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March 2020 Kurated

When asked why they picked these songs, here's how our core-staff responded: On choosing "Cut 'Em Off" by Dizzee Rascal: "This was the song that introduced me / got me into grime. I heard it in an NTS set one day and that shit was bumpin. Recently rediscovered it on one of my old playlists and been...

Top Albums List: DJ Ben

The top 10 or so are more or less my favorites, while the rest are somewhat random.

The 13th Floor Elevators – Easter Everywhere embodies the best the first wave of psychedelic rock had to offer, ambitious, transcendent, somewhat goofy but always earnest. As a displaced Texan, it has a special place in my heart....

February 2020 Kurated

When asked why they picked these songs, here's how our core-staff responded: On choosing "Hairy Palms" by This Song Is A Mess But So Am I: "They played in a tiny house called the Sporeshack on C Street Davis back in 06. Booked by KDVS alum Rick Ele" - Ammaar Vayani, Assistant General Manager On choosing "A Voice" by...

Album Review: Karen O, Danger Mouse “Lux Prima”

Lux Prima (translating to “First Light”) was an album created to “find a place” not a “sound”, according to Danger Mouse. This is a beautiful album for a couple reasons. First, Karen O’s voice is absolutely stunning here and matches the refreshing feeling of every track. Second, the album is definitely experimental, with soft, mind-bending...

Album Review: Dylans “Settlers Adrift”

‘Settlers Adrift’ is the second full length album by Richmond/San Francisco based band Dylans; and a 24 minute ride through a dark twisted tunnel of emotions, featuring hysterically beautiful guitar riffs and gorgeous melodies cutting through a deep musical momentum that is sure to get you headbanging. Released just two years after their...

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