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Going 10 Round With Miss Info, aka Minya Oh

What is the all-time best dive bar jukebox song? ” I’m a Korean-American who’s spent 80 percent of her life working in hip-hop. So … I haven’t spent that much time in dive bars, but I’ve spent eons in karaoke bars and grimy clubs. In both of those sets, any Biggie song constructs me feel at home, any Mobb Deep song off the album Hell on Earth attains me hype, and” Don’t You Want Me” by The Human League makes me sing like I don’t know I’m off-key .” Name…

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Barclay Crenshaw built an empire from nothing. Is he the next unlikely hip-hop superstar?

Claude VonStroke came from obscurity to win Best DJ over the Chainsmokers. Can he pull off the same trick in a new genre with a new stage name? Blood is running down a guys arm. He shoves his way across the terrace of the Airliner in Los Angeles, a soggy cocktail napkin blooming red under his nose, and bumps into a girl bending over the ledge with a cigarette dangling off her lip. Another girl hands out Jell-O shots to her friends. There are always too many people at Low…

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Unearthly weeps, Chvrches cheese and a fleeting Ghostface Killah haunt SXSW

SXSW musical highlightings: Jack Garratt impressed in the most soulless of venues, Stormzy taught Americans a lesson in grime, and Deftones depicted the masses Anyone playing on the Radio Day Stage of the Austin Conference Centre deserves a medal for gallantry its hard to imagine a more soulless venue for a concert. Its even more impressive when someone has the intensity to build you forget about the 70 s lecturing theatre-style ambience. Buckinghamshire native Jack Garratt pulled off exactly this feat on Friday lunchtime. Face screwed up, attacking a drum…

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