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The 60 Best Albums of 2020

Despite a global pandemic, an economic crash, and the shut-down of international touring, 2020 bestowed an embarrassment of musical riches upon us.

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Clipping.: Splendor & Misery

If any group were to succeed in making a rap opera in outer space, it would be Clipping.

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Clipping. - "Air 'Em Out" (Singles Going Steady)

Clipping. show a strong grasp of sonic economy and judiciousness here, knowing exactly when to add an extra layer to the skeletal electronic beat, and when to pull back.

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Clipping. - "Baby Don't Sleep" (Singles Going Steady)

For anyone who thinks hip-hop is getting stale, listen to this refreshing revelation.

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The Best Hopes to Break Out in 2015

This vibrant gang of musicians is approaching 2015 from all different angles. Some are still quite new to the music game, while others take the new year on after rising from a breakup.

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The Best New / Emerging Artists of 2014

There was no shortage of new and exciting music in 2014. From an avant-garde saxophone quartet to soul-inflected pop from the UK, this crop of artists gave us a lot of great music this year.

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Afropunk Fest: 23-24 August 2014 - Brooklyn, NY (Photos)

Afropunk Fest felt more politically charged this year. People had their hands in the air as a tribute to Michael Brown nearly as often as they did for the performers.

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clipping. - "bout.that" (Featuring Baseck) (video)

Noise-rap outsiders clipping. offer a video for "bout.that" that complements their harsh, DIY aesthetic.


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