The Craziest Star Wars Collection Ever?

The Craziest Star Wars Collection Ever?
As a kid, we played with Star Wars action figures. We set them up and knocked them down. We buried them, and lost them, in the back yard. I don’t have my figures anymore, they were lost in the shuffle of life. But, when I did have them, I never set up my “guys,” as... Read more »

I'm A Sucker For Watches

I'm A Sucker For Watches
I love watches. They don’t have to be the really expensive kind that James Bond or Jay-Z wear either. I’m kind of addicted to what Diesel has been doing for awhile now. They just came out with this new line of denim arm candy, and I’m chomping at the bit to get my hands on... Read more »

Green Day's "Warning" Sounds Like The Kinks "Picture Book"

Listen to The Kinks song “Picture Book” (above), and tell me that the riff doesn’t sound just like Green Day’s “Warning?” My brother has me listening to The Kinks lately, and I came across what struck me as a Green Day riff? But wait; I checked the date and this was from twenty years earlier!... Read more »
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Eminem Releases Entire Catalogue On Vinyl In Limited Edition Box

Eminem Releases Entire Catalogue On Vinyl In Limited Edition Box
The limited edition box set is SOLD OUT on his website already, but it looks like you can grab a copy on Amazon for a pretty penny. This collection actually looks really sweet. If I had a turntable, $300, and a lot of extra time on my hands, I would be spinning nothing but Slim... Read more »

Josh Rouse Showcases New Music For Upcoming Release

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Man does Josh Rouse sound good here. Not that he doesn’t always sound great, but there’s an easiness in his voice that you can’t escape. Rouse has been crafting gorgeous pop tunes for years, and it’s evident on his new single “Some Days I’m Golden All Night.” The warmth in his voice actually makes you... Read more »

Eminem vs Elliot Smith: The Latest Mashup You Should Hear

I haven’t listened to Eminem’s first two records in a long time, let alone his first single “My Name Is.” But hearing some of these older tracks reimagined over Elliot Smith songs is refreshing. When I first saw this mashup come across Twitter, I thought negatively of it. But then, when I actually heard Jake... Read more »
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Best Coast's "California Nights" Sure Beat Illinois Winters

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LA duo Best Coast are back with a new single, “California Nights.” In the song, lead singer Bethany Cosentino describes how perfect those nights are. The instrumentation is lush, and the vocals are soothing. If it’s any indication of how it feels to live in California, my bags are packed! Seriously though, it makes you... Read more »

The Dodos New Album Is The Duos Best Work Yet

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The Simon and Garfunkel of alt-rock are back with a new record. Now maybe that’s a stretch, but on The Dodos sixth album, Individ, there are hints. On “Goodbyes and Endings,” the vocal stylings and syncopated singing, seem reminiscent of that famous duo from New York. “And if I cannot be still/Would you be alone/Would you... Read more »

Rapper Drake's Latest Mixtape Was Well Worth The Wait

Drizzy Drake Rogers made his return this month, while ya’ll were sleeping; literally. Following Beyonce’s lead, he released a surprise album two weeks ago on Friday the 13th. If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late, was released through the i-Tunes store with no prior announcement. Drake is calling it a mixtape, while others are calling... Read more »
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Why Do You Watch The Oscars?

Why Do You Watch The Oscars?
As Jennifer Lopez fumbled to open the award envelope, I wondered to myself silently, “Why do we even watch this stuff?” Why do we watch The Oscars? My buddy texted me at 4:40pm saying the red carpet show was on soon. Huh? Should I be watching that? I don’t care what so and so is... Read more »