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Quarantined Playlist: Travis Scott with Kid Cudi, Nav and Deante’ Hitchcock

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Amherst Wire Staff

April 29, 2020

With everyone stuck inside and socially distancing from each other, there’s never been a better time to stay up to date on some of the latest releases in the world of music. We’ll be updating this playlist each week. Here are this week’s music suggestions from the Amherst Wire staff. https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3rmRdtQVSB1aoboe0n4HLd?si=8_Nkd8SJSeGso-5nxuDOhA Trevor Wilson...

25 years ago, Mobb Deep’s “The Infamous” radiated black Air Force 1 energy before it was cool

Jonathan Kermah, Editor in Chief

April 24, 2020

Mobb Deep's second album "The Infamous," released in 1995, is heralded as a hip-hop classic for it's sinister production and confrontational lyricism. Sounds like black Air Force 1 energy to me.

Music producers: The backbones of the industry

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Samantha Croteau, Writer

April 23, 2020

Music producers are often not credited on streaming services such as Spotify and Apple Music despite their contribution to creating, shaping and molding a song or album.

Quarantined Playlist: Kid Cudi, Westside Gunn, Bon Iver and more

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Amherst Wire Staff

April 22, 2020

With everyone stuck inside and socially distancing from each other, there’s never been a better time to stay up to date on some of the latest releases in the world of music. We’ll be updating this playlist each week.

Quarantined Playlist: Rico Nasty, Lilgotit, Luchii and more

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Amherst Wire Staff

April 14, 2020

With everyone stuck inside and socially distancing from each other, there’s never been a better time to stay up to date on some of the latest releases in the world of music. We’ll be updating this playlist each week. Here are this week’s music suggestions from the Amherst Wire staff.

Quarantined Playlist: Frank Ocean, Thundercat and Smooky Margielaa

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Amherst Wire Staff

April 8, 2020

With everyone stuck inside and socially distancing from each other, there’s never been a better time to stay up to date on some of the latest releases in the world of music. We’ll be updating this playlist each week. Here are this week’s music suggestions from the Amherst Wire staff.

The Fantastic Life of Young Frozone

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Astghik Dion, Photo/Assistant Entertainment Editor

April 7, 2020

“With all due humbleness, I'm not trying to sound cocky, but there's not a lot of people that can write the way I write. The way I write, I tend to just focus on poetry, the relationship between words.”

Quarantined Playlist: Ari Lennox with Smino, JPEGMAFIA, Quin NFN and more

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Amherst Wire Staff

March 31, 2020

With everyone stuck inside and socially distancing from each other, there’s never been a better time to stay up to date on some of the latest releases in the world of music. We’ll be updating this playlist each week. Here are this week’s music suggestions from the Amherst Wire staff.

Childish Gambino’s “3.15.20” is a kaleidoscope of sound

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Shane Guilfoyle, Assistant entertainment editor

March 29, 2020

The multi-hyphenate returns after two years of radio silence, delivering a final project that injects new rhythms while culminating upon previous nuances

What’s Free to Stream While You Sit Inside All Day

What's Free to Stream While You Sit Inside All Day

Julia Donohue, Entertainment Editor

March 27, 2020

In case you need some distraction from the global crisis or just want to enjoy something other than your once-daily walk, here are some free streaming options.

Why “After Hours” is The Weeknd’s best studio album to date

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Trevor Wilson, Managing Editor

March 25, 2020

The Toronto-bred superstar is no stranger to making hits, but “After Hours” is a refreshing injection to The Weeknd's discography.

Quarantined Playlist: The Weeknd, Don Toliver, Phresher and more

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Amherst Wire Staff

March 24, 2020

With everyone stuck inside and socially distancing from each other, there's never been a better time to stay up to date on some of the latest releases in the world of music.

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