mixtape: the neighbourhood – #000000 and #ffffff

after a few delays, the new hip-hop meets the neighbourhood collaborative mixtape finally hits the airwaves. og maco, danny brown, raury, french and more join the band on this one.

p.s. the cannon!



listen: chance the rapper / donnie trumpet & the social experiment – sunday candy

while this is on the “donnie trumpet” installment of a series of albums with the social experiment, chance the rapper makes his presence felt with two potent verses and an overall great time of a song.


watch: raz simone – let it go

for the next ten weeks, raz simone will be delivering us his new album, cognitive dissonance (pt 2), one song at a time each tuesday. the full album will be released on january 28th.

here’s episode 2: “let it go.” if you missed it, be sure to catch the first, “cheap money”.


the week in sports: 11/18 – 11/24 (2014)

From both of us, have a great Thanksgiving with your friends or family. We’ll be posted up in front of our TVs all day watching a hell of a football lineup. Speaking of which, we predict all three of those games, go over what to do on a short week in Fantasy, and much more.

Hit the jump for this week’s biggest sports news.

-grizzly and thevhb
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watch: paramore – hate to see your heart break (feat. joy williams)

paramore’s just re-releasing their self-titled album once again in a deluxe capacity. there’s some demos, a bunch of tracks live at red rocks (!) and this collaboration with joy williams (ex-the civil wars, ex-grammy winning solo artist).

watch the clip above. the album’s out now and can be streamed on spotify.


listen: will butler (arcade fire) – take my side

arcade fire’s run through a hell of a career thus far, especially considering the success since the suburbs. so no need to get complacent, right? win’s brother, will, who plays god damn everything for arcade fire, has announced his solo outing, policy.

the album won’t be out until march of 2015, but we’re getting a brand new song this early anyway.


watch: manchester orchestra – the ocean (HOPE version)

weird, but conan o brien’s team coco site is premiering the visual for manchester orchestra’s “the ocean,” taken from their all-acoustic, all-feels edition of their last LP, HOPE. not much to see as far as the video’s concerned, but there is a sooth factor in play here.