Big Words

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Hip-Hop Purists Should Thank Young Thug

“Mumbling” or not, he’s accentuating the musicality of Hip-Hop.

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Two Gorgeous, Poetic Offerings To Brighten Your Day

World commentary.

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The Obsolescence of the Freestyle

From necessary litmus test to tedious sideshow for ill-suited artists.

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Bracking Brazy: Hip-Hop’s Beef with Mental Health Treatment

Delving into Hip-Hop’s trivialization of mental health issues.

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MORE: A Look At Rod Bastanmehr’s Latest Work on “Otherwheres”

an excerpt from otherwheresmag.com

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Old Beats: When Young Rappers Reject the Golden Era

Lil Uzi Vert and hip-hop’s irreverence towards the canon.

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Larkin Grimm, “I Don’t Believe”

“This song was written for all the survivors of abuse.”

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Pablo Has No Clothes: Divorcing Kanye to Marry Hip-Hop

Have we mistaken infatuation with Kanye West’s self-described “spazzing” for a lucid estimation of his recordings?

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Heathcliff Berru and other Missing Stairs

Why we owe it to ourselves and everyone else to directly address abuse in our industry and communities.

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Another Subculture 3 Audiozine to benefit DIY space for London

Interview subjects include Sheer Mag and Priests’ Katie Alice Greer.

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Count the Stars, or don’t

The beauty of enjoying Beach House’s newest without any preconceived notions.

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Bands speak up about The Silent Barn

Words from Celestial Shore, Mega Bog, Future Punx, Parlor Walls, Real Adult, and SIRENS.

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Busdriver writes preface to Scallops Hotel’s Plain Speaking

Perhaps it’s the sign of a great body of work?

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How a Resurrection Still Feels

Ten years of The Hold Steady’s Separation Sunday.

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Dear Viet Cong

Your band name, and lack of critical attention of it, is offensive.