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The Maharajah of Soul: King Khan

The soul savior who makes you feel like rock 'n roll is still exciting.

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Cam'ron's Crime Pays Is Here and It's Not Bad

Cam'ron brings the weird, the catchy and the bad with his latest album, Crime Pays.

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Leonard Cohen's Back on Tour and He's Outstanding

Some of the songs are smoothed out with more "wedding band" type accompaniment, but Leonard Cohen's still got it.

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Lo-Fi Highlights

It seems that indie has turned from the glam and glitz of orchestral pop to the grit of lo-fi.

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The Dream's Love VS. Money Threepeat

On Love Vs. Money, The-Dream writes the same song three times, and every time it's amazing.

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20 Questions: Josh Reichmann

Mysticism runs wild on the Josh Reichmann Oracle Band's debut LP, Crazy Power, out now on Paperbag Records. The former Tangiers frontman is currently creating a one-of-a-kind genre, mixing layers of bouncing jazzy instrumentals over tribal beats, and matching it with his distinctive glammy, ethereal vocals.

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Jodeci Videos Are Insane: "Forever My Lady" Vs. "Feenin'"

The '90s R&B video went to some weird places and Jodeci embody both the weirdness, both on the sensitive and the thug sides.

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Rick Ross Feat. John Legend - "Magnificent" (video)

Rick Ross steps up the bougie-rap image to a new level.

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Nobunny on Chic-a-go-go (video)

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Kid Cudi - "Day N Nite" (video)

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Craig Finn on the Zero Boys

The Hold Steady frontman illuminates the importance of this '80s MOR Midwestern hardcore band.

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Radio Killer - In Anticipation of The-Dream's "Love vs. Money"

How The-Dream took me from a modern R&B hater and made me into an R&B believer. Revisiting The-Dream's debut, Love Hate, in anticipation of the March release of Love vs. Money.

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Rich Boy - "Hataz" (stream)

Remember "Throw Some D's"?

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Elektrik Red feat. The Dream - "Drink in My Cup" (video)

R&B's future? Or R&B parody?

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Folk-Pop Crossover Genius: Marc Bolan's Tyrannosaurus Rex Years

In North America, T.Rex has long overshadowed the brilliance of Bolan's acoustic incarnation of the band: Tyrannosaurus Rex.

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The Walkmen - "Four Provinces" (video)

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He's Back: Killa Cam Turns to Role-Playing Recession Rap

The most focused, thought-out, and accessible Cam'ron song in ages.

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Katie Couric Pre-Grammy Lil Wayne Interview Trailer

It's hard to know what to think any more.

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Chandra - Forgotten Post Punk Pre-Teen Part Two

After playing as CHANDRA for a couple of years, the band decided to recruit a teenage backing band and the Chandra Dimension was born.

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Chandra - Forgotten Post Punk Pre-Teen

CHANDRA was a NYC post-punk, outsider disco group featuring members of the Dance and Material, and fronted by 12-year-old, Chandra Oppenheim.

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A Love That Costs a Little More - Remembering the Early Mekons

"Work All Week" is the third Mekons single and it finishes the outstanding triumvirate by this underrated post punk group.

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Where Were You? - Remembering the Early Mekons

They didn't gain the post-punk popularity of Gang of Four and Delta 5, but the Mekons' first three singles will make you wonder why.

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Katie Stelmanis is Poised to Break

After a split 7" with Fucked Up and a featured spot on Chemistry of Common Life as well as a performance lined up for SXSW 2009, it's about time people started to notice Katie Stelmanis.


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