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  • 13 years ago | Music News

    In the liner notes to this retrospective, Brian Transeau (BT) comes off as the Yanni of DJs. Looking like a prettier version of Kato Kaelin, he writes that he was inspired by long walks and the work of Deepak Chopra. Among his influences, he cites...

  • 13 years ago | Music News

    In the past, Blackalicious' Gift of Gab and Chief Xcel wasted a lot of breath dissing mainstream rap, but the crew's latest album focuses on broader themes. The current single, "Make You Feel That Way," works like an intimate list of meditation to...

  • 13 years ago | Music News

    Mexico City's Los de Abajo is a good, old-fashioned, ideologically in-your-face punk band. Case in point: "Screw," in which the downtrodden come with a confrontational politics that exposes the death-squad/drug-dealer thug as the face of the gover...

  • 15 years ago | Music News

    Goodie Mob World Party (LaFace) At least as significant as the advent of grunge or R&B's takeover of the pop charts in the '90s was the rise of Southern rap, starting with Arrested Development in 1993. That groundbreaking hip-hop crew soon fizzled...