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’ […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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.
Hip Hop/Neo-Soul duo OSHUN released their debut mixtape, Asase Yaa today in celebration of Earth Day (The name OSHUN pays homage to an Yoruba river deity that represent elements of femininity and womanhood). Asase Yaa is the group’s latest offering since their debut EP, AFAHYE released last year around this time. According to OSHUN’s website, with their […]
It’s Record Store Day again, so you know what that means – new music and re-releases in vinyl form from great artists. This year is no exception. Although there are a number of cool new records to add to your collection, for the sake of keeping this list short, we’ve provided you with five of […]
Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Beanz. “Fountain of Youth” and “Trap Luv” can be found on Beanz’s latest mixtape, Explicit Lyricist. Check out the two-part video below!
Looking for something artsy to do in NYC? Here are three exhibitions that are currently on display, and one on the way. Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic Showing now at the Brooklyn Museum, artist, Kehinde Wiley’s exhibit features Old Master-style opulently colored portraits of contemporary African-American men and women. Kehinde’s portraits are known for inciting […]
Today’s Mute Music Moment is brought to you by Jesse Boykins III. The Chi-Town soul singer takes us on a journey of his life through polaroids and low-fi clips in his visual for “The Wonder Years” off his album Love Apparatus. If you pay close attention you can peep Vic Mensa, DJ Kitty Cash, Kilo […]
Today’s Mute Music Moment goes to singer-songerwriter Juliette Ashby. Ever wonder what R&B, Reggae and Neo-Soul would sound together? Well, Juliette’s music is pretty darn close to it. The London native shares moments of her working on her craft and spending time with her love in her latest visual titled,”Grow Like A Seed” off her […]
Today’s Mute Music of the Day is brought to you by rising rapper, Vic Mensa. With the help of Kanye West, Mensa delivers a dark, wild, and raucous visual for “U Mad.” Check out the video for “U Mad” below and purchase the song via iTunes here: http://smarturl.it/iVMUMad
Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from rising San Francisco singer-songwriter, Rozzi Crane. After time spent as a background vocalist, Crane became the first artist to sign to Adam Levine’s label, 222 Records, and was also featured on Maroon 5’s “Come Away To The Water.” Check out the remix of her single, “Psycho” […]
Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Canadian singer-songwriter, Ria Mae. The smooth production on “Clothes Off” paired with Ria’s edgy vocals and provacative lyrics will definitely get you groovin’. Check out the new video below, and download “Clothes Off” on iTunes: http://smarturl.it/ClothesOffSingle
Known jokester and very talented emcee, FUTURISTIC, dropped another new visual off of his new album The Rise. Let’s Do Something” features the internet famous dancing superstar Amanda Hackey and follows the duo around the city as they get into so me trouble. You can purchase FUTURISTIC’s s album here on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/album/id98162427
Having worked alongside artists such as Jay Z, Eminem, and Logic, you wouldn’t look at the name X Ambassadors and expect to hear “Renegades” come out of this alternative rock band from New York. However, “Renegades” is proving to be a hit and a perfect launching point for their debut album VHS, which is set to be released June […]
Today’s Mute Music Moment goes two two UK artists that are on the rise, songstress Paige Young and rapper Chip. They joined forces to create Paige’s latest single titled “All The Way,” which showcases her sultry vocals against Chip’s contrasting flow. “All The Way” is off Paige’s forthcoming Polaroids EP; no word on the release date yet.
Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by alt-pop singer-songwriter, Melanie Martinez. You may remember Melanie from her time on NBC’s third season of The Voice, where she was on Team Adam. After releasing her critically acclaimed EP, Dollhouse and signing to Atlantic Records in 2014, Martinez really won music-lovers over when her song […]
Today’s Mute Music Moment of the day is brought to you by Canadian newcomer, Alessia Cara. “Here” is a song for the wallflowers, and the visual fits well with the inspiration behind the song.