January 29, 2014
Daily Round-Up For January 29, 2014
Hello beautiful people! Welcome to the Daily Round-Up, redOrbit’s number one collection for all of the latest and greatest music news of the day. Let’s get into it.
Kanye West has settled with the 17-year-old boy he beat up. The kid, who yelled obscenities at Kim Kardashian, agreed to a civil settlement, but for a $250,000 price tag. You can check out the full story at 2dopeboyz.
Rapper-on-the-rise Schoolboy Q has announced a new tour for 2014, featuring Isaiah Rashad and Vince Staples as supporting acts. You can find the whole list of tour dates back at Consequence of Sound.
Tiny Desk Concerts at NPR always seem to bring the best performances out of artists. Today alternative country singer Angel Olson stopped by to play four songs. You can find that video back at Unrecorded.
In similar fashion, NPR’s World Café segments have created some incredibly bright moments over the years. The alternative band Foxygen is featured in the series’ latest installment, and they do not disappoint. You can listen to their set in full back at NPR Music.
Hot on the heels of his announcement that he has four albums in the works for 2014, Mac Miller has released a new song under his alter ego Larry Fisherman. If you like, you can listen to Tequila back at 2dopeboyz.
Trip-hop collective The Foreign Exchange also released a music video today. Take a look at Better, featuring Eric Roberson and Shana Tucker, back at BarrelHouseBKLYN.
As if his heart-stopping performance at the Grammys wasn’t enough, Kendrick Lamar stopped by DJ Skee’s program to perform his good kid, m.A.A.d city standout m.A.A.d city accompanied by a live band. You can watch his performance back at 2dopeboyz.
Cloud Nothings have announced a new album, as well as a new single entitled I’m Not Part of Me. You can listen to that new song, as well as read an excerpt from bandleader Dylan Baldi, back at Unrecorded.
Kid Cudi has taken to Twitter to announce that his planned EP Satellite Flight, has been expanded to full-album length. Judging by his Twitter feed, Scott Mescudi is very excited for this new project. You can read the full story at 2dopeboyz.
And finally, the hotly anticipated new album from Broken Bells, entitled After The Disco, has been made available for streaming at iTunes. If you’re interested, you can find more information back at Consequence of Sound.
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