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shakira
Jan
31

Can Female Artists Sell Records Without Being Lesbians?

Written by David Nazario With the release of Shakira’s new video for her song “Can’t Remember To Forget You” featuring Rihanna, one has to wonder, can women in 2014 sell records without selling bi-sexuality?  We’ve known for years that sex sells, but is heterosexual sex not enough for a female artist looking to top the […]

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Jan
31

Synaesynth Project Transforms Color into Musical Sound

Created by Daniel Kerris out of Melbourne, the Synaesynth Project may just be the most cutting-edge way to experience music and color technology yet. Described by Kerris as a “playable wind chime,” the sound system comprises hardware and software that allows users to experiment with the musical properties of colors with everyday objects like paintings or articles of clothing. Using […]

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Jan
31

Our Planet Earth Network (O.P.E.N.)

#MutheadMessage: The “Our Planet Earth” network is a collective of artists who are working with non-profits, farmers, environmentalists and green energy organizations to express real solutions for healing the earth through the arts. The introduction video below provides information about the core artists involved and the up and coming events being brought to you by “Our Planet Earth”. For more info about the […]

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gemini wired
Jan
29

Gemini Wired Takes a Stand Against Bullying

Written by David Nazario Having been bullied as a child herself, Gemini Wired takes the issue of bullying seriously, as evidenced in her latest video “What Now”. The video starts out with what appears to be real-life video caught on cell phone cameras featuring footage of young people being bullied and harassed and then transitions […]

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Jan
28

AMERIKAN OUTKAST

Mute’s own fashion blogger and stylist to the stars, Jay The Stylist had a chance to catch up with clothing brand AMERIKAN OUTKAST to find out what inspires the creators, and what fashion enthusiasts can expect from AMERIKAN OUTKAST in the coming seasons.  Read below to find out all of the details and to see a few […]

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Jan
27

“Pain Killer” by Visual artist Theron Cook

This video is titled: “Pain Killer” the words “Pain killer” refers to your labor of love, your craft that medicates, heals, solves problems, and gives euphoria. To be continued… Enjoy!     Join the Forum discussion on this post

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ApolloTheater
Jan
25

The Apollo Turns 80!

Sunday, January 26th marks the 80th birthday of the Apollo Theater. Located in Harlem on 125th street, the legendary theater opened its doors on the 26th of January in 1934. From an eight year old Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5 making their big debut on the Apollo’s stage, to Aretha Franklinn, Alicia Keys and Bruce […]

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Jan
24

Jay Dev Wants You To “Listen”

Representing Street Korner Muzick and the city of Reading, Pa, Hip Hop artist Jay Dev recently released his “Listen” mixtape. With complex rhyme schemes and honest “Golden Era Hip Hop” inspired tracks, “Listen” is a solid offering from the up and coming rapper. The mixtape begins with a song using a Big L beat that Jay […]

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Jan
23

Pusha T Announces Headlining Tour Dates

Clipse member and Good Music artist, Pusha T recently announced his headlining tour kicking off in Vancouver, on January 28th. The tour will run until June 6th, making its final stop in London. In addition to headlining his own tour, Pusha will also join 2 Chainz on a few dates starting Feb. 4th in Boston. See below to […]

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Untitled
Jan
23

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Everyday Hell” by Fredro Starr x Audible Doctor

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Fredro Starr. Be one of the first to check out “Everyday Hell” right here!

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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 […]

photo credit: ADAM DA SILVA (V FEST 2011)
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 […]

dannyfernandes1
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.  

Jul
11

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “White Suburban” by Skylar Grey

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by singer-songwriter, Skylar Grey. Known for her ability to write or co-write such as: “Love The Way You Lie” by Eminem & Rihanna, “Coming Home” by Diddy-Dirty Money, and “I Need A Doctor” by Dr. Dre, Eminem & herself,  Grey is showing everyone what […]

TheUsed
Jul
10

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Iddy Biddy” by The Used

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by rock band, The Used. The band rose to fame in the early 2000′s and had a string of hits. After changing band members and going through personal turmoil, The Used is back with their EP, The Ocean Of The Sky. Check out the video […]

the1975
Jul
8

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “The City” by The 1975

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by The 1975. With a wide range of sounds and incredible production and arrangement, “The City” is a unique, catchy track that is sure to have you bobbin your head. Check out The 1975′s official site: http://the1975.com and download the band’s new EP, IV, on […]

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Jul
7

J Splash Releases New Mixtape

Supreme Order Inc. representative J Splash released his new mixtape, Dream Big, Grind Hard, Live Major over the holiday weekend. The mixtape was produced by Wito and J Splash and features a mix of hood anthems and radio friendly tracks that are sure to appeal to both the fellas and the ladies. Dream Big, Grind […]

willow
Jul
7

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “#SUMMERFLING” by Melodic Chaotic

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Melodic Chaotic. The duo, which is made up of rising-star, Willow Smith, and  producer, D.J. “MVSIC” Fabrega, debuted their single, “The Intro” back in May. This month, the group is back with a fun summer hit, appropriately titled #SUMMERFLING (Another clever use of […]

elijah blake
Jul
5

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “X.O.X.” Ft. Common

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Roc Nation artist, Elijah Blake featuring the help of hip-hop veteran, Common. The 22 year-old Blake is making a name for himself with his fresh vocals, dancing, and songwriting talent. Purchase “X.O.X.” ft Common on iTunes: http://smarturl.it/XOX and Amazon: http://smarturl.it/aXOX. For more on […]

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