BY ADAM THEISEN
At 60-plus minutes, it’s a beast of an album, a sprawling work that presents one of today’s strongest, most versatile artists in a creative sweet spot. Minaj never lets up or coasts throughout the entire album, and she delivers a new high for an already impressive career.
BY ARIANA ASSAF
Most recently, Caked Up played at Necto on the most turned-up Wednesday night I’ve ever experienced. To those of you who stayed in because it was the middle of the week and finals are coming up, you were wrong (sorry).
BY ADAM THEISEN
Although Spector influenced The Beach Boys and The Beatles (and, by extension, practically everyone involved in pop music from the ’60s onward), he was also batshit crazy.
BY MELINA GLUSAC
On the song “Drum + Fife,” Corgan sings, “I will bang this drum till my dying days.” For the sake of music and all things rock, we’re begging you, Billy. Please do.
BY BRIAN BURLAGE
That after nine years of learning, music-making and growing up, Ghostface Killah still relies on the tricks and traps of the rapper who rests in peace with Fishscale.
BY RACHEL KERR
Tha Carter V, Wayne’s supposed last solo album, has been in production since late 2012. Despite countless reported release dates, it has yet to drop. If you weren’t aware, it’s now late 2014.
He's made guitars for Eric Clapton, Sonic Youth, the Byrds and Jerry Garcia, hung out with Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Iggy Pop and Jimi Hendrix and lived near the center of Ann Arbor's once-blossoming countercultural music scene. He's also one of the country's best instrument maker and he lives right around the corner.
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