Category Archives: Hip Albums

September 23

FKJ: Waiting feat. Madelyn Grant

I’m still not sure what French Kiwi Juice tastes like but I hope its as delicious as the latest EP, Take Off, from the man himself FKJ.

August 12

Aesop Rock: ZZZ Top

From the first drum break to the last rhyme, Aesop Rock delivers his finest material since Labor Days. Check out his new album Skelethon via Rhymesayers.  

April 02

Major Lazer featuring Pharrell

Some insane flow from Pharrell over a stripped down cut off Major Lazer’s upcoming Apocalypse Now EP out 2/25 via Mad Decent/Secretly Canadian.    

February 25

ShetheMonster’s Pacific EP

There is a stunning depth to the songs on ShetheMonsters Pacific EP. The aching melodies cascade over the dynamic production finding a sweet spot between indie singer-songwriter and fringe pop. ShetheMonster’s music is made possible through technology – The band is multinational and is currently based in two locations – Green Bay, Wisconsin (USA) and Sydney, Australia. Check […]

February 25

Long Car Rides with Kasim Keto

  Kasim Keto’s Long Car Rides is a beat driven odyssey intent on finding its home in your car stereo. It’s chilled out hypnotic vibes will ease the pains of traffic and elevate the joys of driving on the open road. His muted vocals add to his mysterious persona who seems more comfortable tweaking the beats […]

December 11

Zachary Cale: The Blue Rider

Zachary Cale’s stripped down approach and reedy Southern drawl add an alarming depth to his wistful folk songs. “Hold Fast” is a highlight from his new album;  a wry ballad with a pay-off chorus.  

December 02

Latyrx return with The Second Album

Underground Hip Hop pioneers Latyrx has returned with their heavily anticipated follow up to their debut, The Album. The aptly titled The Second Album is chalk full of the same tongue twisting word play and quirky production that made their first offering so good. .

October 13

Return Flight to Analog Africa

From the consummate collection Return Flight to Ghana. This sequel to 2010’s fine Afro-Beat Airways delivers still more Fela-free gems from Ghana’s golden age.