I love Japan. The food, the sights, the history, the arts—everything about this beautiful country amazes me. Especially after spending over a month living there this summer, I couldn’t get enough of it and desperately wish I could go back. Regardless, with each passing year, Japanese culture is becoming more renowned throughout the world, thanks […]
Archive for September, 2016
Whoever said “If it ain’t broke don’t fix it,” Los Angeles experimental hip-hop trio Clipping didn’t get the memo. The guys aren’t the type to think about whether or not they should do something, but rather can they do something. That mentality shows on the group’s sophomore LP “Splendor & Misery.”
Recording in Strange Places is perhaps a more fitting title to Dinosaur Pile-Up’s new album Eleven Eleven. The reason I say this is because the first single, 11:11, was recorded (of all the more logical places) on a boat. A video of this nautical jam session can be found through VEVO.
Three Sheet is a this super rare blend of funk, hip-hop and rock. That’s my interpretation, anyway. The band is so unique and complex that other people might be hearing something totally different than I am.
It’s time again to say goodbye. As the summer comes to a conclusion, it’s time to prepare for a change in the weather and the holiday season. What better way to get you in the Fall/Winter mindset than with a playlist?
A few months ago, a friend read some of my articles published on Creative Control and asked me what my favorite music genre was. I smiled and quickly replied, “Christian rock,” which garnered a raised eyebrow and gaping confusion from my friend. He couldn’t comprehend that I actually liked the genre, claiming there wasn’t a […]
Being the former bass player for The Melvins is enough to earn you a lifetime of credibility as a musician. But Mark Deutrom is that and much more, serving as producer on The Melvins’ earliest LPs and the Pain of Mind album by Neurosis in the late ‘80s. He has also released five solo albums […]
Art is often shaped for the time period it is released in. Throughout history, artists will notice a problem in the world, motivating them to create something that will display this turmoil or maybe present a solution. We’ve seen this in paintings, movies, books, and of course, music. Although, despite its common usage, this motivation […]