I’ve enjoyed listening to music much longer than I’ve enjoyed reading books. Reading has only been an interest of mine for the past five years, especially subjects like philosophy, religion, and sociology. What I’ve found through reading books, though, is that it complements listening to music. The relation between books and music in terms of their content, especially lyrically, is undeniable. Even musically, there seems to be room for reading to influence listening, with pictures derived from words being transformed into pictures derived from sound. We end up with snapshots of the sublime and we meditate on them time and time again.… Continued →
April 23, 2019
October 17, 2017
After a long period of silence, Deepspace5 return with “FROWN,” taken from their forthcoming project entitled 5:55. The crew’s last album, The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be, was released in 2010 and they are celebrating 20 years as a group. 5:55 will be releasing this Friday on bandcamp, but in the mean time, you can check out the music video for “FROWN” below. … Continued →
September 29, 2017
Deepspace5 representative, Sivion, will be releasing Dark Side of the Cocoon on October 6 via Illect Recordings. Known for his tasteful blend of jazz and hip-hop, the Dallas emcee has teamed up with producer Sebastian Hochstein of Scribbling Idiots. Instrumentals are included with the album and a few of the songs can be streamed on bandcamp. Pre-orders can be found on the same page and are available for digital, CD, and vinyl.… Continued →
May 4, 2011
Playdough brings us Hotdoggin, easily the best hip hop album of 2011 so far.