IGOR

Tyler, The Creator: IGOR

I have so little reference when it comes to stuff like IGOR. It isn't really hip hop. Though maybe it is? It sounds more like DJ Shadow's Entroducing.... than it does...
Comfort Eagle

Cake: Comfort Eagle

And as if my oracle self was looking down on the world and saying “you sure are a bunch of pasty mutherfuckers” I called the whole Cake/tv show synergy. “Short ...
Port of Morrow

The Shins: Port of Morrow

The Shins are a funny band. Nobody, with the exception of Natalie Portman's character in Garden State, goes insane over them. The truth is, their music really w...
Cults

Cults: Cults

Not to be confused with my high school hard rockin' heroes, The Cult, this band would seriously disappoint if you were looking to head bang to a Rick Rubin prod...
Torches

Foster the People: Torches

Yes 'Pumped Up Kicks' (often mistakenly referred to as 'Pumped Up Kids') is the ubiquitous song for Summer 2011, but what the heck are these guys talking about?...
Broken Bells

Broken Bells: Broken Bells

Gotta say, I'm pretty disappointed with this album. I generally like The Shins, and appreciate Danger Mouse's production, but he does this thing where he strips...
SAP

Alice In Chains: SAP

Dark and haunting acoustic rock from the masters of sludge, this album reminds me of sitting in a filthy fraternity room lit only by tiny Christmas bulbs with t...
Dirt

Alice In Chains: Dirt

A classic album of the grunge era, Dirt made me feel, well, dirty. It may have been the fact I was almost always covered in Milwaukee's Best while listening to ...