Soviet Soviet: Further

The continuous gloomy and rainy weather has put me into a post-punk mood. I have been listening to Bloc Party and The Twilight Sad hour after hour. I finally got a chance to check out Italian post-punk band Soviet Soviet who have been in the news recently due to Trump’s travel ban. The band’s music […]

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The Roots: Push Up Ya Lighter

I have been working on a laid-back hip-hop playlist for some time now. I’ve been wanting to do this for years and finally have the time to do so. The Roots have proven to be the complete embodiment of chill hip hop with their mellow beats and easygoing sound. They do have songs where they completely […]

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Balance and Composure: Spinning

“Light We Made” was one of my favorite albums of 2016. Balance and Composure completely revamped their sound and went for a more melodic sound without any shouted vocals. The band did retain its melancholy leanings and delivered one of the best albums of their career. “Spinning” is one of the best songs from the record […]

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Peter Tosh: The Poor Man Feel It

I have always thought Peter Tosh was on the same level as Bob Marley. His music was both political and innovative and helped to draw in fans to the reggae genre. Tosh has an insurmountable list of memorable songs including “Poor Man Feel It.” This track has Tosh singing about the hardships that poor people […]

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Talib Kweli- Colors of You

Talib Kweli has had a career that has always flown under the radar. From his excellent collaborative albums with Mos Def and Hi-Tek, he has consistently released thought-provoking albums. “Colors of You” is a track that was produced by J. Dilla and has Talib flowing along with the laid-back beat. Check it out.  

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Dark Dark Dark: Daydreaming

Dark Dark Dark’s “Daydreaming” is a fantastic track from their second studio album “Wild Go.” Vocalist Nona Marie Invie’s voice literally soars over the gentle piano playing throughout the song. Her wonderful voice ropes you in and keeps you wanting to hear more and more of it. Check it out.

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