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Tyler Fisher


Thursday, May 14 2009

Empire of the Sun: Walking on a Dream

Welcome to the 1980s. Did you really want to come back?

Wednesday, May 6 2009

Buraka Som Sistema: Black Diamond

This is everything that a good dance album should be: energetic, powerful, and slightly experimental.

Monday, May 4 2009

Fareed Haque + The Flat Earth Ensemble: Flat Planet

Haque's heritage and education certainly help him in creating a signature blend, but the album is simply too long for its own good.

Tuesday, April 7 2009

Grandmaster Flash: The Bridge: The Concept of a Culture

This is not a comeback album that will reinvigorate Flash to enter a brilliant second stage of his career. But appreciate it for the statement it makes.

Thursday, March 26 2009

Balmorhea: All Is Wild, All Is Silent

All Is Wild, All Is Silent finally brings a Balmorhea album with enough variety to sustain its length, and all of their changes still fit within their natural organic sound.


Thursday, March 5 2009

Wale feat. Tre and Young Chris - "Nightlife"

Wale's new mixtape looks to up the level of production with 9th Wonder behind the boards. "Nightlife" gives a preview of what might be possible.

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