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Wye Oak – Shriek

Posted by on Apr 28, 2014 in Featured Slider, Reviews | 0 comments

Anthony and Chris review the Baltimore duo's new LP, Shriek, which is a departure from their previous work - for better or worse.

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Mac Demarco – Salad Days

Posted by on Apr 2, 2014 in Featured Slider, Reviews | 0 comments

You should listen to Salad Days. Hear it out. At times fab fun, at times pretty nearly melancholy, it’s every bit quintessential Mac DeMarco. It’s as jizz jazz as you’re gonna get. It’s an authentic manifestation of a maturing.

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Cloud Nothings – Here and Nowhere Else

Posted by on Apr 1, 2014 in Featured Slider, Reviews | 0 comments

Cloud Nothings has outdone everything in their career to date in the space of a 32-minute album. And here I was, thinking that that they’d take a similar career path to that of Tokyo Police Club – buzzed about one day, unable to follow up on the hype the next. Dylan Baldi has positioned himself as one of our generation’s greatest punk figures, a title no one saw coming a few years ago, though one thoroughly deserved.

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J Dilla & De La Soul – Smell the DA.I.S.Y. (Da Inner Soul of Yancey)

Posted by on Mar 31, 2014 in Featured Slider, Reviews | 0 comments

If you want the “real” hip hop experience, you listen to this, De La Dilla. J Dilla left behind a lot of never-before-heard work, and I’m sure he’s somewhere smiling to see his friends still putting it down like this.

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We Drink, We Dry Up, and then We Crumble in the Dust: Ten Years of The Hold Steady

Posted by on Mar 28, 2014 in Editorial, Featured Slider, Features | 0 comments

Taylor laments on the last ten years of The Hold Steady as they release their sixth album, Teeth Dreams.

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The College Dropout’s 10th Anniversary

Posted by on Mar 27, 2014 in Classic Album, Featured Slider, Features | 0 comments

In honor of it's 10 year anniversary, which was in February, Andres gives us just a few of the many brilliant moments in one of hip-hop's most important records.

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Eze Jackson – “Rappin’ Over Dan Deacon”

Posted by on Mar 27, 2014 in Editorial, Featured Slider, Newswire | 0 comments

Baltimore-based MC and friend of Manik Music, Eze Jackson, has just released a...

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