Tag Archives: RZA

Thursday Music News

Saturday marks the one-year anniversary of Wilco‘s surprise release of Star Wars (voted #15 in KEXP’s Top Albums of 2015 countdown), and to celebrate, the band have done another surprise release. Check out the single “Locator” below, which you can download for free in exchange for an email address. Happy anniversary, Star Wars! (Watch theRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Surprise! Baltimore duo Wye Oak have sprung an EP on us titled Tween, out now digitally and available physically on August 5th via Merge Records. The title reflects the contents: via a press release, they explain the songs “don’t make sense for album number five,” but “just because they don’t belong there doesn’t mean theyRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Sub Pop Records artist Kyle Craft gets dolled up in the video for “Eye of a Hurricane,” a single from his debut Dolls of Highland. Craft explains the concept via a press release: “One of my roommates had his annual drag birthday get together and it seemed like the story would sort of write itselfRead more…

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Album Review: James Blake – Overgrown

In only a few quick years, James Blake‘s name and reputation have grown exponentially. Back in 2010, he pioneered the “post-dubstep” genre (consisting of pretty much just him back then) with the much-loved CMYK EP. His mixture of jazz, soul, and bassy undertones made for a rich and unique listening experience unlike anything else onRead more…

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Album Review: The Man With the Iron Fists OST

With The Man With the Iron Fists we get to see Wu-Tang Clan member and spiritual leader RZA do something he’s always wanted to do: make a ridiculously awesome, totally kickass kung fu movie. The premise is classic Shaw brothers material: a small village in imperial China becomes the central location of attempted heist byRead more…

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