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Mash-ups remix

Friday Remixes: The Hood Internet, The Melker Project, Paul Oakenfold & D.veloped

It’s pretty early for me in 2013 for me to be liking this many remixes, but here are some that caught my ear this week. The Hood Internet – Mottovision (Drake vs. Kavinsky) I’ve almost tired of the original version of “Motto”, so of course The Hood Internet comes to the rescue with Kavinsky’s latest […]

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R&B

STREAM: JT & Jay-Z “Suit & Tie”

…..and one week later, we have the first single from Justin Timberlake’s recently announced album. The Timbaland produced cut starts with a slow intro before transforming into a bouncy, horn-filled piece of pop-fun. Timberlake’s airy, blue-eyed soul is in full force while Hova chimes in with a dose of bravado. Stream “Suit & Tie” at […]

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albums

10 Albums I Can’t Live Without

Whitney over at Pop Candy was calling for reader lists of “10 Albums You Can’t Live Without“. Albums that maybe aren’t critically the best of all time, but records that if you were stranded on a desert island (for some reason, I kept think of the island on “Lost”) you’d have to have. My list […]

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New Wave

Duran Duran: Pop Chart "Massacre"

Duran Duran wanted to make more than a comeback after threatening to fall into the abyss of fallen rock stars, they wanted to take over the pop charts. The band hoped to return to their new wave roots that made them staples on MTV in the ’80s with hits like “Hungry Like The Wolf” and […]

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albums Rap

Timbaland: Shockingly Good Pt. II

Timbaland – Timbaland Presents…Shock Value 4/5 Narks On Shock Value, Timbaland experiments more than ever with new twists on familiar territory (Hip-Hop and R&B) and uncharted waters (New Wave and Rock). No matter the musical flavor, the production is solid on all fronts. Most of all, Timbaland sounds like he is having good time doing […]

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albums Rap

Timbaland: Shockingly Good Pt. 1

Part I One of the most anticipated albums of the year for me has finally arrived, Timbaland Presents…Shock Value, and it not so “shock”ingly, it delivers. I have been following Timbaland’s production career since the Ginuwine and Aaliyah days and it is amazing how he created so many unique sounds and create new trends over […]