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2013 Wrap-Up: Top Albums of 2013 #11-20

So many albums, so little time… #11 Local Natives-Hummingbird (Spotify) The departure of a band member can crush some acts, but Local Natives persevered with the help of The National’s Aaron Dessner. Dessner’s production helped the Cali crew in making their harmonies sound even lusher with grander instrumentation and darker tones. “Wooly Mammoth” echoed the […]

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Remix Friday: Flume, Archnemesis, Breakbot, Sebwax & more

Koh Phi Phi, Thailand via TRAVELSTACHE Mid-June is here already and there are plenty of remixes to soundtrack your weekend festivities. Flume shows off an excellent Disclosure remix, Breakbot spices up Birdy Nam Nam’s “Defiant Order” and Mr. Hemphill proves I’ll listen to nearly any mash-up that includes Kavinsky’s “Nightcall”. Elsewhere, Sebwax brings together the […]

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New Mixtape: Into Narkness ft KiD CuDi, Hit-Boy, Skewby, Drake & more

Nostalgia, a word my wife can’t stand for some reason and the way I’ll always feel about ‘90’s and early ‘00’s hip-hop. If bling, soul samples, No Limit and bass from an 808 make you yearn for days of old, you will enjoy this mixtape. Newcomer Mayalino must have called in a major favor because […]

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ALBUM OF THE WEEK: A$AP Rocky – Long.Live.A$AP

Speaking of A$AP Rocky, Long.Live.A$AP is my album over the week. A new feature I’m going to try and keep up with as long as there are quality albums to write about. Many of you may have come into possession of the album which leaked ridiculously early in Dec, but its still consistently been in […]

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A$AP Rocky – Wild For The Night ft Skrillex & Birdy Nam Nam

Well, I can’t wait to get your opinion on this track. I’ve been addicted to it since the leak of Long.Live.A$AP and if I could just make it to the gym, I’m sure I’d be hitting repeat multiple times. A$AP Rocky samples Birdy Nam Nam’s “Goin’ In” with the help of Skrillex. Thoughts? via NahRight […]

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A$AP Rocky w/Florence: I Come Apart

This wasn’t on the copy of Long.Live.A$AP I received, but I wish it was. Ms. Florence Welch help’s out Harlem’s finest on “I Come Apart”, a bonus cut from next week’s release. Pre-order A$AP Rocky’s Long.Live.A$AP on Amazon. via CoS

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STREAM: Big Boi – In The A ft T.I. & Ludacris

Antwan, Clifford and Chris get together for a trunk rattler all about my current city. Big Boi particularly drops a few gem including “king shit, buckingham palace til I’m bucking on the mutha****in’ beat”. Vicious Lies And Dangerous Rumors drops December 11th. BONUS: Big Boi – Lines ft A$AP Rocky & Phantogram