• Talib Kweli

    Quality (MCA). Review by Matt Cibula.

  • Mr. Lif

    Boston B-Boy Mr. Lif gives the lowdown on 9/11, the five greatest hip-hop albums, and the state of the world with Bill Campbell.

  • Nightmares On Wax

    Mind Elevation (Warp). Review by Rob Walsh.

  • The Flaming Lips

    Steven Drozd, drummer from The Flaming Lips, opens up to Matt Cibula about that damn "Spiderbite Song" (hint: it wasn’t really a spiderbite after all), the success of Yoshimi, and why the real-live Yoshimi might have a reason to be pissed-off about the new record.

  • Blackalicious

    Blazing Arrow (Quannum Projects / MCA). Review by Bill Campbell.

  • J-Live

    All of the Above (Coup d’Etat). Review by Christopher R. Weingarten.

  • Dan The Automator

    Wanna Buy a Monkey? — A Mixtape Session (Sequence). Review by Julio Diaz.

  • Illogic

    Got Lyrics? (Weightless). Review by Bill Campbell.

  • Ozomatli

    Embrace The Chaos (Almo Sounds/Interscope). Review by Julio Diaz.

  • LFO

    Life Is Good (J). Review by Vanessa Bormann.

  • Michael Franti & Spearhead

    Stay Human (Six Degrees). Review by Julio Diaz.

  • Common

    Coming off the Spit Kickers tour with De La Soul and Biz Markie to his new album, Like Water for Chocolate, going gold, it’s clear that Common’s message and his hip hop grooves are finally making it to a wider audience. So what is his message? That’s what Nirav Soni found out, as they discussed politics, inspirations, and spirituality.

  • Mullen It Over

    Music Midtown is a great chance to catch bands you might never get to see otherwise. Frank Mullen took some chances at this year’s festival in Atlanta, and found out what he’d been missing from the likes of Jimmy Cliff, BR5-49, the Jungle Brothers, and Bjorn Again, as well as a pre-Noel Gallagher walk-out Oasis.

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