Tag: fun

August 30, 2018 /

Obey gravity because it’s a must for you.

Da Bush Babees had a lot of potential.

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April 19, 2018 /

So before the storied and lengthy career and massive critical acclaim, before Black Thought was proving he was the GOAT, before ?uestlove was the keeper of the culture and the beats, and before they were Jimmy Fallon‘s house band, The Roots was a unique rap act coming out of Philly, and in the early ’90s right when East Coast hip-hop was taking on a jazz-influenced style, The Roots went all the way in, employing live instruments like horns and pianos.

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April 12, 2018 /

Ayo, Dizzy Gillespie plays the sax / Me, myself I love to max / Redbone cuties I’m out to wax / Stick up kids is out to tax!

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March 8, 2018 /

Queen Latifah is a legend. Arriving on the scene in the late ’80s, the rapper born Dana Owens came with an attitude and intelligent, enlightened style that was all her own.

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January 24, 2018 /

What a peculiar, spastic, and fun record Iglooghost has got here!

Iglooghost is the alterego of Irish electronic musician Seamus Malliagh, who has been raising the eyebrows of many with his maximalist approach to music-making, employing a hectic musical pastiche of noise, electronic beats, chipmunk-style vocals, radically-altered samples, and almost alien sound manipulations, all thrown together and somehow made to work with each other.

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November 2, 2017 /

I’m still not totally sure what level of jokery that Kirin J. Callinan is on, but believe me, he’s most definitely got the last laugh.

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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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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 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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July 20, 2017 /

I have a special place in my heart for Illumination, the 2010 debut of Australian synthpop band Miami Horror.

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