While year-end, catch-all wrap-ups are common to every musical genre, in no other style of music do they turn into the hand-wringing, "state of the game" examinations that hip-hop seems to provoke. (I've certainly written a few.) We worry because we care, of course. But at some point, like a thirty- ... More >>
Thursday, April 26, at the Granada Theater
Plus: Smells Like Indie Spirit
Sassy Brits, hoochie mamas and a dude named Beans attempted to invigorate a stagnant year for hip-hop.
Perform May 11
Now that's what I call music
Constant Elevation (Astralwerks)
These are your choices, not ours, for the best musicians in town
Hip-huh? Antipop Consortium doesn't expect you to get it at first.
Brotherhood of the Bomb (Matador)