311 — Mosaic (17 song 2xLP w/ gatefold jacket) 311 — Mosaic (CD) Beck — Mellow Gold (limited special edition of 2,016. 180 gm reissue from Bong Load Records, arriving friday) Booker T. & The M.G.’s — Green Onions (stax reissue) Broken Hope — Mutilated & Assimilated (180 gm vinyl, includes CD) Captain, We’re Sinking […]
The Ovaries-eez will be performing live on the Mills Record Co. stage to celebrate the release of their new album, “Moon Birth” Show starts at 6pm with opening acts Teri Ann Quinn & Calvin Arsenia Always free, always all ages.
Almost two weeks ago Frank Ocean released his version of the Isley Brothers’ “At Your Best (You Are Love).” The song was covered in 1994 by Aaliyah, and the weekend of its release coincided with what would have been the singer’s 36th birthday. And perhaps this connection is what prompted Ocean to treat the cover […]
Are we sure Detroit rapper Danny Brown and Glasgow producer Rustie aren’t twins separated at birth? Never mind the age and race differences. When I hear Brown’s schizoid voice doing cartwheels across Rustie’s rapidly shifting electronic landscape in “Attak” my mind start’s inventing JFK-sized conspiracy theories. One household could never contain so much fiendish […]
“F*** it all I’m going down,” Death Grips “singer” MC Ride calmly intones over the skittering electronic bug that is “F*** Me Out”. Now four years deep into a career that’s been defined by label agitating and political firebreathing, it’s as close as the schizoid experimental rap trio has come to a modus operandi. Unlike […]
I am an unabashed fan of TV’s Andy Daly. From his constant guest-work on show’s ranging like The Office, Modern Family, and Eastbound & Down to his generally manic output on the stellar Comedy Bang Bang podcast, there are few (if any) comedic efforts Daly has done that I haven’t sought out. He blends […]
It’s almost too easy to describe Lana Del Rey’s music as sensual. Her smoky declaration “you fit me better than my favorite sweater” over the rippling guitars of “Blue Jeans” leaves skin-crawling and clothes flying off at record pace. The languishing piano and stereo-panning harp plucks found in “Video Games” continue to make the […]
Watain, the black metal band from Sweden, have just released their fifth album The Wild Hunt, and what a record it is. It’s a continuation of Watain’s take on black metal – that is to say it’s quite melodic and brooding in parts – but the group is never afraid to unleash the beast within […]