15 Before 2015 (My Favorites of the Year)

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at 5:22 PM
Jake Miller

  Music   Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Piñata Anyone familiar with Freddie Gibbs' previous work knew this was the album he has always had in him. Authentic, gritty and, at times, downright hilarious. While we may be holding our breath forever waiting on a second Madvillian album, producer extraordianaire Madlib never keeps us waiting on exciting, genre-bending production for long. One of the best hip-hop collaboration albums of this or any year.     The Juan MacLean - In a Dream Every couple of years DFA's John... READ MORE

Let's Push Things Forward - 2013 Preview

Friday, December 14, 2012 at 5:11 PM
Jake Miller

  Music Always looking forward, never looking back.  Here are a few of our most highly anticipated releases of next year.  Some of these have been confirmed, some are merely rumbles that leave us in anticipation.   Toro Y Moi-Anything In Return-January 22- Chaz Budnick is known for his sublime, mature take on pop music and if the first single "So Many Details" is any indicator, that trend will continue.  2011's Underneath The Pine was a serious step forward from... READ MORE