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Vangarde (Mr. Lif & Stu Bangas) – “The New Normal” (Video)

In their cinematic new video, Vangarde (Mr. Lif & Stu Bangas) explore what it means to be living in “The New Normal” in 2020 amidst a global pandemic and civil unrest. The visuals were directed by Burcu Ozturk and Thanasis Armagos, who provide a (mostly) black-and-white depiction of a day spent traversing NYC in what has been an incredibly challenging year. Check out the visuals and head over to your preferred digital retailer or streaming platform to support, Vangarde, available now through ...
Tags: Videos, Jazz, Mr. Lif, Lif, STU BANGAS, Vangarde, Lif Stu Bangas, Burcu Ozturk, Thanasis Armagos, Murs Akrobatik Eternia Blueprint Reef, Puma Ptah


Vangarde – Self-Titled (Album Review)

Vangarde is a newly formed MC/producer duo from Boston, Massachusetts consisting of veterans Mr. Lif & Stu Bangas. They first united at the beginning of the year after appearing on Stu’s latest EP Beats & Blood but fast forward 10 months later, they’re coming together for an official full-length debut. After the “Global Shift” intro, the first song “Shelter in Place” enlists the help of Blacastan to discuss wanting America to do better over a noisy boom bap beat whereas the next track “Basquiat...
Tags: Reviews, America, Albums, Jazz, Starr, Boston Massachusetts, Stu, Mr. Lif, Blacastan, Lif, STU BANGAS, Vangarde, George Floyd, Cauze Blueprint MURS Puma Ptah


Vangarde (Mr. Lif & Stu Bangas) – “Shelter In Place” Ft. Blacastan

Check out the fourth and final track leak titled, “Shelter in Place” from the Vangarde duo of Mr. Lif & Stu Bangas whose debut/group- titled LP drops next Friday Nov 13. Fat Beats · Vangarde (Mr. Lif & Stu Bangas) – Shelter In Place (feat. Blacastan) The post Vangarde (Mr. Lif & Stu Bangas) - "Shelter In Place" Ft. Blacastan first appeared on UndergroundHipHopBlog.
Tags: Jazz, Singles, Blacastan, Lif, STU BANGAS, Vangarde, Lif Stu Bangas


Vangarde (Mr. Lif & Stu Bangas) – “Basquiat” x “The New Normal”

A new emcee/producer duo has been formed.
Tags: Jazz, Songs, Mr. Lif, Lif, STU BANGAS, Vangarde


2020 Yamaha YZF-R1 [Model Overview]

2020 Yamaha YZF-R1 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Introduced back in 1998, the Yamaha YZF-R1 was the bike to spark the imagination of many riders as the century drew to a close. In those days, the R1 was known as one of the highest power (140 crank HP) and fastest (0-60 in 2.9 seconds) bikes you could buy. Coming into the 2020 model year, the R1 has had 6 generations to develop new technology and features, which come into play with things such as ant...
Tags: US, Motorcycles, Bosch, Tcs, Yamaha, BRIDGESTONE, Kawasaki Ninja, SCS, Suzuki, Maverick Vinales, IMU, Lif, Deltabox, Yamaha Racing, Brake Control, ABS Tires Front


The Saskatchewan Pension Plan: Hidden Key to a Better Retirement?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, the following statement should be of no surprise; that is, it’s getting more and more difficult for Canadians to save for a comfortable retirement. There are a number of contributing factors. Most obvious is that for the past few decades, the cost of living has far outpaced income growth for the majority of Canadian families. This is especially true in large, urban centres, where housing costs have spiralled upwards year after year. And it’s not only the c...
Tags: Retirement, Marketing, Canada, Saskatchewan, CPP, OAS, Lira, AUM, SPP, Lif, Saskatchewan Pension Plan, SPP Refund Life Annuity, SPP Canada Features Low


FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS: That Sweet NVG Filtered Life – Keeping Out The Unwanted

