Friday, October 1, 2010

Rap Round Table, Week Ending 10/1/2010

"Pencils and Moleskines 04" by Paul Worthington

Music Analysis & Reporting:

My Basic Views on the Downloading Issue by El-P

A Toast to Matador Records (Part One: 2000 - 2009) by Douglas Martin

A Toast to Matador Records (Part Two: 1989 - 1999) by Douglas Martin

Should Mos Def have signed to G.O.O.D. Music? by Byron Crawford

Posse Revival: The Leaks Heard ‘Round The World by Andrew Noz

Why Kanye West’s Album Shouldn’t Leak by Meka

AllTime8: Shoulda Been A Single by Danj!

Why do you hate Talib Kweli? by HL

9 Lyrics That P*ssed Rappers Off for No Reason by TSS Crew

Everybody Hates Charles Hamilton by Amp Geez

Please Jay-Z don’t hurt ‘em by Byron Crawford

Rhymes Galore by Danj!

One... by Werner von Wallenrod

Dr. Dre pairs with LeBron James for a new line of headphones, claims 'Detox' may be out by Christmas by Jeff Weiss

Everything Is Illuminated © Jonathan Safran Foer by Dart Adams

Meet the Cast of Flockavelli by HL

Producer Bangladesh plots his pop domination, but not before settling differences by Gerrick D. Kennedy

Your Gateway John Coltrane Albums by Patrick Jarenwattananon

The Rise and Fall of the RIAA by Mike Masnick

Album Reviews:

What’s New In Dart’s iPod #22 AKA The Clusterfuck Edition by Dart Adams

Ice Cube - I Am the West by Jeff Weiss

Shad - TSOL by Nate Patrin

Black Milk - Album of the Year by Andrew Martin

Trae - Can't Ban tha Truth by JoeyMC

Exile - AM/FM by D.L. Chandler

Exile - AM/FM by Nate Patrin

Aloe Blacc - Good Things by Ben Yaster

Aloe Blacc - Good Things by Nate Patrin

Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest by Marc Hogan

Laetitia Sadier - The Trip by Rebecca Raber

David Bowie - Station to Station (Deluxe Edition) by Stuart Berman

Blue Sky Black Death - Third Party by Zach Cole

How to Dress Well - Love Remains by Brian Hodge

Profiles & Interviews:

Obama in Command: The Rolling Stone Interview by Jann S. Wenner

Guest Lists: Freddie Gibbs by Tyler Grisham

Big Boi talks Kate Bush, Chico Dusty, 'Rap Jedi School', and the timeline for a new OutKast album by Gerrick D. Kennedy

Question in the form of an Answer: Buck 65 by Matt Shea


Van Jones Slams Koch Industries’ Role In Prop 23, Calls for Progressives to Stand Up to Tea Parties by Lee Fang


Small Change: Why the revolution will not be tweeted by Malcolm Gladwell

The Sissification of Modern Man: Fad or Epidemic? by Va$htie

^ This guy lost, go figure...