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    Joell Ortiz is Comfortable in his “House Slippers”

    Tuesday, September 16, 2014

    Signifying just how comfortable he is in his own skin making the authentic Hip Hop that fans know and love him for, Joell Ortiz released his latest album, House Slippers today after live streaming it to anxious fans earlier this week. The 12-track LP features members of his Slaughterhouse collective as well as B.O.B, Mally […]

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    Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Come Over” by Clean Bandit feat. Stylo G

    Tuesday, September 16, 2014

    Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by UK band, Clean Bandit. The group enlisted the help of Stylo G on this one, and in usual Clean Bandit fashion, directed the video themselves.

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    Chris Brown Experiments w/ New Sounds on “X”

    Tuesday, September 16, 2014

    Written by Mateo Toro of Mindovermattertv Chris Brown has always been a polarizing artist who has experimented with many different producers, especially for his singles.  On his sixth studio album, X Chris Brown showcases how talented he really is by creating an album that is curated by great music influenced by different genres. On the […]

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    Mute Music Moment of the Day: “My Dear” by Kina Grannis

    Friday, September 12, 2014

    Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Kina Grannis. In this very creative video, Kina uses footage captured on her wedding day to make the official video for her song “My Dear”. If you’re like us and happened to miss the wedding, or not get an invite (no hard feelings Kina, […]

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    Caskets or Classics: Sonny Chulo vs. Jay Dev

    Friday, September 12, 2014

    In what is sure to be an epic rap battle, Hip Hop artists, Sonny Chulo and Jay Dev will meet up in Reading, Pa at Reverb Nightclub (1402 N. 9th St.) this Saturday, September 14th to determine which reigns supreme, “Caskets or Classics”. Hosted by Peedi Crakk and presented by Chosen One Battlegrounds, the night will kickoff with Team Jay […]

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    iPhone 6: Are The Critiques Valid?

    Friday, September 12, 2014

     Written by Trenton Calloway The late great Steve Jobs had a vision when he started Apple. This vision was not to deliver the most hi-tech devices to the public, but to create the most user friendly pieces of technology to date (whether he and Apple have done this or not is debatable). One thing is for sure, […]

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    Mute Music Moment of The Day: “The Body” Wale ft. Jeremih

    Thursday, September 11, 2014

    After releasing the trailer for The album About Nothing, Wale drops his first offering off the project, entitled “The Body”, featuring the hook king, Jeremih. The R. Kelly “You Remind Me of Something” inspired track explores a woman’s body with Jeremih killing the hook like always coupled with Wale’s seductive rhymes. This is definitely going […]

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    “Souled Out” Album Review

    Thursday, September 11, 2014

    Written by Mateo Toro of Mindovemattertv In today’s music scene it seems like the top female artists are pressured to release a “dance” or “pop” single in order to sell records, resulting in the cohesiveness of the album being endangered. Lucky for Jhene Aiko, she has stuck to writing all of her songs and creating music […]

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    Mute Music Moment of The Day: “Deep” by Jones

    Thursday, September 11, 2014

    London based singer Jones releases her first track and it’s quite impressive. “Deep” instantly reminded me of Solange’s “Losing You,” easygoing and delightful to listen to as Jones’ vocals take you on a nostalgic journey.  

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    Behind The Scenes of Beyonce’s VMA’s Performance

    Friday, September 5, 2014

    Have you been wondering what went in to Queen Bey’s show stopping VMA performance at this year’s award show? If you have been, you’re in luck, B recently released a behind the scenes video giving fans an inside look at some of the craziness and hard work that went into her fifteen minute concert to […]

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Dec
5

The PA Issue: Episode 1 Featuring Jean Esther

Greetings #Muteheads! We are back at it again, preparing to release another print issue of Mute Magazine! This time around we are focusing on the state of Pennsylvania and featuring artists, musicians, designers and the like who hail from the beautiful state of PA. First up is artist Jean Esther. Jean is the founder and […]

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Nov
30

Lauryn Hill Kicks Off “Homecoming” Tour in Manhattan

Lauryn Hill made her triumphant return to the stage Wednesday night performing at the Bowery Ballroom on the lower East Side of Manhattan. To much surprise the intimate show was also the start of a “homecoming” concert tour and a video shoot.  This is Ms. Hill’s first time hitting the stage since serving a three-month […]

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Nov
27

S.T.A.R.C.H. Episode II: The City Don’t Sleep Grand Opening

The City Don’t Sleep, located in Brooklyn is a boutique store that sells clothing, jewelry, sneakers and artwork by independent artists and clothing designers. Friends of Mute Magazine, S.T.A.R.C.H. was on hand at the official opening of The City Don’t Sleep a few months ago to capture the festivities. Visit http://mutemag.com/?p=4292 to learn more about S.T.A.R.C.H. from founder […]

