Danger Mouse, Run the Jewels and Big Boi link up for 'Chase Me'

From the Baby Driver soundtrack. Danger Mouse, Run the Jewels and Big Boi unite on ‘Chase Me’, a track from the new film Baby Driver starring actor-cum-EDM DJ Ansel Elgort, as well as Kevin Spacey and Jamie Foxx. The track samples the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion song ‘Bellbottoms’. Danger Mouse’s 30th Century Records will release the film’s soundtrack which is […]

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Nothing but a G Perico thang: LA rap's charismatic new king on fatherhood and All Blue

South Central rapper G Perico has been grinding hard since 2012’s Tha Innerprize and finally reached a wider audience with last year’s acclaimed Shit Don’t Stop. After the release his major label debut All Blue, Perico talks to Torii MacAdams about jail, fatherhood and having no regrets. G Perico sees the world in one color: blue skies, blue bandanas, blue […]

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Grizzly Bear announce new album Painted Ruins and tour

It also features new track ‘Three Rings’. Grizzly Bear have announced their first album in five years Painted Ruins slated for release this summer RCA. A follow-up to 2012’s Shields, the album features last week’s ‘Three Rings’ and a brand new one dropped today called ‘Mourning Sound’. The album was produced by band member Chris Taylor. The group has also […]

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Has Hi-Fi Streaming Arrived? Merlin/MQA Deal Says Yes, But Maybe Not

Is the internet truly ready for high-fidelity streaming?  Are our wallets? At launch, Tidal became one the first streaming services to support high-fidelity audio streaming.  The service boasted that consumers could better listen to their music.  According to Tidal, consumers would immediately tell the difference.  There was just one problem: high quality audio streaming still hasn’t convinced consumers.  Despite Jay […]

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Fender's Wifi-Connected Mustang GT Amp Is Basically a Computer

Want to use your brand-new (and costly) Fender ‘Mustang GT’?  Make sure you pause to receive frequent stware updates. According to Fender CEO Andy Mooney, 90% people who pick up a guitar abandon it within the first year.  But a bunch newer technologies could make it a lot harder to put down.  And part the reason is that Fender’s ‘Mustang […]

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Hear a new Gorillaz bonus track featuring more unlikely guests

Together at last. Gorillaz have described their forthcoming fifth album, Humanz, as a “party for the end the world” – and while the main album boasts 20 tracks and 16 guests, any good party needs to be kept going even longer. So today, the band have released ‘The Apprentice’, the first six Humanz bonus tracks – a song that brings together […]

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Singles Club: Kendrick teams up with U2 and Four Tet brings The xx to the dancefloor

Each week on the FACT Singles Club, a selection our writers work their way through the new music the week gone by. This week, Kendrick Lamar teams up with U2 for one his new album’s most surprising collaborations, Four Tet reworks The xx’s ‘A Violent Noise’ into a festival-ready dance anthem and Kamasi Washington delivers a 14-minute epic steeped in ‘70s […]

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What Are The Best Free Music Apps For Your Android and iOS?

What are the best free music apps for your Android and iOS mobile device? So, you’ve got a brand-new smartphone or tablet. You want to know what free music apps you’ll need to try out. Or maybe you want to check out something new for your device that you’ve had for a while. What should you download? Digital Music News […]

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Bruce Langhorne, legendary folk musician and 'Mr. Tambourine Man' inspiration, has died

“If you had Bruce playing with you, that’s all you would need to do just about anything.” – Bob Dylan Folk music legend Bruce Langhorne has passed away, according to acolyte Dylan Golden Aycock. Langhorne was a session guitarist and percussionist and a friend to Bob Dylan. He inspired the song ‘Mr. Tambourine Man’, contributed the spidering guitar solo on […]

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