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2012 Wrap-Up: Top Albums of 2012 #5-#1

Honorable Mention #20-#15 #14-11 #10-6 The grand finale is here. Leave your top albums list in the comments. 5. Kendrick Lamar-good kid m.A.A.d city While not every artist Dr. Dre has backed has panned out (see Truth Hurts, RBX, Hittman), the good Dr.’s latest protege Kendrick Lamar has the makings of a special artist. good […]

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Monday Monday: Mixcloud and Hype Machine App

Two things for this dreary Monday morning and a short week for me: A) Moving forward I’m going to be uploading mixtapes to Mixcloud for streaming purposes. The mixtapes will still be available to download of course, but say you don’t have your iPod handy at an upcoming party with terrible music, what to do? […]

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Thursday Linkage: Clifford Saves The Day, Kyle Lucas, BET Ciphers and more

A) A possible suicide jumper was talked down from a building across from where I work….by T.I.?!?!? Yea, that REALLY happened. I would say he doesn’t need to audition for “The Negotiator 2” anymore. B) Kyle Lucas pays tribute to the late Guru with a freestyle over one of my favorite Gangstarr tracks, “Right Where […]

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While I Was Out – MSU, Girl Talk, Kanye West & Jon Connor

Yea, you should probably watch this highlight again.While I was in East Lansing watching the best play of the early college season so far, lets see what I missed: A) Girl Talk released the NYE concert/documentary I mentioned last week. Pretty interesting to see the whole preparation and Gregg’s hilarious troupe of friends/co-workers. I’m hoping […]

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Thursday Linkage: Lettercamp, Eminem, Jay-Z, Interpol, Kings and Alex Winston

A) If you’re in Ferndale on 9/18, you might as well head to the D.I.Y, Street Fair to celebrate the release of Lettercamp‘s album Racoon Panda (released on Five Three Dial Tone Records). While you’re there, you might as well purchase the 10″ vinyl, which comes with a remix album. The remix album features production […]

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Thursday Linkage: Dent May, Album Tacos, Hypercrush, Dizzy and more

A) I’d never thought that Dent May and Mayer Hawthorne had similar voices, until I heard “That Feeling”. Either way, new Dent May is a good thing. Pre-order Dent May’s new 7″ single “That Feeling” here. Dent May – That Feeling (free mp3) Dent May – Eastover Wives (free mp3) B) Another tumblr featuring album […]

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Thursday Linkage: Ra Ra Riot, Justin Vernon, Deadstring Bros, J. Cole and more

A) Ra Ra Riot’s highly anticipated sophomore album, The Orchard is streaming on NPR. Obviously, RAC made a remix to the first single “Boy” and its obviously great. Pick up Ra Ra Riot – The Orchard on August 24th. Ra Ra Riot – Boy (RAC Mix) (free mp3 courtesy of PMA) B) How amazing would […]