Anime

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JPEGMAFIA Explains Why He Makes “Music to Be Hated”

The controversial rapper talked with us about 4chan lingo, having white fans, and his favourite anime soundtracks.
Phil Witmer
10.5.18
Features

The Redemption of Haruhi Suzumiya: Why "God Knows" Is Still the Greatest Song Ever

On its 10th anniversary, the anime classic is still the sonic equivalent of a Mikuru Beam.
Jabbari Weekes
7.29.18
Op-Eds

An Open Letter Begging Frank Ocean to Finally Ship the ‘Endless’ Vinyl

We all ordered 'Endless' in November, but three months later and still no official word on when the vinyl will be shipped. You torment us, Frank.
Phil Witmer
2.26.18
Holy Shit

Baths Returns, Embraces Fantasy and Anime in New Song "Yeoman"

His first album in four years, 'Romaplasm,' is out November 17.
Phil Witmer
9.21.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Thundercat Is the World's Most Joyous Weeb in "Tokyo" Video

"Gonna blow all my cash on anime (yes!)"
Phil Witmer
8.2.17
Premieres

You’d Have to Be a Supercomputer to Riff Better Than Gnarwhal

Stream these post-hardcore weirdos' adventurous new album, 'Crucial,' out May 12 via Exploding Sounds Records.
Phil Witmer
5.5.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

The Weeknd Really Likes Sci-Fi Movies, Is a Confirmed Weeaboo in the "I Feel It Coming" Video

You can't have both Kiko Mizuhara and Daft Punk in this and not be a nerd.
Phil Witmer
3.10.17
New music

Lil Uzi Vert Dropped 'Luv Is Rage 1.5,' His Nerdiest Tape Yet

The first song samples the 'Reading Rainbow' theme song, happy Monday.
Phil Witmer
2.27.17
Holy Shit

Do People Play Pokémon Go Anymore? Who Knows, but This New Theme Song Is a Staryu Spectacle

It's by the guy who sang the original Pokémon TV series theme song.
Phil Witmer
10.5.16
Premieres

Sit the Hell Down and Experience Kids of the Apocalypse's Animated Epic "Better Life"

Man, animation is so dope.
Phil Witmer
7.19.16
Longreads Or Whatever

Beyond LinkinBall Z: The History of the Anime Music Video

They tried so hard and got so far, but in the end, what do AMVs really matter?
Phil Witmer
7.13.16
Interviews

Enter the Surrealist Animated Noise of Meishi Smile's "Belong" Video

We talk to the internet musician and netlabel owner about their anime-inspired video and nu-metal.
Phil Witmer
6.24.16
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