When you start off wearing and using night vision the world becomes bright and you can see in the dark. You begin to see the world in a whole new light. However, as you start to use them more and more there are some issues. Just like camera lenses, the use of filters can help […] Read More … The post FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS: That Sweet NVG Filtered Life – Keeping Out The Unwanted appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Friday Night Lights, Lif, Amber Filter, NVG Filter


Don Def – “Survival Kit” Ft. Mr. Lif

Don Def links with underground veteran Mr. Lif for the new single, “Survival Kit”, pressing issues of today’s society.  Be on the lookout for “Don Def Kennedy” project set to drop on October 6th. Survival Kit (ft. Mr. Lif) by Don Def
Tags: Jazz, Singles, Mr. Lif, Lif, Don Def, Don Def Kennedy


Mr. Lif and Brass Menažeri Team for Balkan/Hip-Hop Fusion on 'Resilient'

I have a confession to make before we get started: It took me literal weeks of looking at the name Brass Menažeri before realizing that it was a play on Glass Menagerie. Of this, I am deeply ashamed. I also cringed at the notion of an underground hip-hop/traditional Balkan brass band fusion when I first heard it. Of this, I am even more deeply ashamed, because Mr. Lif and the members of Brass Menažeri make an exceptional team on collaboration Resilient . More than a wo...
Tags: Music, Hip-hop, World Music, Balkan, Mr. Lif, Lif, Sonny James, Brass menažeri, Menažeri, Brass Menažeri Team


Thievery Corporation Fires Up San Francisco for the Musical Resistance

The Halloween season is in full effect on this crisp Sunday evening in San Francisco that precedes All Hallows Eve by two days. With the traditional holiday falling on a Tuesday, music fans are out for as much costumed fun as they can get as evidenced by the costumed revelers here at the Masonic in the Nob Hill area. Thievery Corporation is in town, and the Bay Area "thieves" as the band's fans are known are ready to let it all hang out with one of the few bands in the music industry that...
Tags: Music, Mexico, Time, San Francisco, United Nations, Concert, Jamaica, Bay Area, Babylon, Nob Hill, Rob Myers, Masonic, Natalia Clavier, Electronica, Rob Garza, Garza


Mr. Lif and Brass Menažeri - 'Resilient' (album stream) (premiere)

Alternative hip-hop artist Mr. Lif has teamed up with Brass Menažeri for an intriguing new album that's different from anything he's ever produced. Brass Menažeri is a San Francisco area Balkan brass band. How they got together is an interesting story as Mr. Lif was due to play the Seattle Folk Festival and didn't have a backup band, so the festival organizers thought to pair him with Brass Menažeri thinking that his complex rapping would mesh well with the quick-tem...
Tags: Music, San Francisco, Hip-hop, World Music, Premiere, Balkan, Mr. Lif, Lif, Bridget Boyle, Brass menažeri, Alternative hip-hop, Balkan brass, Balkan music, Menažeri, Waxsimile Productions


Mr. Lif & Akrobatik Performs ‘Resolution’ Medley for NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert

The Perceptionists show out, but what's new?
Tags: Videos, Jazz, Npr, Mr. Lif, Lif, Akrobatik


Mr. Lif & Akrobatik (The Perceptionists) NPR Tiny Desk Concert (Video)

Boston Hip Hop veterans Mr. Lif & Akrobatik (The Perceptionists) just released their new album “Resolution” on Mello Music Group and stopped by the NPR Headquarters for an on camera show with a live band for the acclaimed NPR Series Tiny Desk Concert.  The band made up of Tommy Benedetti (of John Brown’s Body) on drums, Van Gordan Martin on guitar, Lean Thomas aka Chop on Keys, and legendary bassist Ashish Vyas (of Thievery Corporation).
Tags: Videos, Boston, Jazz, Mello Music Group, John Brown, Mr. Lif, Lif, Akrobatik, The Perceptionists, Lif Akrobatik, NPR Headquarters, Tommy Benedetti, Van Gordan Martin, Ashish Vyas


The Perceptionists: Tiny Desk Concert

Watch hip-hop veterans Mr. Lif and Akrobatik team up behind the Tiny Desk.(Image credit: Christina Ascani/NPR)
Tags: News, Lif, Akrobatik


