Weirdo Lil Wayne Gone Squeaky Clean

Julianne Escobedo Shepherd | July 20th, 2011
Remember when Lil Wayne was the weird one? In 2006, when Weezy’s career started picking up its second wind with the release of still-astonishing Dedication 2 mixtape, he was ...

Friendly Fires Find Salvation on an Island

The discopunk trio ingests a little Trinidad and Tobago into their new LP, Pala.
Julianne Escobedo Shepherd | May 25th, 2011
If you want to get philosophical about it, Friendly Fires are reaching for the rocky euphoria-point between total joy and the unknown. In 2008, the band — three ...