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Run the Jewels feat. Zack De La Rocha - “Close Your Eyes (And Count To Fuck)” (video)

Run the Jewels take a track from their highly acclaimed Run the Jewels 2 LP and set it to a video that documents the rough reality of police violence in the United States.

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Bruce Springsteen: High Hopes (take 2)

On this, Bruce Springsteen's most unsteady album, Tom Morello demonstrates how a backing player can nearly ruin the proceedings.

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Afropunk Fest: 25 August 2013 - Brooklyn, NY (Day 2 Photos)

Within contains thoughts on the entirety of Afropunk Fest and photos from Day 2, including Big Freedia and Vintage Trouble.

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13 Jun 2013 // 9:00 AM

2013 Nelsonville Music Festival

On the opening night of the 2013 Nelsonville Music Festival, several attendees reported seeing a meteor or fireball in the sky.

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6 Nov 2011 // 9:00 PM

The Battle to Stay Relevant

Watching your favorite band become irrelevant is like watching Michael Jordan unable to elevate high enough to dunk in his final year in the NBA.

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The 10 Best Alternative Metal Singles of the 1990s

Antichrist superstars, astro-creeps, and broken machines all assemble for this look back at the ten best singles from alternative metal's golden era.

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Tom Morello lets pro-labor flag fly in new ‘Union Town’ EP

LOS ANGELES — There’s nothing like a big political rally to get the creative juices flowing for a politically progressive rocker. That’s just what

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Robbie Robertson: How to Become Clairvoyant

On his fifth proper solo album, Robertson puts a lot of effort into trying to sound effortless.

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17 Dec 2009 // 10:00 PM

Pablove Foundation Benefit: 21 November 2009 - Hollywood

In the most dire of situations, some choose hope. That was what the Pablove Foundation Benefit at the Avalon sought to inspire, as there is power in remembrance, but more so in moving forward to make sure the scenario doesn’t keep replaying.

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Masters of the Form: Rage Against the Machine 1999 - The Battle of Los Angeles

Some artists are more than merely great. There are some artists that for a period of years, a period that is finite, consistently produced music that, it can be argued, far exceeded the work of their peers. For that brief period of time they were definitely Masters of the Form.

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Masters of the Form: Rage Against the Machine 1996 - Evil Empire

Some artists are more than merely great. There are some artists that for a period of years, a period that is finite, consistently produced music that, it can be argued, far exceeded the work of their peers. For that brief period of time they were definitely Masters of the Form.

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Masters of the Form: Rage Against the Machine (1992)

Some artists are more than merely great. There are some artists that for a period of years, a period that is finite, consistently produced music that, it can be argued, far exceeded the work of their peers. For that brief period of time they were definitely Masters of the Form.

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Rick Rubin: In the Studio, by Jake Brown

Part of my antagonism toward this book stems from my feeling that it’s not so much as “written” as it is “researched”.

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18 Dec 2008 // 1:00 AM

The Garden

The Garden tracks the legal maneuvering, social organizing, and political activating on all sides of the South Central Garden controversy.

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20 Questions: Tom Morello: The Nightwatchman

Tom Morello is as passionate about politics as he is about music. With the US Presidential elections looming, Morello chats with PopMatters 20 Questions about those who inspire him and the range of cultural and political genres they represent.

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27 Oct 2008 // 11:00 PM

Slacker Uprising

With substandard picture quality and a lack of true eye-opening material, this will be regarded as a minor work in an otherwise impressive film canon.

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19 Jul 2007 // 3:00 AM

With end of Audioslave, guitarist is free to create his kind of music

"Bad presidents make for good music (laughs), but issues of social justice don't go away when there's a Democratic administration."

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10 May 2007 // 11:00 PM

Rap’s Righteous Rhyme-Fighter

If Raymond 'Boots' Riley -- frontman for Oakland, California's the Coup -- is rap's most political practitioner, he may well also be one of its most expressive humorists.

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The Coup: Pick a Bigger Weapon

The Coup's back to bomb the system, and they've brought the funk with them.

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Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme (2004)

The very process of documenting freestyle is at once contradictory and ambitious, futile and crucial.

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Anderson East Ignites a Fire at Mercury Lounge

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"Hot off the release of his album Delilah Anderson East's performance was full of vim and vigor.

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