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  • Blogs

    November 14, 2014

    EXCLUSIVE: Atmosphere's Slug on the Southside of Grief

    Sunday night at Terminal 5 sees indie rap icons Atmosphere return to New York City for the first time since the release show for their new album Southsiders earlier this year. While recent years have seen the group, comprised of MC Slug and DJ Ant, accompanied by live instrumentation, the duo have g ... More >>

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    March 21, 2014

    March 23, 2004: The Most Important Day in Indie Rap History?

    Where were you on Tuesday, March 23rd, 2004? If you were a music fan, chances are you were picking up Usher's Confessions album, as it eventually went diamond and birthed "Yeah," a song that seems to get as much airplay today as it did 10 years ago. Or, if your radar picked up underground movements, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2013

    Critics Need to Lay Off Macklemore

    The recently-crowned number one song in the country, as you probably know, is a Seattle-based white independent hip-hop artist's ode to shopping at thrift stores. I'm not sure exactly how the stars aligned and/or what Illuminati clerical error caused it to happen, but "Thrift Shop" by Macklemore and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2012

    What the Not Jay and Ye Members of Roc-A-Fella Records Have Been Up To

    Tonight Gramercy Theater is hosting a Roc-A-Fella Records reunion concert. (Although, ummm, considering the notable absences, it seems maybe unauthorized.) It's been just over eight years since Jay-Z and Dame Dash split, ending one of the most influential and dominant labels in rap. While the long-r ... More >>

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    March 23, 2007
  • Music

    July 11, 2006

    History Lessons

    Brazil, Beliz, San Antonio, Soho, Mother Africa—all journeys into paradise

  • Music

    April 18, 2006

    Dear Mr. President

    Baby let's have a ficus leaf and a cranberry Snapple before Bush do something crazy

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    January 24, 2006
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    June 21, 2005

    The Cotton Club

    Black-conscious hip-hop deals with an overwhelmingly white live audience

  • Music

    April 5, 2005

    Ignorants and Know-Alls Keep Out

    Eight inauthenticities hard to resist, even when hard to understand, or impossible to love

  • Music

    January 25, 2005

    Harmonies and Abysses

    Across the sky sheet the impossible birds in a steady illiterate movement homewards

  • Music

    December 28, 2004
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    May 11, 2004

    Anti-Gravitational Boots

    Some very rough guides to living in a nation that won't share and will never be the same

  • Music

    March 9, 2004

    Edges of the Groove

    Arguments against education, reclaimed punk rants, electropop with staying power

  • Music

    January 13, 2004
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    November 13, 2001
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    April 24, 2001

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