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Rotten Decay : BADBADNOTGOOD Is Re-Defining the Genre

Jerell Tongson | Posted 06.13.2012 | New York
Jerell Tongson


Weekend Guide: Lose Your Mind In These Crowds

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 03.15.2012 | Miami

This weekend, you should start to see raver girls in furry boots and yarn dreads popping up all over town. The Winter Music Conference starts this wee...

Dispute Over 'Hotel California' Heats Up

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 03.04.2012 | Entertainment

Up and coming singer Frank Ocean may be learning the hard way that the flattery of imitation doesn't get you everywhere in the music industry. Ocean's...

Odd Future's Video For 'Rella' (NSFW)

Posted 02.21.2012 | Home

What does a man look like when he turns into a centaur with a Louise Brooks bob? If the answer to that question has ever haunted you, Odd Future's vid...

17-Year-Old Earl Sweatshirt Returns After 2-Year Absence

Posted 02.09.2012 | Home

After two years off the radar and a misguided "Free Earl" campaign, 17-year-old Earl Sweatshirt is back. The former (and possibly current?) Odd Future...

Tony Hawk Interviews Tyler The Creator, For Some Reason

Posted 01.28.2012 | Home

Tony Hawk should probably never be in the interviewer seat, but here he is, tempting fate, with probably one of the hardest groups of people to interv...

10 Artsy Music Videos We Can't Stop Watching

Andrew Reilly | Posted 01.23.2012 | Arts

We're going to ahead and call the disappearance of the music video a big fat myth. Thanks perhaps nearly-universally to YouTube, music videos are b...

When High Met Low In 2011

The Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 12.26.2011 | Home

The increasing proliferation of available outlets with which to celebrate, lampoon, meme-ify, discuss, and criticize every aspect of culture has offic...

The Internet's Syd and Matt Talk 'Cocaine' and Homophobia

Alex Chapman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Alex Chapman

A member of Odd Future, DJ Syd Tha Kid, and a close affiliate, Matt Martians, have momentarily branched out with a side-project aptly titled The Internet, an amalgamation of Syd's sultry coo and the duo's funk-tinged production and poignant lyrics.

An Odd Future: Hip-Hop And Faith

Michael W. Waters | Posted 10.25.2011 | Religion
Michael W. Waters

At the risk of sounding out-of-touch, outdated, and even uncool, I am increasingly troubled by certain contemporary moves in hip-hop culture that embrace the occult and make a mockery of faith.

Theo Spielberg

Who Is WU LYF? The Band Explains Their Mystery | Theo Spielberg | Posted 09.26.2011 | Home

Originally posted on Spinner As the first half of 2011 wound to a close, WU LYF (World Unite/Lucifer Youth Foundation), seemed poised to become one...

PHOTOS: Pitchfork 2011 Ends On A Hot Note

The Huffington Post | Joe Erbentraut | Posted 09.17.2011 | Chicago

As the sun went down Sunday evening at Union Park, the seventh annual Pitchfork Music Festival came to a close after a long, hot day packed with music...

WATCH: Our Guide To Pitchfork '11

Huffington Post | Joe Erbentraut | Posted 09.13.2011 | Chicago

Well, Chicago music obsessors, that time of year has come again as the seventh annual Pitchfork Music Festival kicks off Friday afternoon at Union Pa...

Pitchfork Festival Welcomes Advocacy Groups Countering Odd Future Onto Grounds

Posted 09.07.2011 | Chicago

Per a Thursday announcement by a festival spokeswoman, next weekend's Pitchfork Music Festival, which had come under fire for its booking of the contr...

Joseph Erbentraut

Hardly A Protest: Advocacy Groups Address Pitchfork's Odd Future Booking | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 08.30.2011 | Chicago

When controversial rap outfit Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All was booked to play the upcoming Pitchfork Music Festival, many were surprised. The gr...

The Death of Edge: Where's the Real Controversy in Pop?

Kia Makarechi | Posted 07.18.2011 | Entertainment
Kia Makarechi

Our rockstars are American Idol judges; our most shocking pop culture moment of the past two years was Kanye West interrupting Taylor Swift. So, if all we have left are shoes with penis heels and motorcycle-riding disciples, is that enough?

Lucas Kavner

Odd Future Signs Deal With Themselves | Lucas Kavner | Posted 06.27.2011 | Entertainment

Somehow managing to ride the line between overwhelming pop ubiquity and anarchic underground independence, the L.A.-based hip-hop collective Odd Futur...

(LISTEN) B.o.B. Vs. Odd Future (Wolf Gang Kill Them All)?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Young hip-hop collective upstarts OFWGKTA (Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All) have ticked more than a few people off and have disturbed still more. G...

The Past, the Present, and the Odd Future

Yasi Salek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Yasi Salek

(All photos: Rick Rodney) I don't exactly pride myself on being on the absolute cutting edge of new music. Left to my own devices, I would listen to ...