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Mon June 17, 2013
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Don't Kill Your Idols: J. Cole Looks For His Place In Hip-Hop

Originally published on Tue June 18, 2013 8:52 am

Even the name of J. Cole's new album, Born Sinner, is a nod to the hip-hop lineage from which he descends: Biggie > Jay > J.
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Fri June 14, 2013
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Heartbreak Takes John Vanderslice To 'Dagger Beach'

Dagger Beach, John Vanderslice's new album, is out this week.
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"In the deep dark woods / Alone with my fears / Under the jackpine / the sky was galvanized," avant-indie rock veteran John Vanderslice sings on "Raw Wood," off his new record, Dagger Beach. Vanderslice's dissection of his fears renders his latest outing mesmeric.

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Thu June 13, 2013
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Johnny Smith, Revered Guitar Player, Has Died

Originally published on Fri June 14, 2013 4:12 pm

The cover image of The Complete Roost Johnny Smith Small Group Sessions, a 2002 box set of work from across the jazz guitarist's career.
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