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My Top Albums of 2014

This year I definitely listened to a lot more (and a wider variety of) music, which led to me not listening to a select few albums nearly as much as I did last year. Consequently, I have a list of my top 10 albums from this year, with only direction for you to listen for yourself. These albums are listed in […]

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Concert Recaps

Concert Recap: Pitchfork Music Festival (Part 1(?))

So I hit up Pitchfork Music Festival last Sunday, and it was a solid experience. In terms of performances, I did these things in the following order: Listened to the chill, jammy-band stylings of DIIV Overheard Deafheaven killing it while waiting for Earl Sweatshirt Moshed with the Wolf Gang Rocked to some of ScHoolboy Q’s best cuts Nearly […]

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Concert Recaps

Concert Recaps: Spring 2014

I never had the chance to talk on all the shows I saw throughout this year so far, so I wanted to make a few comments on those shows before we roll into summer concerts/festivals. Each concert had its own vibe and unique experience, but no doubt some were better than the others. I’ll go through […]

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Miscellaneous Album Reviews

Song by Song Album Review: Oxymoron

California rapper and Black Hippy affiliate ScHoolboy Q has finally released his first major label debut, and I couldn’t be more excited. Below I’ve written my initial gut reactions to each track from the iTunes deluxe version, fragments and all. Apologies in advance. 1. Gangsta – Q is a gangsta.  It’s as simple as that. There’s a lot […]

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Features Top 5

My Top 5 Songs of 2013

From radio hits to deep album cuts, I was impressed by a countless amount of songs this year. Granted, I’ve probably listened to more music this year than I ever have too. Having said that, some of these decisions were a lot more difficult than others, but I think I’ve made a list that gives […]

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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 […]