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Chumped – “Hot 97 Summer Jam” (Stereogum Premiere)

Judging by the title of Chumped’s “Hot 97 Summer Jam,” maybe you’d think their timing was a little off. On the East Coast, the heat is already making way for cooler days and it’s only a matter of time before the leaves start to change color. But after one listen, you’d realize the timing couldn’t [...]

Cassavetes – “Extra Clear” (Stereogum Premiere)

There will always be a place for well-executed and unfussy rock and Cassavetes does so in style. The band’s press material comes straight out and says that they’re “not trying to reinvent the wheel,” nor should they need to. “Extra Clear” is one of the slower songs that the Philadelphia band has put out (see [...]

Jeezy – “Holy Ghost”

Atlanta stomp-rap champion Jeezy rarely goes into thoughtful, introspective mode, but that’s sort of what happens on “Holy Ghost,” his new song about recognizing the unlikeliness of his own rise. Jeezy’s new album Seen It All is a couple of weeks away from release, and this is the fourth song we’ve heard from it after [...]