Eye-Witness Account: Childish Gambino's Pharos Performance

By cpaz on October 11th, 2016 at 3:04 PM

Childish Gambino, the hip-hop project of actor-turned-rapper Donald Glover, is set to deliver a new album within the year. Earlier this summer, Gambino debuted this new album with an exclusive live performance...

Interview: Hazel English

By cpaz on September 30th, 2016 at 5:22 PM
I had a chance to sit down with Indie Pop artist Hazel English, as featured on the September playlist, and ask her a few questions. We talked about being from Australia, living in the San Francisco Bay...

REVIEW: Neptune by Tall Heights

By cpaz on September 14th, 2016 at 2:20 PM

My last few album reviews have been lengthy and in-depth, but I'll try to keep this one a bit lighter. Tall Heights is a duo comprised of guitarist Tim Harrington and cellist Paul Wright. Both of these musicians sing, and their dual vocal harmonies, coupled with minimalist folk instrumentals,...

REVIEW: Noname's debut mixtape - Telefone

By cpaz on September 6th, 2016 at 10:08 PM

Noname's long-awaited debut mixtape finally and suddenly arrived at the very end of July. After hinting at its impending release for years after garnering attention for her appearances on Chance the Rapper's mixtapes, she finally has a body of work that we can...

REVIEW: Honne's debut album - Warm on a Cold Night

By cpaz on August 4th, 2016 at 11:19 AM

Honne, a London-based electronic music duo, has recently released their debut album, titled Warm on a Cold Night. The title for the album fits perfectly, and the reasons for this are two-fold. Firstly, Honne's first single, and subsequently...

Zach Schimpf Announces New Album and Shares New Single "DizZzy"

By blalock on July 22nd, 2016 at 9:03 AM

Zach Schimpf just announced the release date for his 6th album titled Who Speaks To You?.  It is set for release on August 5th at which point you can stream or purchase the CD over at Zach’s Bandcamp....

MIXTAPE: dank

By coltonsanders on July 20th, 2016 at 6:08 PM
This playlist is about feeling ill and not staying still.

The Most Intriguing Hip-Hop of 2016 (Thus Far)

By cpaz on July 19th, 2016 at 4:42 PM

I know that when I was developing my musical tastes as a teenager, I would only listen to alternative rock music. I was stanchly against music that I felt was “less sophisticated”, like country or rap. I held this attitude until I made new friends later on, who then introduced me to country...

MIXTAPE: wavy summer breeze

By coltonsanders on July 19th, 2016 at 1:04 PM

ARTGOON: Lately things feel like an ice cream cone dropped upside down on the hot pavement turning sour. But summer '16 ain't over yet. It's time to grab the speakers and hit the lake, trek cross-state to find something other...

REVIEW: "Nothing’s Real" by Shura

By LonelyCloud on July 14th, 2016 at 6:48 AM

Singer-songwriter and producer supreme Shura has been attracting critical adoration since releasing a smattering of singles in 2014, neatly packaged and remixed by the likes of Jungle and Warpaint in the White Noise EP which dropped last July.

Touch was omitted from that...