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  1. I've said it before and I'll say it again: The new Oso Oso is oh so good. Long Island emo maestro Jade Lilitri -- who, save for drummer Aaron Masih, is basically a one-man operation -- has outdone himself with Basking In The Glow, the follow-up to 2016's widely loved The Yunahon Mixtape. After teasing…
  2. After a meteoric rise in early 2018, the Bay Area rap crew SOB x RBE spent the rest of the year about to break up. But it seems they've weathered the storm, because now they're back and stronger than ever.
  3. Ian Shelton formed the LA power-violence collective Regional Justice Center after his younger brother, the 18-year-old Max, was given a years-long prison sentence for assault. Regional Justice Center make unhinged, ferocious hardcore music, and it's all done from a specific political perspective. Shelton sings -- or, I guess, bellows, about the way the system can…
  4. Last year saw the release of Both Directions At Once, a lost album featuring new material that legendary saxophonist and bandleader John Coltrane recorded with his Classic Quartet in a single session 1963. That LP posthumously gave Coltrane his first-ever debut on the Billboard 200 chart, at #21, and now there's already another new Coltrane…
  5. Last month, Nigerian pop futurist Burna Boy released the excellent album African Giant. It featured collaborations from around the global black-music spectrum, and one of those artists was Jorja Smith, the London R&B singer and past Drake collaborator. That pairing made sense, and today, they're running it back. Jorja Smith's new single is a percolating,…