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OK Go Slap a Tetherball for “This Too Shall Pass”: Behind the Clip

March 1st, 2010
OK Go’s insanely complex video for Of the Blue Colour of the Sky single “This Too Shall Pass” will finally make its (embeddable!) premiere tonight at 7 pm EST, but before the band reveals their latest viral achievement, Rolling Stone has another behind-the-scenes clip from the video’s construction site in a Los Angeles warehouse. As Rolling Stone previously reported, for their second “This Too Shall Pass” clip, OK Go and the geniuses over at Syyn ...

New Music Report: Blakroc

November 18th, 2009
This week’s New Music Report lasers in on the self-titled debut from supergroup Blakroc, a collaboration between the Akron blues-rock duo the Black Keys and a cast of guest rappers that includes Ludacris, Mos Def, RZA and Pharoahe Monch. It’s not a disc of Limp Bizkit rap-rock though — it’s more like something you’d expect from the Roots. On “On the Vista,” the Keys lay down free-floating psych grooves while Mos Def delivers what sounds ...

Lenny Kravitz Looks Back on “Let Love Rule” Backstage in New York

October 29th, 2009
Rolling Stone recently caught up with Lenny Kravitz backstage at New York’s Fillmore at Irving Plaza, where the rocker performed a residency of five sold-out nights in celebration of the 20th anniversary of his debut album. “It’s been 20 years now since I made Let Love Rule, and for me the record is still just as fresh as it was when I made it,” Kravitz tells RS. “When I hear a recording, I can remember ...