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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, Gisselle 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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Dec
30

“The Exhibition About Nothing” by Wale & Eastmen Collective

Written by Theron cook Hip Hop recording artist Wale is all about creating a platform for discovery and showcasing that platform when he recently collaborated with Eastmen Collective. Eastmen & Wale collectively organized and presented “The Exhibition About Nothing”. To me the title suggests that “nothing” is something or “something” comes from nothing. This exhibition […]

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Dec
21

#ARTLIFE: “The Future Is Now”

Written by Theron Cook Sometimes you have to completely change things up, and that’s exactly what former Roc-A-Fella Records CEO Dame Dash did. Dame’s newest downtown gallery located in the Lower East Side of Manhattan has changed its name from Poppington to 60 Orchard Gallery, and is celebrating the name change with a strong three day opening […]

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Dec
21

Madonna X Kanye West: ‘Illuminati’

The Material Girl is back with new music. Originally planning to release the first single, “Living For Love” off of her Rebel Heart album next year, Madonna decided to switch things up and release six all new tracks from the album months in advance. Here’s what she had to say about the new music: ” I […]

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Dec
21

Fabolous ‘Will Smith’ Freestyle

In order to prep fans for his highly anticipated 90s themed digital only mixtape, The Young OG Project, Fabolous has released a freestyle entitled, “Will Smith”. For those of you who have been watching Fab’s moves lately, you may notice that the verses featured on “Will Smith” were also the same verses that he recently spit […]

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Dec
20

MF Doom X Clarks Wallabee Boot Navy

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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Dec
19

Miguel Releases 3 New Songs on SoundCloud

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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Dec
19

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

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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Dec
17

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

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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Dec
14

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

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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Dec
12

Joell Ortiz Interview

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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Dec
18

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

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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Dec
4

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Whole Damn Year” by Mary J. Blige

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by the Queen of Hip Hop Soul, Mary J. Blige. “Whole Damn Year” is the first official single for Mary’s latest album, The London Sessios released on Tuesday.  

kooks
Nov
11

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

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by The Kooks. “Bad Habit” is featured on the bands’ latest album Listen. Visit http://po.st/iTListen to purchase Listen on iTunes.

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Nov
9

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Mind Over Matter” by Young The Giant

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Young The Giant. The video for “Mind Over Matter” was shot  along the Angeles Crest Highway in Southern California.    

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Nov
5

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Blue Eyed Sailor” by Mia Maestro

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Mia Maestro. The beautiful video for “Blue Eyed Sailor” was directed by Guillermo Navarro and Juan Azulay.  

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Nov
4

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Rat Race” by Parallax

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Parallax. “Rat Race” is featured on Parallax’s latest project, Depth Perception. Be sure to give this video a watch and the song a listen, Parallax is dropping a few jewels on this one.

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Oct
28

Mute Music Moment of The Day: “Jetskis” by Jaden Smith

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Jaden Smith who has been on a roll lately. The AzZi-produced track is titled “Jetskis”.

Ace Laboy
Oct
25

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “11:34″ by Ace LaBoy feat. Slay-Tunes

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is a healthy dose of Hip Hop from Reading, Pa based emcee Ace LaBoy featuring Slay-Tunes. Enjoy #Muteheads!

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Oct
24

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Feels Like Forever” by Of Mice & Men

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Of Mice & Men. Enjoy!

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Oct
17

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “I Am LEGEND” by Kaydee

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Toronto, Canada based artist Kaydee. “I Am LEGEND” is the first single off of Kaydee’s new album, The Transition available for download on November 17th.

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