Illmatic Turns 20 STEREOGUM

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The summer and fall of 2001 were tremendously exciting times to be a young rap nerd. Jay-Z and Nas were throwing lyrical haymakers at each other, scrambling for the upper hand, using every possible weapon at their disposal to wreck each other. Rap had had plenty of storied rivalries, of ….Read More Via: STEREOGUM

The Faint – “Evil Voices” Video STEREOGUM

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12 years ago, Omaha synth-punkers the Faint played one of the best live shows I’ve ever seen, so it warms my heart that they’re still whipping out supercharged new wave. The band just released the new album Doom Abuse, and we’ve posted their “Help In The Head” video, as ….Read More Via: STEREOGUM