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When Jon isn't writing about music, he's making music that he wishes someone would write about. His idol is Donald Glover, for both talent and facial hair based reasons. Jon is also a contributor for HighClouds, EARMILK, and The Miami Hurricane

Get Addicted to Jadu Heart’s “Heroin Song”

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Whatever dangerous, comfortable warmth it is that pulls so many into those clutches seems to be appropriately present in Jadu Heart's "Heroin Song", a hugely spacious, sweetly...

[New Video] blackwave. – Swangin’ – #BESTNEWMUSIC

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Pink and purple neon lights reflecting off the mirrored black visors of space helmets that would make Daft Punk jealous. Cruising down a midnight road led by the Xenon headlamps...

ITW: BAUM | Jon gets deep and personal with quick-rising singer-songwriter

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I asked Sabrina (AKA BAUM) some personal questions about her personal music, and received some personal answers. In her brand new track “This Body”, BAUM expresses...

Introducing: Dijon

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Dijon first came to my attention as a collaborator, having provided backing vocals on what I thought were the best tracks from BROCKHAMPTON‘s “SATURATION”...

Introducing: Jayce Cantor

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Sometimes I’m inclined to think the only thing better than an entirely unique sound is an entirely unique take on an existing one. Jayce Cantor‘s “Done For...

ITW – Foreign Air | Jon chats with Jesse & Jacob about cruel kids and releasing debut album in 2018

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From the first looping of the patinaed sample on Foreign Air‘s latest single “Lying”, you might be wondering what to expect – that is, until the track...

[VIDEO] Dynesti Williams – 60 Days Notice

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When we received Dynesti Williams latest video for “60 Days Notice”, it was accompanied by a simple yet audacious promise: she did not show up to be a female rapper,...

[VIDEO] Charlie Curtis-Beard – “Fried Chicken”

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Breezy, jazzy rap from Chicago is largely old news to hip-hop fans at this point. Charlie Curtis-Beard, however, is hot off the presses. While the Chi-town rapper shares some...

[VIDEO] Weslee – Bathwater

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The conversation I had with Weslee back in August unearthed some interesting facts about the already intriguing duo – but there was one answer that really stood out to me....

ITW – Drinker | Jon speaks with Aaron and Ariel about their new Happy Accident EP

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Based out of Los Angeles, a new breed of project has seen the light in the name of Drinker. Originally formed in the fall of 2016 after leaving their respective bands,...