Since hooking up with North Carolina MC Phonte in the early aughts, Dutch producer Nicolay, a.k.a. Matthijs Rook, has been bringing his penchant for eclecticism and outside-the-box thinking to underground hip-hop. As the Foreign Exchange, Nic and Phonte reached critical mass with albums lik ... More >>
The biggest pop star in the world - a claim that is now at least arguable, well over a year after his death - is having a difficult week. There's chatter that the recordings on his upcoming December release Michael aren't actually him. Given the state of the music business and the sheer value of ... More >>
A short list of vitriol that would make Charles Bukowski blush.
Let the custody battles begin.
For a new all-ages scene, rock & roll can't wait
New Uptown hotspot restaurant Miami is retro Scarface meets Go-Go's bliss: Cool like neon, hot like cuties, silly and fun as kids
Rock stuntman Mark Mallman takes off the wolf mask
Never mistake a supergroup for a side project
Hey everybody, here's a fun new game to play in the comments! Connect bands via cover songs and try to make the longest chain possible. Style points awarded for variety. A good way to start is to think of some established artists who are down for the occasional cover (e.g. Johnny Cash, Devo, David B ... More >>
Seven new local releases for jazzheads, historians, and fans of Bob
Two singing families came out of Gary, Indiana. One got lucky.