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Old 12-02-2008, 08:22 PM
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my 2008...

Two major discoveries, so to speak:

KRS-One. I don't know how I missed him all through the 80s and 90s. But he is absolutely the baddest badass MC I've heard.

Hot Snakes. A band consisting of members from Drive Like Jehu and Rocket from the Crypt that rocks harder than both. Or rocked, rather. They broke up a couple years ago, of course.


To a lesser degree, I also found I like: Regina Spektor, The Joggers, Medications, My Dear Disco, some Nina Simone, some Nas.


I didn't get too many new albums that blew me away, but the one that did, that has never gotten old, is:

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Old 12-03-2008, 02:59 AM
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Old 12-03-2008, 06:13 AM
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Which KRS-One albums did you get?
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Old 12-03-2008, 08:37 AM
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KRS-One is great. Check out Blackalicious!
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Old 12-03-2008, 05:35 PM
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Which KRS-One albums did you get?
None, actually. A friend made me a mix.
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Old 12-03-2008, 05:52 PM
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None, actually. A friend made me a mix.
What songs were on this list?
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Old 12-03-2008, 06:00 PM
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Um, I'd have to think about this, I'm not even sure I discovered in 2008... I think I've discovered old school bands like Scorpions, Motorhead, Accept and all that.


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Old 12-03-2008, 07:25 PM
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Yay for Regina Spektor!
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Um, I'd have to think about this, I'm not even sure I discovered in 2008... I think I've discovered old school bands like Scorpions, Motorhead, Accept and all that.


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Old 12-03-2008, 09:26 PM
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What songs were on this list?
I don't even know most of them by name. But it's a great, career-spanning mix.

Here's some of what's on it (I searched lyrics and found some titles):

Squash All Beef
Rappaz R. N. Dainja
My Philosophy
MCs Act Like They Don't Know
The MC
No Gimmicks (Lord Finesse track that KRS-One appears on and OWNS.)
I'm Still #1
A Friend
Free Mumia
Drug Dealer
C.I.A. (Criminals in Action)
Ah Yeah


All those tracks are insanely great.
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