Kids See Ghosts – Self-titled – Album Review

Kanye and Cudi link up again and tag team a great experimental rap album. Continue reading Kids See Ghosts – Self-titled – Album Review

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Noname – Telefone – MIXTAPE REVIEW

Chicago rapper Noname, or Fatimah Warner to her mates, (formerly known as Noname Gypsy) has had popular guest verses on projects such as Chance The Rapper’s cult mixtape Acid Rap, and Mick Jenkins’ The Water[s] mixtape. But now it’s time for the 24 year-old emcee to take centre stage, and she does that brilliantly on Telefone. It’s jazzy and soft hip-hop mixtape, and on it … Continue reading Noname – Telefone – MIXTAPE REVIEW

BADBADNOTGOOD – IV- Album Review

Toronto Jazz-Hop band BADBADNOTGOOD have had the modern kind of fame in both the online jazz and beat cultures, where their covers of classic hip-hop beats have gone viral on YouTube thanks to some bizarre directing and camerawork, alongside beautifully twisted renditions of smooth and nostalgia-inducing instrumentals from such producers as the legendary J Dilla to alternative culture icon Tyler, The Creator. Through these covers- … Continue reading BADBADNOTGOOD – IV- Album Review

Deakin- Just Am – Track Review

Animal Collective‘s Deakin’s solo album has been hotly anticipated by psych fans for a while now, with various live recordings and singles being shared around the internet, but fans of the Deak have been pleasantly surprised this week by the announcement of a full solo project by Deakin, to be released on Friday. With Sleep Cycle on the way, the first single from it is … Continue reading Deakin- Just Am – Track Review

Animal Collective – Painting With – Album Review

  Animal Collective’s 10th full-length project opens with the wonderful and energetic FloriDaDa, a single which I’ve been enjoying since it dropped late last year. However, the rest of this LP didn’t get the memo, RE: fun psych-pop tunes with catchy hooks and playful verses and instrumentation. Although a few spots on the record manage to create some sense of adventure and genuine sweetness, such … Continue reading Animal Collective – Painting With – Album Review