Candy, Helping to Stop Human Trafficking

    Facebook Confirms: “We Have Removed the Grooveshark App…”

    How To Scrobble to Last.fm from iTunes, Spotify, and More

    The Best of Racism: “Washington Times” Columnist Condemns “Half-White” Obama For Silence On Adam Yauch’s Death.

    The Village People’s Cop Just Won a Huge Case Against the Administrators of His Music… / Village People’s Victor Willis Wins Huge Rights Reversion Case Over ‘YMCA’

    Panic, panic, panic: the Ninja Tune story

    Part of the L.A. Coliseum’s Suit Against Electric Daisy’s Promoters Dismissed…

    Shepard Fairey Collabs with Neil Young for ‘Americana’…

    After Being Put in ‘Digital Guantanamo’ by Feds, Music Site Dajaz1 Isn’t Sitting Down Any More…

    Universal U.K Partners With Liam Gallagher’s Pretty Green Clothing Label To Open Virtual ‘Shop-Front’ Record Stores

    Arthur Russell and Peter Zummo’s Long Out-of-Print ‘Zummo With an X’ Getting Re-Released by Optimo…

    Deadmau5 Almost Sets Himself, Club on Fire

    B.o.B. & O.A.R. “Champions” Duracell Ad


    HIP-HOP/R&B

    New Video: French Montana “Coke Boys 3 Intro”

    New Music: Ace Hood “B.L.A.B. (Ballin’ Like A Bitch)”

    Styles P Talks Curren$y, The LOX, New Mixtape (Video)

    Slaughterhouse – What We Do Freestyle (Video)

    Stream: King Louie, “PiDD”

    Twista – Kush Rhymes

    AUDIO: Showbiz & AG — “Preloaded” Album (Free Download).

    A$AP Ant & Young Shaka – No Chorus

    The OCS – Heart Of A Hustler f. Kendrick Lamar, Cisco Adler & Jag

    Waka Flocka Flame Discusses Being Against Animal Abuse (Video)

    Gensu Dean – Ramesses f. 7evenThirty & Homeboy Sandman

    Video: Big K.R.I.T. – Road Less Traveled (Episode 3)

    New Video: Soulja Boy “Same Damn Time” x “Country Boy”

    Future Announces Pluto Tour With Pusha T

    EXCLUSIVE: Scarface Announces First Ever Show In NY; Details New Album “Rooted”

    [News] Prodigy “H.N.I.C. 3” Release Date

    Childish Gambino – F**k Your Blog f. Flynt Flossy & Yung Humma