Dr. Dre – Compton

Andre ‘Dr. Dre’ Young is one of the greatest figures in rap/hip-hop history. You’re wrong if you disagree with that. And it’s absolutely criminal that in a career spanning some 30+ years, this… Continue reading

Lianne La Havas – Blood

I’ll be honest. I knew absolutely nowt about Lianne La Havas until I stumbled across her unreal Glastonbury 2015 set. Since then I’ve been pretty excited for the release of Blood, her sophomore album inspired… Continue reading

The Chemical Brothers – Born in the Echoes

I mean, it’s The Chemical Brothers. These chaps don’t really need an introduction. They’ve been consistently strong for over 20 years and have long cemented their place in big beat/dance folklore. Hot off the heels of… Continue reading

Hopsin – Pound Syndrome

And here we are again. For some reason giving Hopsin another chance despite him delivering disappointing album after disappointing album. Getting straight into it, the biggest issue with a lot of the songs on… Continue reading

Various Artists – Southpaw (Music From and Inspired By the Motion Picture)

I don’t usually care for soundtrack albums but this one has too many heavy hitters to ignore. Eminem, Royce da 5’9″, 50 Cent, Busta Rhymes, Action Bronson, Slaughterhouse, and someone called The Notorious… Continue reading

Nicolas Jaar – Nymphs III

At the end of my ‘Nymphs II’ review I said how hyped I was for whatever Nicolas Jaar would bless us with next, whenever that would be. Goddamn has he blessed us. Not just… Continue reading

Wavves x Cloud Nothings – No Life for Me

As a massive fan of both bands, I couldn’t have been more jazzed when this collaboration project was announced. I was initially disappointed to discover just how short the album is as it… Continue reading

Albums That I Didn’t Review at the Time but Now Have

June’s been and gone and now we’re at the halfway point of the year. Over the last six months there have been some albums I listened to when released but never got round to reviewing… Continue reading

Desaparecidos – Payola

13 years is too long for a band like Desaparecidos to be away. Since the release of their 2002 debut ‘Read Music / Speak Spanish‘, spearhead of the group Conor Oberst has released… Continue reading

Thundercat – The Beyond/Where the Giants Roam

This ‘mini-album’ as it’s being called was only announced a few days before it was released and hot dang was I excited. Between his contributions to Brainfeeder label mate/owner FlyLo’s 2014 album ‘You’re Dead!‘… Continue reading