A thought experiment: Imagine how Kendrick Lamar might’ve been different if he’d been born two decades earlier. Lamar is a distant descendent of the Los Angeles boho-rap scene that produced the Pharcyde, whose debut album Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde turned 20 over the weekend. It’s possible to hear echoes of, say, Pharcyde member Slimkid3′s [...]
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I wish I could pick this up & bring it home. There’s so much art in Kansas City, this piece belongs to Scribe.
Listened to this song on repeat meanwhile I was exploring downtown. You can find it on the TRAP – A – HOLICS certified TRAP mix by Thugl…
Pitchfork.tv and La Blogothèque, in association with Converse, are pleased to present a series of Take Away Shows shot during Pitchfork Music Festival Paris. The segments were filmed in unique locations around the city and feature primarily a…
As producer Randall Poster did earlier this year, Mojo Magazine is taking a retrospective look at Fleetwood Mac’s classic LP, Rumours, in the form of a new tribute album titled Rumours Revisited. The publication asked Yeasayer to provide their take on the opening track “Second Hand News”. It’s a great fit, not only because the Brooklyn [...]
“Singer/multi-instrumentalist-songwriter” doesn’t quite convey all that’s at play with Japan’s Shugo Tokumaru, though it’s an accurate start. On his forthcoming In Focus?, the artist plays “an average of twenty instruments” on each of its 15 songs, which is so many instruments. “Decorate” is the 2013 LP’s first single, an ebullient pop cut stuffed with solos, [...]