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André 3000 Joins Frank Ocean In Loop Topper

The strongest candidate to get the honours as 2012’s album of the year, Frank Ocean’s ‘Channel Orange’ keeps on topping our loop with its many highlights. This time is his collaboration with ex-Outkast André 300 in the touchingly soulful ‘Pink Matter’.

Another new soul crooner, Miguel, is the week’s highest entry, next to some other up and coming artists such as AlunaGeorge; Nathan Fake; Azealia Banks and Kendrick Lamar, teaming up with Young Jeezy on his new track.

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2009 MUSIC A-Z: A for Animal Collective


ANIMAL COLLECTIVE-My Girls

After our contribution to the Awards Season is on track, we begin 2009 having a look at the crystal ball to see what can be expected in the music world through the next twelve months. The last year didn’t leave a good vibe in our ears, so we hope this one will make a better impression. The first month has already generated enough good releases, promising news and album tasters to believe so. We are tidying it all alphabetically, so we can condensate everything in a few posts.

The A of 2009 already belongs to Baltimore’s favourite experimentalists Animal Collective, whom have reached a fine balance between avant-garde antics and more mainstream appeal with their eighth studio album “Merriweather Post Pavillion”, and have started collecting the fruits by breaking into the Top 20 in charts around the globe, being unanimously hailed as the strong contender for album of the year. “My girls” with its underlying house beats is the album’s first classic (a mash-up with Frankie Knuckles classic “My love” can be found online, as well as many other promotional goodies, including a full stream of their recent gig in NYC, etc.)

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