You Oughta Know

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You Oughta Know Alum A Great Big World Take Toyota For A Spin

On a recent trip to Los Angeles, Ian Axel and Chad Vaccarino of the band A Great Big World took a spin downtown to visit the most inspiring places L.A. has to offer. With the help of Toyota, the group made stops at L.A.’s Chinatown to grab some food, walked the L.A. River (made famous by the movie Grease), and ended at the Orpheum Theater, the gorgeous restored movie palace.

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EXCLUSIVE: Stream You Oughta Know Artist Vance Joy’s Upcoming Album Dream Your Life Away

It’s the start of a new month, which means that we have a brand new You Oughta Know musician that we’d love for you to meet. Today we’re pleased to introduce Australian singer-songwriter Vance Joy as September’s honorary YOK. You can learn the personal stats on him later this month, but for now we’ll just let his music do the talking. That’s right, we have his upcoming debut album Dream Your Life Away, available now for exclusive streaming! The album isn’t due out until next Tuesday, September 9th, but you can listen here (for free) until then.

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MUSIC SEEN: Spend A New York Minute With Bleachers

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What’s it like to spend a day hanging out in New York City with Jack Antonoff and Bleachers? Head up to the gallery above and find out!

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Top 20 Countdown: KONGOS Dish About Their Favorite Video Vixens

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Top 20 Countdown host Jim Shearer was joined by the four brothers that make up the South African alternative rock band KONGOS and today’s chat was all about video vixens. Since Video Vixen month is in full swing, it was only right that Johnny, Jesse, Daniel and Dylan revealed who made it on their list of favorite vixens. From “Wicked Game” Helena Christensen to “Blurred Lines” Emily Ratajkowski, the list of vixens go from hot to hotter. Plus, did someone mention Katy Perry in “Dark Horse”?

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You Oughta Know: Watch Bleachers’ Jack Antonoff Speak in Emojis

If you ever wondered what it would be like texting a rockstar, now you’ll know. Dating in the world of iPhones and Tinder can be difficult, especially with emojis that add on a whole new layer of male and female codes we have to crack. Lucky for you,  Bleachers’ Jack Antonoff allowed us to hop inside the male mind and see what certain emojis actually mean to him.

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Jack Antonoff Strips Down Bleachers’ “I Wanna Get Better” In This Stop/Watch Challenge

This month’s You Oughta Know artists Bleachers are known for their over-the-top sound and larger-than-life stage presence. Well, for our 60 second Stop/Watch challenge, Jack Antonoff gave us a stripped down version of the popular Bleachers hit “I Wanna Get Better”, and it proves the rule that sometimes less is MORE!

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