Jay-Z: Magna Carta Holy Grail

If I’m being really honest, and this is a place where I try to always be transparent about my thoughts on music, Jay-Z hasn’t put out a great solo album in over a decade. I say solo because one could make the argument that Watch The Throne is a great album. I wouldn’t make that argument, but I could see someone else doing so. 2002’s … Continue reading Jay-Z: Magna Carta Holy Grail

Beyonce-4

In an effort to expand my horizons here on the site, I thought I might try to include some reviews of albums that most indie-skewing blogs wouldn’t touch. I’ve never listened to a full Beyonce album until this latest release, but I have heard all of her singles-each about a hundred million times due to the every-hour-on-the-hour radio play she’s received over the years. Here’s … Continue reading Beyonce-4

A Boy And His Record Player

I remember way back in 2002 the idea entered my head for the first time to purchase a record player. Napster had hit it’s peak in popularity among people my age, and now sites like Limewire and Kazaa were overtaking the originator of P2P file sharing. There was something about that particular time and place that made getting an old, antiquated piece of machinery seem … Continue reading A Boy And His Record Player