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Jason Derulo – Try Me ft Jennifer Lopez & Matoma

“Everythingis4album” by Source. Licensed under Fair use via Wikipedia. I am fully aware that Jason Derulo may not typically be for everyone who frequents this site, but you can’t deny how big the song’s release is for Remix Friday favorite, Matoma. The Norwegian producer hit major success with last summer’s jam “Old Thing Back” that […]

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2014 Wrap-Up: Top Tracks #20-11

20. Jack + Eliza – Hold the Line The way Jack + Eliza’s sunny vocals intertwined to perfection on their debut single “Hold The Line”. Their method of exchanging solo lines before harmonizing together wasn’t new, but excels thanks to their charming tones. I always envisioned this song best played at a beach-side sunset. 19. […]

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2014 Wrap-Up: Top Tracks #30-21

We’re now approaching the second half of my favorite 60 tracks of 2014. #30-21 are below and see the rest of the list at these links: #40-31 #50-41 #60-51 30. Kendrick Lamar – i Considering the dark, gritty street narratives of good kidd, Madd city, I don’t think anyone would have predicted Kendrick would chose […]

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Album of the Week: Justin Timberlake – The 20/20 Experience

Could there really be any other choice for “album of the week”? The first of two albums to be released in 2013, The 20/20 Experience showcases a more mature sound and growth reflecting his Justin Timberlake’s life right now. There isn’t a track as sonically groundbreaking as “Sexy Back”, but that wassn’t what Timberlake was […]

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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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Hoodie Allen: No Faith In Brooklyn & All American release day

Today’s the day. Hoodie Allen‘s All American EP dropped and Mr. Allen offered up a free stream and a video for laid back cut “No Faith In Brooklyn”. In appreciation for everyone who buys the album on iTunes, Hoodie is offering to call everyone who buys the album (pretty cool if you ask me): Pick […]

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Stream: Hoodie Allen “No Interruption”

New Hoodie Allen for your weekend. On “No Interruption” Mr. Allen begins with clever raps over a “Rack City”-esque hum of bass before adding pulsing keys and detailing the various places he’ll..well..just listen to the song. As a big Hoodie supporter, I’ve been heavily anticpating the new EP. All American features all original production without […]