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The Midnight Faces of Sergio Flores

Slide in to your Monday with these appropriately easy to listen to tracks with enough sexy sax to boost your spirits (granted, they could always use a little more sax, but I'll take it. Did I listen to "Careless Whisper" on repeat afterwards? Maybe I...

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Bring Back My Name Is Earl (St. Clair)

When I first saw this dude's name, I thought he named himself after that amazing Zac Efron movie where he chats and plays baseball in the woods with his dead brother while sailing or whatever, but then, after looking it up, saw that was Charlie...

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New 2017 Fiasco (Lupe)

Chicago native, Lupe Fiasco, was born Wasalu Muhammad Jaco, and rose to fame in 2006 after his album "Food & Liquor," which coincidentally were the only two things on my New Year's Resolution list. Unlike the majority of bands I feature, Fiasco is no fledgling,...

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You Can’t Misinterpret a Palindrome

Waking up in 2017 can feel like you're going the wrong way on a one way street. Unless you toss out your tech and stick your head in the sand, it's loud and it's brash, and entirely overwhelming. "Someone's always trying to tell me who...

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Death By Piano – Countdown

Brooklyn has long been a breeding ground for electronic beats, distinctive analog instrumentation, and great singing. Probability dictates that these elements should encounter each other within a singular entity, as they do in Death By Piano. A duo comprised of singer/keyboardist Kalen Lister and producer/instrumentalist...

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Feli’s Essential 2016

Throwing my hat in the ring with every other idiot who thinks their 2016 list is the best, here is my Essential 2016 Playlist which is also the best (ok, it's prob not the best, but at least it's not "basic" - in my eyes,...

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Jacuzzi Suites – Arrecife

You'd expect nothing less than a sonic escape from Jacuzzi Suites debut single Arrecife. The title itself means reef in Spanish and was inspired by the Brooklyn based artists recent trip to the Canary Islands. If it weren't obvious from the steel drum and lapping...

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2016 Favorites

I think we can all agree that 2016 has been a major drag of a year. Like, GIRL, BYE. Despite the grey cloud hanging over this year, the music released has been nothing short of fantastic...

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