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Free mp3: Frank Ocean, Diplo, Mick Jones & Paul Simonon – “Hero”

We told you on Friday that Converse was planning something special for the latest installment of their ‘three artists, one song’ series, and this morning they delivered on that promise in spades.

“Hero” brings together Odd Future crooner Frank Ocean and EDM megastar Diplo with The Clash’s Mick Jones and Paul Simonon. The results are a soothing-yet-pulsating audio experiment that sends chills down your spine. You can stream and download the track, for free, below.

You will probably never find UTG complaining about new Frank Ocean material, but “Hero” is not exactly the kind of song you would expect from …

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Frank Ocean, Diplo, And Members Of The Clash Collaborate On New Song

Well, this was certainly unexpected.

Frank Ocean, Diplo, and members of the Clash (Mick Jones and Paul Simonon) are the latest pairing of talent to be thrust together through Converse’s popular three artists one song campaign. On Monday, a new track titled “Hero” will hit the net, which was created by this collaboration sometime in recent months.

Speaking about the recording process, Diplo offered:

The Clash were always teachers to me, even before I shared a studio with Paul and Mick. Their musical anarchy and constant attitude to disregard rules and forge their own path was inspirational to me. They

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WATCH: Bring Me The Horizon Debut Live Video For “Can You Feel My Heart”

Whether it is good, or bad, Bring Me The Horizon seem to always find themselves the topic of certain conversation. I am happy to say that this time, it is one of those good ones. Through Converse, their performance at The Circle Tattoo Parlour in London back from late August, has given us a stellar live video for the opening track off their most recent album Sempiternal, “Can You Feel My Heart.” We here at Under The Gun loved the album, and you can find our review of it here.

The video, which shows the band in a …

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ANCIIENTS Featured in New Installment of Converse X Decibel

Canadian progressive metal outfit, ANCIIENTS, have released one of the best albums of the year and we’re pleased to see them get any and all much-deserved press. Heart Of Oak, which dropped in April and happens to have one of this year’s best album covers as well, should definitely be on your radar if you’re into any heavy prog-metal bands like Mastodon, Red Fang, and Baroness.

The band is currently set to hit the road this October in support of TesseracT and Scale The Summit but they were recently featured in an installment of Converse and Decibel Magazine’s collaboration …

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MUSIC VIDEO: Gorillaz ft. Andre 3000 and James Murphy – Do Ya Thing

Just a few days after dropping the audio, Gorillaz have partnered with Converse once more to unveil the official music video for “Do Ya Thing.”

If you somehow missed the premiere of “Do Ya Thing,” you have been missing out. Not only are the Gorillaz back in full force, but they brought along Outkast’s Andre 3000 and James Murphy for the ride. The video is an amazingly well-designed CGI glimpse at the group’s classic characters. Check it out, after the jump.

Gorillaz are poised for big things yet again in 2012. Are you ready for the madness to continue?…

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STREAM: The Gorillaz – “DoYaThing (Feat. James Murphy and Andre 3000)” 13 Minute Version

The Gorillaz have done it yet again with a new single entitled “DoYaThing” that has been quite the buzz on indie blogs for the past few weeks. The song is a Converse 3 artists. One Song. collaboration between The Gorillaz, James Murphy and Andre 3000.

It was recorded live, using spontaneity and random inspiration as the driving force behind the song. The version recorded for Converse can be heard here. That was the “single” version if you will. There was however an extended cut of the song lasting a whopping 13 minutes that we have available for you here.…

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Converse Ad Song Featuring Kid Cudi

Converse has teamed up with Kid Cudi, Rostram Batmangilj, and Bethany Cosentino to create a song for their new ads coming out. Listen to it after the jump.