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Rick Ross: Teflon Don

Rick Ross brings back all the star-studded guests, producers and money-rap themes you have come to expect from him. And it's awesome.

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Maybach

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Ellen Allien: Dust

The techno-queen of Berlin returns with a record that showcases her penchant for pop.

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DLabrie: MR. NETW3RK

Diverse Bay Area rapper drops debut LP. Mistah FAB, M-1, and Zion-I guest appear.

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Bpitch Control

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RonDavoux

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Pursuit Grooves: Fox Trot Mannerisms

Pursuit Grooves (aka Vanese Smith) attempts to channel Badu-esque soul with after-hours electro. File Under: Music for Muscle Relaxants.

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RonDavoux Records/Select-O-Hits

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Cypress Hill: Rise Up

Twenty years later and middle-aged, Cypress Hill returns with a mixed bag of all the highs and lows from their career. Yes, they're still doing rap-rock.

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Murs & 9th Wonder: Fornever

Murs and 9th Wonder collaborate once again in hopes of sparking some of the same magic they've showcased in the past.

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Priority

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Joyo Velarde: Love and Understanding

Filipino diva and frequent contributor to Lyrics Born records takes a nostalgic, R&B stab at her own LP.

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Quannum Projects

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Jakob Dylan: Women + Country

With some help from T-Bone Burnett and Neko Case, Jakob Dylan, now 40, finally writes the Americana-folk record we always knew he wanted to make.

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Quannum

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Love Is All: Two Thousand and Ten Injuries

Punkish, post-pop Swedes tackle the dreaded third LP with a few changes to their sound, but not enough to get us worried.

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Seabear: We Built a Fire

Icelandic septet sits down around the communal campfire and serenades us with set of hush-hush, folk-pop that doesn't so much "build a fire" as put one out.

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Tom McRae: The Alphabet of Hurricanes

On his fifth release, late-bloomer Tom McRae continues to search for the same magic that brought him into UK acoustic-folk singer spotlight ten years ago.

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Mimicking Birds: Mimicking Birds

Discovered by Issac Brock, fellow Northwesterners Mimicking Birds shares similarities in theme and sound with the work of the Modest Mouse front-man.

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Glacial Pace

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Ancestors: Of Sound Mind

This LA-based five-piece shows off its record collections while proving why you should pay attention to its brand of epic, psychedelic sludge rock.

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Wu-Tang Clan: Return of the Wu & Friends

Longtime Wu-Tang Clan collaborator DJ/Producer Mathematics goes into the vaults and pulls out some choice cuts for remix and reinterpretations on this loosely formatted Wu-related release.


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