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

Iceland Airwaves 2013 - Founder's Favorites

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 2:42 PM
Marcus Floyd

  News My apologies on this post as it's several months late, but better late than never! Here are my favorite acts from Iceland Airwaves 2013: Lescop Pourquoi? Parce que j'aime merde français! I'm not a huge punk fan, but this one makes me dance. Also I can imagine Serge Gainsbourg singing it while taking a cigarette drag at carefully timed intervals as if the act were part of the song itself.     amiina They've worked with Sigur Rós quite... READ MORE