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    Lorens Chuno Hosts Album Release Concert @ DROM

    Thursday, September 15, 2016

    West-African jazz fusion  artist and New York City transplant via Nigeria, Lorens Chuno put on a show stopping performance at DROM in Manhattan Sunday night to celebrate the release of his album, Naija Rhythm Affair, NYC. Backed by a live band, who played on the LP, Chuno performed a number of songs off of the […]

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    Mute Music Moment of the Day: ‘All Your Love’ by Jean Jones

    Tuesday, April 26, 2016

    Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by soul singer, Jean Jones with the heartfelt, mid-tempo “All Your Love”.

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    New York Screening of ‘High Strung’

    Saturday, April 9, 2016

    Capezio and the Dizzy Feet Foundation, hosted a screening of the Michael Damien directed film, High Strung in Manhattan earlier this week, giving movie goers and dance lovers an opportunity to see the film a few days early. Stars of the movie, Keenan Kampa and Nicholas Galitzine, were in attendance, as well as esteemed choreographer […]

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    SquareOne Performs @ Anthem’s International Music Festival

    Saturday, April 2, 2016

    Written by Ashlee Chanelle Long Island, NY based Hip-Hop group, SquareOne performed a high-energy set last Thursday at  Silvana in Harlem, NY for Anthem’s International Music Festival. Along with the other Hip-Hop, Alternative, R&B and conscious acts on the roster, SquareOne played to an eclectic and eccentric crowd of Harlem locals and music enthusiasts. The […]

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    Big Sean x Jhené Aiko Collab on “Twenty88”

    Saturday, April 2, 2016

    Written by Lisa Tejada of thewonderofivy.wordpress.com Rapper Big Sean and R&B artist Jhené Aiko are back at it again, this time with an 8-track EP entitled TWENTY88. The EP features songs “Selfish” and “Push It”, “2 Minute Warning” with K-Ci & Jojo, and more. The EP is solely available to stream on Tidal. However, it is […]

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    Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Zoovie Zoo” by Fetty Wap

    Saturday, April 2, 2016

    There’s no way that you could’ve escaped Fetty Wap at any point throughout the past year. The “Trap Queen” crooner dropped a new track not too long ago called, “Zoovie Zoo”, which finds the singer reflecting on his success and future endeavors. Check out the song below  

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    Sony Music Makes Licensing Agreement w/ Soundcloud

    Saturday, April 2, 2016

    Written by Lisa Tejada of thewonderofivy.wordpress.com SoundCloud is that streaming service I never think about. Unless, of course, an artist releases a new mixtape. Then I re-download the app, until I’m tired of the mixtape. It’s a cycle, and I’m sure I’m not the only one who does this. Most albums are easily available on […]

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    PnB Rock: “Come and See Me”

    Tuesday, March 29, 2016

    R&B singer out of Philadelphia, PnB Rock has surely been making moves as an upcoming artist. Today, along with PnB Meen, he released “Come and See Me”, his take on the new PARTYNEXTDOOR song of the same title. Check it out below and be on the lookout for PnB Rock’s “RnB Tour” beginning March 31st […]

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    Amir Obe Drops 3 Track EP Called ‘Won’t Find Love In The Hills’

    Wednesday, March 16, 2016

    Written by Jessi Lee of jessileedaily.com While many of you know him as Amir Obe, I still know him as Phreshy Duzit. Either way, he has had his fair share of plays on my iTunes. After a name change and opening up for Partynextdoor, Amir is back with a new three track EP called Won’t […]

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    Bishop Nehru Samples Kendrick Lamar for “Want You”

    Wednesday, March 16, 2016

    Written by Jessi Lee of jessileedaily.com Bishop Nehru is one artist that never fails to impress me. I remember when he was just a youngin’ coming out with fists swinging, proving his place in the Hip Hop realm. Over the years, he has only become more confident and has indeed become a musical problem. Team […]

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Jan
12

Mack Wilds: ‘Love In The 90z’ (Watch)

Shooting the video on the same block where Spike Lee’s classic film Do The Right Thing was made, Mack Wilds is taking it back to the 90s with this throwback video that finds him chasing after a love interest in Brooklyn, New York, wearing a Jackie Robinson jersey and fresh J’s. Complete with all of […]

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Jan
10

Kanye West Gets Real On ‘Real Friends’

Featuring Ty Dolla $ign, “Real Friends” is a new song by Kanye, featuring production help by Frank Dukes, Havoc of Mobb Deeb, and Boi-1da. “Real Friends” also features a snippet of Yeezy’s Kendrick Lamar collabo, “No More Parties In LA”, produced by Madlib. Here’s to hoping that all of this new G.O.O.D.  music means that Kanye’s highly […]

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Jan
10

The Vinyl Revival: The Sony PS-HX500

Written by Lisa Tejada of Thewonderofivy.wordpress.com Last week at the International Consumer Electronics Show (or CES 2016 for short,) Sony unveiled it’s latest turntable system. Yes, you read that right. At a time where everything is available at the touch of a button in our pockets, Sony has taken it a step back with its […]

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Jan
9

Majid Jordan Releases “King City” and Album Tracklisting

Written by Jessi Lee of Jessileedaily.com Today was a huge day for the Toronto based OVO Sound duo Majid Jordan. After releasing two very successful singles with “Something About You” and the Drake assisted “My Love”, the boys released a third single titled “King City”, along with the cover art and tracklisting for their self-titled debut […]

