Stream: Kevin Garrett – “Coloring”

January 7, 2015 No comments yet

Hey, everybody! It’s been a while since I posted on here (school and work and whatnot), but I heard this gem from RocNation artist Kevin Garrett and I was pretty blown away. Imagine Sam Smith, but with songwriting chops and without the occasionally grating delivery, and you’ve got a decent picture of his debut singing “Coloring.” The […]

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Stream: JoJo – #LoveJo EP

February 14, 2014 No comments yet

Oh JoJo, you sultry minx. The newly-freed Atlantic recruit dropped new heat on us for Valentine’s Day, but you don’t have to be boo’d up to appreciate it. #LoveJo is a tightly crafted 3-song EP featuring grown-woman covers of Anita Baker‘s “Caught Up in the Rapture” and Phil Collins‘ “Take Me Home.” The highlight might […]

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Stream: Papoose – “2013 Obituary”

January 2, 2014 No comments yet

Papoose killed the rap game with his Academy Awards-styled obituary to the deaths of the year. By “the rap game,” I mean anything Papoose had that once resembled credibility. #PapooseSaid “James Gandolfini, HBO channel, better known to the world as Tony Soprano, born 1961, September” he’s reading a Wikipedia page — Lone (@LoneXI) January 2, […]

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Video: The 1975 – “Girls”

October 23, 2013 1 comment

I have opined at great length about my affinity for The 1975 — summer music for all seasons. Needless to say, I was super psyched when I saw that my favorite song on their self-titled debut LP, “Girls,” was getting the video treatment. Take a look: Well, that was weird as hell. First off, COLOR! For a band […]

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Stream: Bad Rabbits – “Dance With You”

August 20, 2013

It’s been a couple months since Boston funk band Bad Rabbits put out their fantastic American Love album. Fresh off a country-wide tour and an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live, the troupe is already back to work with their new single “Dance With You.” Utilizing the talent of super-producers Clinton Sparks and Teddy Riley of […]

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An Open Letter to Lupe Fiasco

July 19, 2013 15 comments

LoneXI Follow @LoneXI Hey Lupe. How are you doing? Good? Good. I don’t know where you’re at these days, but I’d really like it if you paid your full attention to this. I’ve been a fan of you since I first heard your guest verse on “Touch the Sky.” The Fahrenheit 1/15 series holds up […]

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