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Mr. Sunshine

Marc Adams
SELF-RELEASED
Life isn’t like kindergarten. One doesn’t get high marks just for “satisfactory”; it’s sink or swim.
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Jeet Kune D.O.H.

D.O.H. (Dollaz Ova Hoez)
SELF-RELEASED
Largely self-produced, Jeet Kune D.O.H. finds the Grimey Rhyme master at arms embracing Bruce Lee’s philosophy over its 16 tracks.
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Nu.wav Hallucinations

Nmesh
AMDISCS

Vaporwave: the latest unholy micro-genre currently oozing from the detritus piled up in forgotten corners of the Internet.

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A Bottle of Pills With A Bullet Chaser

Wino
(TEMPORARY RESIDENCE)

Louisville, I was thinking the other day about how we used to be cool. We used to have all kinds of kick-ass shows. Crain, Shovel, Evergreen … man. Those were the times, huh?

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Yen AM Dollar Sign

Kogan Dumb
(Self Released)

There seems to be a correlation between Louisville hip-hop and indie in that both produce melancholic, low-key melodies and narrative structures.

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With a Little Help from my Fwends

Flaming Lips with various artists
(Warner Brothers)

While some of it sounds like Pink Floyd jamming in a garage while getting blacked-out drunk after a peyote binge, The Flaming Lips-led “Sgt.

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Stoned to Death

Fox and the Law
(Self Released)

A kind of T-Rex-style classic glam rock seems to be the trademark of Seattle quartet Fox and the Law.

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Jet Black orchid

Jet Black Orchid
(Self Released)

What Jet Black Orchid seems so apt to channel is that kind of easy rock vibe found in The Black Crowes’ music.

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Tough Love

Jessie Ware
(Interscope)

Jessie Ware’s second album seems to have an incredible amount of pressure behind it, being the work that could launch her from rapidly growing artist to pop superstardom.

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Art Official Age

Prince
(Warner Brothers)

Like David Bowie or Björk, Prince has a talent for keeping his ear to the ground and presupposing new trends, feeling out with some accuracy what might come next.