Lushlife

Jun 19th, 2009 Hip-Hop, Indie steve 2 min read

Sometimes you just have to believe the hype. It feels like it’s been ages since a truly fresh perspective has come out of the underground hip-hop scene.

Aether

Feb 4th, 2009 Abstract Hip-Hop steve 2 min read

Today’s post “Variance” captures the mood perfectly but this is a record meant to be listened to from start to finish (oh, the horror!) with unexpectedly funky BPM changes (“It Was”) and nods to Aether’s many influences (“Makeshift Sanctuary” could be part II to Blockhead’s “Sunday Seance.”)

Michna

Aug 11th, 2008 Electro, IDM steve 2 min read

He DJs as Egg Foo Young here in the city, has done production work for Bonde Do Role and — most importantly — is one of the first artists I can think of who has included written explanations of his instrumental song titles in the CD.