The Wildebeest. Posts

November 30, 2017 /

This week I’ve been revisiting I’m New Here, the final record from the spoken-word poet Gil Scott-Heron.

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November 16, 2017 /
November 8, 2017 /

There’s a mystique which envelops AZD, the latest release from Actress. It’s a record which has really captured my ear with its subtle grooves and mysterious vibes.

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November 2, 2017 /

I’m still not totally sure what level of jokery that Kirin J. Callinan is on, but believe me, he’s most definitely got the last laugh.

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October 26, 2017 /

I’ve been listening to a LOT of John Carpenter lately.

John Carpenter is a legendary director with an impressive resume of sci-fi and horror flicks from the 1970s through the 1990s.

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October 17, 2017 /

I’m excited ya’ll, because 24 hours from now I’ll be seeing LCD Soundsystem live at D.C.’s shiny new music venue, The Anthem.

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October 12, 2017 /

This is that vibe! Buddy is a rapper out of Compton who has been on a steady come-up in 2017, releasing a slew of singles, EPs, and collaborative works.

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September 28, 2017 /

Plateau. That’s the first word that comes to mind when I listen to this sublime joint by producer Damu The Fudgemunk.

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September 21, 2017 /

“Any rapper on a label should resign and quit!”

Jeeeeezus, this track is two decades old and is still more demented and hostile than damn near every rap song that’s come out since!

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September 14, 2017 /

I’m so happy David Dallas is back.

Though his last name is Dallas (real name, no gimmicks), D-dot ain’t from Texas, but hails from the faraway land of New Zealand, and if the rest of NZ hip-hop is this tight, I need to make a visit damn near yesterday.

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