Wednesday, March 23 2011
Shunda K deserves to be your favorite foul-mouthed Christian lesbian rapper, but this is no way to put together an album.
Tuesday, March 15 2011
It’s hard to walk away from a Girl Talk concert and not be a happy camper. Even better, once this party’s over, there are no beer cans to clean up before mom gets home.
Wednesday, March 9 2011
The Dismemberment Plan reunites for concert tour in support of Emergency & I vinyl reissue.
There are very few pop songs about husbands who don't do their chores. Pigeon John makes me think there's a good reason for that.
Sunday, February 20 2011
Blue Songs finds Adam Butler and his crew of collaborators laying back -- turning the dance floor into an ethereal contemplation, unrepentant debauchery, retro revivalism, and slow-burning House.
Thursday, February 17 2011
This is a crucial rap album that deals with, at least in part, the fall-out of the global markets and what that means to both the person on the street and the average suburban dweller.
Thursday, February 3 2011
Now here's a little story, we've got to tell, about the business of hip-hop, you know so well. It started way back in history, from Alexander Hamilton down to Jay-Z.
Wednesday, January 19 2011
Chicago-based Americana duo simultaneously succeed gloriously and fail miserably.
Tuesday, January 4 2011
(hed) PE couldn't seem to decide on a style for four albums, so there's a little of everything on this album. The results are much less successful than the band probably hoped.
Monday, January 3 2011
He's got 99 problems but a book ain't one. Jay-Z's nonlinear memoir illuminates rap as personal narrative, lyric poetry, and transformative medium.