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Aaron LaCrate

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Goodbye nasty

Anyone even minimally versed in Ms. Blank's œuvre would chuckle at the idea of her trying to keep things clean. Emerging from Philly dirty-rap crew Spank Rock, Blank distinguished herself among a sea of rap dudes with her dizzying spitfire attack and wi
Amanda Blank cleans up her act
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  May 29, 2009
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City limits

The 8/4, 130 bpm assault of Baltimore club music has been alive and well since the early ’90s, but recently there have been signs that the local sound might be going national.
B-More Gutter music might be ready to leave town
By RICHARD BECK  |  March 19, 2007
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Nights on the town

In last year’s “Circuits” year-end wrap-up, we heralded the reach of Boston out to the world at large. This year, things got pretty radical inside the Hub. We Are Cassette, "Angels We Have Heard on High" (mp3)
A year in the local clubs
By DAVID DAY  |  December 18, 2006
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Tear the club up

"What Samir and I bring to the table is that we were both coming from a real street hip-hop sentiment," says LaCrate, "and that’s where club in its origin came from. As much as it may have been comprised of rave breaks, there was nothing rave – I always
How Baltimore and Aaron LaCrate are going to save club music
By MIKE MCKAY  |  August 22, 2006
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Low Budget and Aaron LaCrate

The B-more æsthetic is all about making tracks you can either fight or fuck to, and Low Budget and Lacrate stick that formula throughout Gutta Music.
B-More Gutta Music | Milkcrate
By PATRICK BERNARD  |  May 23, 2006