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    ‘Lipstick and Timbs’ Listening Event

    Saturday, May 23, 2015

      Written by John Zabala Thursday night I had the pleasure of attending the exclusive listening event for Reading, Pa based Hip Hop Artist Beanz’s new EP, Lipstick and Timbs. The event was presented by Beanz and Red City Mix and hosted by the Chill Then Grill Bar & Lounge in Reading, Pa. Lipstick and […]

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    Giselle Antonia Soft Launch

    Friday, May 22, 2015

    Contemporary female clothing line, Giselle Antonia hosted a mixer Sunday to celebrate the soft launch of their debut collection. The event took place in Brooklyn and featured DJ Novakane and Dj Fort Knox, as well as a presentation that involved models making their entrance via a Jeep Wrangler that was driven right into the center […]

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    ‘Covers For Peace’ @ The Bitter End

    Thursday, May 21, 2015

    Funkadelic Studios in New York City joined forces with the legendary music venue and nightclub, The Bitter End in NYC’s Greenwhich Village last night to raise money for public school PS75. Entitled Covers For Peace, the night’s performances were just how we like them – live and diverse. Kicking off the show was Rock N’ […]

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    Amy Winehouse Documentary ‘Amy’ Trailer Released

    Thursday, May 21, 2015

    Four years after her untimely death, the first official trailer for Amy, a documentary about the rise and fall of singer Amy Winehouse has been released. Directed by Asif Kapadia, the doc features never before seen rare footage of Amy, unreleased music, and exclusive interviews. Although fans of the British singer who died at age […]

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    Mute Music Moment of the Day: “OctaHate” by Ryn Weaver

    Monday, May 18, 2015

    Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Ryn Weaver. “OctaHate” is featured on Ryn’s forthcoming debut album, The Fool.    

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    Byas&Leon Launch Event and Mixer

    Friday, May 15, 2015

    Celebrate the launch of contemporary menswear and Haitian craftsmanship line, Byas&Leon (created by New York City natives Rony Byas and Harvey Leon) today in Brooklyn, NYC. Taking place at “The Love Shack”, the night will include a musical performance from Haitian singer Riva Nyri Precil, and a short film that will provide a brief history […]

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    Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Users” by Bishop Neru

    Tuesday, May 12, 2015

    Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Bishop Neru. “Users” is featured on Bishop’s newest EP, Nehruvia: The Nehruvian.

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    ‘Peaches N Herb’ by Cole Williams & Nikhil P. Yerawadekar

    Friday, May 8, 2015

    Missing the duets of the 70s, the Punk Empress of African Rock, Cole Williams recently joined forces with producer and instrumentalist Nikhil P. Yerawadekar to create the soulful “Peaches N Herb”. The single was released earlier this week and was played and programmed by Nikhil, with accompanying drumming by Sam Merrick. Cole and Nikhil are […]

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    Tidal: What’s the Difference?

    Wednesday, May 6, 2015

    Written by Ashlee Chanelle A few weeks ago, music mogul Jay-Z announced the launch of the exclusive Hi-Fi streaming service, TIDAL. The service was first launched in the US, Canada, and the UK back in October 2014, by Swedish/Norwegian company, Aspiro. In January 2015, Project Panther Ltd. (owned by Jay-Z) purchased Aspiro, business deals ensued, […]

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    Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Homesick” by Catfish And The Bottlemen

    Wednesday, April 29, 2015

    Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Catfish And The Bottlemen. “Homesick” is featured on the band’s debut album, THE BALCONY, which is in stores and available online now.  

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Apr
12

Armin Van Buuren Live @ Ultra Music Festival 2014

World renowned Dj, Armin Van Buuren performed at this year’s Ultra Music Festival to a crowd full of raving electronic dance lovers. Armin recently released his annual compilation series A State of Trance 2014 , which features two CD’s, “On The Beach” and “In The Club”, and is inspired by his radio show of the same […]

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Apr
10

New Balance Release Elite Edition Racing Collection Sneaker

Sneaker giant New Balance recently released one of their newest collections, The Elite Edition Racing Collection. This very limited collection only features three styles and is sure to sell out quickly. According to Newbalance.com, each sneaker “captures the allure of the fastest cars in the world with bold colors, rich materials and high-performance technologies.” In […]

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Apr
5

Cassie Collaborates with Clothing Brand Young & Reckless

Clothing brand Young & Reckless teamed up with singer Cassie for the second time to create another capsule collection for the brand. Well known photographer Jonathan Mannion recently captured photographs of Cassie that will be used for a line of T-shirts. According to the Bad Boy princess, the line is inspired by art and is […]

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hiphoppress
Apr
4

Drake Responds to Jay-Z On New Song “Draft Day”

When Jay threw a shot at Drake calling him “Miss Drizzy” on Jay Electronica’s “We Made It” last week Hip Hop fans and the internet wondered if and when Drake would respond to Jay’s subtle diss. Now that Drizzy is off of tour it seems that he might’ve already responded to the diss from Big […]

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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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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 […]

the-weeknd
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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Jul
13

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Come Back Down” by Danny Fernandes

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Canadian singer-songwriter, Danny Fernandes. Following the success of his 2010 sophomore album AutomaticLUV, this award-winning artist is back with his emotional single “Come Back Down.” For more on Danny Fernandes, check out http://www.dannyfernandes.com  

Banks
Jul
12

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Warm Water” by Banks

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by upcoming singer-songwriter, Banks.  For more on Banks, check out http://hernameisbanks.com and be sure to catch her on tour with R&B sensation, The Weeknd this fall.  

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