Sound Advice 217: Alex/2tone

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We are pleased to present our 217th installment of Sound Advice featuring music selections by Alex/2tone. Alex/2tone is the Director and Co-Owner of Born X Raised, a clothing label based in Venice, Ca. He currently resides in LA with his dog, Omar.

 

Sound Advice 217

01. King Heroin by James Brown
02. Jolene by Dolly Parton
03. Dogs by Sun Kil Moon
04. Wolf Like Me by TV On The Radio
05. SpottieOttieDopaliscious by Outkast
06. Iraq (See The World) by Capone-N-Noreaga
07. Baby’s Arms by Kurt Vile
08. Lake of Fire (Unplugged) by Nirvana
09. State Trooper by Bruce Springsteen
10. Geto Boys by Geto Boys
11. Murder by UGK
12. Murder Rap by Above The Law
13. Murder Was The Case by Snoop Dogg
14. Crunk Muzik by The Diplomats
15. U Don’t Know (Remix) by Jay-Z (ft. M.O.P.)
16. Battery by Metallica
17. Oh Comely by Neutral Milk Hotel
18. The Rat by The Walkmen
19. Oceans by Jay Z (ft. Frank Ocean)
20. Hate or Glory by Gesaffelstein
21. Bible On The Dash by Gunplay
22. Right Back At You by Mobb Deep
23. Letter To My Son by Don Trip (ft. Cee-lo Green)
24. I’m On Fire by Bruce Springsteen
25. Rock Bottom Riser by Smog
26. Hey by Pixies
27. Rid Of Me by PJ Harvey
28. Laura by Bat For Lashes
29. Blue Veins by The Raconteurs
30. When A Woman’s Fed Up by R. Kelly
31. Piru Love by Bloods & Crips
32. Had 2 Gat Ya by Brotha Lynch Hung
33. M.A.A.D. City by Kendrick Lamar (ft. MC Eiht)
34. Sacrilegious by Schoolboy Q
 

 

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