March 30, 2012 § Leave a comment
There’s plenty of weekend reading to be found right here.
What better place to start than with our cover story? HASH #4′s main feature centers on Alice Russell, whose latest album—a full-length collabo with Quantic—is due out next week on Tru-Thoughts. Read the article and listen to tracks from Look Around The Corner here, starting on p40!
March 27, 2012 § Leave a comment
“…for the most part the production sounds steeped in its own world—and will likely serve as a standard for whatever follows this year. The hooks are hazy, full of grain and crackle… Overall, Quakers’ beat-making triumvirate culls sharp energy to spur its pugnacious roster.”
-p49-50, Issue #4
March 3, 2012 § Leave a comment
Album Release Concert: Our review of the Robert Glasper Experiment, at Highline Ballroom (2/28/2012):
“Sifting jazz through other channels is nothing new for Robert Glasper. While he’s played behind his share of R&B and rap luminaries, the pianist has mainly seen his own rise in stock thanks to three solo releases on Blue Note since 2005: each one strong, and each marked increasingly by extra-jazz ingredients—hip-hop chief among them—which always rebounded via mix of dizzying skill and smooth tact…”