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November 9th, 2009 - 7:27 pm § in True/Slant

Wale – "TV in the Radio"

I mentioned Wale as a saving grace in hip-hop when I critiqued the “death” of hip-hop. Well, tomorrow the D.C.-Metro area rapper will drop his official debut album, Attention Deficit. So, what’s the word on the album? The New York Times‘s Jon Pareles gave the album a pretty g[...]

March 24th, 2009 - 11:20 pm § in Perfect Lines

The Perfect Quote

Sometimes it can be pretty hard for the press to rapidly pinpoint emo with false-pretenses based upon stereotypes. And then the perfect quote comes along: “‘I’m writing songs that entertain these people, all these people who just want pain,’ Tim Kasher of the Omaha band Cursive b[...]

December 30th, 2008 - 7:26 pm § in Perfect Lines

They Said It…

Roundup of various end of the year music lists...[...]



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