Friday, June 27, 2008

going into a self-induced coma until july 18th

if i can move a few packs and get that hat, then that'll be dope

For those of you disappointed in the new My Morning Jacket album (you shouldn't be, it's great), give the Fleet Foxes LP, "Ragged Wood" a spin.

Thursday, June 26, 2008

we grind for the letters on our fitted caps

Tracks have slowly been leaking off this for a while now. The best of the bunch being the joint "Dope Boys" with Travis Barker on drums. It bangs, real hard.
Here's to hoping L.A.X. is as good as I expect it to be.

tote big guns like i'm still playin' contra

I usually don't go for the psychedelic 60s jams, this album's a classic though and perfect for sunny days.

Friday, June 20, 2008

ms. pacman, she don't even do no trappin'

Besides the music I've been reviewing for the DE I haven't been listening to a whole bunch of new stuff. I have however been listening to a whole bunch of Fleetwood Mac for the last two weeks, up until the new Three 6 popped up the other day and kind of re-ignited my hip-hop listening.

This post on metal lungies made me construct a playlist of the songs mentioned and some of my other favorite Kanye beats. A pretty great selection of songs for walking back and forth to campus on a sunny day (let me know if you'd be interested in the playlist).

If you find yourself having nothing to do during you weekend, just hop on that Amtrak and come down to Carbondale for the weekend and help me enjoy the most boring summer of all time.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

i make the trap BOOM BOOM

New Three 6 today. Sounding real grimy through the first few tracks, good to hear they didn't switch things up after all the pub a few years ago.

Friday, June 06, 2008

i'm unbeatable ya'll

New Nas track hit the internets today. It's called "Hero" and is produced by Polow Da Don. Polow can't miss, this beat is just nuts. Nas sounds great too, the best thing he's done that doesn't have Jay-Z on it in the past few years. Listening to this track I'm just envisioning a video with Puffy and the two speeding around in million dollar cars and popping bottles, late 90's Nas ish.
I really haven't got into the drama surrounding Nas' new album and its title, but if there's more like this on it, it's time to get excited about him again.

This past week was my first as Pulse (entertainment) editor for the Daily Egyptian down here in Carbondale and I've been keeping pretty busy. I'm currently the only member of the Pulse staff so I haven't had time to give my thoughts on the new Hold Steady and Wayne albums on here. I'm reviewing the Wayne for the paper next week, so I'll throw that review up on here when I get it done.

If anybody's getting bored in the coming weekends, buy yourself and Amtrak ticket (gas is crazy) and head down here.