Got a case of the Mondays? Well do we have the video for you. If you’ve ever wanted to give the good ol’ fuck you to the man then be sure to watch this video. For what’s essentially a testosterone fueled song for adolescents, it’s actually quite good. The funky beat is a nice touch, [...]
Seattle Hip Hop Duo Grieves & Budo Talk Together/Apart, Emo Rap, Warped Tour Life and More [Interviews]
Recently we got the chance to sit down with the up-and-coming Seattle hip-hop duo, Grieves and Budo. Having spent time this past summer on the Warped Tour, Grieves and Budo are currently touring in support of their new release, Together/Apart. Grieves and Budo have ties to two of the biggest regions for underground hip-hop in [...]
For years, Andy Bothwell, AKA Astronautalis, has been compulsively traveling, spitting his whiskey-soaked sermons in town after town, baptising audiences of hip-hop heads, drunks, punks, indie kids, and anyone else with an ear he can shout into. Initially coming up in the battle rap scene via Jacksonville, Florida, Andy diverged from his roots in freestyling [...]
Well if you’re going to make the long haul to Denton for a show, it may as well be a great one. And there’s little doubt in my mind that by the time 2011 comes to a halt, this show will be one of the best of the year. Astronautalis (Andrew Bothwell) played to a [...]
“Why?” It’s a simple question we all ask for endless reasons, from the mundane to the complex, from the concrete to the abstract. Accordingly, it seems that this vast question is the perfect banner under which Yoni Wolf and the rest of the Cincinnati-based band WHY? release their genre-defying brand of music, almost as if [...]
Minneapolis rapper Andrew Sims, known for his thoughtful lyrics often drenched with social commentary, has been making music since he was 14. But it wasn’t until high school, when he met local producer and MC Stefon Alexander (better known as P.O.S.), who would sell him beats for $30 a piece, that he became seriously interested in recording [...]
At a time when I was lamenting the near absence of an underground hip-hop scene in Dallas – along comes The Awful Truth tour. The Awful Truth tour combines the collective forces of Abstract Rude, Musab, Year of the Ox, Dielex Kemposed and 7even:Thirty.