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Ethnomusicologist Frances Densmore recording Blackfoot chief Mountain Chief for the Bureau of American Ethnology (1916)

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When I’m not laying in my bed eating chips and watching “Entourage”, I’m writing for this music blog called EARMILK. I love music so when the opportunity arose for me to write for Earmilk, I was ecstatic! I write mostly about hip hop, some jazz, some indie and some stuff in between. I started contributing to EM back in June and it’s been an all around wonderful experience. I love Earmilk’s approach to sharing new music and I’ve learned about so much great music through the contributors I work with.

Over the past week, I was involved with the writing and selecting the Earmilk Top 20 Hip-Hop/Rap Albums of 2011 [#10-1] and Earmilk Top 20 Hip-Hop/Rap Albums of 2011 [#20-11] list. It was a grueling process as many stellar mixtapes and albums were released this year (as well as a good amount of trash), but I think we came up with a strong list. If you’re looking for new hip hop, I earnestly suggest our Top 20 list. And if hip hop isn’t your thing, look into the electronica and indie lists.

Happy reading and listening!