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G&W: The Onement

When Dudley Perkins met Georgia Anne Muldrow at a BBQ in Los Angeles more than two years ago, she was basking in the glow of her recently released 2004 debut, …

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Les Savy Fav's Serious Style

“Now, this is something I’d actually wear,” says Les Savy Fav guitarist Seth Jabber, as he steps out of a Beacon’s Closet dressing room in an ultra-soft T-shirt featuring a …

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Rita J: Bridging the Gap

Unlike many of her indie hip-hop peers, Rita J isn’t a huge fan of nostalgia. And that goes for her music and her life as a whole. “I don’t dwell …

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Feedback Loop: Weirdo Nation

The sparse yet sprawling feedback-damaged pop of No Age’s Weirdo Rippers is a surefire sign that Sonic Youth’s guitar-rock statement, 1988’s Daydream Nation, has stood the test of time, its …

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Beauty and the Beasties: Dark Spins

It’s not hard to pick out the Timorous Beasties boutique from the chip shops and seedy tea rooms surrounding it in the commercial section of Glasgow’s Great Western Road. Even …

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Wiley: Grit City

It’s said that to be a true cockney, you must be born within earshot of the Bow Bells, which sit atop St. Mary-le-Bow Church in The City of London. Wiley, …

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Prinzhorn Dance School: DFA's Latest

If Prinzhorn Dance School were in charge of this article, it probably wouldn’t be very long. In fact, chances are this piece would be nothing more than a quote, a …

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Calvin Harris: Kylie-Approved

“Was it Isaac Hayes? Giorgio Moroder? I can’t remember…” As you might expect, 23-year-old DJ/producer Calvin Harris is catching a bit of flack for calling his debut album I Created …

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Written, Word: Hip-Hop's Salad Days

Boogie Down Reflections If hip-hop only attracted DJs, rappers, breakers, and taggers, it might have quickly disappeared; in the ’70s, those activities were largely ephemeral, leaving little in the way …

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Tiombe Lockhart and Waajeed

“If you wanna know what Tiombe’s album is going to be like, this should give you a good idea,” says Waajeed. In the background, Tiombe Lockhart wantonly shakes her copper …

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Z-Trip: Gridiron Beatdown

With massive club tours, headlining spots at Coachella, and an opening gig for the Rolling Stones, DJ Z-Trip has had one hell of a ride since hitting it big with …

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Turf Talk: The Bay Game

Twenty-eight-year-old Demar Bernstein (a.k.a. Turf Talk) is the most distinctive and original-sounding new lyricist to come out of the upstart, thizz-faced hip-hop subgenre known as hyphy. His is a powerful …

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Dandyism: Oscar Wilde's Revenge

Luxury streetwear is evolving like hip-hop in the ’90s, and we’re about to hit the coffee-table illbient part. Not that DJ Spooky is rolling out a line of well-researched tall …

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Slav to the Rhythm: Fest Time

At the Exit Fest (July 12-16, 2007) you never know what’s around the next corner. Quite literally. This year, there were 15 different stages crammed into every conceivable nook and …

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Matt Edwards In The Studio

In retrospect, 2001’s “bastard pop” phenomenon was all about the triumph of wit over production prowess. However, as Radio Slave, Matt Edwards and Serge Santiago were among the few artists …

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Animal Collective: Magical Universe

Animal Collective is secret languages and psychic messages, the sound of strange jam sessions lasting late into the night, the echoing of laughter over ancient stories, the wonder of sunrises …

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Mike Paré Makes Mystical Delights

Mike Paré grew up in the suburbs of the Bay Area with parents who encouraged him to draw pictures of their favorite bands (like Led Zeppelin). These days, the New …

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Swayzak's Artist Tips

As Swayzak, U.K. tech-house dons James Taylor and David Brown have been honing their revelry-inducing craft for more than a decade. With several albums under their belt, year-round DJ duties, …

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