Beyond Macklemore and Kendrick: Mainstream media, misunderstanding, and the real state of hip-hop (not “rap”)

January 31, 2014     / / / / / /

By David Bradford So sometime between Macklemore’s “I robbed you” win for “Best Rap Album” this past Sunday at the…

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Watch: Six Super Bowl halftime shows that actually kicked ass

January 30, 2014     / / / / / / /

By Greg Bouchard I’ve more or less forgotten that the Super Bowl even happens. Chalk it up to ten years…

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Ask Hua Li #5 – How to Get Checked Out (in more ways than one)

January 29, 2014     / / / / /

Hua Li is an indie hip-hop artist by night, jazz vocal teacher by day, and 24/7 badass. Every other Wednesday (a.k.a.,…

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9 gifs of famous people dancing awkwardly to Daft Punk’s performance of “Get Lucky” at the Grammys

January 28, 2014     / / / / / / / /

By Greg Bouchard There’s something really, deeply awful about the Grammys – and I’m not just referring to their utter…

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On a day like today, it’s important to re-watch this 1985 Grammys “Synthesizer Showdown”

January 27, 2014     / / / / /

The amazing and ridiculous live performance at the 1985 Grammys featured Herbie Hancock, Thomas Dolby, Howard Jones, and Stevie Wonder,…

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This Jay-Z/Super Nintendo mashup will make your day better

January 24, 2014     / / / /

With Jay-Z playing tonight in Montreal and tomorrow in Toronto, we thought it was time to revisit the infamous Grey…

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Maica Mia to release Des Era LP at Sala Rossa on January 24th

January 21, 2014     / / / / /

by Shawn Van De Peppel Maica Mia is an experimental rock duo from Montreal consisting of Maica Armata on guitar…

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Show Review: Neutral Milk Hotel’s reunion tour stops in Montreal

January 20, 2014     / / / /

By Mike Ghenu As Neutral Milk Hotel’s Jeff Mangum rang out the first notes to “Holland, 1945” and time seemed…

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Ask Hua Li #4 – New website, same good stuff

January 16, 2014     / / / / /

Hua Li is an indie hip-hop artist by night, jazz vocal teacher by day, and 24/7 badass. Every other Wednesday (a.k.a.,…

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