October 6, 2009

IN THE MIX: A Place to Bury Strangers! Rappers! Mayer Hawthorne!


what up, world? it’s new music tuesday! pass the pizza! “deadbeat” is new from ny guitar combo a place to bury strangers. the song RIPS and is our favorite from the just released “exploding head” LP. the title of “the best”, a new collaboration between lil’ wayne, kanye west, t.i. and jhey-z, is likely a bit of an overstatement; as we’re sort of “lukewarm” about the song. and despite his verse being what 6 bars?, tip (and it ain’t even close) is still on top form and again EASILY wins this collab. our man in the d, mayer hawthorne, released his debut LP “a strange arrangement” last month. the silky smooth “shiny and new” shines as one of many highlights on the record.

A Place to Bury Strangers – Deadbeat
Lil’ Wayne, Kanye West, T.I. & Jay-Z – The Best

A Place to Bury Strangers: buy “exploding head” lp / myspace / rating 8.8
Lil’ Wayne: buy lil wayne music / myspace / rating 6.8
Mayer Hawthorne: buy “shiny and new” mp3 / myspace / rating 7.7

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