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Brian Reitzell

Brian Reitzell comes with quite the resume.

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Guilt Trips

Ryan Hemsworth
LAST GANG

Cloud-rap? Post-R&B? We still don’t have much of a lexicon to describe the latest wave of bedroom producers who push well-worn hip-hop tropes into more experimental, freeform territory.

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Satans On His Way and He Wants His Drugs

Touch AC x Filthy Rich
(Probable Cause Productions)

It’s easy to want to side-eye this album off its title alone. Only the quality of Filthy Rich’s past work clears this first hurdle.

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Mussolini EP

kogandumb

A quick and dirty short-player, the Bird Zoo alum’s “Mussolini” EP feels infinitely longer than its quarter of an hour.

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the imagined savior is far easier to paint

Amrbose Akinmusire
(Blue Note)

Usually, referring to a jazz artist’s “stretching out” implies improvisation. Trumpeter Akinmusire’s new release shows him stretching compositionally as well.

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Home

Beacons

Local electronic music is scarce, but Beacons seems eager to change that.

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Die Forever

CROSS
SOPHOMORE LOUNGE
Ma Turner and R Clint Colburn immediately stepped into the touring lifestyle shortly after becoming a band. Later, Louisvillian Peter Townsend joined.
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Doghouse Flowers

Jon Ashley
DEPARTURE

Jon Ashley’s Doghouse Flowers is an earnest collection of depressed country songs that tell tales of pretty much every woman who has done him wrong.

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Way Out Weather

Steve Gunn

Assuming the vernacular here, vis-a-vis “way out” as a righteous analog, then there is definitely truth in advertising: This is definitely sunny, breezy weather music.

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Side A / Side B

Nemo Achida

Released as two separate EPs, Nemo Achida’s run of consistently good, if not great, hip-hop continues. Side A is produced by Jet Taylor, B by Pinky Liberachi, with one self-produced cut.