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Run The Jewels throw down their fourth mic drop LP exactly when we need it.

  In times like these, there are few groups you want to have drop an album more than the iconoclastic duo, Run The Jewels. The Atlanta/Brooklyn collab of Killer Mike and El-P have already carved out a lauded legacy with RTJ 1,2, and 3, combining arena-thumping bangin’ beats with eloquent, urgent, and socially conscious lyrics....

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Singles Roundup May 2020

Singles Roundup May 2020 We’re here at the end of another month of lockdown. Although some tenants of society are returning, things are still far from normal. This means artists still don’t have the infrastructure to complete and market their albums to a satisfactory level. So once again we have a collection of singles tossed...

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Iggy Pop: Live Free or Die

Iggy Pop once again brandishes his freedom on his eighteenth album with the help of mystic maestros Noveller and Leron Thomas.   Iggy Pop. What can be said about this enigmatic agent of id that hasn’t been said before? If you don’t know of his background, catalog, and litany of outlandish and infamous appearances, this...

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Iggy Pop Sweats & Burns on Post Pop Depression

Iggy Pop is the last old gnarled tree standing in the empty field of rock and roll. The flesh on his bones splits like aging oak. His low-lying bellow comes deep from the root. Last month Pop released Post Pop Depression, his seventeenth album. On it he teams up with Josh Homme from Queens of the...

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Arctic Monkeys walk past midnight on subdued “AM”

Arctic Monkeys newest, fifth album, AM, may be the best collection of songs to hear while walking in a big city after midnight. It’s filled with an attitude of cool nonchalance and a tempo that remains mid-level throughout. Out only a few weeks, AM has already been nominated for the Mercury Prize, the UK’s gift for...

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Queens Of The Stone Age get hard and soft on rock and roll classic

God, it feels good when that first strike of sludge guitar hits on Queens Of The Stone Age’s new album, …Like Clockwork. First track, “Keep Your Eyes Peeled,” travels at a lowly lurk, like carefully stepping through a graveyard at night. Frontman Josh Homme takes deep painful stabs on his downtuned guitar while distressed ghouls...

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Rock n Roll Storm’s A Comin – A Hideous Blue Inspires

“Nothing’s what you bargained for. Give it up like a cheap whore.” That sums it up, doesn’t it? There is a positive message in there if you look for it. Your plan. Give it up. Drop it. Sobering, lyrical brilliance from Mr. Derrick Mills, the musical mastermind behind the dangerous and fascinating project A Hideous...

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