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Weezer’s “Africa” cover is their biggest hit in nearly a decade

Weezer’s “Africa” cover is their biggest hit in nearly a decade
  • Weezer’s “Africa” cover is their biggest hit in nearly a decade FWC: Weezer’s “Africa” cover is their biggest hit in nearly a decade

    Weezer fulfilled a year-long, fan-led campaign last month when they covered the Toto classic “Africa”. But what started out as little more than a fun and generous gesture for fans has actually turned into the one of the band’s biggest hits. As Pitchfork points out, Weezer’s “Africa” rendition has entered the Billboard Hot 100 Charts, placing at No. 89. It’s technically…

  • Aphex Twin revives old alias for the first time in over twenty years on new трип compilation FWC: Aphex Twin revives old alias for the first time in over twenty years on new трип compilation

    Nina Kraviz‘s ???? label unveiled details surrounding its 20th release and a new 10-track compilation, Don’t Mess With Cupid, ‘Cause Cupid Ain’t Stupid The compilation will feature contributions by various artists; such as the label boss herself, Bjarki, Biogem and Exos, and more, in addition to brand new music from Aphex Twin under his Universal Indicator alias. His contribution, “15 C7,” …

  • Aphex Twin revives old alias for the first time in over twenty years on new трип compilation FWC: Aphex Twin revives old alias for the first time in over twenty years on new трип compilation

    Nina Kraviz‘s ???? label unveiled details surrounding its 20th release and a new 10-track compilation, Don’t Mess With Cupid, ‘Cause Cupid Ain’t Stupid The compilation will feature contributions by various artists; such as the label boss herself, Bjarki, Biogem and Exos, and more, in addition to brand new music from Aphex Twin under his Universal Indicator alias. His contribution, “15 C7,” …

  • Evacuation orders to be lifted as firefighters get a handle on Beverly Crest brush fire FWC: Evacuation orders to be lifted as firefighters get a handle on Beverly Crest brush fire

    A brush fire that threatened homes in the Beverly Crest and Benedict Canyon areas of the Westside on Tuesday afternoon was caused by a weed wacker someone was using for brush clearance, officials said. Authorities said the roughly 86 homes in the upscale neighborhood ordered to evacuate could return…

  • Fetty Wap Remixes Ella Mai’s ‘Boo’d Up’ FWC: Fetty Wap Remixes Ella Mai’s ‘Boo’d Up’

    Ella Mai’s “Boo’d Up” continues to soar up the charts and spawn unofficial remixes in the process. Following Plies, Dave East, and K Camp, Fetty Wap puts his spin on the top 10 hit. Over the DJ Mustard-produced beat, the Grammy-nominated rapper serenades his lady. “I will never find another like you, baby / Ooh, that get me higher than…

  • DNMO drops airy new single, ‘Rogue’ FWC: DNMO drops airy new single, ‘Rogue’

    Over the past year, up-and-coming producer DNMO has shared his unique take on indie electronic with a stream of consistently solid singles. The Deadbeats signee is now back with “Rogue,” an airy and melodic take on his signature sound. The track features Akacia, whose light vocals are a perfect fit for the rumbling bass that DNMO is known for. While “Rogue,”…

  • Diplo And Zedd Have Erupted Into A Full On EDM Twitter Beef FWC: Diplo And Zedd Have Erupted Into A Full On EDM Twitter Beef

    Diplo and Zedd’s feud started heating up on Twitter this morning and it’s just starting to get good. The two producers have quite a history with Diplo having thrown shade multiple times at Zedd for his use of ghost producers. Today’s Twitter beef began when Moldovan DJ Max Vangeli called out Diplo for supposedly skirting him after a show in Hong Kong.…

  • World Cup offers Argentina's Lionel Messi the stage to be on the same level as countryman Diego Maradona FWC: World Cup offers Argentina’s Lionel Messi the stage to be on the same level as countryman Diego Maradona

    Diego Maradona, long retired as a playing star, still makes regular appearances on my news feed, often for doing or saying something stupid. Kicking a security guard at a charity game to promote world peace. Brawling drunkenly on the streets of Croatia. Dancing at a political event staged by a…

  • Report: Calvin Harris earns an average job’s annual salary in as little as three hours FWC: Report: Calvin Harris earns an average job’s annual salary in as little as three hours

    Forbes’ 2017 report outlined the world’s 100 top-grossing celebrities, who collectively raked in $5.15 billion. Although various artists appeared at the very top of the list—Diddy notably occupied the #1 slot with $130 million—electronic artists too enjoyed representation on the list of the highest-paid personalities, with Calvin Harris then emerging as the highest earning DJ, boasting an income of $48.5…

  • Deadline is noon Wednesday for Golovkin to accept a 42 1/2% cut to fight Canelo Alvarez FWC: Deadline is noon Wednesday for Golovkin to accept a 42 1/2% cut to fight Canelo Alvarez

    Canelo Alvarez’s promoters have given Gennady Golovkin a noon deadline on Wednesday to decide if he wants to stage a Sept. 15 rematch with Alvarez for a 42½% purse split. “I’m waiting to hear from GGG,” Golovkin promoter Tom Loeffler texted the Los Angele Times on Tuesday evening. Last week, unbeaten,…

  • TV Party: “Rank and File: Ryan Murphy’s Most Valuable Players” FWC: TV Party: “Rank and File: Ryan Murphy’s Most Valuable Players”

    Subscribe via iTunes |  Google Play  |  Stitcher  |  RSS Over dozens of seasons of television, from Nip/Tuck to Glee to American Stories both Horror and Crime, super-producer Ryan Murphy has created his own cottage industry of ambitious, theatrical, cards-on-the-table melodramas featuring some of the best actors and actresses in TV. This week, Allison and Clint go it alone to count down 15 of Murphy’s greatest collaborators, from established character actresses to lantern-jawed…

  • Film Review: Superfly is a Delightfully Absurd Action Spectacle Clad in the Style of Modern Hip-Hop FWC: Film Review: Superfly is a Delightfully Absurd Action Spectacle Clad in the Style of Modern Hip-Hop

    Remake culture has transcended itself. Recycling recognizable properties into whatever’s test-screening well at the moment was a studio gambit that not only paid off, but irrevocably changed the ways in which artists work. John Carpenter’s The Thing and David Cronenberg’s The Fly are early remakes that endure due to their ability to elevate the originals in terms of special effects,…