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Album Review: The Revenge Of Hobo Johnson by Hobo Johnson

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Album Review: The Golden Casket by Modest Mouse

This post is sponsored by Skillshare. Get two free weeks by clicking here ! Learn a new skill or hobby by watching the online courses! With over 7 million people and more than 29,000 courses, there's a lot to learn from. There is also a free option that gives you access to plenty of content. You can even join through Facebook or Google. Join today to start learning!   Modest Mouse is a rock band from Washington. While getting their start in the 90s, they didn't hit mainstream success until the 2000s with albums like The Moon & Antarctica and Good News for People Who Love Bad News . Even though Strangers to Ourselves , their previous album, had mixed reviews, it was definitely a favorite of mine. Now, six years later, they return with their seventh studio album titled The Golden Casket . The first track from the album is Fuck Your Acid Trip . It starts out with some distorted and sped up string parts. Eventually instrumentation starts to build up to give it more textu

Album Review: CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST by Tyler, the Creator

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Album Review: HARAM! by GoldLink

This post is sponsored by Skillshare. Get two free weeks by clicking here ! Learn a new skill or hobby by watching the online courses! With over 7 million people and more than 29,000 courses, there's a lot to learn from. There is also a free option that gives you access to plenty of content. You can even join through Facebook or Google. Join today to start learning!   D'Anthony Carlos, or better known by his stage name, GoldLink, is a rapper and singer from D.C. With great success from his debut mixtape, The God Complex , that landed him a spot on the XXL Freshman Class in 2015. He has also released a second mixtape and his debut studio album since then. Now, GoldLink drops his sophomore studio album, HARAM! The first track from the project is Extra Clip , which also features NLE Choppa. This is a pretty quick track that opens up the album and I'm not really seeing anything too impressive, especially since GoldLink's vocals are pretty hard to hear and they're

Album Review: In the Moment by Rebelution

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Album Review: Culture III by Migos

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Album Review: Butterfly 3000 by King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

This post is sponsored by Skillshare. Get two free weeks by clicking here ! Learn a new skill or hobby by watching the online courses! With over 7 million people and more than 29,000 courses, there's a lot to learn from. There is also a free option that gives you access to plenty of content. You can even join through Facebook or Google. Join today to start learning!   King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard are an indie rock band from Australia. While being around for just over a decade, they have done almost everything at this point. They have explored different genres and their greatest feat was releasing five different studio albums in 2017, which explains their massive discography. King Gizzard release their second studio album of the year and their eighteenth studio album overall, Butterfly 3000 . The first track from the album is Yours . While I haven't listened to many of their tracks, I was a bit surprised from the opening with the light and bright synth notes. Event

Album Review: SURVIVORS GUILT: THE MIXTAPE// by KennyHoopla and Travis Barker

This post is sponsored by Skillshare. Get two free weeks by clicking here ! Learn a new skill or hobby by watching the online courses! With over 7 million people and more than 29,000 courses, there's a lot to learn from. There is also a free option that gives you access to plenty of content. You can even join through Facebook or Google. Join today to start learning!   Kenneth La'ron, or better known by his stage name, KennyHoopla, is a songwriter and singer/rapper from Ohio. With KennyHoopla on the mixtape is Travis Barker. Travis Barker is a musician and producer from California. He is most notably known as the drummer for Blink-182. In more recent years, he has been collaborating and producing albums for hip hop acts. Together, they're able to produce KennyHoopla's debut mixtape, SURVIVORS GUILT: THE MIXTAPE// . The first track from the album is silence is also an answer// . It opens up quietly with some synths as well as some quick vocals. After the introductio

Album Review: Nowhere Generation by Rise Against

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Album Review: bb u ok? by San Holo

This post is sponsored by Skillshare. Get two free weeks by clicking here ! Learn a new skill or hobby by watching the online courses! With over 7 million people and more than 29,000 courses, there's a lot to learn from. There is also a free option that gives you access to plenty of content. You can even join through Facebook or Google. Join today to start learning!   Sander van Dijck, or better known by his stage name, San Holo, is a DJ and producer from the Netherlands. While his first name is Sander, the name San Holo is a play on words from the Star Wars character, Han Solo. He first created and released an EP in 2014 which made it into the Top 100 Electronic category on iTunes, but it wasn't until his debut album, album1 , where he found commercial fame. Now, he has released his sophomore album, bb u ok? The first track from the album is i am thinking of you . It's just a short minute and a half instrumental track to open up the album. It just opens up with a si

Album Review: Exodus by DMX

This post is sponsored by Skillshare. Get two free weeks by clicking here ! Learn a new skill or hobby by watching the online courses! With over 7 million people and more than 29,000 courses, there's a lot to learn from. There is also a free option that gives you access to plenty of content. You can even join through Facebook or Google. Join today to start learning!   Earl Simmons, or better known by his stage name, DMX, was a rapper and songwriter based out of New York. DMX has a career spanning over three decades. He has made several hit songs over the years such as X Gon' Give It To Ya and Party Up . Unfortunately, he passed away earlier in 2021 from a heart attack. Exodus marks the posthumous release from the late rapper, DMX.   The first track from the album is That's My Dog . We don't really get much from DMX to open up the album, just a few ad-libs until later in the track. We get a good amount of Swizz Beatz for the chorus however. Other than that, it