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    Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Black Jeans” by Mayaeni

    Saturday, December 20, 2014

    Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Mayaeni. Mayaeni is Roc Nation’s newest signee and hails from Detroit, and more importantly, she’s a chick who plays guitar. Check out the video below! Photo Credit: Frankie Fultz

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    MF Doom X Clarks Wallabee Boot Navy

    Saturday, December 20, 2014

    MF Doom is back at it again, this time with a Wallabee boot in navy. Earlier this year Doom released his first Wallabee collab with Clarks Originals, a dressier leather brown shoe with the famous crepe sole, emblazoned with his infamous mask logo. This time around Doom was inspired by the New York Knicks and decided to […]

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    Miguel Releases 3 New Songs on SoundCloud

    Friday, December 19, 2014

    Taking a cue from Drake, Miguel took to SoundCloud a few hours ago to release three brand new tracks, “NWA” featuring Kurupt, “Hollywood Dreams”, and “Coffee”.  For fans who have been waiting for the singing sensation to drop new music since his 2012 release, Kaleidoscope Dream, this is a long overdue and much needed treat. On “NWA” Miguel enlists […]

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    Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Lytah” by Rusko

    Friday, December 19, 2014

    Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by the dubstep veteran Dj-producer Rusko. The video for “Lytah” was written and directed by Nadir B and was produced by the New York Film Academy 2014.

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    Kacy Hill Signs to G.O.O.D. Music

    Friday, December 19, 2014

    Kanye West and the G.O.O.D. music family just signed their newest act, twenty year old Los Angeles native, Kacy Hill. The announcement was made recently although Kacy has been buzzing since dropping her debut video “Experience” back in September. Hill has a background as a model and dancer and accompanied her now boss, Kanye during his “Yeezus” tour. Casey is currently working on […]

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    Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Spit Three Times” by Neneh Cherry

    Thursday, December 18, 2014

    Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Neneh Cherry. The video for “Spit Three Times” was directed by Bafic. Enjoy!  

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    #Artlife: Live Art Tribute To Bettie Page & Pin Up Girls NYC!

    Wednesday, December 17, 2014

    Written By Theron Cook Last night, Tuesday Dec. 16th,  “COLLAGE” presented their special live art tribute to Bettie Page & Pin Up Girls with NYCs hottest artists painting live!!! To accompany the live painting they had DJ Lex NY Tahleim & DJ Brake mixing it up @ The Delancey on the lower east side of Manhattan, right below the Williamsburg […]

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    D’Angelo Drops ‘Sugah Daddy’ & Trailer for ‘Black Messiah’ Album

    Sunday, December 14, 2014

    After fourteen long years, D’Angelo is officially back with his long awaited second album, Black Messiah. Although there is no official release date yet, it is rumored to be dropping as early as this Tuesday being that there is an exclusive private listening party for the album tonight in Brooklyn. So far one track from […]

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    Joell Ortiz Interview

    Friday, December 12, 2014

    We recently had a chance to chop it up with one of the cover artists featured on the new issue of Mute Magazine, Joell Ortiz. Joell spoke to us about his new emcee freestyle competition as well as gave us an update on how things are going with his latest album, House Slippers. Check out the […]

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    J. Cole “2014 Forest Hills Drive” Album Review

    Wednesday, December 10, 2014

    Written by Mateo Toro of Mindovermattertv J. Cole has gone on to defy critics, not once, but twice, with two number one albums, and eventually outselling Yeezus last year when he released his 2013 studio LP, Born Sinner. This year J. Cole seems to be more confident than he’s ever been as an artist. He […]

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Jaz
Apr
2

Jazmine Sullivan Makes Her Return to Music

After announcing via Twitter in 2011 that she would be taking a break from the music industry, Philly native and Soul singer Jazmine Sullivan recently announced that she is coming back to music and will be releasing her third album Mona Lisa sometime this year. Sullivan made the announcment to a sold out crowd at the […]

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Oculus
Apr
2

Facebook Buys Virtual Reality Company Oculus for $2 Billion

Written by John Persolus Facebook has bought the virtual reality company Oculus for $2 billion. With the purchase, Facebook now has rights to the Oculus Rift, Oculus’ great (and only) virtual reality headset. The headset was initially designed as an advanced gaming device, but according to a Yahoo! report, Facebook plans to use the Oculus […]

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Mar
29

Nas Kicks Off Hip Hop Festival with National Symphony Orchestra Pops

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Illmatic, Nas opened a Hip Hop Festival with the National Symphony Orchestra Pops at the Kennedy Center last night. Nas will be hitting the stage again tonight alongside the famous orchestra, performing hits from his 1994 classic album Illmatic. “One Mic: Hip-Hop Culture Worldwide” is the name of the two-week long festival that will highlight […]

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Mar
24

Art Life by Visual Artist Theron Cook

Here’s a sneak peek at some of the energy and concentration that goes into Theron Cook’s preparation and creations. Although it doesn’t reveal the end product it does showcase the process and gives the viewer an idea of how it all comes together… Stay tuned for more details @ mutemag.com or facebook.com/theroncookart. Thanks for watching…. Enjoy! […]