The Perceptionists – “Dirty Drumz”

Mr. Lif and Akrobatik are back with a video for “Dirty Drumz”…
Tags: Videos, Jazz, Mr. Lif, Lif, Akrobatik, The Perceptionists


Mr. Lif & Akrobatik – “Free At Last” f. Syne (Video)

The Perceptionists' Resolution album is out now.
Tags: Videos, Jazz, Mr. Lif, Lif, Akrobatik, The Perceptionists


Mr. Lif & Akrobatik – “Free At Last” (Feat. Syne) Video

Mr. Lif and Akrobatik, the two underground MCs who used to rap together as the Perceptionists, reunited this year to release Resolution, their first album together in 12 years. We got into the group's history and what has transpired for both rappers in the interim upon the release of early single "Hose Down." That … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Mr. Lif, Lif, Akrobatik, Syne, Malcolm Critcher


Mr. Lif & Akrobatik Rock “Dirty Drumz” On New Perceptionists Banger

The Perceptionists' Resolution impacts July 28.
Tags: Jazz, Songs, Mr. Lif, Lif, Akrobatik, The Perceptionists, Akrobatik Rock


The Perceptionists (Mr. Lif & Akrobatik) – “Hose Down” Video

Way the hell back in 2005, the veteran Boston underground rappers Mr. Lif and Akrobatik, working together as the Perceptionists, released a really great and underappreciated album called Black Dialogue. They broke up soon after, but now they've reunited, and their new LP Resolution is coming out next month. We posted first single "Hose … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Boston, Mr. Lif, Lif, Akrobatik, The Perceptionists, Malcolm Critcher


Mr. Lif & Akrobatik (The Perceptionists) – “Hose Down” Ft. Syne (Video)

From the upcoming album “Resolution” set to drop July 28th, Mello Music Group’s Mr. Lif & Akrobatik (The Perceptionists) release a new video “Hose Down” featuring Syne.
Tags: Videos, Jazz, Mr. Lif, Lif, Akrobatik, Syne, The Perceptionists, Lif Akrobatik


Mr. Lif & Akrobatik – “Hose Down”

Way the hell back in 2005, El-P's then-thriving Definitive Jux label released Black Dialogue, the debut album from longtime Boston underground rap fixtures Mr. Lif and Akrobatik. Calling themselves the Perceptionists (and, at the time, also feature DJ Fakts One as a member), Lif and Ak showed the sort of giddy, fun energy that they'd … More »
Tags: Music, Boston, Premiere, AK, Mr. Lif, Lif, Akrobatik, Syne, The Perceptionists


Mr. Lif & Akrobatik (The Perceptionists) - Hose Down (feat. Syne)

Way the hell back in 2005, El-P's then-thriving Definitive Jux label released Black Dialogue, the debut album from longtime Boston underground rap fixtures Mr. Lif and Akrobatik. Calling themselves the Perceptionists (and, at the time, also feature DJ… (in post Mr. Lif & Akrobatik – “Hose Down” from stereogum. More by this artist at )
Tags: Music, Boston, Lif, Akrobatik, Lif Akrobatik


Carlita2 - Mr. Lif on Definitive Jux, El-P and sacrifices

peace to em2wice (in post “Mr Lif on Definitive Jux, El-P and sacrifices” from GRANDGOOD. More by this artist at )
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watch Mr. Lif & L'Orange's apocalyptic cartoon video for their song ft. Gonjasufi

It aired during Adult Swim's Toonami segment, and now it's making its web premiere. Continue reading… [Author: Andrew Sacher]
Tags: Music, Adult Swim, Music News, Wyatt Cenac, Andrew Sacher, Gonjasufi, Hip Hop News, Lif, Akrobatik, Mr Lif


Mello Music Group - Antique Gold (feat. Chester Watson)

'The Life & Death Of Scenery​' is due out tomorrow. (in post L'Orange, Mr. Lif and Chester Watson Team Up for "Antique Gold" from Pigeons and Planes. More by this artist at )
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