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DBoi Da Dome Drafts Los and Caddy Da Don for a Remix

March 30, 2012
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DBoi Da Dome Drafts Los and Caddy Da Don for a Remix

One of the increasingly rare local rap singles to make it into daily mix-show spins on 92Q in the past few months is “Trashbags,” an anthemic banger by DBoi Da Dome featuring Starrz. It isn’t a great song, but functional and fun to shout along with, and radio-friendly in the sense that it’s aesthetically...
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Jenn Wasner’s Flock of Dimes to Get Its First Physical Release

March 21, 2012
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Jenn Wasner’s Flock of Dimes to Get Its First Physical Release

Flock of Dimes, the solo project of Wye Oak’s Jenn Wasner, will be getting a proper physical release courtesy of Friends Records. Side A of the 7-inch features a newly mastered version of the previously released track “Prison Bride.” Side B is a “screwed mix” of “I Can’t Tell You Why,” the 1979 hit...
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Beach House Reveals Another Layer, Record

March 12, 2012
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Beach House Reveals Another Layer, Record

Late Tuesday night, when most good bloggers had gone to bed, local dream pop duo Beach House decided to casually drop a new song, titled “Myth,” with a tweet and Facebook post to their respective profiles that read simply, “Hello again.” It ranks as one of the tightest pop songs in the band’s repertoire,...
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Blaqstarr Is Still Making the Weirdest R&B (New Track)

March 6, 2012
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Blaqstarr Is Still Making the Weirdest R&B (New Track)

Blaqstarr dropped a new track yesterday (via his label Interscope) and there’s nothing Baltimore club about it. Which isn’t a big surprise; dude’s been onto something more for a while, even when you could properly call him a club producer. This is like a new strain of anti-R&B—lo-fi backgroundy production, a kind of “just...
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