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Nov
27

Asher Roth Responds to Eminem Diss

When Eminem released his latest album, The Marhsall Mathers LP 2 Hip Hop fans were excited to say the least. Along with that excitement came a bit of surprise when everyone heard a very direct diss to fellow emcee Asher Roth. Apparently, Eminem took offense to a song made by Asher called “As I Em”. On “Asshole” […]

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Nov
27

Mute Mag 2014 Winter Cover Shoot Recap

Earlier this week the Mute Magazine team met up with some pretty amazing artists, photographers and stylists to shoot the cover of the Winter 2014 Issue, “The PA Issue”. Just because we love all of you #Muteheads so much, we decided to give you a behind the scenes look at what went down during the […]

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Nov
25

Justin Bua Visits Kutztown University

Distorted urban realism artist Justin Bua visited Kutztown University last week to give a presentation about the origins of Hip Hop and how his art has chronicled the culture from its inception. Bua spoke to a crowd of college students in the student union building at Kutztown University giving those in attendance an in depth […]

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Nov
15

“I Sell Rockz” debuts at T.E.A. Factory

Written by Sharice Towles Paintings displaying various musical icons, poets reciting, and musicians playing harmoniously set the tone for an enjoyable art show at the T.E.A. Factory. “I Sell Rockz”, a tribute show that took place on Saturday, November 9th, consisted of talent from various artists from Reading, PA. The T.E.A Factory is a venue […]

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Nov
15

3 Albums by Female Artists That You Need In Your Collection

Written by Ashlee Chanelle 1. Pure Heroine by Lorde Seventeen year-old, New Zealand songstress Lorde burst onto the scene with her hit single “Royals” and has taken the music industry by storm with her highly anticipated debut album, Pure Heroine.  The album fails to disappoint and is considered one of the best of 2013 thus […]

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Oct
30

Ron Littlejohn & The Funk Embassy

“Shining On” is an EP for soul and funk music lovers who may have missed out on the stylings of legends like James Brown and Al Green. The EP, by Ron Littlejohn and the Funk Embassy is a culmination of funk and soul tracks featuring an impressive list of talented musicians who contributed to individual […]

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Oct
22

Review: “Step Inside” by Kevin Jenkins

Written by David Nazario Having been in the business for almost forty years, Kevin Jenkins is a true legend in the game. Most known for his expertise on the bass, Jenkins is now branching out on his own (with the help of friend Tomas Doncker) to try his hand as a solo artist. Doncker, who […]

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Apr
7

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Numb” by Cassie ft. Rick Ross

Today’s Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Cassie, with the help of Rick Ross. “Numb” is  featured on Cassie’s upcoming mix tape “RockaByeBaby” set to drop April 11th.  

December Rose
Apr
6

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Fallin’” by December Rose ft. Karl Excellent

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by singer-songwriter-performer, December Rose. “Fallin’” is sweet ballad full of soulful vocals by Rose, and features a beautiful piano melody by Karl Excellent. For more on December Rose, check out her official site: http://decemberrosemusic.com

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Apr
5

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Sky Is Falling Down” by Char Avell

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by London-based singer/songwriter, Char Avell and rapper, DDark. For more on Char Avell, follow him on Twitter: twitter.com/CharAvell  and “like” his fan page on Facebook: facebook.com/CharAvell.

mack
Mar
30

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Feat. Wanz

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Macklemore. “Thrift Shop” is a fun song about catching a deal at your local thrift shop.

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Mar
23

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “2 Much 2 Ask 4″ by Freezz Da Bossman feat. Bob Welder

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Freezz Da Bossman featuring Bob B Welder. Shoutout to Freezz Da Bossman for putting a message in his music. Check out “2 Much 2 Ask For” right here!

matt and kim
Mar
2

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “It’s Alright” by Matt & Kim

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Matt & Kim. Visit http://mattandkimmusic.com/ to learn more about the duo!

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Feb
28

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “You Should Know” by J Splash feat. Alicia Renee

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by J Splash featuring Alicia Renee. The video for “You Should Know” was directed by Supreme Order Inc Filmz and  features friend of Mute Mag, Kitty Cavas as the leading lady. Be sure to keep an eye out for more from Supreme Order Inc. […]

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Feb
25

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “She Bad Bad” by Eve

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from Ruff Ryder’s First Lady, Eve. “She Bad Bad” is the first single off of Eve’s new album Lip Lock.

wynter gordon
Feb
23

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “TKO” by Wynter Gordon ft. The Oxymorrons

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by pop singer/songwriter, Wynter Gordon. With her unique style and delivery, Wynter is making quite an impact on the pop/dance scene. For more on Wynter Gordon and to download her music, check out her site: www.wyntergordon.com

paul kim
Feb
21

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Getaway” by Paul Kim

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Los Angeles singer/songwriter, Paul Kim. Known for both his YouTube covers and original songs, it’s only a matter of time before Kim really blows up! Listen to the mellow groove of  “Getaway” and check out Paul’s other music via his official site: www.paulkimmusic.com

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