Vinyl updates are brief recaps on my latest and newest record store buys. This edition includes Fleetwood Mac's seminal 1977 rock record Rumours, multiple soul releases from Daptone Records and more. Charles Bradley - Changes My most recent record store stop included copping the final album by the late Charles Bradley. The last release by the … Continue reading Vinyl Update: rock essentials and modern soul
Counting down my ten favorite beats by legendary Detroit hip-hop producer, James Yancey.
New music round ups are a monthly recap dedicated to covering some of the latest new music in a series of short, descriptive reviews. This edition includes a variety of hip-hop releases, including Evidence, Migos and Maxo Kream, the latest from California singer-songwriter Ty Segall, and the new record from folk-pop duo First Aid Kit. … Continue reading New music round up: January
A few rap projects from 2017 that I slept on, just discovered or didn't listen to quite enough.
Last August, on a podcast episode of Song Exploder, St. Vincent, formally known as Annie Clark, fondly recalled the creation of the lead single for her new album, "New York". In speaking about the song, she quoted, “It's the first song I've written that I thought, 'Oh this might be someone's favorite song.' I've never had … Continue reading Album Review: St. Vincent – Masseduction