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5 Songs to Honor the Life of The Roots’ Malik B.

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The music world lost another great this week. The news broke on the death of Malik B., renowned MC and former member of The Roots, on Wednesday, July 29. “We regretfully inform you of the passing of our beloved brother and long time Roots member Malik Abdul Basit. May he be remembered for his devotion […]

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In Memoriam: Cheers to the Musicians We Lost in 2020

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Important artists die all the time. That’s the unwritten contract we sign as fans of music: Someday, the person that made that song or album that meant so much to us will no longer be walking this planet. Most years, we can accept that bargain. But in 2020, a 12-month stretch that has felt like […]

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10 Essential Moments from the Life of Eddie Van Halen

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Stop the presses. Yes, the global news cycle is a whirlwind right now (or a dumpster fire, depending on how you view it). However, everything else pales in comparison to the passing of one rock’s greatest guitarists. Eddie Van Halen died today. News of his death was announced by his son, Wolfgang, through Twitter on […]

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4 Albums That Define Neo-Soul

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Neo-soul is a music genre built on freedom and protection. Neo-soul is a style where Black artists are free to make music only bound by the vastness of their influences. That sort of freedom to create is often stifled by mainstream audiences that typically rewards conventional sounding music. Neo-soul gave those artists protection by building […]

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The Most Collected, Desired and Expensive Disco Music

We’re in the 1970’s and Disco is the new kid on the block. From humble beginnings in off-the-radar clubs in the United States, the four-on-the-floor beats make their way across the world, heading both East and West, and become one of the earliest dance genres to achieve worldwide fame. In doing so, Disco crowns new […]

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Experience Unlimited Freed Themselves

Free Yourself by Experience Unlimited is the Record Of The Month at Vinyl Me, Please for a few more days. Get it now! Magical, mystical, Afrocentric, progressive — words that could be used to describe any number of musical compositions by Sun Ra or his cosmic brothers and sisters, from John to Alice Coltrane, early […]

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Discogs Mix 68 – Kids Dig with Flying Ace

 This Flying Ace mix is in support of Kids Dig – a day of record digging and vinyl education at Josey Records in Dallas, TX, on February 24th, 2018. Flying Ace is a multi-talented 8-year-old DJ from Dallas, TX. Music is his number one passion in life and he begins and ends his day […]

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