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New Music: Fucked Up

By Troy Hasselman, November 3 2018 — The career of Toronto punk veterans Fucked Up has been defined by defying expectations and conventions. Through constant changes to their sound and musical approach, the band has effectively redefined what a punk band can be while still remaining rooted in the genre, with signifiers such as vocalist Damian…

New Music: Kurt Vile

By Stephen Lee, November 2 2018 — After three years, Kurt Vile has released another solo project, though it doesn’t feel like he’s gone anywhere. Bottle It In, Vile’s latest release, propels him back to the forefront of indie rock, a spot he’s very familiar with. The album continues his journey, bringing something new yet familiar…

New Music: Roc Marciano

By Thomas Johnson, October 2 2018 — Is Long Island scribbler Roc Marciano the best rapper alive? If not, he’s certainly one of the most influential. His undertone voice — cold and sharp like a well-oiled guillotine — can be heard in the deliveries of any New York MC over the past eight years. The sparse loops…

New Music: May Album Wrap-Up

By Thomas Johnson, June 8 2018 —  Pusha T – DAYTONA The unreleased debut album by the Clipse, Exclusive Audio Footage, was supposed to be released in 1999. Recording sessions began as early as 1996, meaning Pusha has now been penning immaculate, dead-eyed rhymes about the the luxuries of selling narcotics for two decades. Considering how many…

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