Wax Tailor combines a mélange of jazzy vocalists, hip-hop emcees and versatile instrumentalists with his own manicured production to create a depth of sound rarely matched by modern artists.
On Wednesday evening, the Firebird played host to two duos from the Pacific Northwest, each of which is on the well-known Sub Pop label.
The year has barely begun but exceptional new releases are coming fast and feverish -- with many more to follow. Apparently, the DJs of 88.1 KDHX are champing at the bit to hear them all.
On the show "Elevated Rhymestate" I feature the latest and greatest in hip-hop and urban music. To my ears, 2012 was a great year for music.
We asked the DJs of 88.1 KDHX to pick their "Songs of the Year," and as you'd expect, they turned in an incredible range of styles and sounds and themes. Taken as a whole, these 33 songs provide a snapshot of the music that made us dance and sing in 2012.
On Saturday night Lola was bustling and full of life long before the music started. People came in dressed to impress with nostalgic late '90s style and quickly scattered around the club, filling every available seat shortly after doors opened at nine.
The clock is ticking on 2012, and now's the time to look back on all the amazing new releases the year had to offer. The DJs of 88.1 KDHX did just that, picking their top 10 albums of the year.