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Quick Recap: Chance The Rapper Sells Out Boston's House of Blues, Proves Age Ain't Nothing But a Number

Chance The Rapper’s greatest asset is difficult to pinpoint when his artistry is as vast and complex as his lyricism. The 22 year old Chicago native basked in his luxuriously unhurried flow to a sold out Boston audience last night on his “Family Matters” Tour and was joined on this circuit by Towkio, D.R.A.M (whose […]Read More »

VINYL OF THE MONTH: The Cheebacabra - "Retouched"

VINYL OF THE MONTH The Cheebacabra Retouched Seattle, WA (Self-released) “Infectious grooves: recut, remixed, reworked…” Retouched by The Cheebacabra This time around, The Cheebacabra has enlisted the help of some of his closest friends and artists to remix, rework, and recut some of the tracks from his last few albums. The results are simply fantastic, […]Read More »

VINYL OF THE MONTH: Baby Jaymes "21 Questions"

VINYL OF THE MONTH Baby Jaymes 21 Questions b/w The Visit Oakland, CA (Ret-Tone Recordings/Ghetto Retro Music) “Soulful re-working of 50 Cent track highlights new 7-inch” The new 45 from the soulful, sexy Baby Jaymes radiates a funked-out Oakland vibe the second the needle touches down on wax. BJ’s retro-infused take on the 50 Cent […]Read More »

PHOTO GALLERY: Jurassic 5 live in Boston

Jurassic 5 is currently embarked on a reunion tour celebrating their 20th Anniversary. Their last stop on the Word of Mouth reunion tour came to House of Blues Boston on Sunday August 3, 2014 and it was a truly great performance. They played for an hour and 45 minutes; their set included DJ battles, some freestyle work […]Read More »

Tobacco - "Ultima II Massage" Review PLUS Video

“Electro Psych Rock for junkyard dogs in heat” Tobacco’s latest gem, Ultima II Massage, is a disembodied aural experience. It’s like sex with a head cold – grimy, distorted, wet, and rhythmic with a lot of heavy breathing. Sonically, Ultima sounds like it has been run through a meat grinder, only it has an engine […]Read More »

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