Gil Scott-Heron

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Gil Scott-Heron/Makaya McCraven : We’re New Again—A Reimagining by Makaya McCraven

A perhaps too beautified version of the poet and proto-hip-hop pioneer’s last document.

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10 Essential Bronx Albums

The second installment in our survey of the music of the Five Boroughs.

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Pop, Girls, Etc.: Janelle Monáe, Black Star reunion and Donald Glover

Donald Glover’s fucked-uppedness and Janelle Monáe’ channeling Prince.

10 Essential Late-Career Peak Albums

10 artists who triumphed after releasing decades of material.

10 Songs About Advertising

We deal with the post-Halloween marketing blitz by diving deep into 10 essential songs about advertising.

10 Essential Comeback Albums

A survey of some much-heralded returns from 1984 to the present.

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10 Essential New Year Songs

With a new year upon us, we’ve assembled a list of the best songs to start the year right.

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The 90 Minute Guide: Losing My Edge

We pay tribute to LCD Soundsystem with our own mixtape.

2010 In Brief: The First Half

2010 In Brief: The First Half

A brief round-up of the best albums of 2010’s first half.

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Gil Scott-Heron : I’m New Here

A classic voice, revived and renewed.