Song Spotlight

Underground Hip Hop Spotlight: “Repent” by Gracias

A┬áCongolese and Finnish rapper influenced by Fever Ray and Burial, Gracias brings us a sound largely driven by ambient electronic instrumentals. His song “Repent”, which is featured in the above music video, takes a special focus on this influence.┬áHis video puts an added emphasis on atmosphere, as two adventurous children finding the resting Gracias in […]


5 Things I Learned About Music in 2013.

As I’ve reflected on my experiences with music albums, radio hits, and live shows throughout this year, I’ve realized I have a lot more things to say about music than I can really say just by sharing my top five albums and songs of the year. While I’m still making a last ditch effort to […]

Song Spotlight Wild Card

Wild Card Wednesday: “Collard Greens” by ScHoolboy Q feat. Kendrick Lamar

I saw a lot of Twitter activity regarding Q’s new video getting dropped today (or recently) so I thought I’d plug it too. Best known for his membership in the West Coast supergroup Black Hippy (ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock, Ab-Soul, & Kendrick Lamar) ScHoolboy Q’s on the verge of pumping out his first commercial release […]