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It’s clear his adolescent rage was about more than shock-rap antics; it was born of unprocessed pain. Today, his music paints a portrait of a young man trying to find air amid depression, anxiety and emotional trauma, rather than drowning in it.

Once shrouded in mystery, prodigious rapper Earl Sweatshirt returns to Las Vegas

April 25th, 2019

It’s clear his adolescent rage was about more than shock-rap antics; it was born of unprocessed pain. Today, his music paints a portrait of a young man trying to find air amid depression, anxiety and emotional trauma, rather than drowning in it.

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    Dizzying 2019 album Berkeley’s on Fire draws from grime, mod-rock, electro-pop and post-punk—highlighted by the Britpoppy jam “Too Much Coffee,” the bruising rocker “Hellboy” and ...

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    The story of Houston rapper Tobe Nwigwe (pronounced Toe-bee Wee-gweh) is one of love and purpose, which has unfolded before his followers’ eyes and ears ...

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    “I’ve recorded so many bands that have been on vinyl, and I’ve never had my own sh*t on vinyl. The way [vinyl] tells a story, ...

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    “When I think of how I was at rock bottom just a few years ago, it makes me feel so grateful that I never gave ...

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    One of the group’s masterstrokes has been incorporating its influences into a foundation of (largely) instrumental funk and psychedelic soul, and honing it into a ...

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    The rising English artist lands at Vinyl on October 16.

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    It’s loaded with carnal, grabby melodies, complemented by come-hither grooves and assured instrumentation.

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    Also, comic Colin Kaye and a Downtown electro party.

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    Genre-wise, Stephen Fasano is as all over the place as a longhauling cab.

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    Also: The Breeders return, Alanis adds a second show and Method Man & Redman hit Brooklyn Bowl.

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    “Imagine New Edition and Paramore collaborating. We’re singing R&B songs with guitars.”

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    Six-song EP Signal Received is due out February 16.

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    Sonically, Bad Cop/Bad Cop delivers a modern spin on the abrasive, rambunctious days of pioneers of the genre like the Descendents.

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    “Jesus Loves You” from the current album is about as good a tune lyrically as you’ll find, combining great storytelling and humor.

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    He changed costumes often, but it would have been a fun set even with my eyes closed.

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