retroactive: “London Calling” by The Clash

Specifics: release date: December 14, 1979 members: Mick Jones (guitar/vocals), Joe Strummer (vocals/rhythm guitar), Paul Simonon (bass/vocals), Topper Headon (drums/percussion) runtime: 65 minutes ...before we get into the rankings, I want to talk about discovering this album for th first time.  For most of my life, I discovered music on my own. Most of the … Continue reading retroactive: “London Calling” by The Clash

steez you can hear Vol.17

https://open.spotify.com/user/1244866248/playlist/285ssXUWTRQBV9nc8bKF6P?si=wYTHa12MTDe2rEvi8zphfw Playlist for the week of March 11, 2019: Lightning Crashes by Live: heard this song come on the radio at work and I immediately started singing it.  When I checked it out, I was surprised to see it was sung by a band I had never heard of.  Definitely giving Live a deeper listen this … Continue reading steez you can hear Vol.17

Steez you can hear Vol.9

Playlist for the week of January 14, 2019: https://open.spotify.com/user/1244866248/playlist/4Tlh2nt73Koo0j6cei3b7I?si=KgGraImTSpKFJKVevnmzcQ How High the Moon by Les Paul, Mary Ford:  Heard this earlier in the week while watching the History channel show, Project Blue Book. The song immediately caught my attention and thank God for Shazam which enabled me to get it right away. Memories (Part II) … Continue reading Steez you can hear Vol.9

Steez you can hear Vol.8

Playlist for the week of January 7, 2019: https://open.spotify.com/user/1244866248/playlist/2IQk7iea52VWa42bvVT8YG?si=f8j4eWzyRHeQaRrHkmZEDw Water by Caleb Belkin: recommended by my cousin Nora, this track obviously speaks to me on a couple levels: the Bruce Lee sample, the dope beat. Love everything about this track a lot by 21 Savage f/ J. Cole: mannn I was blown away by this.  … Continue reading Steez you can hear Vol.8

My 7 Favorite Hip Hop Albums of 2018

I listen to all kinds of music but there has always been one genre that holds my heart over the others: Hip Hop.  It's the only genre that I follow regularly and anticipate releases for.  This year was a huge year in Hip Hop with monoliths like Drake and Kanye releasing music alongside new comers … Continue reading My 7 Favorite Hip Hop Albums of 2018