25 of the Best Albums from 2009


I haven’t really been updating in a while because I’m lazy and unmotivated, but here, in no particular order, are 25 rather good albums from 2009 that you should seek out. These are not the only worthwhile albums released this year, but they’re the ones I’ve been listening to a lot and/or came to mind […]

Them Crooked Vultures’ Full Album Streaming On YouTube!


One of the best rock albums of the year is now streaming on YouTube in its entirety: the self-titled release from Them Crooked Vultures, the new supergroup featuring Josh Homme (Queens of the Stone Age), Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters) and John Paul Jones (some British band). Wanna hear it? Click here.

Julian Casablancas – Phrazes for the Young

phrazes for the young

Some people think they’re always right. Julian Casablancas may be one of those people, if his antics and comments over the years are to be taken in earnest. Never one to mince words, Casablancas has always carried himself with the effortless cool of a rock star who just doesn’t give a shit, most recently popping […]

Jay-Z – The Blueprint 3


Jay-Z isn’t a businessman — he’s a business, man. And when you’ve branded your image to the point where you’re simultaneously managing a clothing line, sports club and record label, it’s fair to say the Hova has landed. The new quandary becomes maintaining your self-proclaimed street cred whilst juggling decidedly non-street multi-million-dollar finances — something […]