Philip Sherburne

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  • 12 years ago | Music News

    Nearly a decade ago, Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik announced OutKast as one of hip-hop's most inspired acts, and on subsequent albums, the duo has created one of the most unusual catalogs in the genre, beefing up double-barreled Southern bounce ...

  • 12 years ago | Music News

    Manchester, England,'s Sean Booth and Rob Brown (a.k.a. Autechre) create music that often veers dangerously close to difficult listening. But on the group's fantastic new CD, Draft 7.30, the project seems to have come in from the cold, offering a ...

  • 13 years ago | Music News

    It's been a great year for reissues. The resurgence of interest in overlooked post-punk classics has led to the rerelease of Cabaret Voltaire's entire back catalog as well as label Soul Jazz's In the Beginning There Was Rhythm, a collection of sem...

  • 13 years ago | Music News

    Like virtually all products of American culture, hip-hop has traveled on globalism's winds to take root in the unlikeliest of places -- from Serbia to São Paulo. Africa Raps: Senegal, Mali, and the Gambia, a compilation on German label Trik...

  • 13 years ago | Music News

    The San Francisco band Pepito -- comprised of Ana Machado and José Márquez, with help from Brian Fraser and Chris Palmatier -- isn't afraid to poke fun at its eccentricities. For instance, in the middle of the jerky electro-pop tune ...

  • 14 years ago | Music News

    Psyco on da Bus is an inspired merger of Afrobeat roots and 21st-century technology concocted by Tony Allen, the drummer and arranger for late Nigerian artist Fela Kuti, and Doctor L, an Irish expat known for blunted, dubby downtempo. During the c...