Archive for August, 2014

ChipWIN-tern PRE/REVIEW: ‘nova’ by xyce

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Happy Saturday friends! I have something very special for you today: tidbits of knowledge about xyce’s new album, which releases tomorrow. (And now that it has, this article is properly embedded!) Now, I’m just gonna go ahead and get this out of the way (and set your internal bar extremely high): this album is ridiculous. It’s great. It’s greater than great – it’s a level of great that Tony the Tiger couldn’t express. It makes Alexander the Great seem like Alexander the Just Kinda Okay. I’m telling you this now so that you’ll have a day to prepare yourselves before this album (and your jaws) drop.

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VOLUME 3: FULL DETAILS

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Sup y’all? =) President Hoodie here. Looks like we’re at that lovely point once again:

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Quenching the Forge: The Green Faerie

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Absinthe is a storied spirit, traveling a winding road over more than 200 years that started with it as a patent medicine.  It grew to a widely popular drink with cultural influence, being driven underground by being falsely associated with violent crime and mental illness, and finally being largely decriminalized by 2011.

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Seriously, heckuva story.

History aside, absinthe isn’t for everyone.  The anise flavor is strong with this spirit.  So much so that I’ve seen cocktail recipes calling for naught but a rinse of the glass.  Further, it packs a wallop.  Distilled absinthe is typically between 45% and 74% ABV, though some modern cold-mixed varieties can reach 89.9% ABV.

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Inside The Daякcнip Mind of Optimus Chad

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Hey Frank here with another edition of “Inside The Daякcнip Mind!” [BACK FROM A HIATUS!!]  To talk about an album that has all elements I truly love about an excellent chipthrash album that never tires while looping. The album I’m talking about is ‘Swallow Razor Blades by Optimus Chad. It’s another Datathrash Recordings release so you can already tell its going to be a hard hitter, but now its time to cut to the chase!!

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