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Mar
21

Review: Twisted by Jenifer Kinder

Twisted might very well be the best title and description for Jenifer Kinder’s second solo album released a few weeks ago. Kinder, who is comfortable singing just about any type of music, from Reggae, to Pop and R&B, takes a good amount of risks on Twisted, resulting in an album that is unique and refreshing. […]

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Mar
19

Wu-Tang Drops New Single “Keep Watch”

One of the most iconic Hip Hop groups of all time just dropped their newest single “Keep Watch”. Produced by DJ Mathematics, the track features singer Nathaniel. Apparently this is the first single off of the Wu’s long awaited comeback album entitled, A Better Tomorrow. The 20th anniversary album is currently available for pre-order. Although “Keep […]

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nin
Mar
16

Nine Inch Nails Announce North American Tour with Soundgarden

Nine Inch Nails recently announced that the will be embarking on a North American tour alongside Soundgarden this summer, with Death Grips coming along as the opening act. Be sure to sign-up at http://www.nin.com for the presale tickets that include early entry into the show. (Tickets go on sale to the general public on March 21st at http://www.livenation.com.) Check out the […]

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Mar
10

Loving World by Visual Artist Theron Cook

Loving World is inspired by the urban world of the USA. This video shows some of the energy that goes into creating a surreal/abstract painting. Although it doesn’t reveal the end product it does showcase the process and gives the viewer an idea of how it all comes together… Stay tuned for more details @ […]

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Mar
8

Dum Dum Girls Release Mini Movie “Are You Okay”

The Dum Dum Girls released a short film this week entitled “Are You Okay”. The film was written by Bret Easton Ellis and features the band’s new single “Are You Okay”. The single is a track off of their latest album, Too True. Starring Shiloh Fernandez and Dee Dee Penny, the short film is a […]

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Mar
7

Lupita Nyong’o Embraces Inner Beauty & Becomes a Fashion Maven

Written by Eleesha Ferguson In the world of fashion and beauty there’s always that one person that comes along and sweeps everyone off of their feet. An individual so beautiful from the inside out filled with compassion and poise to represent an entire demographic that was left to be forgotten. As a young dark skinned  […]

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Aug
7

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Tough Luck” by Wordspit The Illest

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Wordspit The Illest. Enjoy Muteheads!    

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Jul
27

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Are You Ready” by Boss Carrot

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Boss Carrot. Boss represents Stoners Garden and will be featured in the Summer/Fall “Brooklyn” Issue of Mute Magazine. Be on the lookout for Boss and his Stoners Garden crew!

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Jul
26

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Sweater Weather” by The Neighbourhood

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by California-based alternative rock band,  The Neighbourhood. After their formation in 2011, the band released two EPs (I’m Sorry, Thank You). Now, they are back with their new full-length album, I Love You and this incredible single,” Sweater Weather.” Check out the video below, […]

johnnyswim
Jul
24

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Heart Beats” by Johnnyswim

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Amanda Sudano and Abner Ramirez, better known as  Los Angeles-based duo, Johnnyswim. The duo incorporates a unique mix of pop, soul, folk, and rock into their music, and it is evident on their new single, “Heart Beats.” Check out the video for the […]

ElizaDoolittle
Jul
19

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Big When I Was Little”

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by soulful London singer-songwriter, Eliza Doolittle. “Big When I Was Little” is sweet song, perfect for summer reminiscing. For more on Eliza Doolittle, visit: http://www.elizadoolittle.com

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Jul
18

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Bad Habit” by Foals

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by rising English indie rock band, Foals. Check out the catchy “Bad Habit” off the band’s new album Holy Fire, and for more on Foals visit: http://www.foals.co.uk/

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Jul
17

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “I Need Weed” by Styles P

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Styles P. Just when you thought Styles couldn’t make another hit celebrating 420, he comes back with this banger. Whether you partake or not, “I Need Weed” has a  hypnotic beat and a catchy hook that is sure to get you addicted.

jezdior
Jul
16

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Move On” by Jez Dior

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Jez Dior. This dustep track, featuring a Lana Del Rey sample, is sure to get you moving. L.A. rapper, Jez Dior, son of punk rocker Steve Dior, has been influenced by everyone from Jim Morrison to Kurt Cobain to Kanye West, and it’s […]

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Jul
15

The Weeknd Premieres “Belong To The World”

Today, Abel Tesfaye, better known as mysterious singing-sensation, The Weeknd, premiered his video for “Belong To The World.” The single, off his upcoming album, Kiss Land,  samples Portishead’s “Machine Gun.” Check out the emotional track and video via MTV below, and read The Weeknd’s first revealing interview with Complex. Get More: The Weeknd, Belong To […]

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Jul
15

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Lethal Dose” by Ayah Marar

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by  singer-songwriter, Ayah Marar.  Along with being a radio host and record label owner, Ayah can certainly work the mic. This upcoming U.K. sensation has been a featured vocalist and/or write for the likes of Calvin Harris, DJ Fresh, and more. Now, check her […]

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