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A newsletter on what's (un)cool and why
Created 04 Jan 2021
  • Superfan
    30 Sep 2021 • 1 min read • 10 0
    Listen: Can we be friends? by KIRBY KIRBY just dropped her first EP last year and two of its tracks are already on the Insecure soundtrack. Before that, she wrote songs for Beyoncé, Kanye AND Ariana G...
  • Own your own
    28 Sep 2021 • 1 min read • 8 0
    Listen: Afar by Xeno & Oaklander It may still be September but the Halloween candy aisle is in full force, so I can give you a spooky Halloween song, right? “Afar” from the Brooklyn duo Xeno & Oakland...
  • Robbed!
    23 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 7 0
    Listen: Is it love or a pyramid scheme by YULLOLA When you come up with a line like, “Is it love or a pyramid scheme,” all you really have to do is repeat it and everybody gets on board. Conveniently,...
  • Crash & Burn
    21 Sep 2021 • 1 min read • 8 0
    Listen: Point and Kill by Little Simz ft. Obongjayar I had high expectations for a collaboration between Little Simz and Obongjayar, and this track exceeds them. The base of “Point and Kill” is an abs...
  • The Activist
    15 Sep 2021 • 1 min read • 11 0
    Listen: Perra by J Balvin So I’m technically out this week but there’s too much wacky news to skip an issue so here we are with a BONUS. I’m still trying to make it quick, though, so forgive me for no...
  • Forever is a long time
    09 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 6 0
    Listen: Anniversary by Duran Duran Would you have said the members of Duran Duran were dead, or at least retired? Well, they are defiantly neither, as evidenced by their new, self-referential single, ...
  • Eat Fresh
    08 Sep 2021 • 1 min read • 9 0
    Listen: Tree Among Shrubs by Men I Trust This band has really got a knack for naming. Their Untourable Album, named for a band member’s injury in addition to Covid, is a no-pressure record that they i...
  • Day pass
    02 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 11 0
    Listen: Boomerang by Yebba Would you believe a song called “Boomerang” is about Karma? Oh, you WOULD? Let’s talk about the writer, then. Yebba, for everyone who never learned her name, is the one who ...
  • Comirnaty
    01 Sep 2021 • 1 min read • 10 0
    Listen: Vexed by The Bug ft. Moor Mother I initially read the title of this song as “Vaxxed,” so now you know where my head’s at. Though if we’re thinking about shots, vexation isn’t so far afield. In...
  • A-one... a-two... a-three...
    19 Aug 2021 • 1 min read • 9 0
    Listen: Me Voy by CIMAFUNK Watching him on video, it’s not surprising to hear that CIMAFUNK gives “hypnotic” live performances. The singer/composer/producer/ex-med-student seems like he breathes the A...
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