RCRD LBL MP3 of the Day
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Early Grave (feat. ODB & Bad Luck)
An album of rare and spruced up Wu-Tang material produced and arranged entirely by Mathematics and featuring vocals from all thirteen members is kind of like a big deal. Because really, songs like “Early Grave”, with an excavated verse from the late, great, totally inimitable O.D.B., don’t come around, well, ever.
Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings
I Learned The Hard Way
Why you would try to play Sharon Jones is beyond us. Like, have you never heard this woman sing? Do you not know that she rolls with the Dap Kings? Did you think you would not wind up the subject of a scornful—if totally “I’m over you and better for it”—song of hers? We’re both baffled at your stupidity and relishing the fruit it’s born. Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings – I Learned The Hard Way
Once more, the Swedish/American combo impossibly straddle the line between reflective and epic, massaging vocals with deep echo and sweeping in strings and synths to brush out the melancholy even further. It’s songs like these that render sub-genres meaningless.