Thursday Mixes

Via O-Dub: a face-melting mix of choice tracks from the legendary NYC reggae label Wackies. ("Time is Now"--the first video clip--is a scorcher.)

New Chairman Mao soul mix up at Spine.

Play Jazz Loud, all excited about next summer's World Cup, has a new "Africa Sessions" mix.

Live set from Stretch Armstrong dripping with summertime jewels.

A few months late on this one: a mix of French psych and folk by D*I*R*T*Y Sound System.

And despite the sub-low expectations I have for Blueprint 3.0, a clever commercial from Jay-Z:

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Hua Hsu teaches in the English Department at Vassar College and writes about music, sports, and culture. More

Hua Hsu teaches in the English Department at Vassar College and writes about music, sports, and culture. His work has appeared in The Atlantic, The New York Times, Bookforum, Slate, The Village Voice, The Boston Globe Ideas section and The Wire (for whom he writes a bi-monthly column). He is on the editorial board for the New Literary History of America.

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