Fake For Real

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November 2012

Saturday 10 November 2012

ALOE BLACC - Good Things

, 15:30

What made the difference between Good Things and other revivalist initiatives of the same kind, was Aloe Blacc's ability to update a well-known formula in an almost imperceptible way. It was, also, his superior feeling for music, which he developed by learning to play "real" instruments....

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Tuesday 20 November 2012


, 23:09

So many years later, the bizarre and indigestible Pyramidi is just a distant memory, some remainder of the early 2000's and the short-lived abstract hip-hop era represented by labels such as Mush and Anticon. And though, and though… it aged much better that so many other records released by the same...

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