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Brownout – Fear of a Brown Planet (2018)

Brownout – Fear of a Brown Planet (2018)

Brownout’s instrumental explorations into the music of Public Enemy manage to tell a compelling, socially engaged story without using words.

Oliver Ignatius, “Citys a Hell” (2018): One Track Mind

Oliver Ignatius, “Citys a Hell” (2018): One Track Mind

Damfino’s Oliver Ignatius captures our imagination on “Citys a Hell,” a moonlighting solo single which moves far afield of his main band’s quirky pop rock.

LiveHuman, “Miles From Miles” from Scratchbop: Something Else! exclusive stream (2017)

LiveHuman, “Miles From Miles” from Scratchbop: Something Else! exclusive stream (2017)

Here’s an exclusive stream of “Miles From Miles” from cutting-edge hip-hop/jazz trio LiveHuman’s new album ‘Scratchbop.’

Kanye West, November 17, 2016: Shows I’ll Never Forget

Kanye West, November 17, 2016: Shows I’ll Never Forget

By now, you think you know what happened at Kanye West’s Nov. 17, 2016 concert at San Jose, California. You probably do not.

Living Colour – Mixtape (2016)

Living Colour – Mixtape (2016)

The biggest letdown with ‘Mixtape’ is that it’s an EP, rather than a long-anticipated album. Still, any new music by Living Colour is cause for celebration.

Jeff Parker – The New Breed (2016)

Jeff Parker – The New Breed (2016)

Few are in a better position than Jeff Parker to bring jazz into the 21st century by combining it with 21st century music forms with all the finesse of jazz intact, and he does just that with ‘The New Breed.’

Makaya McCraven – In The Moment (2016, Deluxe Edition)

Makaya McCraven – In The Moment (2016, Deluxe Edition)

The jazz/hip-hop hybrid ‘In The Moment’ from drummer Makaya McCraven retains the energy and impulsiveness of the live performances within hypnotic looped and sampled grooves.

Andree / Doble D + Hedras Ramos, “Revolucion” (2015): One Track Mind

Andree / Doble D + Hedras Ramos, “Revolucion” (2015): One Track Mind

Andree / Doble D featuring Hedras Ramos preview their new album with “Revolucion,” a hard-hitting track with biting lyrics and screaming guitar.

Yoko Ono mulls over options for next project, from acoustic to hip hop: ‘Let’s just go forward’

Yoko Ono mulls over options for next project, from acoustic to hip hop: ‘Let’s just go forward’

Yoko Ono considers what’s ahead, and it might surprise anyone who has thrilled to her impressive run of No. 1 songs on the dance charts.

Funkadelic – First Ya Gotta Shake the Gate (2014)

Funkadelic – First Ya Gotta Shake the Gate (2014)

‘First Ya Gotta Shake the Gate’ includes 33 songs, both mirroring Funkadelic’s 33 years away and creating an almost exhaustively comprehensive return.

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