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Kill The Noise – Kill Kill Kill

Original Release: December 20, 2011 Label: OWSLA Kill The Noise has some explaining to do!  Most of my familiarity with Kill The Noise has been from the "Turn Off/Tune In Vol 1-3" mix-tapes that have...
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Friendly Fires’ Pala

Label: XL Recordings Release date: May 24 2011 Written by Lance Shakespear I’ve been waiting for this album. Not because it has been an incredibly long time since their self-titled debut album was...
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Chromeo @ 9:30 Club, Washington DC

As Dave 1 and P-Thugg stepped out on stage and took their spots behind their respective leg stands, an additional presence was noticed on stage this time around. Almost as if pulled straight from Robert Palmer’s Simply Irresistible video from the 80’s, the backup singers/dancers brought a special draw to the stage that was subtle, yet steadfast.
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Aeroplane ‘We Can’t Fly’ Album Review

With the gospel singing in the title track, or the near indiscernible robotic vocals in "Superstar," just about every shade of the spectrum is visited in We Can’t Fly. Having the ability to produce such a colorful album, while still balancing on the central groovy pillar isn’t an easy task anymore when listening ears demand variety to satisfy their ADD interests. And to this Aeroplane deserves some hefty credit.
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Underworld – Barking – Album Review

Lancifer says "Mid-way through the album, the tone is changed a bit away from the steady thumping beat, to dabble in a little drum n’ bass and other broken beats. Vocals on Barking are nothing short of fitting and key to setting the tone of the album."