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Prince Daddy & The Hyena Release New Music Video

Albany troublemakers Prince Daddy & The Hyena just released a tour-footage video of their song, “***Hidden Track***.” The video is pretty hilarious, featuring some of the best moments from their recent tour with their fellow emos in oso oso. In case you aren’t familiar with P Daddy, they sound a lot like an impossibly raucous combination…

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Chad Valley – “Arms Away”

Electro-pop UK-based artist, Chad Valley (aka Hugo Manuel), released his latest single and accompanying music video last week while we were scaling back for the holidays. Valley’s latest single, “Arms Away,” off of his sophomore album, Entirely New Blue, is synth-pop at it’s purest, combining youthful perception with growing-up sensuality. As poppy as “Arms Away” is, the…

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Susanna Rose Releases Genesee Live Session

Rochester native Susanna Rose is unwavering in her consistency — her recent video session with Genesee Live is a clear testament to this. Between the pristine voice and the honest, humble delivery, it’s easy to trust her as a listener from the get-go. I have absolutely no qualms in saying that she already embraces the…

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Why We Run – “A Moment To Return”

Sydney-based quartet Why We Run released the video for their first single “A Moment to Return,” off their forthcoming album due out early summer. The video is powerful, featuring an elderly man swimming, then Benjamin Button-ing back into retrogressing in childhood over a three minute time-lapse.  Below the surface, “A Moment To Return,” is about a…

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PineSheets – “Sunday Afternoon”

Albany’s music scene is severely underrated. Their atmosphere is a lot like how Buffalo’s was in 2012-  minimal legitimate venues spaces for a local band to play and talented musicians constantly talking about moving to another city (mainly NYC). Even with the obstacles put in place, talented up-and-coming acts have been emerging (Slowshine, Prince Daddy &…

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Action Bronson’s Insane Hot 97 Freestyle

It’s not a stretch to say that Action Bronson is one of the most consistently entertaining characters in rap. Without even getting into his raps, Bronson has his delightful cooking show “Fuck, That’s Delicious,” one of the most discernible images in hip hop, and a host of viral cinematic music videos, and a partner in…

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Chastity Belt – “Time To Go”

There was a dark time in my life where I lived in Iowa. Moving from Buffalo to basically the middle of nowhere, knowing absolutely zero people in the state, I was adventurous and looking forward to the next phase of my life. Since I knew absolutely zero people in Iowa, I tended to hang out…

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Azizi Gibson – “Smoking With The Gods”

Maryland-turned-LA rapper, Azizi Gibson, is on the rise, and it seems to be his fate. Leaving family and college behind in his home state, Gibson headed west with the hopes of making it big. By chance, he ran into mega-producer Flying Lotus at a gym while he was couch surfing, and showed him some of…

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Joey Bada$$ – “Christ Conscious”

The hype is building for the debut album from young Brooklyn rapper Joey Bada$$. Cleverly titled B4.DA.$$ (Before Da Money/BADASS), the album hopes to continue the streak of very strong records from Joey. 2012 saw the then 17-year-old release 1999, a mixtape of boom bap beats and a laid back flow of monotony. Joey appeared wise…

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M83 – “Lower Your Eyelids To Die With The Sun”

You have to love how these things work out. Just as Mute Records and M83 are getting ready to reissue M83’s out of print first three albums, a frankly spectacular video has been “unearthed” for “Lower Your Eyes To Die With The Sun.” Directed by Yoonha Park, the 8+ minute clip is epic, cinematic, tragic,…

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