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Donnis: ATL “Brave” and Signed

I featured Atlanta based rapper Donnis on Nark Legacy, but odds are you haven’t checked him out further. Similar to Kid Cudi, Kyle Lucas and Drake, Donnis is blasting onto the rap scene with a more than stellar mixtape. Mixed by DJ Benzi and Mick Boogie, Diary Of An Atlanta Brave is a solid effort […]

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2007 Wrap-Up: Covers in 2007

2007 brought a plethora of karaoke wanna bes to the mainstream. It seemed like everyone from Tegan and Sara (Rihanna’s “Umbrella”) to Lily Allen (50 Cent’s “Window Shopper”) felt the need to get their “American Idol” on and borrow a fellow artists song. I normally don’t condone this kind of recycling, but the following covers […]

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2007 Wrap-Up: 10 Tracks in 2007

I feel like I might be shooting myself in the foot by neglecting some songs, but as far as I can remember, these were my favorites. Feel free to let me know of any suggestions. #10 Emmy the Great “Two Steps Forward” While 2008 will likely bring Emmy the Great to the masses, she started […]

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2007 Wrap-Up: 10 Albums In 2007

3 years ago, if you would have told me that I would be writing a 2007 Best of List that didn’t include a rap/hip-hop album, I would have probably spit beer in your face. I could go into a whole rant on why the current state of Hip-Hop didn’t allow me to praise the genre, […]

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Beck – "Timebomb"

Beck recently caught my ear again, when he released a new single, “Timebomb”. Though I hadn’t paid much attention to Beck’s career, his last album, The Information, hooked me with an experimental, new wave sound. Similar to hits like “Cell Phone’s Dead” and “Nausea”, “Timebomb” continues the trend with futuristic beeps and kinetic energy abound. […]