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Man, I will never tire of a leaned-out, emo, gargle-flow – you know where the beat is cloudy and sinister and the MC sounds like he’s rapping/singing while chewing on something? Actually I probably will tire of it because I’m fickle AF, but for now it’s about the only...

 

I discovered LA songstress vōx on Pigeons & Planes’ “Best of October” playlist. Among many gems (check out this playlist for real), her intoxicating track “Your Vice,” produced by Dylan Brady, jumped out at me as an enticing lovechild between FKA Twigs and Lykke Li. R...

 

Eighteen-year-old singer Devin Farnham Murphy, known to the Internet as dev09, caught my attention with her recent Stelios Philli produced banger, “You Made Me.” When I hit her up for an interview, she asked (in classic millennial fashion) if we could proceed over tex...

 

At the end of our phone conversation last Wednesday, I ask Noah Sims if he has any parting words.

 

“Shout-out to my mom!” He proceeds to tell me about his biggest fan, whose Twitter handle is @_MamaSims (her bio boasts: “Mom and Chicago hip-hop enthusiast”).

 

Having bee...

 

“My first plane ride was a one-way to somewhere I’d never been before,” 20-year old rapper Ohana Bam says to me over the phone last Thursday, with a relaxed enthusiasm he maintains throughout our conversation. He’s telling me about his move from Chicago to LA this pas...

A few months ago, I wrote about the colossal high that accompanies summer’s imminence, pointing to the evaporation of winter’s gloom and the pleasures of wearing jorts. Sadly, the laws of physics dictate that every high is followed by a low. Ok, I made up that up; I’m...

I opened last week’s column by announcing that “the Internet is filled will amazing music that no one listens to.” This week I spoke to 22-year-old Detroit rapper Dante Trice, who belongs to a collective they call “Unknown Records,” he explains, “because no one knows w...

The Internet is filled with amazing music that no one listens to. While many– namely, record executives and artists of Jay-Z’s stature – claim the Internet has ruined the music industry, it’s done great things for musicians who lack Beyoncé’s stage presence and Miley’s...

For nerdos like myself who wiped out my entire iTunes collection upon purchasing a premium account, it hits like a knife in the chest when I realize a trill track hasn’t made it to Spotify. Luckily, Soundcloud exists to heal my first world wounds. I mainly use Soundclo...

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