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"Blue Print 3" By Jay-Z – Album Review

Jay-Z rallies up a crew of all-star collabos in his latest album “Blueprint 3.” Besides the badass lyrical voice of this famed hip-hop superstar, you’ll hear Rihanna, Alicia Keys, Young Jeezy, Swizz Beatz, Luke Steele, Kid Cudi, Pharrel Mr. Hudson, Drake, and Kanye West up in the mix. Although he pulled a major douchebag move […]

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Skatebook – Lance Mountain Edition

Over the past several years (let’s just say the past seven), I’ve slowly put myself out of touch with the skateboarding industry. I stopped reading every single magazine from cover-to-cover. Some of my favorite magazines don’t even exist anymore or have become strictly online mags. I remember when I used to know the latest gossip […]

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“Popular Songs” by Yo La Tengo – Album Review

Transcending colorful fields of musical genres, don’t expect to hear an album full of the same indie pop and melodic hooks that Yo La Tengo has put out in the past. As their twelfth studio album, Yo La Tengo has stepped it up a huge notch and has dropped jaws in all the best ways […]

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Outside Lands Festival 2009 Day 3

Considering we didn’t go to bed till 6a.m. the night before, we got off to a very late start on Day Three of our Outside Lands experience. I woke up at 11:30a.m. and was super bummed because I was going to miss Big Light. Be sure to check out these jammin’ indie rockers, as they […]

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“Preliminaires” by Iggy Pop Album Review

“Preliminaires” by Iggy Pop – It’s funny to hear this crazy godfather of punk go slow-mo, sounds like a bad heroin overdose. Naw, but really, Iggy and The Stooges have always been one of my favorite bands, much respect to Iggy, but I’m not too keen on this album. I like “Je sais que tu […]

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