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04.17.14 Andy Cush

Last month, De La Soul surprise-released Smell the Da.I.S.Y., a collection of vintage De La verses reworked over previously unheard J Dilla beats. Now, they’re doing a limited vinyl release of the late producer’s instrumentals, and, in a continued effort to get more press than they’ve seen since AOI: Bionix, conducting an easter egg hunt of sorts to […]

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03.26.14 Andy Cush

De La Soul are suddenly on the forefront of music distribution. The classic hip hop group, who haven’t released a physical album since 2004’s underrated The Grind Date, put most of their records online for free download in February. And now, they’ve released a new mixtape exclusively via BitTorrent. Well, that “new” part needs a bit of a […]

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02.14.14 Andy Cush

The 25th anniversary of De La Soul’s classic debut 3 Feet High and Rising comes next month, and to celebrate, the group released their entire catalog (save 2004’s better-than-you-think The Grind Date) for free on their website this morning. Act quickly if you want to download it — the albums will only be available until tomorrow at noon. Due […]

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02.23.10 Bucky Turco

To kick off the 20th anniversary of their debut album, 3 Feet High and Rising, De La Soul let Kid Robot create these vinyl abominations that remind me more of Digital Underground than they do the Strong Island trio. […]

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06.15.09 Will Sherman

From classic chairs and audio equipment, artist M11X furnishes sound sculptures and other mixed media pieces. With these latest works, an audio equipped Knolls chair and Eames lounge and ottoman, the artist invites viewers to cast off their headphones and share the music. On Saturday, a Alphabeta in Greenpoint opens a solo exhibition of M11X’s […]

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