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In The Lab: Blu on the Making of Good To Be Home

Words by Daniel Isenberg (@StanIpcus) It’s no secret—Blu’s got bars. Those who have been following his career since before he graced the XXL Freshmen cover in 2009 alongside cats like Curren$y and Kid Cudi already know that, though. But Blu’s capabilities go above and beyond cypher skills. The guy knows how to make a dope [...]

Emma Ruth Rundle – “Run Forever” (Stereogum Premiere)

When I saw Emma Ruth Rundle perform with one of her main bands, Marriages (she also plays in Red Sparowes), in Boston last July, her group was the hypnotic and gripping opening act for Deafheaven. Now the LA-based singer/guitarist has taken a short break to release Some Heavy Ocean, her debut solo album, from which [...]



Strand Of Oaks – “Goshen ’97 (Feat. J Mascis) Video

Timothy Showalter has been releasing haunted, personal folk-rock as Strand Of Oaks for years, and now he’s ready to move up in the world with his new album HEAL. The album’s first single is the ragged rocker “Goshen ’97,” which has some triumphant guitar soloing from J Mascis. And in the new video, from The [...]



Shake-to-Get-a-Free-Album: Apple Called it Useless, Now You Can Try It

Nid & Sancy – The Cut up Jeans Technique app from Lab101 on Vimeo. Like an attention-starved Tamagotchi – or a two-and-a-half year-old toddler – this is an app that wants to shake around and gets easily bored. Yes, we’ve seen endless predictions that apps might replace albums. (I said it on a panel once, … Continue →

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Shake-to-Get-a-Free-Album: Apple Called it Useless, Now You Can Try It

Nid & Sancy – The Cut up Jeans Technique app from Lab101 on Vimeo. Like an attention-starved Tamagotchi – or a two-and-a-half year-old toddler – this is an app that wants to shake around and gets easily bored. Yes, we’ve seen endless predictions that apps might replace albums. (I said it on a panel once, … Continue →

The post Shake-to-Get-a-Free-Album: Apple Called it Useless, Now You Can Try It appeared first on Create Digital Music.

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