Tag: Music

The Bug – Poison Dart

This is hip-hop the likes of which I’ve never heard, heavy bass drops, reggae influenced rhythms, and featuring one bad-ass senorita emcee who gives M.I.A. a run for her money. Speakers and eardrums beware, this one just may blow them out. Don’t worry, you’ll be jammin out so much you won’t even care.

Merriweather Post Pavillion

Totally obsessed with this song, My Girls, leaked off the new Animal Collective which is dropping January 20th. Can’t wait for the show at Metro on the 22nd. Stream the studio version here. So fun!

Top 5 Albums of 2008

So after taking careful inventory of my iTunes, lastfm, and concert experiences of 2008 here are my top 5 releases of the year. {column1}{/column1}{column2}5. Rabbit Habits, Man Man Absurd, wacky, and genius all at once, this album is all the pieces I love about Tom Waits without the sometimes remote, inaccessible parts of Waits with… Read more »

Juana Molina

Wow, I’m floored by the dulcet tones of Argentina’s Juana Molina. Abstract layers of sounds, breathy vocals, and meandering melodies. If you like the Books or Bjork, this will definitely suit.

848 Chicago

Friends today on WBEZ Chicago Public Radio! Steve Heisler of Time Out & the AV Club profiles mash-up kiddos ABX & Stv Slv of the Hood Internet. Listen to the whole show here: 848 Wednesday November 12th. Hood segment starts right around the 39:00 mark.