San Francisco’s Midi Matilda continue delivering the goods with their latest single, “Love & The Movies.” Despite packing a serious amount of lyrical heartbreak, the Bay Area duo manages to keep things upbeat by coasting on a driving drum beat and Springsteen-era synths. Perhaps it’s only fitting then that the video for the track, directed [...]
Antibalas respond to the financial crisis and the Occupy movement on their new upcoming album.
Underground rap veteran Talib Kweli is working on a new album with the utterly detestable title Prisoner Of Conscious, and he’s just released a collaboration with two of the sharpest, most dependably prolific younger MCs on the scene today, Curren$y and Kendrick Lamar. On the track’s hazy, slow-rolling beat, all three guys sound pretty comfortable [...]
Sea Wolf’s debut album didn’t leave my stereo for a long time after it came out. That’s one fine album. Now he’s set to release Old World Romance September 11 on Dangerbird Records. Our first peek at the record is “Old Fri…
Within their universe, ’90s Swedish punks Refused were a hugely important band, but they were never big enough to end up on American TV. So it’s a measure of how their legend has grown in the years they’ve been away that the reunion-tour version of the band can show up on Late Night With Jimmy [...]