With the staggering volume of music that’s being released every month, it’s next to impossible for any one person to keep up with it all. I guarantee that there was at least one release this summer that you haven’t heard but would’ve loved. We sat the CentralSauce Collective down to focus in on 5 excellent […]
ZEKIEL’s laid back, “just clocked out” attitude drove our conversation to relate over nearly everything else as we discussed a love for fantasy, science fiction, making up stories, Eminem’s “Cindarella Man,” and foolish failed attempts at early romances…
Every moment spent with “Skipping School” is a moment spent journeying through a thick and generous soundscape. The track constantly shakes the foundations built by the listener’s own expectations. As with any good adventure, ZEKIEL understands that breaking expectations is a key component of keeping the audience engaged…
Perhaps only in music can intense reflection on very dark moments of life sound so uplifting. This phenomena may have been perfected recently in Tyler the Creator’s “GONE GONE / THANK YOU” as he expresses utter elation at falling out of love with a sound that is overwhelmingly positive and exciting. “D_LETE” successfully achieves the same complex emotional response with its uplifting retrospection, but in a way that is unique to Ali’s new vintage sound.
The highlight of Damez’ flow is in the consistency with which he spits bar after bar. From the second his voice touches the beat to the very end of the song, his flow stops only once for dramatic effect. The result is an instant catchy quality that demanded immediate replay after our first listen.
Check out the new single from Four Elements and Beyond, a song that takes you back to the days of Billie Holiday and Louie Armstrong without losing touch of modern day for a second. We sat down with the trio and their frequent collaborator Mothabug for a featured interview about their creative process and new forthcoming album, Brush Strokes.
Already drawn into Tairua’s world within the 2142 postal code of Australia, I felt attached to her struggles and successes before I was even halfway into the song. At every turn, there was something new to notice and appreciate, before being swept into the next gem.
Black Mirror’s latest season blends their typical dystopian brand of science-fiction with the life of Miley Cyrus and the worst side of the music industry. “Rachel, Jack, and Ashley Too” was one of the most chilling episodes to date, painting a disturbing vignette of artist abuse and commercialization that seems unnervingly possible – because it […]
J. Cole is changing before our very eyes. The infamous “no features”, self-reliant Cole that flourished under Jay-Z’s hands off management at Roc Nation has learned from his mentor to form a new mentality – far, far from his comfort zone. This new J. Cole is a label head first and foremost, sacrificing his own […]