Author: Jacob Day

The Origins of Boom Bap: Exploring Hip-Hop’s Golden Age

Exploring Hip-Hop’s Golden Age: The Birth of Boom Bap If you are too young to remember 9/11, it might be hard to comprehend how controversial and misunderstood Hip-Hop culture and music used to be. That is not to suggest that it’s not still full of controversy and misunderstanding; but with the birth of the internet […]

The Smile – Wall of Eyes (2024) Album Review

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The Smile’s “Wall of Eyes” Leaked Digitally a Week Early

The anticipation surrounding The Smile’s highly awaited album, “Wall of Eyes,” reached a fever pitch when news broke that the album had been leaked a week before its official release date on January 26th, 2024. Even though Thom Yorke and Johnny Greenwood (Radiohead), 2 of the 3(Tom Skinner) band members, are no strangers to album […]

Soul and Funk Thanksgiving DJ Set

Sharon Jones, The Upsetters, Wheelchair Sports Camp, El Michels Affair, Etta James, Yesterday’s New Quintet and a lot more for Thanksgiving.

This Is My Life: All Vinyl 5 Volume DJ Set

5-set series in a neat youtube playlist for you, Jazz, Funk, Soul, Hip-Hop, Afrobeat, and more.

(Another) Story of Herbie Hancock

Herbie Hancock’s career is impressive, to say the least. Spanning nearly 6 decades, Hancock’s career is not only prolific, it is boundary-pushing, progressive, eclectic, and nearly unparalleled.