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Bust: Premiere of Miss Eaves’ New Music Video “Paper Mache (Single AF)”

Bust: Premiere of Miss Eaves’ New Music Video “Paper Mache (Single AF)”

Last summer, Brooklyn-based rapper Miss Eaves gave us the gift of Feminasty, an album full of wit, humor, and fresh feminist mantras with songs like “Fuccboi Salute” and “Hump Day.” We fell in love with her after she dropped the body-positive summer anthem “Thunder Thighs,” and now, Miss Eaves is back with “Paper Mache (Single AF),” all about the joys of — you guessed it — being single.

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The Quietus: Premiere of Hobbyist’s First Single, “Company Man,” Off The Upcoming Album ‘Sonic Cramps’

The Quietus: Premiere of Hobbyist’s First Single, “Company Man,” Off The Upcoming Album ‘Sonic Cramps’

The ‘Company Man’ here is the same craven schmuck as in David Mamet’s Glengarry Glen Ross, wheedling and grafting for a gobbling public-limited abyss that doesn’t give a shit. It’s the company of Tennessee Ernie Ford’s ‘16 Tons’, watching you get another day older and deeper in debt. And it makes for a livid, stonking tune; an unhinged duet of gothic yells and swamp-blues guitar.

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The Bluegrass Situation: Premiere of Bartees & The Strange Fruit’s “Going Going”

The Bluegrass Situation: Premiere of Bartees & The Strange Fruit’s “Going Going”

This song is about growing up in and eventually leaving Oklahoma, and looking back on people in the Black community who taught me key lessons on resilience and faith, and to not be afraid of who might be knocking on the door. The opening verse highlights some of those competing feelings of fear, hopelessness, and defiance, feelings Black people in the South understand very well.

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