25 From 91

In a similar spirit to last year, the list crew decided to put together a chart around a specific year. Last year was my call, so I chose 1997 for its pivotal significance in my own musical life (after all, it's the year I tripped and fell into the wonderful world of beats in the … Continue reading 25 From 91

Genaside II – Narra Mine

Genaside II Narra Mine/Sirens Of Acre Lane Hardcore Urban Music 1991 Genocide makes me nervous, genocide makes me nervous, genocide makes me..." So begins the record, with a snatch of wordplay from Guru — taken from Gang Starr's Beyond Comprehension — retooled here as a rallying cry for the hardest crew in jungle. That this play of signifiers makes … Continue reading Genaside II – Narra Mine

Liquid Swords Live

GZA live @ The North Park Observatory 2/26/2015 On a similar note as the Terranova, I just caught GZA performing Liquid Swords in its entirety last night at The North Park Observatory. The sound was unbelievably heavy, probably the most ear-punishing show I've been to since the Dieselboy tent at Coachella in 2001 (I need … Continue reading Liquid Swords Live