We reviewed The Hell Hole Store’s Three The Hard Way. Greetings, everyone. The holidays are finally over, or almost over if you work in a grocery store. However, there’s one gift left under the tree. There was no name on the wrapper, so I took it, opened it, disposed of all evidence of my sin, and gave it a listen. The gift, called “Three The…

Bobby Brusberg reviewed The Hell Hole Store’s Return To The Hell Hole. Sometimes hip-hop music doesn’t need to address societal or political issues to be powerful. I’m not sure if anyone has addressed environmental issues in their music yet. But they will. The current state of the USA is ripe for musical commentary, but sometimes we just need to jam. Looking for some shade from…

We reviewed v7v7v7’s The House Next Door. The definition of music today is less concrete than ever before. Shoegaze, cloud rap, trip hop, dark ambient, simpsonswave – these are all words I’ve been told aren’t Allied codenames for the Normandy beaches on D-Day but genres of music. Rather than learn the intricacies of each genre, I’ve become overwhelmed and panicked. There are so many genres that I…

Here’s a guest review of Darko The Super’s Apocalyptic Bastard. (Words by Bobby Brusberg) As February rolls around and my New Years Resolution to stop getting excited over Beyoncé shatters, I think how glad I am it’s not 2016 anymore. Normally when someone or something famous dies I cry, but when 2016 expired I felt nothing but naïve hope knowing that 2017 had to be better. Of course…