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Mykki Blanco has announced the release of Gay Dog Food, a new project that's out at the end of the month. It features collaborations with Kathleen Hanna, Cakes Da Killa, Katie Got Bandz, and more.…   Read Story »
While Cities Aviv's last video saw him surrounded by friends, the video for "Don't Ever Look Back" finds the producer completely alone and vulnerable. The clip, directed by Rimar Villaseñor, mainly…   Read Story »
Typically, in this space, we do the week as a Thursday-to-Thursday thing, and we wait a week to consider any videos that come out the same Friday as this column runs. As you may have noticed, one…   Read Story »
Around this time last year we awarded Cities Aviv's Black Pleasure Mixtape Of The Week. Before exploring that "stark and unforgiving" release, Tom described the Memphis rapper/producer like…   Read Story »
Last year, the San Jose rapper Antwon made a name for himself with his End Of Earth mixtape. Later this month, he'll follow it up with a new one called In Dark Denim, and first single "Still Guarded"…   Read Story »
First up: If anyone released a worthy rap mixtape in the past seven days, I haven't been able to find it. The closest thing would be Trina's Back 2 Business, which French Montana "executive…   Read Story »
On 2011's Digital Lows, Memphis rapper Cities Aviv established himself as something of an oddity in the landscape; while he can clearly rap, he showed off an ear for unusual textures that sync up…   Read Story »
Cities Aviv is a Memphis rapper who projects regular-dudeness even as he throws bits of goopy psych and noise-rock into his productions. Star Slinger is a British producer whose tracks flirt with…   Read Story »
Here's a remix of Philly rapper Lushlife's Plateau Vision cut "She's A Buddhist, I'm A Cubist," a track that's given a lush, spirited reimagination thanks to help from folks like Angel Deradoorian,…   Read Story »
Last year, the Memphis indie-rapper Cities Aviv broke out with Digital Lows, a plainspoken, psychedelic online album. Today, we've got a new track from him called "Normal Immortal," and it's a pretty…   Read Story »