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It was a good week for songs. Any week whose 5 Best Songs includes seven artists including Danny Brown, Ezra Koenig, Jessie Ware, Rustie, SBTRKT, Shura, and Spoon? That is a good week for songs. And…   Read Story »
Last month, Rustie released the first single from Green Language, the very long-awaited follow up to his just about perfect debut, Glass Swords. One of the big surprises was that nearly half the…   Read Story »
This past weekend, Eminem played a huge show at London's Wembley Stadium and brought Dr. Dre with him. As an opening act, Em chose fellow Detroit rap monster Danny Brown. And Brown got his own big…   Read Story »
A couple of weeks ago, the motormouthed L.A. rap expressionist Busdriver lined up fellow underground rap originals Aesop Rock and Danny Brown for a dense, wordy throwdown called "Ego Death." In…   Read Story »
For many people (myself included), Rustie was just about the best thing to happen to electronic music in 2011. His debut album, Glass Swords, was a baffling, completely alien piece of music, and…   Read Story »
It has to be a toss-up between Coachella and Bonnaroo as to which is our most iconic currently active American festival. Growing up in Pennsylvania, I found the earlier years of Bonnaroo somewhat…   Read Story »
Busdriver, Aesop Rock, and Danny Brown all come from vastly different corners of the map, both geographically and figuratively, but all three are among underground rap's most distinctive vocal…   Read Story »
Last week, Harlem's A$AP Mob debuted a new track called "Hella Hoes," and all four of the rappers who appeared on that song (Rocky, Ferg, Nast, Twelvyy), had the A$AP prefix in their names.…   Read Story »
It's hard to imagine two more appealing characters in rap than Ghostface Killah and Danny Brown, two gifted storytellers with peerless knack for detail and unmistakably wild cartoonish rasps. They…   Read Story »
The Bumbershoot Festival goes down in venues around Seattle every year on Labor Day weekend, and the lineup for this year's festivities on 8/30-9/1 just came out. As usual, it's a unique assembly of…   Read Story »