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Mastodon Recording Track for Monsters Inc. Prequel

Monsters Inc. was a heartwarming Pixar film with original music by Randy Newman. Monsters University is the prequel, and while Newman is on board once again, so are Atlanta metal titans Mastodon. As Metal Injection reports (via Consequence of Soun…

Debruit – “Ball D’ Hebron”

There are certain things that European producers may never understand about the sensitivities of domestic slang. I imagine that’s why they were nonchalant about appropriating trap and not even bothering to change the name. And yes, I know that many of the most trapey were Americans, Chicago-born (word to S. Bellow, literary precursor to Flostradamus).… Continue reading »

Lindi Ortega – Cigarettes and Truckstops

The 2012 sophomore release from Canadian singer/songwriter Lindi Ortega, Cigarettes & Truckstops, takes inspiration from Ortega’s move to Nashville from Toronto, which allowed her to draw more closely from the origins of many of her influences. While reading a biography on Hank Williams and learning about the man who taught…