In an exclusive interview with Pitchfork (link here), Heavy Duty writer Buddy Ross talks about his writing, contributions, and the creative process with Frank Ocean, as well as collaborating with Ariel Rechtshaid and Unknown Mortal Orchestra.
Congratulations to Heavy Duty’s Buddy Ross for working on Frank Ocean’s “Endless” and “blond”, the latter of which reached #1 in the US, UK, Australia, and 5 more countries this past week. “blond” is also the third-biggest release of 2016, coming in behind Drake and Beyonce – shout out to Buddy!
Click here to purchase and hear “blond” on Apple Music/iTunes.
Check out the breathtaking video for Angel Olsen’s latest release, “Sister”, taken from her upcoming album “MY WOMAN” (produced by Heavy Duty’s own Justin Raisen).
Read the review from Pitchfork for “Sister” here – named “Best New Track” today as well.
“MY WOMAN” is coming on September 2nd via Jagjaguar Records; preorder the album here.
Heavy Duty is proud to bring you “Perfect Isn’t Pretty”, featuring Sia’s “Unstoppable” (reworked by Ariel Rechtshaid, Daniel Nigro, and Buddy Ross).
Adding Pusha-T and Brazilian drum group OLODUM to the Sia original, this Olympics special is one to watch. Athletes ranging from Neymar Jr. to Ning Zetao make appearances in the 3-minute special.
Premiering on Noisey today is a new official video for Jim-E Stack’s single “Deadstream”, directed by Dillon Moore and Dan Streit.
Pieced together from original Vine videos using Jim-E’s song, watch as over 120 fan-made clips come together to form something ephemeral and ethereal.
Just announced: Cass McCombs’ newest studio album Mangy Love is due August 26th on ANTI Records. Produced by Rob Schnapf and featuring guests Angel Olsen and Blake Mills, listen to the first release from Mangy Love titled “Opposite House” (named Pitchfork’s Best New Track) here.
Check out Erick Serna and the Killing Floor’s “March of Flames” in the Season 3 Trailer of “Peaky Blinders” – co-written by Heavy Duty’s Daniel Nigro.