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RetroTV: Donald Glover – Two Sides of Cool (pt 2) (Trailer)

April 29th, 2010 3 Comments

Header Graphic Design: Chris Piascik of The Deft Collective Donald Glover should be one tired man. Whether he’s starring alongside snarky comedy heavyweights like Joel McHale and Chevy Chase in NBC’s freshman hit Community, taping one-man specials for Comedy Central, or writing and releasing movies like Mystery Team with his comedy troupe Derrick Comedy, this […]

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RetroTV: Mayer Hawthorne – Two Sides of Cool (pt 1) (Trailer)

April 28th, 2010 No Comments

Header Graphic Design: Chris Piascik of The Deft Collective Ann Arbor, Michigan is a world away from the poetically soulful sounds that Mayer Hawthorne channels on A Strange Arrangement, his first album for LA’s Stones Throw Records, but don’t tell him that. With several successful singles that have been championed by everyone from Starbucks to […]

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Francis and the Lights, Live At Red Devil Lounge

January 26th, 2010 1 Comment

Photo Credit: Alicia Adams There must be something beautiful and dangerous happening inside the mind of Francis Farewell Starlite. Having experienced his live shows only through a few video clips here and there, I was ecstatic to hear that he would be gracing the stage at San Francisco’s Red Devil Lounge. Although I had no […]

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Theophilus London – Humdrum Town Music Video

January 13th, 2010 No Comments

Our man Theophilus London is at it again, starting 2010 off strong with the release off his new video for the single “Humdrum Town” which is one of our favorite tracks on This Charming Mixtape. We caught up with him last month in NYC during the Wired event and talked a bit about his new […]

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Best of 2009: The Retrospective Staff Pick

December 31st, 2009 No Comments

The new year calls for resolutions, restoration, and revamping, but before we get to that point, The Retrospective staff has taken a jaunt down memory lane to reminisce about the highlights of 2009. There’s no better time of year to be retrospective, so take a look at our list–as eclectic as our staff members–and get […]

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