Chance the Rapper: Coloring Book

Chance the Rapper: Coloring Book

By John Paul

On his third solo mixtape, Chicago’s Chance the Rapper preaches the gospel of community. 25 May 2016 // 2:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

Six stories that are almost completely different from each other. Some good, some bad, but each illustrates the potential for diversity within the genre.

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Big Bill Broonzy: Amsterdam Live Concerts 1953

This two-disc set succeeds both as art and artifact. Broonzy not only sings and plays well, his between song patter also functions to reveal the poisonous effect of racism in the United States at this time in history.

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5 Jul 2006 // 12:00 AM

Luka Bloom: Innocence

A lovely and pensive album, Innocence finds Irish-born singer, songwriter, and acoustic guitarist Luka Bloom in very fine form.

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5 Jul 2006 // 12:00 AM

Camille: Le Fil

As far as pseudo-a cappella experimental pop albums go, Le Fil is undeniably excellent.

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Disco Biscuits: The Wind at Four to Fly

Lovers of "bisco" are in for a treat. However, if you are no "bisco" aficionado, then this will be a no no.

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Nick Lachey: What’s Left of Me

BoyBand Alum/Celebrity/Ex-husband/Hunk makes an album about not getting It anymore. Ouch!

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5 Jul 2006 // 12:00 AM

Bent Fabric: Jukebox

It's not perfect, but when you find yourself dancing without even realizing it, it doesn't need to be.

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5 Jul 2006 // 12:00 AM

John Digweed: Transitions

The evolution of John Digweed continues.

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David Ford: I Sincerely Apologize For All The Trouble I’ve Caused

David Ford answers the hypothetical question: What would happen if Elvis Costello possessed James Taylor’s body?

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Celebrity: Mining For Twilight

Those only famous for being famous get People cover shots just for farting, it seems, while underrated groups like Celebrity pass under the radar screen unnoticed. But Mining for Twilight is too good to ignore.

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Jodie Foster's First Great Performance: 'The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Why has this low-budget Canadian-French production flown under the radar?

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