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Audio Rewind: ‘Spring Mixtape for Bromance’ from Kaytranada

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Now that springtime has officially sprung, time to lift yourself off that couch and get out there. If a boost is what you need, look no further than this throwback mix from DJ/producer super-talent Kaytranada. This legendary downtempo hip-hop mix originally dropped in the spring of 2013 for the French label Bromance Records (which recently […]

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The Drop: New from Jonwayne – Rap Album Two

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That’s right, Rap Album Two is officially here: It’s the fresh follow-up to LA rapper-producer Jonwayne’s debut EP from 2013, Rap Album One. To breakthrough all the fuzz and static of the modern music culture is tough enough, but in this second drop, fans can hear the artist grappling with the demons of celebrity, success and […]

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TUNE IN: Giving Sneakers New Life with RetroSnickers

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So yeah, let’s get into it! If you’re anything like me, in the last five years you’ve cut the cord and ditched the unscrupulous cable contracts and the agents who conveniently neglect to inform customers that the introductory rates and free premium subscriptions they’ve been enjoying will be expiring and reverting back to their less […]

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In Retrospect: ‘Push Push’ by Herbie Mann

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Some images are burned into memory after only a glimpse, begging further discussion at strange and inopportune times. The album artwork for flutist Herbie Mann’s 1971 carnal-soul-sex odyssey Push Push should be classified as such. The sight may a bit unnerving at first glance but can never be unseen. It is after all a provocative […]

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SIGHTS & SOUNDS: Gorillaz New Video for ‘Hallelujah Money’

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As the political mudslinging begins to steady, there’s one sign in the reeking pile of media that give hope, even if it’s a bit more dim than usual. Your favorite virtual band collaborative led by musical polymath Damon Albarn has come together as Gorillaz to release their first track in almost six years. It may sound […]

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VISUALIZE: Make More Art Video

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Some motion picture eye candy for your weekend – check the work by artist Berk Visual bringing the paint at 6th and Spring in DTLA, right in front of the SixHundred LA shop. The video was shot the day after the election and the streets buzzing with energy. All footage comes from our pal Greg Hunter of No Collar Films, with some […]

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SIGHT&SOUND: A Tribe Called Red feat. John Trudell ‘We Are The Halluci Nation’

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It’s not often we can look to DJ’s for social and political activism, especially when it concerns the challenges faced by tribal nations in North America. A trio of selectors from the Canadian capital city of Ottawa are doing just that. They are A Tribe Called Red, and they will change the way you think […]

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NOW LISTEN: New Album from Keyzus – ‘Ankheart’

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The new album from LA talent Keyzus (aka Keyz Da Don) – entitled ‘ANKHEART’ – is meant to be a beat-heavy sonic representation of life and love. The ancient Egyptian symbol of the ankh carries a core meaning of eternal life, with “heart” being an obvious symbol for love. Keyzus’ latest release is a sophomore follow-up to the ‘Lucid […]

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SIGHT&SOUND: Go Go Gonzo Flow Drops New Video for “Whippersnapper”

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Taking a track from basement squatting to the big screen isn’t something most of us can appreciate. That level of grind – and sometimes the beautiful moments of rage along the way – pours into your imagination while watching “Whippersnapper,” the new track and video from garage rocker Greg Hunter’s musical side project: Go Go […]

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SIGHT&SOUND: Brio Sheds Light on the City Life in New Video for ‘Trip’

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Remember that scene in White Men Can’t Jump when Wesley Snipes’ character attempts to make the distinction between people “listening to Jimi” and “hearing Jimi”? The latest track and music video from Charlotte-based artist Brio pulls audiences in each direction: On the one hand there’s that hollow-earth, reverb-y sway that lures you into the groove, while his clever rhymes encourage you […]

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