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Five Songs, 8/31/2022

Cosmic Psychos, "Rain Gauge" Super straightforward garage rock out of Australia, the Cosmic Psychos have been banging out records since 1987. According to Discogs, they're apparently still out there making a ruckus - they have a release in 2021. My contact with them is isolated...

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Five Songs, 5/24/2021

Claude Fontaine, "Pretending He Was You" Claude Fontaine's self-titled 2019 album is a mix of reggae and a few other musical styles, such as the bossa nova of this track. It's a charming record, helped considerably by her hiring Jamaican musicians who are deeply familiar...

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Five Songs, 3/13/2021

RJD2, "Sell The World" I think we've had a couple tracks from The Horror by now, which is kind of a companion EP/remix project to go along with Deadringer. Unlike a lot of these kinds of revists/companion pieces, it's very much a worthy...

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Five Songs, 11/28/2020

Edan, "Emcees Smoke Crack" Edan is one of my favorite hip-hop artists, even though he hasn't released a lot of stuff. Primitive Plus was his first album, and is chock full of left-field stuff like this. Listen to that beat! That baseline is amazing, the...

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Five Songs, 1/12/202

Lucious Jackson, "Strongman" When the Beastie Boys took the leap to playing their own instruments with Check Your Head, they also started expanding the reach of their label, Grand Royal. Lucious Jackson was one of the artists that they signed, putting out their first record,...