CIMM Fest Preview-808 The Movie

   Alexander Dunn’s documentary about the Roland T-808 drum machine is the kind of fact-filled film that reminds me there is so much about music that I don’t know. Like a lot of people 808 only really makes me think of Kanye’s polarizing album 808’s And Heartbreaks. I knew very little of the history surrounding the instrument going in to 808: The Movie, and they … Continue reading CIMM Fest Preview-808 The Movie

Nightmares On Wax-N.O.W. Is The Time (Retrospective Album and Tour)

  The first time I heard Nightmares On Wax I had little to no knowledge of house music. I knew it was a genre, but not one that I had ever delved into myself. I picked up a copy of In A Space Outta Sound when it came out (2006) ┬áreally for no other reason than I liked the name and found the cover interesting. … Continue reading Nightmares On Wax-N.O.W. Is The Time (Retrospective Album and Tour)

Kanye West-Yeezus

When I saw Kanye West perform “Black Skinhead” on Saturday Night Live, I was impressed. When he followed that up with “New Slaves,” I actually had the thought that this could be the moment-the place in time where Yeezy took his game to the next level people always say he’s on. Then yesterday Yeezus leaked and I finally got a chance to hear the whole … Continue reading Kanye West-Yeezus

Calculon-Feel/Love & Radiation-Three Kingdoms

I don’t post much about house/bass/electronic or whatever term is being used this week describe the style. This is mainly due to the fact that I just don’t really care for most of it. I’ve found a few DJ’s and artists that I think do a pretty good job-Paper Diamond being chief among them-but 99% of it goes right over my head. That being said, … Continue reading Calculon-Feel/Love & Radiation-Three Kingdoms