As the days get darker and the weather gets colder, there are certain types of albums I like to take off the shelf. I say that relatively speaking, as here in LA it's still 90 degrees on a daily basis. Regardless, Halloween is right around the corner and although many celebrations went on this weekend, … Continue reading 10 Rap Songs to Put You in the Halloween vibe
Rapsody is very much a 'rapper's rapper'. Over the past few years she's been steadily gaining lots of praise from her peers for her prowess as an MC, even though until this year, she had yet to come out with a fully realized album. I think there's been a number of factors that have played … Continue reading Album Review: Rapsody – Laila’s Wisdom
Eight great, low key projects that may have slipped by your ears this year.
In a world where everybody is so passionate about stating and defending their opinions online, there aren't many people, let alone artists, that are tackling present day situations as humorously and entertainingly as Alex Cameron. On his second studio album, Forced Witness, the Australian singer-songwriter comes through with a daring artistic statement that is strangely irresistible. … Continue reading Album Review: Alex Cameron – Forced Witness
Last Friday, I caught indie-rock poster boy Mac Demarco at the Santa Barbara Bowl with The Flaming Lips. I had no idea what I was in for with the latter, and to sum it up in Mac's own words, their performance was "electrifying". But back to Mac, who has been one of my favorite artists … Continue reading Mac Demarco @ the Santa Barbara Bowl