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Flavor of the Week: The Heavy (How You Like Me NOW?!?)

8 Feb

In Noid, a tiny hamlet situated to the south west of Bath, some of the most dangerous and ill-sounding beats and riffs are being created by four wolflike personalities. The Heavy started out ripping and chopping beats from the likes of Bo Diddley, Little Walter and The Parliaments and fusing them with their now-patented brand of high grade dirt. Guitar riffs that intoxicate, bass lines that reverberate around your head like a King Jammy dream, and vocals that will challenge any of the genres they decide to take on.

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Flavor of the Week: Aloe Blacc

18 Jan

Orange County MC, Soul Singer, and multi-instrumentalist Aloe Blacc is blowing up, and rightfully so. The 90’s Hip Hop veteran (Emanon) is back with his most organic release to date, and his latest with Stone’s Throw Records.

Flavor of the Week: Lord Huron

11 Jan

The LA-based Michigan-transplant Ben Schneider is back with his second Lord Huron EP, Mighty (the follow-up to his debut EP, Into The Sun). This world traveler gives us four songs, independently released, with carib-afro influenced rhythms lying under a bed of rich harmonies and Sufjan-esque melodies …Love.


Listen to “Mighty” by Lord Huron

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