July 2017 ~ There Are Doubts Regarding Your Ability

"Everything Ishmael Butler has a hand in sounds amazing, and the two new albums from Shabazz Palaces are no exception. I've said it before, but this music is leading the vanguard of hip-hop, pushing the outer edges of what it can be. This group has perfected the formula for blending spaced-out experimentalism with street attitude. Yup, this is rap music, but, damn, it's got very little to do with, say, Gucci Mane, or even Kendrick."

Featuring: Dizzee Rascal, fIREHOSE, Colin Stetson, The Damned, and more. 

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Helean Lee

"I don’t even remember where we were—at some bar or restaurant—when this song came on.  I immediately fell in love with the percussion and asked no one in particular who plays this song.  Without missing a beat, James said, this song is called “Vitamin C” by Can.  I can listen to this song on repeat, ad infinitum. "

Featuring: Dilla, The Monkees, Depeche Mode, and more. 

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