The Road to Afropunk

October 21, 2017 Jalen JenkinsJalen Jenkins

*Disclosure: Jalen Jenkins is a member of the band and also a staff reporter for The Signal. On Oct. 15, my band Pay to Cum played at Afropunk in Atlanta. This festival puts emphasis on […]

‘Never Had A Choice’ hits hard

October 5, 2017 Jalen JenkinsJalen Jenkins

Detroit-based hardcore punk band Freedom has returned with another EP, Never Had A Choice. Following their first attempt at an LP, which fell a bit flat and suffered from a healthy amount of fluff, Freedom […]

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 […]

Blue Chips 7000 is a straight flush

September 16, 2017 Jalen JenkinsJalen Jenkins

Action Bronson has put out the third installment of Blue Chips series with Blue Chips 7000. This album has a 70’s funk vibe thanks to the production efforts of some A-List producers. Bronson, who put […]

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