Music sounds a certain way when you know the artist is still up and coming, hungry and open to opportunities. Abra’s 80s synth, basic drum beats and danceable R&B bring me back to a simpler […]
I was a huge Late of the Pier fan back in the mid-to-late 00s and had always wondered where that sound went. Nothing has been quite like it since and this new collaboration with Connan Mockasin […]
I was going to give this some clever title like Cappa Cappa Cappa, but remembered that the real Kappa is with a “K” and went through an interesting Google jaunt about this poor Dartmouth fraternity […]
Does anyone remember that episode of The Simpsons where Marge Simpson ran into an old friend from high school who invited her to the local country club? Marge was wearing a thrift store Chanel suit at the time and with every subsequent visit to said country club, she updated this amazing suit by tailoring it into new looks again, and again, and again.
Troye Sivan’s “Wild” is that Chanel suit for me this year…
Aesop Rock, straight out of Portland, Oregon was at the forefront of the new wave of underground and alternative hip hop acts that emerged during the late 90s and early 00s. The single “Rings” came out earlier this year, but is seeing some more attention recently in the music blogosphere — one of the more underrated hip hop tracks of the year from The Impossible Kid record.
My obsession started back in 2007 during my first trip to Asia. Aside from discovering a million other things while traveling around, I was most fascinated with the music. The high production value, the voices, […]
About two years ago I heard Olly Alexander‘s voice for the first time. I listen to a lot of music, but it’s very rare to have a “who is this” moment with so much of what […]
By far one of the most unique and memorable groups that I can name on one hand, South African rap-ravers Die Antwoord absolutely slay every record they put out without any chill or restraint, whatsoever. Recently […]
I met Mykki Blanco a few weeks ago to be part of a shoot for his upcoming visual campaign leading up to Friday’s release of the long-awaited Mykki. His music has always been the New York […]