Album Reviews

‘Never Had A Choice’ hits hard

October 5, 2017 Jalen Jenkins 0

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 Jenkins 0

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 […]

Album Reviews

Blue Chips 7000 is a straight flush

September 16, 2017 Jalen Jenkins 0

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 […]

Album Reviews

“Black Ken” is a work of west coast art

September 8, 2017 Jalen Jenkins 0

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 […]

Album Reviews

Thundercat is thinking clear on ‘Drunk’

March 24, 2017 Jalen Jenkins 0

California native and bass player, producer and singer Thundercat latest output “Drunk,” his follow up to his 2015 EP “The Beyond/Where the Giants Roam,” was released on Brainfeeder in late February. This is the artist’s […]

Album Reviews

Teen Daze soothes, but doesn’t soar

February 22, 2017 Jalen Jenkins 0

Columbia based producer, Jamison has released a new album, “Themes of a Dying Earth,” under the moniker Teen Daze. Jamison is known for making ambient electronic albums, some even based directly on books he finds […]

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