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New Music Survey: New Flesh

Artist: New Flesh Album: Universally Dirty Label: Stones Throw Release Date: Summer 2006 Attempts at Comparison: Buju Banton, The Roots, Dizzee Rascal, Early Nas, Royksopp, Sage Francis, Crystal Method Adjectives: Original, Hard-hitting, Gravely, Justifiably dirty, Artfully strained, diverse Nouns: Dancehall, British Grime, Dub, Delay, Attention to Detail, Four-on-the-floor, Night, Coughing Notable Musicians: Juice Aleem, Toastie […]

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New Music Survey: Murder by Death

Album: In Bocca Al Lupo Artist: Murder by Death Label: Tent Show Release date: May 23, 2006 Attempts at comparison: Tom Waits, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, The Faint, Black Heart Procession, Johnny Cash, Neil Young, Circus Contraption, Dresden Dolls, Gogol Bordello Adjectives: edgy, rousing, evocative, lawless, hypnotic, foreboading, bleak, theatrical, macabre Nouns: Drinking […]

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New Music Survey: Dr. Who Dat?

Album: Beat Journey Artist: Dr. Who Dat? Label: Lex Records Release date: Summer 2006 Attempts at comparison: Digible Planets’ Blowout Comb, Tribe Called Quest’s Low End Theory, DJ Krush, Pharcyde’s Bizarre Ride, Questlove’s Babies Making Babies, Herbie Hancock’s Headhunters, Dub (King Tubby, Keith Hudson), Dalek, DJ Shadow, Qbert. Adjectives: instrumental, cosmic, pre-Dr. Dre, Brazilian, sedate, […]

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