Hip-Hop & Electronic

  • Misfit Mod – “Islands & Islands”

    Misfit Mod Islands & Islands London, UK (Stars & Letters Records) “Down-beat electronic noveau” Utilizing audio mosaics that bleed aloneness and introverted benevolence, Misfit Mod’s...

  • Lotus – “Build”

    Lotus Build Philadelphia, PA (SCI Fidelity Records) “Take a trip with funk-laced electronica” The newest offering from electronic mainstay Lotus, Build, has the band straying...

  • The Coup

    Sorry To Bother You Oakland, CA (ANTI-) “Funky, political hip-hop for fans of Outkast”   For those who have been waiting, it’s been a long...

  • Black Moth Super Rainbow

    Cobra Juicy Pittsburgh, PA (Rad Cult) “Vocoded indie rock with psychedelic flair”   It’s coming up on a decade of solid music-making for experimental band...

  • VINYL OF THE MONTH: Robes

    Dead Sound & Welcome Worn 7-inches Chapel Hill, NC (PotLuck Records)   “Electronic, indie-pop brilliance from North Carolina duo” Robes features the electro-pulses of members...

  • Aesop Rock

    Skelethon New York, NY (Rhymesayers Entertainment)   “A triumphant return and the best hip-hop to come out this year”   On his sixth album, Ian...

  • Record Review: VilleBillies

    VilleBillies Appetite for Dysfunction Louisville, KY (Island Earth Music
) “Boozy, beat-laden, twangy hip-hop” If there ever was a need to record an album that glorifies...

  • Record Review: Avoxblue

    Avoxblue A Place Without Time Boston, MA (Self-released) “Electronic New-Gaze” A Place Without Time is a soundtrack for moving forward while looking wistfully back.  Avoxblue’s...

  • Record Review: Lazer Sword

    Lazer Sword Memory L.A./Berlin (Monkeytown Records) “Layered with dark atmospheres and trip-hop beats” Memory plays through like a late night acid trip that keeps you...

  • Record Review: Animal Talk

    Animal Talk Animal Talk Boston, MA “Upbeat, strong and invigorating, this Boston band holds great promise” Animal Talk, a relatively new band out of Boston,...