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Soulful Women of the Jazz Harp

Sometimes your ol’ friend Wall I gets his gills trapped in a net, snagged by fisherman, or stuck in the mud, and when that happens, I reach into my musical vault for one jazz genre of bright and uplifting music … Continue reading

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The WALL I Swimmeth……

Greetings my minnows and my minnowettes, My name is WALL I and I’m a cold blooded mutha of a fish that lives in the fresh waters of Wisco who’s into skinny swimming, Friday Perch Fry’s on acid, happy endings after … Continue reading

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LA Deep Funk

Connie Price and the Keystones-Wildflowers This group from LA will melt your face with funk.  Connie Price is the alias of drummer/multi-instrumentalist Dan Ubick from Breakestra, who formed the group with trumpeter friend Todd M. Simon.   Wildflowers is the debut … Continue reading

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The O C’s

Here is the second album by Thee Oh Sees this year, and boy-howdy are we lucky.  Really just two EP’s smooshed into one album (Carrion Crawler/The Dream).  This psyched-out group of bandidos hail from San Francisco, no surprise there.  This … Continue reading

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The Step Kids, can’t beat it

Its hard to pin down this album, but there is one thing that can be said about it confidently…it is great.  I have a hard time not picturing early p-funk albums like osmium, america eats its young, maggot brain, etc…  … Continue reading

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Str8 from the Windy…

…better bundle up to this one. The Cool Kids give us their first real LP release.  After several amazing EP’s, mixtapes, and a tornado of hype on the internet and commercially.  Perhaps overshadowed by the greatness of their early tracks … Continue reading

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Bombed and Depleted

Beirut is back with their new album Rip Tide.  This is delightfully more of the same from Zach Condon’s small bedroom project turned rolling juggernaut.  None of the unique instrumentation is lost here, only added to and expounded upon.  Showcasing … Continue reading

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Based God Gay?

Lil B-Open Thunder Eternal Slumber or Download the whole thing here. Controversy for rappers has never been a bad thing for sales, think N.W.A., Body Count, 2 Live Crew, etc.  Now Lil B the Based God has named his new … Continue reading

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Big Krizzle is Str8 on his Grizzly!

Big K.R.I.T.- Dreamin’ That’s right Big K. R. I. T. has been grinding it out in the rap game for a minute now.  The virtuosic rapper/producer’s CD from last year K.R.I.T. Wuz Here, was undeniably one of the best albums … Continue reading

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Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino: The Steve Urkel Of Rap

Lil Wayne-6 Foot 7 Foot (Dirty) Childish Gambino-Freaks and Geeks Comedian Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino has got a new EP out for a little bit now.  This cat has been working real hard for awhile, and has released some … Continue reading

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