David Mittleman

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  • 8 years ago | Music News

    The title of this superb anthology of furious rare grooves from Florida speaks for itself. There are tons of righteous soul, hard-kickin´ drum breaks, James Brown-influenced grooves, and a whole lot of unheard funky goodness. For those new t...

  • 9 years ago | Music News

    Nothing personal, Meg, but working with new playmates has set Jack White free. "I'm through ripping myself off," he asserts on the title track. If you didn't catch that, he repeats, "I'm done ripping myself off." From the lighthearted ease that oo...

  • 9 years ago | Music News

    Although he crafted beats for hip-hop's finest (A Tribe Called Quest, De La Soul, Pharcyde, Busta Rhymes, Common), the name J Dilla, a.k.a. Jay Dee, is still largely unknown outside of hip-hop's cognoscenti. All that will change in '06 — if f...

  • 10 years ago | Music News

    If you take the LSD and drone out of the "New Weird America," you're left with the prosaic songs of Iron and Wine, the nom de rock of Miami-based family man Sam Beam. Since his musical debut a little more than two years ago, Beam has been more int...