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This week’s list walks the line between calm, serene, stately beauty and extreme blood-splooge trash. Both can be awesome! And both are perfectly legit music-video approaches. But this week, we’ve got two of the latter and three of the former. Blood-splooge trash is winning, as it usually does. Check out this week’s list below. More »

The internet’s favorite target this week was Avril Lavigne’s garish, shrill, quite-possibly-racist “Hello Kitty” video. I didn’t see it until I’d read a bunch of euphorically annoyed online chatter about it, and I honestly expected to really like it, since liking music videos that nobody likes is sort of my thing. But jeez, no, yee. More »

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week sat out last Friday for the holiday, but we’re back today with a small batch of excellent tunes. Taking one week into consideration is already a hefty task, but this time around we’ve done double and sifted through music from the last 14(!) days for you. Today’s collectio… More »

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Download Toro Y Moi’s Surprise Mixtape Samantha

As Reddit points out, Toro Y Moi just put out a new mixtape called Samantha via a Dropbox link on his Instagram page. The 20-track…
James Rettig | August 28, 2015 - 2:00 pm
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Compass – “Uy Uy Uy” (Feat. Carlos Ann & Kool A.D.) Video

This video is absolutely hilarious: Two old guys dressed to the nines in suits and tails dancing in what looks like a museum of baroque…
Misha Sesar | July 21, 2015 - 6:03 pm

Toro Y Moi – “2Late” (Feat. Kool A.D. & SAFE)

In the past seven months, Chaz Bundick has released two albums -- one as Toro Y Moi and one as his dance-music alter-ego Les Sins.
Tom Breihan | June 25, 2015 - 12:36 pm

Kool A.D. – “Look” / “Jose Canseco” Video

Kool A.D. has just put out a double video for "Look," which shows up on on his Word O.K. mixtape from earlier this year, and…
James Rettig | October 30, 2014 - 6:23 pm
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Kool A.D. – “The Front” (Feat. Toro Y Moi & Amaze 88) Video

Kool A.D. has released a lot of albums and mixtapes since he left Das Racist. (And if you're wondering whether the old gang could get…
James Rettig | August 16, 2014 - 10:44 am
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Kool A.D. – “Word O.K.” Video

Earlier this year, Kool A.D., formerly of Das Racist, released Word O.K., the latest and arguably the strongest mixtape of his solo career. And the…
Tom Breihan | June 9, 2014 - 3:02 pm

Kool A.D. – “Word” Video

Before today, the former Das Racist rapper Kool A.D. had released three videos from his strong Word O.K. mixtape -- for "Open Letter," "Tight," and…
Tom Breihan | May 28, 2014 - 1:05 pm
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Kool A.D. – “I’m On A Plane” Video

Back in March, the former Das Racist rapper Kool A.D. released Word O.K., perhaps the strongest of the many solo mixtapes he's released since the…
Tom Breihan | May 9, 2014 - 4:01 pm
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Kool A.D. – “Tight” (Feat. Lakutis & Mr. Muthafuckin’ eXquire) Video

Last month, the former Das Racist rapper Kool A.D. gave us his Word O.K. mixtape, possibly the strongest of the many full-lengths he's dropped since…
Tom Breihan | April 21, 2014 - 10:31 am
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Stream Kool A.D. Word O.K.

The former Das Racist member Kool A.D. has released a shit-ton of solo material since his crew broke up a couple of years ago, but…
Tom Breihan | March 20, 2014 - 8:58 am
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Download Kool A.D. Not O.K.

Kool A.D. blessed us with a bounty of free music back in February, and he's rounding out 2013 by blessing us with more free music.
Chris DeVille | December 21, 2013 - 11:56 am
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Photos: Run The Jewels (El-P & Killer Mike), Despot, Kool A.D. @ Hawthorne Theatre, Portland 7/28/13

Last night, El-P and Killer Mike’s Run The Jewels tour stopped off at Portland’s Hawthorne Theatre. Queens rapper Despot and former Das Racist member Kool…
Stereogum | July 29, 2013 - 12:46 pm
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Hot Sugar – “Leverage” (Feat. Kool A.D., Fat Tony, Lakutis & Nasty Nigel) Video

The producer Hot Sugar, responsible for tracks like Kitty's "Barbie Jeep" and "Ay Shawty 3.0," has lined up an impressive crew of internet-underground dudes to…
Tom Breihan | July 11, 2013 - 12:06 pm
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The 5 Best Music Videos Of The Week

Guys, Yeezus leaked. You don't need music videos right now. You need to just play that real loud, let blood fill up your vision, luxuriate…
Tom Breihan | June 14, 2013 - 2:35 pm
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Kool A.D. – “Jaleel White” Video

Earlier this year, the former Das Racist rapper Kool A.D. released two solo mixtapes, 63 and 19, on the same day. And in the new…
Tom Breihan | June 5, 2013 - 11:48 am
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Stereogum Monthly Mix: March 2013

Remember last month when we made a hand-wringing post about the death of the MP3 and thereby the end of the downloadable Monthly Mix? Well,…
Amrit Singh | March 29, 2013 - 2:19 pm
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Fat Tony – “Hood Party” (Feat. Kool A.D. & Despot)

The young Houston goofball-rapper Fat Tony has been steadily building a name for himself for years, but he's only now getting around to releasing hi…
Tom Breihan | March 8, 2013 - 3:55 pm
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