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They might not be able to purchase their own Gulfstream yet, but the Downtown Los Angeles-based Far East Movement (FM) are certainly able to buy their fair share of bottles at the club.
After all, “Like a G6,” their platinum paean to the jet-set existence, was the No. 1 digital single last week, racking up sales of 216,000 units to complement its 10,000,000-plus plays on YouTube. The greatest Airplay Gainer on the charts, the song currently sits at No. 2 on the…Continue
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If Justin Timberlake recorded a "FutureSex/ LoveSounds 2.0," it could very well have sounded like Los Angeles Asian-American group Far*East Movement's debut album, "Free Wired." The set explodes with strong hooks, synths and sparkles, thanks to a hot roster of producers (Roger Sanchez, the Smeezingtons) and several heavy-hitting collaborations (Snoop Dogg, Keri Hilson). The quartet's members are rappers at their core, offering maximum swagger on the Beastie Boys-referenced track "So…Continue
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The incredible interweb hype surrounding Die Antwoord’s breakout Enter the Ninja video (closing in on 8 million views) has led to a five-album Interscope deal, beginning with this reissue of last year’s online full-length. It’s more a compendium of Die Antwoord highlights than a new album, although the new Diplo-produced single Evil Boy (featuring another outlandish video) points to the band’s potential to tap into multiple demographics (club-pop-rap)…Continue
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We’ve got two new online premieres of Mt Desolation’s debut album (out Tuesday in the US!) to tell you about.
If you’re in the UK, premium subscribers to Spotify can now check out the album in full. You’ll also get to hear the exclusive bonus track, Emily. Standard subscribers can hear a sampler of the album. Just search for “Mt Desolation” in the Spotify player.
Meanwhile, if you’re in the U.S., you can hear the entire album on MySpace by…Continue
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On Body Talk Pt. 2, Robyn's "Indestructible" appeared as a string-laden ballad-- and now we get the new club-ready version, courtesy of her Twitter. Check it out above. The "Indestructible" single is due out in the UK on November 22 and Scandinavia November 17.
The updated version of the song is reportedly to be included on Robyn's forthcoming Body Talk Pt. 3, which features five tracks from parts one and two along with five more new ones. According to Digital Spy, Pt. 3 gets a…
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He’s already been one Brit chanteuse’s American Boy, and now Kanye has stamped his U.K. passport once again, with “Bulletproof” duo La Roux.
Hear his guest spot below on a remix of their “In for the Kill”, exclusively on EW.com…
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Far East Movement hits such as "Like a G6" and "Girls on the Dance Floor" may be bouncy, dance-pop, but the Los Angeles foursome has scored co-signs from some major hip-hop players.
FM's major-label debut, Free Wired, was released Tuesday and boasts features from California O.G. Snoop Dogg, ATL hype-master Lil Jon and OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder, among other collabos. On the album's drop date, the Doggfather, who appears on the fellas' track "If I Was You (OMG)," sent the…
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While she was in the Big Apple last month Ellie took time out from her busy schedule to head to the Last.fm offices for an exclusive 'Discover' session.
Throughout this week songs from the session will be appearing on the Last.fm website and the first two are up right now.…Continue
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Check out this epic photo of Kev Nish performing on stage at Cherrytree Times Square last night. Photo credit: @Juicyxdew
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If you purchase your copy of Free Wired from iTunes you also get the bonus track 'Go Ape' featuring label-mate Colette Carr…Continue
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Here are some more photos from the UK tour.
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