Track Trek: Crooklyn Dodgers—“Crooklyn,” “The Return of the Crooklyn Dodgers,” “Brooklyn on My Mind” (Part One)

By Alex Ryu, Feature Photo via Red Bull Music Academy Track Trek is an irregular retrospect review of forgotten tracks of various genres that deserve a second viewing, with an analysis that describes why it deserves so. Track Trek is written by Alex Ryu. In 1994, Spike Lee released his then-latest film to the masses … Continue reading

Song Of The Week: Lorde—“Green Light”

By Samantha Capaldi, Feature Photo via Billboard It was only a few weeks ago that I had mentioned to my friend that I was really in need of some new Lorde material. In the way that the world works, Lorde released her single, “Green Light,” soon after. The debut track off of her upcoming album, … Continue reading

Song Of The Week: The Sorority—“Ladies’ Night”

By Isaac Fox, Feature Photo via NOW In celebration of International Women’s Day, all-female rap quartet The Sorority have just dropped their second song/video “Ladies’ Night,” a funky, soulful, and modern tribute to the female rappers who inspired them, and to women worldwide. The Tamera Russell produced song is an eponymous nod to the 1997 song … Continue reading

Song Of The Week: Hodgy—“Glory”

By Savana James, Feature Photo via The Four Oh Five Former Odd Future member Hodgy Beats released one of 2016’s most underrated albums. Fireplace:TheNotTheOtherside was a refreshing collection of some pretty solid tracks that emerged  from the ashes of the depressing Odd Future breakup . The album showcases the triumph of an artist reborn. One … Continue reading

Track Trek: Aerosmith & Run DMC—“Walk This Way”

By Alex Ryu, Feature Photo via Team Rock Track Trek is an irregular retrospect review of forgotten tracks of various genres that deserve a second viewing, with an analysis that describes why it deserves so. Track Trek is written by Alex Ryu. When and how do you remake or extend an original piece for the … Continue reading

Song Of The Week: Lily Allen—“Going To A Town”

By Samantha Capaldi, Feature Photo via The Independent This is not the first time that Lily Allen has been vocal against an American president, who released her single “Fuck You” in 2009 about George W. Bush. Eight years later, Allen has words for Donald Trump. However this time, it’s not in her own words, but … Continue reading

Track Trek: Gas—“Untitled (A1)”

By Alex Ryu, Feature photo via Kompact.fm Track Trek is an irregular retrospect review of forgotten tracks of various genres that deserve a second viewing, with an analysis that describes why it deserves so. Track Trek is written by Alex Ryu. For this week, we travel to Germany, a country that holds so much history … Continue reading

Track Trek: Black Star (Yasiin Bey [Mos Def] & Talib Kweli)—“Brown Skin Lady”

By Alex Ryu, Feature Photo via OkayPlayer Track Trek is an irregular retrospect review of forgotten tracks of various genres that deserve a second viewing, with an analysis that describes why it deserves so. Track Trek is written by Alex Ryu. Pop culture is an ongoing, adapting, and changing phenomenon that continues to keep the world … Continue reading

Rewind: My Chemical Romance—“Welcome To The Black Parade”

By Samantha Capaldi, Feature Photo via Pinterest I am not sure if I have started listening to My Chemical Romance again because of the looming tenth anniversary of The Black Parade, or if I am just reverting back to my inner emo self from 2006, but “Welcome To The Black Parade” has found itself back on … Continue reading

Song(s) Of The Week: Bon Iver—“22 (OVER S∞∞N)” & “10 d E A T h b R E a s T ⊠ ⊠”

By Angelo Gio Mateo, Feature Photo via Gaffa.dk It’s been five years since Justin Vernon and his collaborators released music under the name of Bon Iver. After the release of their self-titled album (2011), a global tour and being awarded a Grammy for Best New Artist, the band indicated how exhausted they had become and that … Continue reading