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Kanye West is Working On Music with Rick Rubin and Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij

BY TER STAFF

Photo by Dan Garcia/The Early Registration
Photo by Dan Garcia/The Early Registration

When Rick Rubin and Kanye West get together, the end result is musical gold. Although it was originally met with mixed reviews upon its first release, Kanye West’s album Yeezus was another hit, and unlike nothing fans had heard before. And who played a big role in the Yeezus minimalist sound? None other than Rick Rubin of course.

And according to an Instagram post from Chicago rapper Towkio, Kanye West and Rick Rubin are likely working on music again. According to a text screenshot between Towkio and Rubin, Rubin played one of Towkio’s tracks ‘Swim’ for Kanye. Kanye loved the track, as did Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij.

While we do not know the exact details of this get-together, it is exciting enough that this group of talented minds in music are in the same room. It is no stretch however to believe that Kanye and Rubin are working on new music.

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7 Remixes Better Than the Actual Song

BY MATT MONROE

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Sometimes certain songs need a re-visit for us to appreciate them a little bit more. Here we’ve compiled some remixes of songs that we found to be just a little bit better than the original.

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Music Fest Moneyball

BY TER STAFF

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A couple of weeks ago Consequence of Sound posted a feature titled “Let’s Play Moneyball with a Summer Music Festival” about a piece wrote by The Early Registration’s Dan Garcia. In the piece Garcia used price quotes of popular artists in music to drop and add acts to the World’s Largest Music Festival, Summerfest, located in Milwaukee, WI in attempts to also make it the world’s best music festival.

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