New Music Tuesday (on Wednesday): 4.15.15

”M’$” - A$AP Rocky The year 2015, only four month in, is a golden year for rap, especially for New York. Hometown heroes like Joey Bada$$, Action Bronson made some noise with their debuts. Raekwon and Busta Rhymes are making big comebacks with their upcoming albums. I’d argue»

Fresh Pot - 4/13

Happy Monday, folks! I hope everyone's ready to have a productive day at work. As always, I've put together yet another #FreshPot playlist to help out. This week is a bit all over the place, but the one common thread here is super loud, scuzzy guitars. Some of the highlights»

New Music Tuesday (On Wednesday) - 4/8/15

”Louisa” - Lord Huron It's not secret that Darren and I are big fans of Lord Huron. I haven't been able to listen to Strange Trails just yet, but "Louisa" is a good example of their capabilities. Their folk music is more Dirty Harry than it is George and Lenny»

In Flux: Waxahatchee's Ivy Tripp

Waxahatchee is the project of singer-songwriter Katie Crutchfield. She makes angst-riddled indie punk that has been compared to Liz Phair millions of times. Thematically, her music often deals with her inner monologue and the music complements that style very effectively with simple guitar jangles and drum kits providing an easy»

Fresh Pot: 4-6

Happy Monday, lads and ladies! I hope everyone's ready to have a productive day at work. To help achieve that end, I've put together yet another #FreshPot playlist for your enjoyment. Last week we looked at early 90s indie rock. This week is also 90s-centric, but we're focusing on 90s»

#LiteralStaffchat

This week, the Earhole staff is debuting a new podcast in lieu of our #staffchat piece. In the podcast, we are quite literally chatting about any musical topic that strikes the fancy. This week, we reviewed the first quarter of the year in music. Which albums, songs, and artists were»

Young, Annoyed By Everything, and Really Good At Rapping: Earl Sweatshirt's "I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside"

Earl Sweatshirt has been an incredibly intriguing and shadowy figure in the world of hip-hop since his emergence with Odd Future in 2010. The most undeniably talented MC in the Odd Future contingent (also the youngest), his bizarro tale of being sent to Samoa by his mother when she feared»

Fresh Pot - 3/30

Hey folks. By now, you know the drill so I'll spare you the copy/paste intro. Welcome to this week's Fresh Pot! (If you don't know the drill, Fresh Pot is a Monday morning playlist designed to get you through the very start of the work week). Last week, I»