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RIFF’D: Gucci Mane’s ‘Everybody Looking’

Mainstream rap is as fickle as the weather, one moment the sun is shining and you’re hot stuff, the next moment you’re yesterday’s news, left out in the cold. For Gucci Mane his reign has […]

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Best Lyric Vids of the Week: Volume‎ XXIX

The Strokes dive back into the land of gleaming the Tron cube, Major Lazer takes a flaccid toe-dip into cold-water adventure with Justin Bieber, NOFX return from the LA punk gutter with a “moron bro” sex, drugs […]

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Best Lyric Vids of the Week: Volume XXVIII

Victims of the Orlando nightclub attack unite with a message on their bodies as a canvas, John Prine digs into the fishing-time Americana vaults, a tone-deaf Brazilian pop crew hypnotize the masses with a beautifully confounding […]

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Listing: 5 Celebratory Lyrics from The Avalanches ‘Wildflower’

The Avalanches‘ sophomore album Wildflower is a musical carnival ride, a producers paradise that is obsessed with the groove. To say it’s a long awaited project is an understatement, and they don’t disappoint with a […]

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Best Lyric Vids of the Week: Volume XXVII

A new experimental hip-hop crew chooses to televise its revolution, James Vincent McMorrow finds comfort from the bottom of a swimming pool, De La Soul dedicate an entire website to an interactive joint and more, […]

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Listing: 5 Love-laden Lyrics from Bat for Lashes’ ‘The Bride’

Despite the title, Natasha Khan’s, a.k.a Bat for Lashes, fourth studio album The Bride is not a traditional love story. The album begins with a cryptic tragedy and the crux of the narrative, a soundtrack for a yet-to-be […]

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RIFF’d: Blink-182’s ‘California’

Tom DeLonge has left Blink-182 and Alkaline Trio‘s Matt Skiba has filled the vacancy. Are you pumped? Saddened? Intrigued? Well, Blink’s new DeLonge-less record California is still pretty boilerplate pop-punk, but the change is still exciting. […]

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RIFF’d: Red Hot Chili Peppers’ ‘The Getaway’

Through 10 albums, 30 years, and the process of losing John Frusciante twice, RHCP has gradually morphed from at least semi-dangerous, sex-funk rap-rockers that borrowed plentifully from Faith no More to a Californicated punchline. Even Stadium Arcadium apologists […]

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Best Lyric Vids of the Week: Volume XXIII

Blink-182 return from the back of the Best Buy bargain bin with an overhead projector presentation, Local Natives take to the concrete LA jungle streets with that same projector weapon, CHVRCHES prove they’re slowly turning into […]

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Listing: 5 Addictive Lyrics from The Kills’ ‘Ash & Ice’

The Kills’ latest record Ash & Ice is a somewhat hit-or-miss affair of stripped down, electro-blues post-punk. That said, the lyrical approach is consistent: love, lust, and all other interpersonal compulsions are told through addiction […]

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