Profoundly influenced by many styles of music and its eras, the huge hybrid sound that uhlife mentions is present in his debut free “(barely)uhlive”.
Is “Good Kid, M.A.A.D City” a classic? I think youth dictates those terms. Classic records always seem to be the ones that impact you the most when you are still malleable. They are records that change the way you think about the possibility of music and the expectations you have for other artists and their endeavors. I’ll leave that decision to kids that have never heard “Illmatic” (an album which as great as it is still has “One Time”, a song skipped by me to this day) and people paid for their opinions on what makes for good music.
Sonnymoon lures you in with vibes of their Homer planet with their electronic / soul sound.
Brooke Candy is a vivacious 23-year-old that hails from the City of Angels with an ‘I-don’t-take-shit-attitude’ and over-the-top ‘I’m-sexy-and-I-know-it style’.
Frank Nitt, new curator of the late great J Dilla’s catalogue, speaks with Emerald about what that new job title entails, label ownership, and “Dilla Day”.
An interview with Netherfriends, the guy who tours a lot and records a new song every time he’s in a new city. 50 songs, 50 states.
An intimate audio interview with Gonjasufi about struggles within the music industry, staying true to who you are as an artist, and the roots of Hip-Hop music.
Glass Cloud is an American metal-core band from Hampton, Virginia formed by Jerry Roush, Joshua Travis, Travis Sykes, and Chad Hasty started in late ’11.
Ro BLVD teams up with a slew of artist (some known and some soon to be known) to bring forth this project full of amazing production and grand talent.
Dominique Larue links up once again with D/Will to finish Seize the Day. “diem.” is a follow up to Miss Larue’s 2010’s “Carpe” and all she states in her interview with GrungeCake it’s her “favorite work to date.”