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The Strokes giveaway – comment and win

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Alright Strokes fans, here is your chance to win some free goods. Pictured above are two copies of The Strokes’ latest single, “Under Cover of Darkness,” off their recently released album, Angles. I have these two extra copies of this 7 inch vinyl laying around and I want one of you to have them.

For a chance to win, comment on this post and tell me your favorite song by The Strokes, or at least your most favorite at the moment. I will pick a winner at random in exactly one week.

If you are on Tumblr, you can double you chances on winning, by reblogging this post.

Alright, that’s it. Good luck my friends.

Be Rad. Enjoy.

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March 26, 2011 at 3:53 pm

The Strokes giveaway

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I just posted this picture over on my Tumblr. If you notice at the bottom, that’s a total of THREE copies of “Under Cover Of Darkness.” That’s about two too many, so I’m going to give two away! Yay for you, right?!

I am going to devise a plan on picking a person to whom I will be giving my extra copies. Follow me on Tumblr, Twitter, or just stay up to date with this here blog, as I will be posting details about how one copy of “Under Cover Of Darkness” on vinyl can be you within the next few days.

Be Rad. Enjoy.

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March 23, 2011 at 5:04 pm

Rad Music // New MSTRKRFT

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Ah yes. The music gods have been listening to my pleas – they have blessed me with more tunes from two of my favorite producers.

JFK and Al-P, the duo that make up MSTRKRFT, put out the song “Beards Again” on their website yesterday. It seemingly crashed though, as every time I tried to grab it, there was no connection. Well, their site is back up, so head over there to grab the free track in WAV form. If the overwhelming WAV format isn’t your thing, grab the mp3 right here.


“Beards Again” is one hell of a song. It starts with some very Iron Maiden sounding guitars matched with MSTRKRFT’s perfectly paced distorted synths. The campy guitars bring you in to one crazy ass drop 3 minutes in; then the dance party starts. The guitars come back, but in the hard hitting electro style everyone has come to expect from MSTRKRFT.

Their debut LP, The Looks,  is considered by many to be pure electro gold, while some say they missed the mark with their sophomore effort, Fist Of God. Considering this, I don’t think MSTRKRFT are going to be letting anybody down with the next full length. Can’t wait!

Be Rad. Enjoy.

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March 16, 2011 at 10:53 am

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Rad Song // “Under Cover of Darkness” by The Strokes

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Well boys and girls, the day has finally come!


Head over to The Strokes new website to try and download The Strokes’ new single, “Under Cover of Darkness.”

If you can’t downlad the radio rip here.

Be Rad. Enjoy.

Written by theberad

February 9, 2011 at 12:09 pm

The Streets release “Cyberspace and Reds”

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Earlier this week The Streets sent iphone users on a soup-hunt for download access to his free mixtape “Cyberspace and Reds.” Well, today, the rest of the interwebs have been blessed with access to said mixtape. “Cyberspace and Reds” ain’t your typical Streets album – for one, it’s free, and secondly, and more importantly, there are lots of featuring artists, more than usual at least. While Mike Skinner raps on all the songs, he alone is only attributed to two songs – the rest are all features. This doesn’t dumb down the album, it’s just different. And well, let’s be honest, it’s not The Streets album fans truly desire.

“Computers and Blues” is what we’re waiting for, but there was such a plethora of ideas and material, “Cyberspace and Reds” just had to be put out (or at least I’m assuming). Mike Skinner is a lyrical and beat genius and this album is a backhanded way to prove it. While it may seem like a put down, this album is “leftovers.” Wonderful wonderful leftovers of the last and final Streets album. It’s a preview of the greatness that will be last words in the rap legacy that is The Streets – “Computers and Blues.”

Download “Cyberspace and Reds” here

“Computers and Blues” is out on February 7th on Atlantic.

Be Rad. Enjoy.

Written by theberad

January 27, 2011 at 10:42 am