Load B Announce Not Quite Dead (Update)

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Towards the tail-end of 2016, Load B teased fans with a barrage of loosies, which led me to believe the Portland duo were gearing up for a new album. Unfortunately, both Milc and Brill kept quiet throughout the entirety of 2017, but now it looks like the boys are officially back. Continue reading

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MarQ Spekt Is Back With His New Record At War With The Shadows

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Back in 2016, MarQ Spekt gifted listeners with a double-hitter, releasing both KeepPlayin’ with Blockhead and Bionic Jazz with MOBONIX on the same day. Understandably so, following the release of both albums, he went quiet for a little while, but now the Philly spitter is back with his latest record, At War With The Shadows. Continue reading

Review: Humanz Is the Gorillaz Album Most Lacking In Humanity

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Note: My music reviews will always be “late.” It is my belief that albums should be listened to in different moods, settings, and after extended breaks, all while conditioning yourself to accept what you were given as opposed to what you wanted. Only then can you give a legitimate and honest critique of the material.

When Gorillaz began prepping the release of Humanz last year, there was an undeniable cause for celebration. After all, it had been seven years since Plastic Beach and The Fall were released, and after such a long hiatus, I think many were starting to wonder whether a new Gorillaz record would ever see the light of day. There were brief flashes that gave us hope, such as 2012’s “DoYaThang,” but there was never anything substantial, and it didn’t help there was reported tension between Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett, which made the possibility of a future project seem even less likely. Continue reading