Rhymesayers label treasure and representative Blueprint is an articulate and prolific figure. Founder of Weightless Recordings, half of the super-duos Soul Position with RJD2 and Greenhouse Effect with Illogic, and a standout solo member of the biggest independent label in the region, the veteran em ... More >>
The 2012 Summer Set Music and Camping Festival arrives in late August, and the lineup is a doozy. Combining the powers of jam bands, electronic music, hip-hop, reggae, and all of the confluences that exist between these many worlds, this year's edition should be a shock to the system. To say nothing ... More >>
As of Tuesday, area hip-hop producer and Plastic Constellations album Lazerbeak has a new album out, Lava Bangers. Varying opinions have crossed the Gimme Noise desk regarding the collection -- which follows 2010's Legend Recognize Legend -- but three fellas over at Reviler weighed in effe ... More >>
It's should come as no surprise that local label Rhymesayers are on fire lately. After all, spring is the time to drop the summer jams that will be pounding the pavement with the proper Jeep beats. (Do hip-hoppers still drive Jeeps?)
The biggest week in music thus for 2010? You be the judge.
The electronics master and his company brought the full house down.
The Doomtree crew member is gearing up for her solo release.
Our Tweeps weigh in about spooky songs.
Cracker and Dar Williams perform for the Current, Owl City interviewed & a whole lot of Prince.
Year after year, the DJ delivers
Josh Davis goes outside, and disappears in the light
Paul Demko, Diablo Cody, and Dylan Hicks offer three takes on MPR's new baby
The Year's Best National Albums (A Wholly Objective and Statistically Sound List)
RJD2 creates spy flick cinemascapes for strip mall fugitives