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The Jazz-Rap Explosion Of 1993, 25 Years Later

Twenty-five years after its release, hindsight reveals one now-dated aspect of Guru's Jazzmatazz, Volume 1: The front cover refers to its fusion of hip-hop and…
Nate Patrin | June 5, 2018 - 1:15 pm

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Pitchfork 2016 Was Our Great Antisocial Music Festival

Backstage, a golf cart pulls a small flatbed trailer. On that trailer sits a big, soft chair. There’s a printed-out piece of paper taped to…
Tom Breihan | July 19, 2016 - 11:46 am

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Björk, PJ Harvey, múm, & More Made For A Magical Iceland Airwaves 2016

OK, hear me out: Reykjavik is a great place to host a festival. Sure, it's far away and prohibitively expensive, but it's also small and…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 7, 2016 - 1:55 pm

14 Memorable Moments From Pitchfork Music Festival 2016

Pitchfork Music Festival went down in Chicago over the weekend, bringing an assortment of acts from across the musical spectrum to Union Park. The festival's…
Tom Breihan & Chris DeVille | July 18, 2016 - 3:14 pm

Digable Planets Reunite

Ishmael "Butterfly" "Palaceer Lazaro" Butler has lately been busy with Shabazz Palaces, his much-loved Seattle avant-rap crew. But Butler first came to our attention as…
Tom Breihan | December 5, 2011 - 11:35 am