Tag Archive for experimental hip-hop

Class of 2016: The Overachievers

2016 was a shit year. Seriously. We experienced one of the ugliest elections in recent history. Social progress not only came to a halt, but there are elements within our country that would be happy to see us rewind the past half century. And everybody died. Well, not everybody, but you know what I mean. We lost Prince, David Bowie, and Leonard… Read more →

Shabazz Palaces + THEESatisfaction. 07.21.12

It was 997°F in the Baker neighborhood of Denver yesterday, which coincidentally made it just a few degrees cooler than it was in the Golden Triangle for the Westword Music Showcase a few weeks ago.  You would have thought we’d have missed the worst of the heat by waiting until 5:00pm to show up, but as we made our way… Read more →

‘keeps me chasing ghosts of dreams from funerals to birth, in reverse’

Astronautalis – This Is Our Science (Fake Four Inc, 2011) If you break Astronautalis down to basic elements you end up with a white hip-hop artist from Florida.  An artist with the given name of Charles Andrew Bothwell.  You will find Sage Francis in those elements.  You will find Atmosphere, Felt and Grieves in there as well.  You will also… Read more →