Q is back and has enlisted Kanye for “That Part”. Top Dawg has been critical of lackluster sales of Q’s latest single, perhaps the new visuals featuring Mr West will help push the TDE weight in the streets.
If you haven’t experienced Lincoln Durham before, well, I think Lincoln himself put it best, “Welcome to the fucking congregation.” I’ve been creeping in the shadows with the wretched, and I’ve got to get away ~ “Creeper” It seems simple enough but with that one lyric, sung by a self professed “Southern-Gothic Psycho- Blues Revival-Punk […]
When I first heard DOROTHY’s 2015 self-titled EP, I was excited. I’m a big fan of rock bands that root their sounds in the 70s blues rock sound a la Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin, and this band’s music really struck a nerve with with me. Plus, it was fronted by a female vocalist who […]
Less than a week after sharing his first song under the wing of Top Dawg Entertainment, he’s back with another track called “Could It Be.” This one comes with accompanying visuals co-directed by his new label-mate, Kendrick Lamar.
In August 2015, Atlas Genius released their sophomore album “Inanimate Objects” (Warner Brother Records). It is an album that showcases the bands ability to meld driving guitars and rhythmic synths; a trademark of these Australian indie electronic rockers. In support of their latest album, and with a busy summer of tour dates ahead of them, Atlas Genius […]
It’s been almost three years since Skylar Grey’s critically acclaimed album “Don’t Look Down” was released, and her fans are rabid for a new album. It’s been reported that her album is ready, but without a firm a release date, her fans will have to wait patiently for the day to come, and savor those tracks that […]
Opening for Atlas Genius and Skylar Grey and at the El Rey Theatre on April 30, 2016 was the San Diego based band The Young Wild. The core of the band are singer/guitarist Bryan Williams, bassist Gareth Moore and drummer Brandon Zedaker, and their paths crossed as students at Point Loma Nazarene University in 2015. After release the […]
The past 18 months have been quite fruitful for Gavin Turek. With backing vocal credits on the first three songs of Tuxedo’s debut album (the collaborative venture between Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One) that was released in March 2015, to her own collaborative album with Tokimonsta titled “Your’re Invited” that was released August 2015, to […]
My first impression as she walked into the room – she knows herself. You can’t say that about most young women … but Veiga Sanchez (professionally known as “Salt Ashes“) is different. There’s an aura about her, and she certainly made quite a first impression with me when I met her for an interview. I immediately knew […]
I get a lot of unsolicited suggestions from strangers about bands or recording artists that I should be checking out. As is often the case, I’m usually left pondering why I wasted the past half hour giving the suggestion the benefit of the doubt for every subpar recording I pressed play on. Thankfully, I have a […]