How Soul Shake Down Studios is carving out their own lane in San Diego hip-hop

As I drive down a familiar street in my hometown, I can hear the bass of a heavy-hitting trap song outside my window. Whether it's from a house or a nearby car I can't tell, but the thought quickly slips my mind as I run over questions in my head. I park in a cul-de-sac … Continue reading How Soul Shake Down Studios is carving out their own lane in San Diego hip-hop

New Music Roundup: November

New music roundups are a monthly recap dedicated to covering the latest music in a series of short, descriptive reviews. This month’s edition includes new releases from Action Bronson, Mike WiLL Made-It, Rosalía and more. Action Bronson - White Bronco Amidst filming his ongoing television show (highly recommend for foodies and weed-heads) and other out-of-booth … Continue reading New Music Roundup: November

Album Review: Marissa Nadler – For My Crimes

In its most bare form, folk music is powerful enough to bring people together and shape culture through compelling storytelling and imagery. Even today, there is still a place and an audience for the singer-songwriter who leans on little more than their voice and guitar to craft their songs. Marissa Nadler finds herself in this … Continue reading Album Review: Marissa Nadler – For My Crimes

Album Review: Mitski – Be the Cowboy

In a world of diminishing indie rock icons, Mitski is blossoming into one of the independent scene's most beloved singer-songwriters. The 27-year old Japanese-American musician, widely known for her nomadic lifestyle and endless touring, is much more than a measly indie rocker. She has a subtle knack for giving pop songs an artsy flair, frequently … Continue reading Album Review: Mitski – Be the Cowboy