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"Living in Illinois can really suck sometimes. The winters are increasingly terrible and the state is one of the most corrupt in the country. Although living here, one thing we've all noticed is how many incredible bands are from Illinois. We've gone to so many shows here that we'd like to think we're experts on the subject. Here are ten videos of great bands from Illinois." [read more]
Both tracks are inspired by the events of 2014, most of which were awful. [read more]
It's as icy and breathtaking as the winter air. [read more]
The song is getting us geared up for 2015, when he'll be releasing even more new music. [read more]
James Blake's BBC Radio 1 Residency came to an end last night, but at least he went out with a bang. [read more]
Jack White has made no reference to other releases being concealed in furniture, so please don't go ripping apart your aunt's sofa in search of an uncanny Christmas gift. [read more]
Pixar's latest offering, Inside Out, takes us inside the mind of Riley, a young girl ruled by her emotions, all of which happen to be voiced by some super awesome people. Although, if I had the voices of Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Mindy Kaling, Phyllis Smith and Lewis Black in my head, I'd be a pretty confused youth too [read more]
Police called for a review of the club's license after drug-related deaths. For a lot of clubs this is often a euphemism for "we're closing" but here it's more likely a tightening of security for the safety of all club-goers. [read more]
At her new musical home, she hopes to "redefine pop and its interaction with fashion." With Kanye as label boss, that's surely gonna be a hope fulfilled. [read more]
"You're no saint. You got a free cab, you got a free room and someone who will listen to your boring stories. I mean, didn't you notice on the plane when you started talking, eventually I started reading the vomit bag? Didn't that give you some sort of clue, like hey, maybe this guy is not enjoying it? You know, everything is not an anecdote. You have to discriminate." [read more]
Although their London date (on the 6th) is sold-out, you'll now be able to catch them at Sadler's Well and a few other places. [read more]
He's being held prior to a court arraignment right now. But apparently later today we'll find out the verdict – i.e. what's gonna happen now. [read more]
Yes, Snapchat co-founder Evan Spiegel thinks "every music service in the market is sh*t" – maybe he thinks he can do it better? Maybe he just hates everything. [read more]
Also joining is Hannah Wants and Solomun, with returning Residents, George Fitzgerald, Skream and Heidi. Unfortunately, SOHN, Moxie, Steve Angello, Jackmaster, Martin Garrix and James Blake will be leaving. [read more]
Last month we launched our Readers' Poll 2014. We said a lot about being democratic and that, getting your opinions rather than making anybody accept our own as gospel. And we're really glad that we did listen to you because, collectively, you've come up with quite a lovely list of music. [read more]
Ditch that discount calendar you bought from your nearest supermarket, and subscribe to The 405's Playlist Advent Calendar 2014 - it's our best year yet.
"Dancing in the street" videos are all the rage now, aren't they?
It's breathtaking, and you can download the song for free right now.
It's a slickly edited video depicting a live recording of the track, making it even more impressive.
Love the hat, dude.
"Living in Illinois can really suck sometimes. The winters are increasingly terrible and the state is one of the most corrupt in the country. Although living here, one thing we've all noticed is ho...
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