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Top 7 Songs of 2015 So Far

As a three months for music, 2015 has contributed lots to the zeitgeist; between Kanye ‘jokingly’ attempting to take Beck’s Grammy from him, to Kanye’s Brit Awards performance being heavily censored and Kanye’s…you get the picture. While the infamous rapper might just feature on this mini-countdown (I’ll keep you in suspense for just a little...

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Solange Knowles on the Independent Music Promotions Blog

6 Most Anticipated Music Releases of 2014 (July-December)

Here’s the second chapter in a look at 2014’s releases… Lana Del Rey Yet another ‘marmite’ artist, the jury is still out for me on Lana del Rey. I do find her voice amazing at times, but it is slightly numbing that her belated success has only come after a re-branding process that saw her...

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David Bowie The Next Day Album Cover on the Independent Music Promotions Blog

The 12 Greatest Releases of Music in the Year 2013

#12 Amok  by Atoms For Peace Thom Yorke’s out-of-thin-air “Supergroup” finally gives us a stamped-and-sealed debut album of new material from the brains and spinal cords of Flea, Nigel Godrich,  Joey Waronker and Mauro Refosco. Amok is everything Yorke’s solo album, The Eraser, is only with rhythms more tribal and persistent, songs that expand and experience rapid evolution. It’s always...

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Why Yeezus Is Not Worth The Hype

Kanye West, it seems, is just behind Daft Punk in terms of complete world domination and endless hype (I don’t think I’ve seen anyone infiltrate as many markets as Daft Punk on their recent release). No matter what he does, there is hype. The press reports every time he picks his nose. Early reviews for...

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Montana Maxx: Detroit’s Dirtworker

On “City Of Gods,” off the mixtape, KingMi, from Montana Maxx (or Mt. Maxx), the Detroit rapper explains, “I’m from a city where it’s god this and god that / but when we hungry it’s sell this or rob that.” No flash. No champagne. Just real life in America’s currently most disheveled city. On the...

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New Hip Hop from Tha Sleepwalkers “Sub-Conscience”

For one of the most innovate and infectious hip hop tracks you’re likely to hear all year, check out “Sub-Conscience” by Tha Sleep Walkers, with it’s hypnotic Eastern samples and sparse, well-thought out rhymes. Sounding inspired by acts like The Roots and Kanye West with a touch of Andre 3000, this is both smart and...

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Exclusive interview with nerdcore indie rapper MC Sykosis

Today we have an exclusive interview with MC Sykosis. Welcome to Independent Music Promotions. I liked both your delivery and the production, which seems to cover a bunch of electronic and bass/hip hop genres. Tell us about your music and any new releases. Thanks for the compliment! My music, in my opinion, has evolved immensely...

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