Illmaculate & Only One – Only & Ill (Music Video)

Two months ago, Sandpeople representatives OnlyOne and Illmaculate finally released their long-awaited album, Only & Ill. As a listener, I always find it interesting to see how an artist treats an album post-release, so you can imagine my excitement when I saw the news that a new video had been released for the album’s title track. As we’ve come to expect from videos involving these two, there is a narrative embedded in the Sin City-inspired visuals, which includes a funny moment where the two continue rapping as they are being dragged across a floor, so be sure to peep the video below. And while you’re at it, head over to iTunes to cop the album.

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Budo – An Elderly Woman Named Jeff

Okay, where was I last week that this completely passed me by?* Fresh off of his Roger Lion release with Joe Pernice–an album I have yet to spend a considerable amount of time with–Budo drops this bombshell of a single, “An Elderly Woman Named Jeff.” Continue reading

Shorebreak – Around


Although Shorebreak released their Severance EP earlier this year, it feels like it’s been ages since we’ve heard anything new from the Long Island natives. After falling in love with their Displacement EP back in 2013, I was disappointed to find their follow-up felt more like a filler project than an official release. I come to you with good news, however. Not only is the Pop Punk quintet gearing up for their second release of 2015 with Misdirection–dropping December 18th–but the EP’s first single, “Around,” is excellent.

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