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Dead Prez – “dead prez is an American underground political hip hop duo composed of stic.man and M-1. They are known for their confrontational style combined with socialist and pan-Africanist lyrics.”

Worth a listen – Hell yeah remix.
Give it a miss – Cop shot.
Website – http://www.deadprez.com/.

BEHIND ENEMY LINES – Mama couldn’t handle the stress so went crazy/Grandmama had to raise the baby/Just a young boy, born to a life of poverty.

Deerhunter – “Deerhunter is an American four-piece indie rock group originating from Atlanta, Georgia. The band, consisting of Bradford Cox, Moses Archuleta, Josh Fauver, and Lockett Pundt, have described themselves as “ambient punk,” though they incorporate a wide range of genres, including noise rock, art rock, shoegaze, and post-punk, as well significant pop elements.”

Worth a listen – Like new.
Give it a miss – Tape hiss orchid.
Website – http://deerhuntertheband.blogspot.com/.

STRANGE LIGHTS – In space all things are slow/the sound of speakers blown/the silence fits the scene/the prince is now the king.

Devendra Banhart – “Devendra Obi Banhart (born May 30, 1981) is an American singer-songwriter and visual artist. Banhart was born in Houston, Texas and was raised by his mother in Venezuela, until he returned to California as a teenager.”

Worth a listen – My dearest friend.
Give it a miss – Santa maria da feira.
Website – http://www.devendrabanhart.com/.

TONADA YANOMAMINSTA – Damn, damn we weren’t scared/Just unprepared, so we followed the caw/Till our eyes were locked in/We became her and she became them/And then I heard the voice of heaven/Sayin’ don’t be scared of anything/I heard the voice of the land/The beautiful land, sing.

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