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Hip-Hop & Electronic

VINYL OF THE MONTH: Baby Jaymes "21 Questions"

VINYL OF THE MONTH Baby Jaymes 21 Questions b/w The Visit Oakland, CA (Ret-Tone Recordings/Ghetto Retro Music) “Soulful re-working of 50 Cent track highlights new 7-inch” The new 45 from the soulful, sexy Baby Jaymes radiates a funked-out Oakland vibe the second the needle touches down on wax. BJ’s retro-infused take on the 50 Cent […]Read More »

PHOTO GALLERY: Jurassic 5 live in Boston

Jurassic 5 is currently embarked on a reunion tour celebrating their 20th Anniversary. Their last stop on the Word of Mouth reunion tour came to House of Blues Boston on Sunday August 3, 2014 and it was a truly great performance. They played for an hour and 45 minutes; their set included DJ battles, some freestyle work […]Read More »

Tobacco - "Ultima II Massage" Review PLUS Video

“Electro Psych Rock for junkyard dogs in heat” Tobacco’s latest gem, Ultima II Massage, is a disembodied aural experience. It’s like sex with a head cold – grimy, distorted, wet, and rhythmic with a lot of heavy breathing. Sonically, Ultima sounds like it has been run through a meat grinder, only it has an engine […]Read More »

RJD2 - "More Is Than Isn’t" Review

From founding his own record label to building his own studio to amassing one of the most impressive synthesizer collections on the planet, RJD2 doesn’t like to do anything small, and his fifth LP is no exception. The four years since his last record have been spent producing for various artists as well as his […]Read More »

Moderat - "II" Review

Moderat is the supergroup of Berlin electronic music. It combines the poetic atmosphere of Apparat and the dancefloor brawn of Modeselektor into something that’s not quite one, and not quite the other, but something new and wonderful in the space between them. The album opener is a fitting metaphor for the collaboration. “The Mark” is […]Read More »

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