Tag: fun

March 9, 2017 /

Arsenio dissed us but the crowd kept clappin’…

In the late ’80s four crazy kids came out of the suburbs of Long Island and released an album which changed hip-hop, championing youthfulness, positivity, and oddball fun.

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February 24, 2017 /

Late last year an album called December 99th was released to poor reviews and little fanfare.

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February 17, 2017 /

I’ve been enjoying Neil Cicierega‘s Mouth Moods a little too much. But before I get into it, let’s back up a bit.

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June 3, 2016 /

Mike Birnbaum is D. Gookin, an independent NYC-based producer and deejay who has built up a steady discography over the past several years, creating funky and upbeat music which aims for positivity and good vibes, employing bouncy beats, calming melodies, and a joyous, carefree feel.

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May 20, 2016 /

Here’s another fun one!

Jonwayne (no relation to the actor…well, maybe?) is an L.A.-based producer and rapper who has caught attention and praise in the underground for his work, beginning with his 2011 instrumental debut record Bowser, and later with his rap records like 2013’s Rap Album One.

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May 5, 2016 /

I can hear you now: “Aw, seriously?” YEAH, SERIOUSLY. You think I ain’t got nothing to say about Ye?

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April 8, 2016 /

Back again to take you on another journey!

KING is a Los Angeles trio comprised of sisters Amber and Paris Strother and Anita Bias whose long, long, long awaited 2016 debut, We Are KING, being a record I’ve been really enamoured by for the past few weeks.

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January 29, 2016 /

Little Brother, the North Carolina trio of PhonteBig Pooh and 9th Wonder were something of a revelation when they appeared on the scene in the early 2000s, heralded by many to be the torchbearers for meaningful hip-hop, the “little brother” to legendary groups from the past like A Tribe Called Quest.

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July 16, 2015 /

Okay, now here’s another fun listen!

I originally came across producer Willie Green‘s work on the underground rapper billy woods‘ awesome 2012 effort, History Will Absolve Me, a dark, twisted, sickly hilarious thrill ride by a terror-mad visionary, and one album I wholeheartedly recommend checking out.

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May 20, 2015 /

You know, there’s a part of me, a small, foolish and deluded part of me, which hopes that one day, hopefully in my lifetime, The Avalanches will reform and release a new album.

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