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Cover Up: Amy Stroup

8 Feb

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In our Cover Up posts, RCM uses the color scheme of an album cover to build an outfit! To sharpen our style skills, we’ll even attempt to match the design style or era of the album cover in our fashion choices.

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Up this week, we’ve got Amy Stroup‘s 3rd installment of the 6-song LP series, “The Other Side of Love.” We love the muted grey editing to the photo, and also Amy’s rad fur coat and be-buttoned frock. The less noticeable colors, like the bursts of red and green in the photo, make for a great rainy autumn day color scheme.

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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.
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