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News // 2 Articles
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//Features

The Best New Artists of 2012
16 Dec 2012 // 5:20 PM

The best new artists of 2012 have remade R&B for the new century, pushed eclectic art-rock in new directions, and kept indie rock and hip-hop strong.

The Artists of the Year: 2012 Edition
13 Dec 2012 // 5:20 PM

The 2012 artists of the year range from urgent political punk and hip-hop challenging the establishment -- whether political or economic -- to the rise of a new generation of pop divas and forward-looking indie and R&B.

//Reviews

Panorama Peaks with Sounds of Silver
3 Aug 2016 // 4:53 AM

Panorama closes out its first edition with the monumental return of LCD Soundsystem and an awkward performance by Sia.

Run the Jewels: Run the Jewels 2
11 Nov 2014 // 9:06 PM

A bluesy howl of addictive beats, political fury, and hypnotic technique, the sequel to Run the Jewels' triumphant debut bests the original in every way.

//Blogs

Lushlife + CSLSX - "This Ecstatic Cult ft. Killer Mike" (Singles Going Steady)
22 Jan 2016 // 6:30 AM

The haze and trap of this beat is almost uncannily indebted to Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik, which of course is gonna sound good under an Atlanta flow.

Run the Jewels - "Early" (video)
15 May 2015 // 6:20 AM

Socially conscious and musically inventive in the way we've come to expect from Run the Jewels, the animated video to "Early" is a real ear and eye-grabber.

//News

Run the Jewels' Verbal Broadsides Mix the Personal and Political
11 Jan 2017 // 5:19 AM

The dilemma across 2016 lay in how much politics to include in a creative project that began as a way for a pair of middle-aged solo artists to blow off steam and have fun making rap music together.

The innovators of hip-hop
29 Jun 2012 // 12:14 AM

Few would have imagined that one of the most powerful and acclaimed protest songs of the year, “Reagan,” would be about the Iran-Contra scandal of

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Tibet House's 30th Anniversary Benefit Concert Celebrated Philip Glass' 80th

// Notes from the Road

"Philip Glass, the artistic director of the Tibet House benefits, celebrated his 80th birthday at this year's annual benefit with performances from Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Brittany Howard, Sufjan Stevens and more.

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