MDNR – Cut Me Out.

I’ve been craving more MNDR since I heard her and Q-Tip make magic on “Bang Bang Bang.” Actually, I really caught the bug when I saw her on Letterman. Regardless, homegirl hits the electropop sweet spot. “Cut Me Out” is rhythmic, melodic and buzzing without all the cheese. Can’t wait..

Jazmine Sullivan – I’m Not a Robot (produced by Salaam Remi).

Prematurely announcing your retirement is almost a rite of passage for artists. Lupe Fiasco, Game, and Kid Cudi have all announced their retirement from music at one point, probably after a lousy day or something. On Sunday, Jazmine Sullivan wrote on Twitter, “i’m making an official announcement that i am..

Mark Ronson’s Post-Christmas Giveaway.

How’s this for the last post of 2010? Every artist has a vault of unreleased material; rarities, remixes, and alternate versions that never saw the light of day for one reason or another. This week, Mark Ronson used the holidays as an excuse to excavate some music from his hard..

Amy Winehouse – It’s My Party (produced by Mark Ronson).

So what’s an Amy Winehouse/Mark Ronson song doing on a Quincy Jones album? Q Soul Bossa Nostra consists of reinterpretations of Quincy Jones songs. Quincy explained his role in the project in a recent interview, These weren’t like sessions where I’m there producing the records. I’m just observing, really. I..

Voodoo Experience 2010 starts today.

Today marks the kickoff of the Voodoo Experience in the heart of New Orleans. ML is taking this year off, but we have had documented an amazing time in years past.  Even though we aren’t going it doesn’t mean we can’t recommend some acts, amiright?! Ticket’s are still available, trust me..

Mark Ronson & The Business Intl – Glass Mountain Trust (ft. D’Angelo).

D’Angelo, last seen allegedly soliciting sex from an undercover police officer, makes his triumphant return on Mark Ronson’s Record Collection sounding liked a drugged up Cee-Lo. When the collaboration was first announced, Ronson said the song was “basically” his favorite on the album. Download: Mark Ronson & The Business Intl..

Virgin Mobile FreeFest 2010 Preview.

The Virgin Mobile FreeFest is tomorrow in Columbia, MD at the Merriweather Post Pavillion, and since ML has covered many Virgin Festivals in it’s history. We think it’s appropriate that we share our picks on who to check out this year. The Temper Tramp (killed Bonnaroo this year.) Trombone Shorty..