By Theo Bloom The first of country musician Craig Gerdes’ shows was a wild, high energy performance for four straight hours. Never did his and his band’s energies wain, nor did the crowd’s enthusiasm for the outlaw country outfit. The performance was filled with some great instrumentation and fantastic vocals, and the band had an […]
Mick Jenkins – Smoking Song (feat. BADBADNOTGOOD) (SMOOTH) The last song off of Mick Jenkins’ new album is perfectly titled. Opening up with a smooth bass line and flourishing woodwinds, he creates a rich jazz vibe right off the bat. Combined with his voice, which adds to the intimacy of the song, Jenkins transports the […]
Takeoff – Last Memory (SEAMLESS) The “mute of the Migos,” Takeoff, has announced that “The Last Rocket” will land on Nov. 2. Along with the announcement, Takeoff released the single “Last Memory” a melodic, yet choppy tune that displays his ability to weave seamlessly throughout verses with assistance from his ad-libs. By Isiah Sneed […]
By Theo Bloom (Yung Forehead Wrinkles) The year 2018 has been a fantastic year for music; there have been incredible albums released in a wide-ranging swath of genres. Despite this, there is one category of music that seems to be left to the wayside: Novelty music. Truly silly natured novelty music seems to be a […]
Jerry Paper – Everything Borrowed (STUMBLING) Featuring the warped synths and smooth grooves that have become his signature sound, “Everything Borrowed” has Jerry Paper cry about the trivial value people place on social order and objects. Despite the dire subject matter, the chill vibes sent through the stumbling beat will keep you moving. By Evan […]
By Theo Bloom Chic makes a forceful and funky return to the spotlight after a 25 year hiatus with the album Its About Time. The standout track of the bunch is Boogie all Night, an NAO supported track. Maybe disco isn’t dead after all?
By Theo Bloom U-God, of Wu-Tang Clan fame, recently dropped a remix of Cardi B’s chart-topping ‘Bodak Yellow’ entitled ‘WuDak Yellow.’ Not a great name, but a banger nonetheless. His verse is very dense and reminiscent of the infamous Wu-Tang sword style, but definitely makes some concessions to fit the “mumble rap” style that is […]