The Wildebeest. Posts

October 17, 2017 /

I’m excited ya’ll, because 24 hours from now I’ll be seeing LCD Soundsystem live at D.C.’s shiny new music venue, The Anthem.

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October 12, 2017 /

This is that vibe! Buddy is a rapper out of Compton who has been on a steady come-up in 2017, releasing a slew of singles, EPs, and collaborative works.

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September 28, 2017 /

Plateau. That’s the first word that comes to mind when I listen to this sublime joint by producer Damu The Fudgemunk.

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September 21, 2017 /
September 14, 2017 /

I’m so happy David Dallas is back.

Though his last name is Dallas (real name, no gimmicks), D-dot ain’t from Texas, but hails from the faraway land of New Zealand, and if the rest of NZ hip-hop is this tight, I need to make a visit damn near yesterday.

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September 7, 2017 /

Surprisingly, my introduction to Tyler, the Creator was not when he ate the cockroach!

It was 2009.

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August 31, 2017 /

Don’t worry, it’s not as cold as the title makes it out to be. It’s pretty cold, but not that cold.

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August 24, 2017 /

I can hear you now: “Oh, Foster the People? Those guys who did ‘Pumped Up Kicks?’ I loved that song!”

Yeah, that Foster the People, the L.A.

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August 17, 2017 /

“…And I did it up!”

billy woods (all lowercase, no gimmicks) really is becoming one of my favorite artists.

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August 10, 2017 /

When it comes to ’80s funk, Zapp are heavyweights. Coming straight out of Ohio (that great funk state) the Troutman brothers, Larry, Roger, Lester, and Terry, came to prominence with the help of musical gawds Bootsy Collins and George Clinton (king of the P-Funk), and a magical little device called a talkbox, and changed popular music forever.

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