Big Boi and Phantogram Debut EP as Big Grams

When two artists from totally different genres collaborate, there is always risk involved. So when I discovered that hip-hop giant Big Boi and indie rock duo Phantogram were planning on releasing an EP together...

Hindsight: Snowball Music Festival

As the snow, ice, and mud still settles from the three-day adventure that was Snowball Music Festival and the headaches and depression come to an end, we here at 303 Magazine want to take a fond look back o...

Mash-up Pastiche: Girl Talk

Getting paid to play other people's music might seem like an easy way to make a living. Maybe that's why everyone and their MILF is a DJ these days—all the benefits of rock stardom are possible, without out all the creative hassle of composition. Greg Gillis exists somewhere in between. All Day, his latest mash-up pastiche as Girl Talk, doesn't feature a single original note, but it does distill hundreds of samples—373 to be exact—into a 71 minute mega-mix that was so sought-after upon its November release it practically “broke the internet”.
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Aural Pleasure: Janelle Monáe

Metropolis is in trouble. A secret society known as The Great Divide is using time travel to suppress freedom and love among its citizens. Thankfully, heroic ArchAndroid Cindi Mayweather is here to save the day. If this all sounds like the plot of a science fiction flick, that's because it's inspired by the godfather of science fiction flicks, Fritz Lang's Metropolis.