Mr. Lif Mo' Mega DEFINITIVE JUX "Mr. Lif's flow is steady and moderately paced, often monotone and robotically emotionless. He rattles his rhymes out effortlessly, emphasizing with a uniquely charac...
Jose Gonzalez Veneer HIDDEN AGENDA � "Gonzalez distinguishes himself from similar sad bastard musicians by spicing up his acoustic arrangements with elements of bossa nova and samba. Most of these s...
Be Your Own Pet Be Your Own Pet UNIVERSAL/ ECSTATIC PEACE! � "In the course of the album, songs veer toward 1960s pop, Black Sabbath, Captain Beefheart, Sonic Youth or the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, or just ...
Kosal Khiev’s story is both devastatingly sad and a triumph of the spoken word. Director Masahiro Sugano met him in Cambodia and the story he tells with his stark documentary, “Cambodian Son,” is almost too bizarre to believe. Honestly, the best way to clearly communicate the heft of Khiev’s first 30 years is to show [...]