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“The Last Sultan” Profiles Atlantic Records Founder Ahmet Ertegun – Vintage Photos

Founded in 1947 by Turkish-American brothers Nesuhi and Ahmet Ertegun, Atlantic Records was one of the pioneering labels in R&B, jazz, and later, rock ‘n roll. Artists the label signed and/or recorded over the years include such legends as [lastfm … Continue reading

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The Joy Formidable Get Loud On Debut ‘The Big Roar’

Welsh post-rockers [lastfm]The Joy Formidable[/lastfm] have spent the past three years turning up the volume. After self-releasing their debut EP A Balloon Called Moaning to critical acclaim in the UK, the three-piece toured extensively, perfecting their blistering live show. Once … Continue reading

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Album Review: Lupe Fiasco Releases Long Awaited “Lasers”

After a lengthy wait and label woes, Lupe Fiasco finally releases Lasers, an album that is nowhere near anything like the laid-back, soulful hip-hop beats found on Food & Liquor and The Cool, but will instantly appeal to listeners of … Continue reading

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Lupe Fiasco Is Finally Dropping Some “Lasers”

So there’s this MC from Chicago, and he’s mixing a sharp cultural conscience with uncommonly soulful sounds. Kanye, right? Try [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Lupe Fiasco[/lastfm].  On his big comback album, Lasers, the Windy City rhymer proves that “Food & Liquor” was no … Continue reading

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