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The down low

A legacy of musical runts
A legacy of musical runts
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  May 01, 2009
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Get shorty

"It's not like Jay-Z saw me on the street and discovered me and made me into a superstar! I was doing my thing already."
Lady Sovereign hits new heights
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  May 01, 2009
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Get sprung

Between the packages that turn up on my Jamaica Plain doorstep and the envelopes that stuff my Phoenix mailbox, I have enough music to start a mixtape spot in Downtown Crossing.
A bumpin' crop of spring hip-hop
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  March 18, 2009
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Roots Manuva | Slime and Reason

The richest fruit of British rap’s gestation period is the growing catalogue of Roots Manuva.  
Big Dada/Ninja Tune (2008)
By ANDREW GRAHAM  |  October 15, 2008
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’Round the outside

Although music isn’t necessarily getting more political in content these days, it does seem to be borrowing a trope from the political world.
The most popular artists in our BMP have indie roots
By MATT ASHARE  |  May 19, 2008

Paul Driscoll vs. Lady Sovereign & Muse


Love Me Or Hate Me (Driscoll's Supermassive Mix)
By Paul Driscoll  |  December 07, 2007


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America Blows

The United States of America is a nation with a proud history.
Since George W. Bush took office, the United States has sunk to unprecedented lows in sports and pop-culture domination
By MIKE MILIARD  |  June 29, 2007
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Dishing on a star

“There are so many hot chicks here in Boston, I wish I was straight!”
Perez Hilton and Lady Sov, Mansion, May 23, 2007
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  May 29, 2007
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Linwood bounce

Beat Research is going large this Friday with Bouncement, a party of extreme bass sound and huge beats with an experimental touch. Juelz Santana, "Santana's Town (Ghislain Poirier remix)" (mp3)
Beat Research goes big; 7L skates and Dudley rocks
By DAVID DAY  |  March 27, 2007
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Guest lists

What small, private lists like this remind us is that big, honking institutional lists are largely fictions, mirages of a consensus that no longer exists, if it ever really did in the first place.
 What 30 of the Phoenix 's music critics liked this year
By PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 02, 2007
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Neo-new-what?

The real album of the year is a disc that probably didn’t cross many people’s paths in 2006, a Rhino comp titled Future Retro that pairs various DJs/electronicists (Richard X, Tiga, the Crystal Method) with classic new-wave tracks by the Cure, Echo &am
A year in national pop
By MATT ASHARE  |  December 28, 2006


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Diversified incoming

It’s a testament to the strength of hip-hop, as the medium enters its third decade, that 2006 would see such a wide range of sounds so well represented, from commercial anthems to abstract beat tapes.
A year in hip-hop
By MATTHEW GASTEIER  |  December 19, 2006
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Boston's 10 best

There are good times for the Boston music scene and there are bad times.
A year in local music
By MATT ASHARE  |  December 19, 2006
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On the racks: October 31, 2006

Plus Lady Sovereign, Isis, and Flavor Flav.
The Who, Deftones, Meatloaf
By MATT ASHARE  |  November 02, 2006
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JeknowwotI’msayin?

“People have this kind of problem with me,” says Lady Sovereign over the phone from her London home. “They think they know me, and they don’t know me — and it’s dis gustin ’.” Lady Sovereign, "Gatheration" (mp3)
Lady Sovereign sets her sights on the US
By FRANKLIN SOULTS  |  October 20, 2006
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Hits and missus

Give you a hint: one of them sizzled, one of them fizzled. Live grime’s a bitch, innit? The Streets and Lady Sovereign at Avalon, June 21, 2006
Lady Sovereign and the Streets at Avalon
By MAC CARROLL  |  June 22, 2006


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Hell freezes over

Before a Cat Power show, the question always looms: what sort of shit is Chan Marshall going to pull tonight? Cat Power at Berklee Performance Center
Cat Power amazes at tour kickoff
By CAMILLE DODERO  |  June 08, 2006
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Mix matters

In recent years, our random cultural generator has produced a new breed of DJ, blog-fueled crews who brazenly mix R&B with post-rock and reggaeton with pop punk as they host parties in cities from Seattle to Atlanta and cultivate their audience on-li
The secret success of Certified Bananas
By DAVID DAY  |  May 15, 2006
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Going on sale: April 14, 2006

Arctic Monkeys, KT Tunstall, Lady Sovereign, and Streets
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By WILL SPITZ  |  April 11, 2006
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Canadian clubbed

As red-hot underground DJs go, Ghislain Poirier is as understated as it gets.
Two new sides of DJ Ghislain Poirier
By DAVID DAY  |  March 07, 2006
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Various artists, RUN THE ROAD VOLUME 2 | Vice

If Cam’ron is good enough to look for talent overseas and Jay-Z can nab Lady Sovereign, then Great Britain might just overcome America’s mainstream myopia. Vice believes it.
 
By JAMIN WARREN  |  February 27, 2006