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Portraits in Black and Blue

By August 14th, 2014

The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly: FKA twigs

Portraits in Black & Blue intends to bridge gaps between a millennial present and the increasingly ethereal past, contextualizing the music and trends of emerging and progressive artists, trying to make sense of this crazy, fucked-up world.

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Cypher League Mixes

By August 8th, 2014

Mix 025: Break It Down by Toa

It’s a Friday evening and you’re ready to shed your stifling work clothes and/or toss that cumbersome bag of overpriced textbooks to a far-flung corner of your apartment where they can go unnoticed until Monday’s in sight. You invite some...

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Amani Fela's Soundcloud Selects

By August 3rd, 2014

|Vol. I|

For Amani Fela, Soundcloud is like California in 1849. He spends countless hours sifting through thousands of tracks in search of musical gold. Amani presents the most special and rare of the music he unearths in his monthly Soundcloud Selects...

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Top Projects

By July 31st, 2014

Cypher League’s Favorite Projects of 2014 So Far (Part 2)

When you’re constantly facing a deluge of media, it’s easy to lose track of things. Days fade into weeks, weeks into months, and next thing you know you’re blowing out another candle on that birthday cake. What was the name...

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Top Projects

By July 29th, 2014

Cypher League’s Favorite Projects of 2014 So Far (Part 1)

When you’re constantly facing a deluge of media, it’s easy to lose track of things. Days fade into weeks, weeks into months, and next thing you know you’re blowing out another candle on that birthday cake. What was the name...

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Labels to Live By

By July 25th, 2014

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Since the advent of the digital age, the Internet has made enormous strides in opening up effective music distribution channels beyond the Big Three (Sony, Warner, Universal), leveling the playing field substantially and allowing independent record labels to shoot up...

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Tear and Wear

By July 17th, 2014

The Brand

Tear & Wear is an examination of streetwear brands that are creating from a place of authenticity and originality in an industry saturated by hype-wave riders. Through interviews with industry figures and analysis of the consumer, Naavin Karimbux breaks down...

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Tube Diggers

By July 16th, 2014

8 Future Bass Producers You Need To Know |Vol. XIX|

There’s nothing like dusting off an old stack of wax. These days, however, you’re about as likely to find a well-stocked retail record store as you are to stumble upon a Blockbuster, or even El Dorado. Tube Diggers is Cypher...