Monthly Archives: August 2011

Interview With Third Man Records’ Black Milk

  Thanks to my good friends at Randomville, I had the opportunity to interview hip-hop artist Black Milk who recently collaborated with Jack White on the 7 inch single “Brain” and “Royal Mega”. Check out the interview over at Randomville. … Continue reading

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Is The Live Album Dead?

I love live albums. There’s something about hearing the roar of the crowd from the speakers, an the artist reacting to it. A good live album is a good indicator of an artist. They either push themselves to the limit, … Continue reading

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Could Another Album Capture the World’s Imagination Like Nirvana’s “Nevermind”?

(Note: I was going to use the original album cover, but I read somewhere that Facebook banned it.)   Spin recently put an issue solely devoted to the 20th Anniversary of Nirvana’s Nevermind. There were numerous tributes by musicians and … Continue reading

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In Defense of R.E.M.’s “Monster”

  As I mentioned yesterday, Popmatters wrote a piece on “10 Albums That Supposedly Suck But Don’t”.  I was surprised to see that R.E.M.’s Monster made it to number two on that list. I had no idea that the album … Continue reading

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Albums I Thought Were Terrible (But Aren’t)

  Popmatters recently ran a piece on “Albums that Supposedly Suck (But Don’t) and it got me thinking of which albums I initially hated. Sometimes, it would take a few listens for me to warm up to the music, with … Continue reading

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