Review by: Mut 'mutdiggy' Asheru 14 HOURS AHEAD by Koncept resets the hip-hop compass that has been swinging in the direction of mumble mouth repetitions lately. It’s all at once everything. Cerebral and non. If you hear me sayin “don’t hit my phone wit that bulls#it” you can thank Koncept who appropriately utters that line in his hook on ‘Adidas’ a song that attacks exs and … [Read more...] about CD Review: “14 Hours Ahead” by Koncept
Title: The Good, the Tough & the Deadly: Action Movies & Stars 1960s–Present Author: David J. Moore 560 pages/773 color images (Schiffer Publishing) Book Review by: Ifakoya English Within the realm of film, I feel that there is nothing better than a good action movie. I constantly hunger for more of these films and spend many a night searching for a good, … [Read more...] about Book Review: The Good, the Tough & the Deadly: Action Movies & Stars 1960s–Present
Review by: Carolina Jones Off top, BEATRIZ at DINNER written by Mike White and directed by Miguel Arteta has two big pluses. John Lithgow and Selma Hayeck. What does dinner between the havs and have-nots look like? Where on earth is the middle ground between ‘ love of human life’ and ‘money and success’? Beatriz at Dinner strives to bring this contradictory mindset into … [Read more...] about Film Review: Beatriz at Dinner feat Selma Hayeck and John Lithgow
Review by: Mut 'mutdiggy' Asheru There's no contesting the fact that you're gonna get some smart, witty and amazing lyrical play when you put a Dumbfoundead album (or in this case EP) on. He's a pro at this. But how does his latest EP FOREIGNER hold up to his previous body of works? Glad you asked. Well...it's good. But I'm partial to his other stuff. FOREIGNER feels a tad … [Read more...] about CD Review: ‘Foreigner’ EP by Dumbfoundead
Non Review by: Mut "breaks over" Asheru They got me writing music reviews again y'all. At least they tryin. Why? Corbyn says my voice is still relevant. Hmm...don't know about that but I do know an artist that may still have a thing to say and say well. Bavu Blakes y'all. His SANCT EP is one that should still be in your playlist if it ain't already. This is one of those … [Read more...] about CD Review: “Sanct” by Bavu Blakes. Fine/Great says it all
Lovingly shared by: Mut 'keep smilin' Asheru Wait. So this needs to be said. When runnin low on the creative juices this is one of my go-to(s). Thought I’d share it because you need to know. And that’s what we do ‘roun here. I put this on in the office and there are noooo complaints. We seldom all agree on music. This is one of those magical pieces that everybody here can … [Read more...] about CD Review: “Chris Dave and the Drumhedz Mixtape” more like you need this
Review By: Ifakoya English Opens at the Angelika Theater, March 11th There is little magic that compares with that of nostalgia, and few things as precious as memories. ONLY YESTERDAY delivered to the world in 1991 by the legendary Studio Ghibli (Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle) is a charming masterpiece. Directed by Isao Takahata (The Tale of Princess Kaguya) … [Read more...] about Film Review: “Only Yesterday” – Old made new!…In English to boot!
Directed by: Yuji Shimomura Produced by: Yoshinori Chiba Written by: Seiji Chiba, Shinichi Fujita Music by: Rui Ogawa, Dir en grey Distributed by : Tokyo Shock Released: May 12, 2005 Running time: 90 min Language: Japanese Review By: Ifakoya English Oh man I remember this film fondly. Not only for its utter lack of ability to follow the basic story line of the manga, … [Read more...] about DVD Review: Death Trance – Looking Back