“Let’s Get Low, Juan”

That time in 1990 when Ice-T and Jello Biafra went on Oprah to face their critics. Basically the beginning of the end of the battle for language sensitivity.

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Dolly Parton’s Bathing Practices

From creeks to rivers to pans to tubs.

 

The Alchemist and Oh No Present Welcome to Los Santos (stream)

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01. Gangrene feat. Samuel T Herring & Earl Sweatshirt – ‘Play It Cool’
02. Ab-Soul feat. Aloe Blacc – ‘Trouble’
03. Tunde Adebimpe feat. Sal P & Sinkane – ‘Speedline Miracle Masterpiece’
04. MC Eiht & Freddie Gibbs feat. Kokane – ‘Welcome to Los Santos’
05. Phantogram – ‘K.Y.S.A.’
06. Vybz Kartel – ‘Fast Life’
07. King Avriel feat. A$AP Ferg – ’20’s 50’s 100’s’
08. MNDR feat. Killer Mike – ‘Lock + Load’
09. Popcaan feat. Freddie Gibbs – ‘Born Bad’
10. E-40 feat. Dam-Funk & Ariel Pink – ‘California’
11. Wavves – ‘Leave’
12. Curren$y & Freddie Gibbs – ‘Fetti’-
13. Little Dragon – ‘Wanderer’
14. Action Bronson & Danny Brown – ‘Bad News’

“The Wu-Tang is Nothing But Gentleman”

 

Artist, Sonic Youth Co-Founder, Californian

California Inspires Kim Gordon

5 Deadly Venoms of Brooklyn

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Released by Tape Kingz in 1997, 5 Deadly Venoms of Brooklyn is a joint collaboration between DJ’s P.F. Cuttin’, Mister Cee, Tony Touch, Premier and Evil Dee.

Remembering The Feeling of Being a Stoked Teenager

Waka Flocka Flame x Pornhub x Weed + Fat Jew + Milonakis = Bust

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From Asif Kapadia, the director of Senna, comes the documentary film to see in the Summer of 2015.

A Moment In Rhymesayers

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De La Crowdfund

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For the first time in eleven years, De La Soul is recording a studio album. And being the independent artists that they are, De La is turning the people into the record label.

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Round and Round We Go

Earworms: the name for those terrible (and covetable) songs that get stuck in your head.

Sound Advice 214: Michael Kagan

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We are pleased to present our 214th installment of Sound Advice featuring music selections by Michael Kagan. Michael is a painter living and working in Brooklyn, New York.
 
Sound Advice 214

01. 1976 by RJD2
02. D.O.A. by Jay Z
03. Hypnotize by The Notorious B.I.G.
04. The Message by Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five
05. Ghetto Rock by Mos Def
06. Red Light Green Light by Charizma & Peanut Butter Wolf
07. God Moving Over The Face of Waters by Moby
08. Autorock by Mogwai
09. Ladies and Gentlemen We are Floating In Space by Spiritualized
10. You Haven’t Done Nothin’ by Stevie Wonder
11. I Might Be Wrong by Radiohead
12. House in Motion by Talking Heads
13. Fire Coming Out Of The Monkey’s Head by Gorillaz
14. Lose yourself to Dance by Daft Punk ft. Pharrell Williams
15. Take A Fall For Me by James Blake ft. RZA
16. Soft Atlas by 13 & God
17. Pilot by The Notwist
18. Frontier Psychiatrist by The Avalanches
19. Talk Amongst Yourselves by Grand National
20. Insane in The Brain by Cypress Hill
21. Roc Boys (And The Winner Is)… by Jay Z
 

 

“Who would have known that sex would lead to losing money?”

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How Slim Thug slept with his real estate agent and ended up in foreclosure.

Run The Jewels ft. Zack De La Rocha – “Close Your Eyes (And Count To Fuck)”

Directed by AG Rojas

Punk Rock Needed Instruments

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Fender launches the Dee Dee Ramone Precision Bass and a punk-inspired microsite.

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The Phases of Madlib’s Yesterdays New Quintet

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Stones Throw jazzes your morning up.

Action Bronson with The Best Mic Drop of 2015

Handling onstage characters at his Terminal 5 show last night.

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New Psycho Actives Vol. 1

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A two-song EP from Animal Collective’s Avey Tare and Geologist to celebrate the arrival of Spring and honor that rare equinox snow.

“An ice cream in the UK, a firework in China and a ‘whip’ in a political sense.”

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How the cover for Blur’s new album ‘The Magic Whip’ was made.

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