Category Archive: reviews

He’s Earl Sweatshirt, And We’re Not.

At the age of nineteen, Earl Sweatshirt is anticipated. Our culture has seen this narrative many times before. Between pop stars and child actors, it’s either all a big surprise or the whole… Continue reading

Loose Bass Strings Are My Boyfriend. Segall’s “Sleeper” Is Romantic Psychedlic. Marry Me.

When you think about Ty Segall, you think about the lobes of your brain splitting into…what is it? Six? Yeah, it’s six. And if you haven’t heard Ty Segall, then it’s a whole… Continue reading

What Have You Been Listening To Lately? White Girl Writes About Hip Hop (Again): Miller, Joe and Chance

My favorite question to ask people is, “What Have You Been Listening To Lately?” It’s a nice way to let someone open up about music. The value is in how different people talk… Continue reading

Yeezus, Mary and Joseph. It’s Here.

There’s no other way to say it. Kanye Is Back. But…did he ever leave? A persistence in our persistent feed, Yeezy is a man of many words. And even though they’re all over… Continue reading

Come Over. Let’s Listen To Some Daft Punk.

In a perfect world, a record will stand on its own. Nothing else will matter but the track listing, the art, the personnel and the sounds of it spinning. Records should be their… Continue reading

Getting Old And Modern With Vampire Weekend

It has to be said that Ezra Koenig is one of the most underrated vocalists, maybe, of all time. He has the ability to control his consonants and vowels unlike any other singer out there.… Continue reading

What Have You Been Listening To Lately? WAMPIRE, Milk Music, SSGs and Chance

There has been too much negativity on this website lately. Just today, a friend told me “you write angry sometimes.” Thanks, Joe. So, in an effort to get some good vibes going on… Continue reading

Constructive Criticism? Let Me Riff About Deerhunter For A Bit

Lately I’ve spent a lot of time questioning my musical taste on a lot of different levels. But the experience of forcing myself to listen to records I don’t like, more than once, has… Continue reading

Sorry I’m Not Sorry, I’m Gonna Blab About JACK WHITE: Happy 1st Anniversary Blunderbuss

Because I can, I’d like to wish JACK WHITE’S Blunderbuss a Happy One Year Anniversary. Over the past year I’ve written about JACK WHITE a lot, I’ve traveled to another state – twice – to… Continue reading

They’re Back!

For the last 24 hours, I’ve been listening to and then – singing in public – the new Daft Punk song. And tonight marks the second consecutive night I’ve headphone-danced to it in… Continue reading