Watch: 14 trapdoors music video for ‘Holy Water’

Buffalo rap group 14 trapdoors – Short Moscato, Bendyface and Wza – have partnered with Mass Appeal to premiere the video for “Holy Water,” a vividly mind-altering experience. The self-produced single unveils clever rhymes traded bar-for-bar atop a minimalistic track highlighted with an echoing bass, ticking snares and haunting operatic rock backing ad-libs. Directed by S’likedat, the psychedelic rollercoaster reflects on their...

Stagestruck: Post-Apocalyptic Foolery

The scene: desolation. The time: the aftermath of a cataclysm that has destroyed civilization and left only industrial scaffolding and piles of junk. Piles that include, let’s see, a bucketful of juggling clubs, a couple of unicycles, a teeter board and, oh yes, a drum kit. In the whimsical imagination of Machine de Cirque, this wasteland provides the raw material...

Avicii’s Family Release First Statement Since Producer’s Death

The family of Swedish producer Avicii (real name Tim Bergling) has released its first statement since his shock death at the age of 28. In a statement (via Billboard), Bergling’s family say they would like to thank fans “for the support and the loving words about our son and brother”. “We are so grateful for everyone who loved Tim’s music and...

Lawmakers: EPA analysis said Pruitt bug sweep was inadequate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Internal documents from the Environmental Protection Agency say a sweep for hidden listening devices requested by Administrator Scott Pruitt for his office was conducted with shoddy methods and didn't meet U.S. government standards.

Canada's Defense Department Is Funding a Quantum Radar System

Cutting-edge physics has driven military innovation for over a century, from Marie Curie’s x-ray machines of World War I to the quest for the atomic bomb during World War II. But these days, government defense departments are funding even more esoteric pursuits. We learned recently that the US Department of Defense is…Read more...

Memoir From Talking Heads Drummer Chris Frantz Due In 2020

Rock & Roll Hall Of Famer Chris Frantz will release a memoir entitled 'Remain In Love' about his time in Talking Heads and Tom Tom Club in the spring of 2020. The post Memoir From Talking Heads Drummer Chris Frantz Due In 2020 appeared first on JamBase.

Authorities Say Avicii’s Cause Of Death Was “Not Suspicious”

Authorities investigating the shock death of Swedish producer Avicii have ruled out any foul play, revealing that his autopsy results indicate “nothing suspicious”. According to Sweden’s public broadcaster SVT, police in Oman have conducted two autopsies on the body of the beloved DJ, who died on Friday at the age of just 28 while holidaying in the city of Muscat. As translated by CNN, “two...

Madagascans return to protest after clashes

Thousands of Madagascan opposition supporters returned to the streets on Monday to protest against the president and a deadly crackdown by security forces on demonstrations. Two people were killed and at least 16 people wounded at protests in the capital Antananarivo on Saturday that President Hery Rajaonarimampianina denounced as an attempted coup. Large crowds gathered on Monday...

Father of Parkland shooting victim recalls son through art in Springfield

When the hammer first punched through the drywall people flinched. The crowd was silent as Manuel Oliver began to destroy parts of the art he had just created, mirroring the destruction of his son’s life in the Parkland, Florida, school shooting. Oliver, the father of shooting victim Joaquin “Guac” Oliver visited the South Congregational Church in Springfield Friday for the...

'Westworld' Recap, Season 2 Episode 1: No More Heroes

The second season of the HBO show opens on a world where the moral truths of the first are gone.