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Tiny Hearts – Snow Cold Video

Though we’re a little late, the Potholes team will always show love to the trio of Tiny Hearts. “Snow Cold” is their latest video from their fantastic Stay EP (I wrote about it here, back in October). While their first…

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Step Brothers – Lord Steppington

Step Brothers – Lord Steppington Rhymesayers: 2014 My name is Francisco McCurry, I write for Potholes, and I’m an addict. Over the past three years I have written THOUSANDS of words related to the work of the Beverly Hills milk-gawd…

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Pharrell Is The MVP of 2013

Before we celebrate how Pharrell vampired his ways into your mom’s dreams throughout 2013, lets go back for perspective on his oft taken for granted longevity. In the mid ’90s Pharrell earned his stripes working on material for Wreckx-N-Effects, SWV…

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Roc Marciano – Marci Beaucoup

Roc Marciano - Marci Beaucoup Man Bites Dog Records: 2013 Blunted bass lines, psychedelic loops, sparse jazz samples, and understated thick drum kicks have all come to define Roc Marciano’s aesthetic over the past four years. It’s a translucent minimalism where…

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Mndsgn – Breatharian

Mndsgn - Breatharian Fresh Selects: 2013 Mndsgn’s Breatharian LP is 30 minutes of contemplative spiritual exodus music. A lo-fi assemblage of old school digging culture, short attention span composition, and poetic attention to sonic details. It’s almost as if Fresh Selects’…

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RJD2 – More Is Than Isn’t

RJD2 - More Is Than Isn’t RJ’s Electrical Connections: 2013 Critics, fans, and time have not been the kindest to RJD2. After smacking the shit out of the Hip Hop underground with his masterful Deadringer debut, and The Horror EP (plus…

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Four Tet – Beautiful Rewind

Four Tet – Beautiful Rewind Text: 2013 Thirty-five-year-old Kieran Hebden’s seventh album as Four Tet, Beautiful Rewind, is some of the filthiest electronic music this side of what’s not on your radio station. For over 15 years Hebden has crafted…

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Black Milk – No Poison, No Paradise

Black Milk – No Poison, No Paradise Fat Beats Records: 2013 Wewwww… This shit right here… this, shit, right, here… shieeeeeet… got’s me nonsensically scribing referenced hyperbolic fragments in the hopes that from jump you understand Black Milk’s No Poison,…

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Tiny Hearts – Stay EP

Tiny Hearts - Stay EP Dirt Tech Reck: 2013 Dynamic. Erotic. Cinematic. Those are the type of clear adjectives that describe the feel of Tiny Heart’s Stay EP. It’s 15+ minutes of singer Dede and producers Tim K and Waajeed’s metropolitan…

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Danny Brown – Old

Danny Brown - Old Fool’s Gold: 2013 In the internet era cover art is often glossed over. Yet as cheesy and humorous as the cover to Old is, I believe it pinpoints and provides insight into where Danny Brown is as…