February 12th, 2012 | by Andy Whorehall
2nd episode features songs selected about heartache by Al Green, Jeff Tweedy, Kenny Rogers, Kanye, The Buzzcocks, Roy Orbison, Cameron McGIll & more. Thomas Derby & Linda, Reggie's first love, make appearances. Reggie has a breakdown
January 6th, 2012 | by Chip Copeland
The Black Keys vs. Nickleback, Kanye goes Twitter crazy, Dave Grohl and RATT unite, Van Halen announces tour, Bjork does NY, EMI vs. Grooveshark
September 18th, 2011 | by Andy Whorehall
Kanye West, Bright Eyes, Big Boi and free water refills are amongst Day 1's highlights.
Zilker Park plays host to over a 100,000 people who migrate to Austin, Texas, for the ACL Festival. This year's 10th anniversary crams over 130 bands onto 8 stages in 3 days; and then there's the heat. This year's festival organizers, performers and fans alike faces the unknown challenges that a caustic heat wave brings to thousands of people crammed into one spot. Some bands succeeded, some didn'tâ€“ but not because they didn't try, the heat was brutal
August 30th, 2011 | by Andy Whorehall
The Onion's AV Club has been putting on a fun series of video posts titled "A.V. Undercover" the past 2 years. 25 classic songs performed by bands/artists stopping by the A.V. office. 2011's highlight (so far) has to be Parts and Labor's cover of Kanye West's hit, "Runaway"
August 12th, 2011 | by Andy Whorehall
I have many good things to say about Jay-Z & Kanye West's recent collaboration, "Watch The Throne" but cmon- yawl won't care to read further unless I ink n' hint at trashing it, right? Sorry, this is as good as records get, over the top and entertaining. With that out of the way, I have nothing more to say about the Throne's substance. The Throne's timing- considering the rest of the world, this country, being in turmoil- is perfect and worth discussing
August 11th, 2011 | by Chip Copeland
The new video from Jay-Z and Kanye West for their song "Otis"
August 8th, 2011 | by Chip Copeland
Check out the new release of Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch the Throne
June 12th, 2011 | by Patrick Delehanty
New details arise about the upcoming project from Jay Z and his protege Kanye West
May 10th, 2011 | by Patrick Delehanty
A review of Tyler, the Creators "Goblin", out on XL Recordings by Patrick Delehanty
January 5th, 2011 | by C.C. Deville
C.C. missed the deadline on 2010 Best Of Lists but it didn't stop him from getting a jump on 2011's best of list. Below, in numerical order, are C.C. Deville's Top 5 albums of 2011. - SMS Ed