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Racking Up Plays: “My Murder, My Love” by The Coup

These are the posts where I gush about some song that I’ve got a huge crush on at the moment, and you put up with it and listen because you’re a good friend. “My Murder, My Love,” The Coup Oakland’s … Continue reading

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Racking Up Plays: “Party Crashin'” by Blacktivity

Over some banging, reckless beats, Illtone describes the world’s biggest asshole tearing a path of destruction through a party, ranging from the inconsiderate (failing to flush the toilet) to the felonious (stealing the host’s DVDs). Continue reading

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Nitpicking the Hits: Pitbull wants you to “Give Me Everything,” and by “everything” he means “access to your vagina””

Pitbull advises all the dudes in the club to live for the moment and find a sexual conquest to take home, echoing the famous biblical passage Isaiah 22:13 (and I’m paraphrasing here): “Eat, drink and rub your junk up against a sexy lady on the dance floor, for tomorrow we die.” Continue reading

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Nitpicking the Hits: Jeremih, 50 Cent bring club culture and rape culture together with “Down on Me”

Jeremih is simply offering to let this girl continue to put drinks on his tab. How considerate! When I saw the title to this song, I assumed it was going to be about oral sex. I guess I misjudged the gentleman. Continue reading

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Worthy of a Shout-Out: Pack it up, pack it in, help House of Pain begin reunion tour with show at The Fillmore in San Francisco

I’m re-naming this little feature, because the old name seemed a bit condescending toward the professionals covering music for actual publications in the Bay Area, and they do a decent enough job. That being said, there’s so much going on … Continue reading

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