Childish Gambino EP

Fans of Community will recognize Childish Gambino as Troy (hetero life-mate to Danni Pudi's lovable Abed). While this could easily be discountedasa novelty effort, it's safe to say it's anything but! Donald Glover manages to channel two of the biggestnamesonCash Money records (no, I'm not talking about Nicki Minaj either), simply (more…) Read More

Current Addictions

Thus far, all I've posted are old reviews that I was looking to share electronically. You'll notice that I listen too allsortsof music, so I thought that I would share some tunes I've currently found myself addicted to: Brett Dennen - "Sydney (I'llComeRunning)"-- This is the lead single from Dennen's forthcoming (more…) Read More

Ghettosocks, Get Some Friends, Indie

Ghettosocks is far from a novelty, he’s the real deal, an emcee with an ear for Old-School tearing up anyone or anything that gets in front of him. He takes hip-hop back to the streets and makes it fun again. Get Some Friends is pure ear candy, it throws the (more…) Read More

James Morrison, Undiscovered, Polydor

Friends will recommend all kinds of albums. Some hit the mark, while others miss by a mile. Unfortunately James Morrison’s Undiscovered falls into the latter category as it’s analbum that fails to leave a lasting impression. From the plaintive, derivative cover art to the too-smooth soul infused pop-rock sounds (more…) Read More

Timbaland, Shock Value, Interscope

Having made a name for himself as Missy Elliott’s right hand man, Timbaland has emerged as one of (if not) THE premiere producers in the music industry. After helming Nelly Furtado’s breakthrough Loose and Justin Timberlake’s Future Sex/Love Sounds albums, his fingerprints can be found on albums by the Pussycat (more…) Read More

Neil Young, Live at Massey Hall: 1971, Reprise/WEA

Neil Young is one of the most distinguished artists in Canadian music history, an artist who has constantly been in a state of evolution, bridging the gaps between genres such asfolk,rock and country. Young has also been considered the godfather of grunge.Inthe36 years since the recording of this performance at (more…) Read More

Hunter Valentine, The Impatient Romantic, True North

There are albums that have you reaching for the stop button even before track 3 has even finished, then again there are albums out there which somehow manage to weld themselves into your portablemusicdevice. The debut LP from Hunter Valentine is undoubtedlyoneofthe latter. Kiyomi’s sultry vocals (think Linda Perry (more…) Read More

Grady, A Cold Cup of Poison, Warner

You must have been living under a rock for the past decade to not know of Big Sugar and/or its front-man Gordie Johnson. Big Sugar has shredded speakers right across this great nation of ours withtheirblend of reggae infused blues rock. In 2004 duetoadispute with the CRTC, Johnson disbanded (more…) Read More

Maroon 5, It Won’t Be Soon Before Long, J Records

Now that it’s clear that Maroon 5 doesn’t have a female lead singer (a popular misconception when Songs About Jane was released), Adam Levine and Company have returned with their sophomore release <em>It Won’t Be Soon Before Long. The old adage“if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” seems to be the (more…) Read More