Tag Archives: ?uestlove

Thursday Music News

Members of Russian punk group Pussy Riot will be released from jail soon under a new amnesty bill, which pardons mothers who have not committed violent crimes. Band members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina are currently in prison camps, while Yekaterina Samutsevich was released last year. [Pitchfork]

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Friday Music News

Canadian electric duo Purity Ring have taken on the challenge of remixing Lady Gaga’s underwhelming single “Applause.” Their version’s pounding chorus is sure to take dance clubs by storm, which is Gaga’s perfect niche. This remix really deserves the applause. [SPIN]

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Thursday Music News

Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson stopped by The Daily Show with Jon Stewart on Tuesday to talk about his memoir Mo’ Meta Blues. He’s such a musical genius so you’ve got to love the fact that he attributes a huge pivotal change in music to The Cosby Show. Watch the hilarious and incredibly insightful interview below. StarsRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

After being pretty quiet for several years, Future Bible Heroes -- one of the projects of The Magnetic Fields mastermind Stephen Merritt and his collaborators Claudia Gonson and Christopher Ewen -- are making a big re-entrance into the music world with their soon-to-be-released box set Memories of Love, Eternal Youth, and Partygoing. The set includesRead more...

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KEXP at CMJ, Day 3: ?uestlove DJ set

One of the highlights of our broadcast from the Ace Hotel NYC had to be the two sets by The Roots drummer ?uestlove, who had so much fun during his surprise set on Thursday that he dropped in for another one on Friday. Give a listen while you can to his sets on our 14-DayRead more...

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Thursday Music News Revival

Animal Collective has just released a new video for their song “Bluish.” Don’t worry, it meets all the expectations for trippiness and artistic merit we’ve come to expect from the group:

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