I love tracks that speak on the wild realities we face. I love them even more when they’re tracks that also speak on finding that light at the end of the tunnel.Read more
seeyousoon Discusses Darkness with Every Time I Die
seeyousoon’s latest visuals are dark, but they still have a huge anthem feel to them.Read more
New SOTBMusic: NoFace, Rapper Takes a Rorschach Test on "See"
NoFace, Rapper recently dropped the first track from his auditory experience Inkblots. “See,” which takes a dark BNJMN-produced flip of “Tomadoi Twilight” (the sample Cardo used for Jeezy and Jay Z’s “Seen It All”), sees NoFace talking about his vices, his sins, and the sins of those around him and where it’s taking them. Speaking […]Read more
New SOTBMusic: Open Mike Eagle Tries to Relax–But Can’t–on New EP
Over two years ago, I had the chance to interview Open Mike Eagle about his Hella Personal Film Festival project. It was one of my favorite interviews, since I draw a lot of my lo-fi influence from artists such as OME, his art rap era, and his ability to blend the bleak with the comical. […]Read more
New SOTBMusic: Benjmn Channels Cudi on "Complicated"
Don’t let the title fool you. There’s more to Benjmn than just channeling of Cudi on this track. His stamp appears on a slew of artists’ work. However, vocally, I get definite Cudi feels in the way he manipulates his vocals to showcase his grappling with inner demons. On the surface, it seems like a “oh […]Read more