Tag Archives: hip hop

Supercontext: The Money Store by Death Grips

This 2012 experimental noise record was heralded as an important moment in musical evolution. We look at how the band approaches their process while unpacking their relationship with major label Epic Records. And we ask, how do noise, magick, and defecation contribute to the future of music?


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Supercontext: Run The Jewels 3

Killer Mike and El-P call their latest record the album of their careers. How does it straddle crass humor, transgression and political activism? And if you are “the jewel,” how does their music fit into your community?

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Supercontext: Luke Cage, Season 1

Marvel’s latest Netflix series Luke Cage incorporates ideas about diversity into the comic adaptation formula so more kids have heroes to look up to. We look at how its inclusivity and symbolism strive to achieve this forward thinking mission.

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Lost in the Stacks, Episode 291: Music Archives IV: DJ Screw


Guests: Julie Grob (University of Houston Libraries) and Alison Clemens (Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library).

First broadcast February 12 2016.

Playlist at http://www.wrek.org/?p=13640

“It’s very rare that we get someone that excited about the materials we’ve been working so hard to make available.”

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