The National delivers a pulsing dark LP

September 20, 2017 Jalen JenkinsJalen Jenkins

Ohio-based indie rock band, The National, aren’t known for their happy sunshine anthems. They are known for their moody, many times dark, soliloquies with a pulsing rhythmic backbeat and swelling, beautiful, instrumentation. They take influences […]

“Black Ken” is a work of west coast art

September 8, 2017 Jalen JenkinsJalen Jenkins

Lil B has finally dropped his long-awaited mixtape “Black Ken.” First announced seven years ago, the album is what the enigmatic rapper calls his “first venture into hip hop” and his “first official mixtape,” although […]

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