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Jan
8

Maurice Moore’s “Typhoon”, Ode to Kehlani

Written by Jessi Lee Maurice Moore is an artist I have been following since he was sixteen. While he was obviously younger, Maurice always had the voice and sound of a seasoned artist, but it’s been a journey to see his growth. Easily one of the most talented up-and-comers out of Ottawa, Maurice took to […]

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Jan
8

The Governor’s Ball Music Festival Announces Line Up

Written by Jessi Lee If you are a concert junkie like myself, the announcement of festival line ups is like the release of Black Friday deals for a shopaholic. Today, New York‘s famed Governor’s Ball Music Festival released their extensive and diverse list of performers. While the three day festival does not take place until […]

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Jan
8

Kendrick Lamar Debuts “Untitled 2” On ‘The Tonight Show’

Written by Taliah Feldi of Taliahvibes.com Kendrick Lamar dropped yet another performance gem backed up by The Roots on The Tonight Show last night. The track starts off with funk in the opening, then all the emotions eventually build at the end as the rapper spazzes, rapping about his success in Hip Hop and the […]

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Jan
7

Fans Petition For A Nike Air Yeezy 2 Re-release

Written by John Zabala It seems as though fans of Kanye West’s Nike “Air Yeezy” series are eager to get their sneaker back. Fans have been petitioning for a general release of the Nike Air Yeezy 2 via an online petition on change.org, in hopes of Nike coming around and re-releasing the iconic MC’s sneaker. […]

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Jan
7

Jaden Smith New Face of Louis Vuitton Womenswear

Written by John Zabala We here at MUTE are not fond of barriers. As such, we appreciate when a brave soul pushes boundaries in music, fashion, technology, or art. Jaden Smith is the latest entry into the ‘brave soul category’ as he dons a skirt as part of Louis Vuitton’s Spring 2016 Campaign, entitled Series […]

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Jan
7

Foals Performs on ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’

Written by John Zabala It’s been a good week for indie rock band Foals, as the acclaimed band performed on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night, performing their song, “Mountain at My Gates”. Check out their performance below: Salute to: Variance Magazine

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Jul
16

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Happiness Is Such A Mess” by Introverted Dancefloor

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from Bevan Smith a.k.a. Introverted Dancefloor with “Happiness Is Such A Mess.” The upcoming New Zealand artist who’s music is a mixture of multiple genres like techno, folk, and edm, provides a synthy-pop feel on “Happiness Is Such A Mess” and a taste of his unique sound. […]

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Jul
15

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Como Un Sueño” by Kay Cola

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from rising R&B singer-songwriter, Kay Cola. As the daughter of renowned Jazz and classical musician, Hubert Laws, and her time spent in the industry as a songwriter (she’s written for Dr. Dre, The Game, Eminem, to name a few), Cola is showing that she can hold her […]

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Jul
14

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Uh Huh” by ROMANS

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from up and coming band, ROMANS. “Uh Huh” is the Roc Nation-signed band’s latest single off of their new project Overthinking – Part 1. The track is a catchy tune that you’re defintely going to be singing along to. Check out the the new video for the […]

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Jul
13

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Los Angeles” by the bird and the bee

Today’s Mute Music Moment come from indie-pop, L.A.-based band, the bird and the bee. “Los Angeles” pays tribute to their home town. Check out the fun song and video below – perfect for your summer playlist! You can pre-order the band’s album Recreational Love (set for release July 17) here:  http://smarturl.it/RecreationalLove

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Jul
12

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Love Is Your Name” by Steven Tyler

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by legendary rocker/Aerosmith frontman, Steven Tyler. “Love Is Your Name” is the singer’s latest single, and in true Tyler fashion, features his classic wailing vocals and a sweet melody, and this time around, a nice Southern/country influence. Purchase “Love Is Your Name” via iTunes […]

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Jul
11

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Comfortable” by K Camp

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from Atlanta rapper/singer, K Camp. After signing a deal with Interscope last year and being featured on XXL Magazine’s 2015 Freshman Class, the 25 year-old artist is quickly making a name for himself. Check out the video for “Comfortable” below, and purchase the track via iTunes: http://smarturl.it/KCampComfortable  

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Jul
10

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Last Kiss” by OverDoz

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day goes to the funky, Hip-Hop infused group from Inglewood, OverDoz and their latest single with none other than Pharrell. “Last Kiss” is accompanied by a fun and humorous video that has become typical for OverDoz. Needless to say, there isn’t a dull moment at all in this video for this up-tempo summertime […]

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Jul
9

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Million” by Tink

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from Tink with “Million.” The 20 year-old singer/rapper has been creating waves in the industry lately and is showing no signs of slowing down. Check out the official video for “Million” (which samples the late Aaliyah’s classic “One In A Million) below, and purchase the track via […]

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Jul
8

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Girl” by The Internet ft. Kaytranada

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from Odd Future Records soul band, The Internet and producer, Kaytranada.  The new single, “Girl” from the band’s new album EGO DEATH is a smooth, soulful song with a classic drum beat and trippy synths. Check out the new track, and purchase EGO DEATH here: http://smarturl.it/EGODEATH

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Jul
7

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Roll Up Your Sleeves” by Meg Mac

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from Australian blued-eyed soul/indie rock artist, Meg Mac. The video for Meg’s newest single “Roll Up Your Sleeves” is shot on a simple black and grey backdrop. That’s all that’s needed for now when you have vocals like her’s. Check out the track and video below, for […]

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