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Jordan Sargent

Jordan Sargent is a student studying Journalism at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He is a Senior Staff Writer at The Maneater, the school’s student newspaper, and briefly wrote for Stylus Magazine.


Thursday, December 11 2008

The Best Mixtapes of 2008

The year's best mixtapes are full of the energy of crunk, unapologetic weirdness, a castle built of cartoon references, and raps about Bill O'Reilly.


Monday, January 25 2010

Los Campesinos!: Romance Is Boring

Prolific British seven-piece show how sonic exploration can actually go right, and in the process prove that romance isn't all that boring after all.

Monday, October 12 2009

Mungolian Jetset: We Gave It All Away... Now We're Taking It Back

Norwegian duo's debut album plus remix collection is a remarkably singular entry into the Scandinavian dance canon.

Monday, August 10 2009

UGK: UGK 4 Life

Southern rap's most respected elders seal their legacy with a final album worthy of their stature.

Thursday, June 11 2009

Cam'ron: Crime Pays

Cam'ron's sixth album finds the rapper supported by flimsy production that saps him of his vitality.

Sunday, June 7 2009

Ciara: Fantasy Ride

Ciara's third album leaked last year and was then retooled for its official release. It should've been left alone.


Friday, December 18 2009

Slipped Disc: The-Dream – Love vs. Money

Albums that missed our Top 60 Albums list, but at least one of our writers loves.

Tuesday, December 15 2009

Slipped Disc: Dam-Funk - Toeachizown

Albums that missed our Top 60 Albums list, but at least one of our writers loves.

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