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The Weeknd: Echoes of Silence (free album)

As promised, Abil Tesfaye aka the Weeknd returns with his third free album in 2011. Echoes of Silence was release free last night and a brief listen sounds like it has the chance to reach House of Balloons and Thursday heights. One thing is for sure, “Dirty Diana” will never sound the same. The Weeknd […]

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albums R&B

EP REVIEW: The Weeknd – Thursday

The Weeknd aka Abel Tesfaye is up to his old tricks again on his latest ep Thursday, but I’d venture to say this release may be more concise than House of Balloons. Head on over to Atlanta Music Guide for my review and download the Weeknd – Thursday free below: The Weeknd – Thursday (.zip) […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: Frank Ocean – nostalgia/ultra

Frank Ocean nostalgia/ultra Rating: 8 out of 10 Tracy Morgans After one listen to nostalgia/ultra, its easy to understand why A-listers like Kanye, Beyonce and Pharrell have been recently seen in the studio working with Frank Ocean. Def Jam is even releasing a pared down version of Frank Ocean’s Nostalgia Ultra as an EP this […]

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R&B

MP3: The Weeknd – The Birds (Part I)

Abel Tesfaye aka The Weeknd goes hard on this guitar heavy and militant drum beat that I can’t get enough of. I can’t believe I’m saying this again, but I think I like R&B. The Weeknd – The Birds (Part I) via Fader Don’t forget to check out my review of House of Balloons here.

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albums R&B

ALBUM REVIEW: The Weeknd – House of Balloons

The Weeknd – House of Balloons Rating: 7 out of 10 Tracy Morgans The Weeknd aka Abel Tesfaye must have known I’ve been humming/belting old Aaliyah, Ginuwine and Jodeci jams reliving ‘1990s-‘2000s R&B moments lately. Turns out he does ’90s-’00s R&B better than most of the acts in that decade. The production feels like Swing […]