Monthly Archives: April 2015

VIDEO: Hot Chip – “Burning Up” (Lyric Video)

Hot Chip’s new album will be printed in 501 colors, using a unique printing method that has allegedly never been used before. That being said, it’s no wonder that they like to do the now conventional lyric video format just a bit different, as well. The lyric video for “Burning Up”, from the forthcoming “Why Make Sense?” pays homage to

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VIDEO: Chris Rivers Featuring Whispers – “Steel Sharpens Steel”

One thing I will always reward is solid visuals. In the case of Chris Rivers and Whispers’ “Steel Sharpens Steel”, there is definitely some original video work done. Director Danny Cinema did an excellent job of painting the two emcees in a separate but equally sinister limelight, and the awkwardness of making them neighbors only contributed to the value of

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AUDIO: Profit & Shawn Kitt – “Pre-Game”

When you take the memorable Sauce Money & Jay-Z “Pre-Game” instrumental, and put two upcoming Brooklyn emcees on it, you can actually get a way better product than most would expect. In this instance, Profit and Shawn Kitt of Bangout Records do the instrumental justice, with a pair of solid verses over some timeless production. Brooklyn doesn’t play around, as

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AUDIO: Gengahr – “Heroine”

North London band Gengahr recently released a new song, “Heroine”, on Transgressive Records. This is definitely a name to watch. Their debut album, “A Dream Outside” comes out on June 15th, and the band will be joining Alt-J on their European tour this year. Look for them to break stateside in the near future, as well. In the meantime, check

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