The aching, ’70s-style piano ballad “True Love” from promising Vancouver newcomer Tobias Jesso Jr. is a Best New Track.
These aren’t condescending ‘Real Hip-Hop’ platitudes: This is a call to arms for hip-hop’s creative fringe to snatch the reins from a power structure more interested in self-preservation than the advancement of the culture. — Craig Jenkins reviews the second album from avant-rap futurists Shabazz Palaces, Lese Majesty.
Has the vinyl resurgence reached its peak? Joel Oliphint finds out in our latest feature story, “Wax and Wane”.
Danish punk band Iceage try out shambling country on their surprising Best New Track, “The Lord’s Favorite”.
Weird Al talks about the music of his life in our latest 5-10-15-20 interview.
What a time to be alive
Zach Braff’s most vaunted position in pop culture circa 2014 isn’t as the actor who played the annoying guy on the TV show your college roommates watched all the time, or as a fervent Redditor who once assisted in helping someone propose to their girlfriend online, or as a distant blood relative to Mitt Romney. Arguably, he’s not even most known as the guy who directed Garden State—he’s the guy who put together the Garden State soundtrack, and so the question surrounding Wish I Was Here is a strange one that most films aren’t subject to: What does it sound like? — Larry Fitzmaurice reviews the soundtrack to Zach Braff’s Garden State follow-up, Wish I Was Here.
“History’s gonna be harder to make than I thought.” -Kanye West
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