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A Brief History of SoundCloud Rap

When SoundCloud launched in 2007, it was initially populated by DJs who posted hours-long sets, like the much-missed collective East Village Radio. It was the new MySpace, a service where Flying Lotus…

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The Best Post-Sonic Youth Songs

We weren’t prepared for the dissolution of Sonic Youth in 2011. An alternative-rock institution for three decades, the band’s last few records were of such high quality, fans were entitled to question…

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The Best Indie/Pop Songs RIGHT NOW

This playlist collects new music that The Dowsers’ Maura Johnston…

The Best Electronic Tracks RIGHT NOW

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The Best Indie Rock Songs RIGHT NOW

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The Best Rap Tracks RIGHT NOW

In this recurring playlist, The Dowsers’ Mosi Reeves gathers new…

The Best Pop-Punk (and Emo and Metalcore) Songs RIGHT NOW

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Black Experimental Music Mixtape: Vol. 3

In this volume of my Black Experimental Music Mixtape series,…

The Dowsers’ Mixtape Against Fascism

This one is for the fearless protesters in Charlottesville and…

Black Experimental Music Mixtape: Vol. 2

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Heat Waves: Summer Electro, Pop, R&B + Rap

The hot weather has melted our otherwise highly analytical, somewhat…

The Best Indie Rock Songs of 2017 So Far

As the year approaches the halfway mark, we bring you…

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