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[WATCH] VAMPIRE WEEKEND: ‘Diane Young’ + FALLON, SNL & AMEX performances

Vampire Weekend have finally released the first video from their brilliant new LP, Modern Vampires of the City — my current frontrunner for best album of 2013 — for the manic single ‘Diane Young’. Directed by Primo Khan, the clip continues the group’s tradition of fun, inventive and quirky visuals, finding Ezra Koenig and co. keeping their …

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[WATCH] SANTIGOLD: ‘Girls’

Santigold has dropped a new video for ‘Girls’, her contribution to the soundtrack for Lena Dunham’s hit (and Golden Globe-winning) HBO show of the same name. The vibrant, celebratory clip features girls and women across New York lip-syncing the words to the song and generally having a blast. Dunham later Tweeted her approval, saying the …

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[REVIEW] Harvest Festival 2012 @ Werribee Park, Melbourne

The Harvest Festival is fast becoming one of Australia’s most essential music events — attracting eclectic, Pitchfork-hyped young indie acts and recognisable, influential ’90s headliners alike — and their second annual festival kicked off over this past weekend with back-to-back events at Werribee Park in Melbourne. I attended Sunday’s sold-out festival and was remarkably impressed; the …

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A guide to the 2012 Harvest festival

Once again tastefully curated and attracting an enviable line-up, the annual Australian music event Harvest returns next month with another stellar-looking festival. Last year’s headliners were The Flaming Lips, Portishead and The National and I had a major case of FOMO while reading about it in Auckland, so when the 2012 line-up was announced recently …

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[WATCH] MADE IN AMERICA sets from JAY-Z, KANYE WEST, JANELLE MONAE, ODD FUTURE, SANTIGOLD & more

The Jay-Z-curated Budweiser Made In America Festival kicked off in Philadelphia over the weekend, and it looked pretty damn epic. The first day included a set from HOV himself — featuring a pre-recorded speech from President Barack Obama — plus a surprise performance from the G.O.O.D. Music crew (Kanye West, Common, 2 Chainz, Big Sean and …

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[WATCH] SANTIGOLD on THE COLBERT REPORT

Following last night’s performance by Grizzly Bear, StePhest Colbchella ’012 continued on The Colbert Report tonight with Santigold. Ms White discussed her former music executive career and jerky choreography with Stephen in an interview inside a helicopter, before taking the stage with a nautically-costumed backing band and aforementioned jerky-back-up-dancers to perform her latest Master of My Make-Believe single ‘The …

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[WATCH] SANTIGOLD: ‘The Keepers’

Santigold has released an eerie new video for ‘The Keepers’, the third single from her sophomore LP Master of My Make-Believe. Directed by Santi White herself, the clip offers a dystopic take on a Mad Men-esque America in which the food is a sickening shade of fluorescent green and Santigold sells bling in infomercials. Keep your eyes …

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[LISTEN] SANTIGOLD: ‘Master Of My Make-Believe’

Santi White, better known by her stage name Santigold, took the world by storm back in 2008 with her incredible début LP Santogold, which earned her critical acclaim as well as collaborations and tours with the likes of Spank Rock, Kanye West and the Beastie Boys. Over four years later, she is finally following that album up with …

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[WATCH] SANTIGOLD: ‘Disparate Youth’

Santigold dropped the video for ‘Disparate Youth’, the second single from her forthcoming sophomore LP Master of My Make-Believe, early last month but it was unfortunately restricted to the US only. Luckily for the rest of us, the clip has now surfaced online. Sam Fleischner and Santigold co-direct, and the video finds her cruising through some gorgeous Caribbean …

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[WATCH] COACHELLA 2012 sets from THE WEEKND, REAL ESTATE, SANTIGOLD, tUnE-yArDs, DR. DRE & SNOOP DOGG

The first weekend of Coachella 2012 has wrapped, but the incredible sets keep surfacing online. Following my earlier post featuring full sets from Radiohead, St. Vincent, M83, Frank Ocean and Pulp, you can now check out full sets from Real Estate, Santigold, the live début of The Weeknd, two songs from tUnE-yArDs’ performaance, and the star-studded, attention-grabbing headline set …

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