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  • 3 years ago | Longform

    Weirdest Crime Capital: Florida vs. Texas And the winner is...

  • 7 years ago | Reviews

    It used to be that a band's records enticed you to the live show. Although a studio recording, Monotonix's Drag City debut EP, Body Language, on the other hand, is best appreciated as a memento of the delirious tumult this band puts on live. You k...

  • 8 years ago

    Finally it's here in all its two-disc, 29-track, guest-star-studded glory: Underground Kingz, the most anticipated album out of the South this year and the most eagerly awaited Texas rap release since Scarface's The Fix in 2002. Not since 2001 hav...

  • 8 years ago

    This story, as originally conceived, was supposed to be a compilation of the year's best box sets and other reissues. But then it hit us: In today's shuffle-driven iPod world, with the pace of pop culture moving at breakneck speed, it's pointless ...

  • 9 years ago

    These strays are too artsy and meandering for No Dep, too rootsy and plainspoken for Pitchfork, and too concise for the hippies at Relix. My Morning Jacket, Z (ATO): Sure, the lyrics are stupid (burning kittens and babies in blenders, anyone?), an...

  • 10 years ago | Reviews

    Some MCs are dancers and dodgers — they're like Barry Sanders on the microphone, and it's hard to get a grip on them. Bun B is not one of those rappers. As befits his stocky frame, he's more in the vein of Jerome Bettis and Larry Csonka, a hu...