Posts tagged "dr dre"

Album artwork of 'To Pimp a Butterfly' by Kendrick Lamar

To Pimp a Butterfly Kendrick Lamar

If Good Kid, M.A.A.D City introduced Kendrick Lamar to the masses, To Pimp A Butterfly cements his place in the hip hop hall of fame. This is an instant classic.

Album artwork of 'Compton' by Dr. Dre

Compton Dr. Dre

A polished, lumbering beast of an album. Not so much concerned with peaks and troughs as with a steady, charismatic drone of all things Compton.

A wall covered with vinyl record sleeves

Welcome

All this started as three friends talking about music, and it remains just that - a shared exploration, which we now want to share with you.

By André Dack

Black and white photograph of Kendrick Lamar performing onstage

Our 10 favourite albums of 2015

What a year it's been. Hip hop kings, hip hop princes, UK rock upstarts, and lots more. Here are our fav albums of 2015.

By André Dack, Frederick O'Brien & Andrew Bridge

Stained red photograph of Thom Yorke performing onstage

13 songs for a horrible Halloween

Let's face it, Halloween playlists can be awful. Here lies an alternative lineup of frightening songs. More treats than tricks, we promise.

By André Dack

Album artwork of 'The Marshall Mathers LP' by Eminem

The Marshall Mathers LP Eminem

The Marshall Mathers LP is Eminem’s finest accomplishment, but it’s too maniacal to be a masterpiece. It succeeds mostly as a surreal expansion of his debut.

Album artwork of 'Straight Outta Compton' by N.W.A.

Straight Outta Compton N.W.A.

It has its lulls, but when Straight Outta Compton blows hot it feels unstoppable. N.W.A. modelled a spirit of expression impossible to ignore.

Album artwork of 'Dreamland' by Glass Animals

Dreamland Glass Animals

The album is a nostalgia trip and, unintentionally(?), the longest ‘only Millenials will remember’ meme in some time.