LIPS “Everything To Me”

After garnering high praise for a near-original-besting cover of Frank Ocean’s “Super Rich Kids”, Brooklyn-by-way-of-New Zealand synth-pop act LIPS (the one-woman-band project of Stephanie Brown) has switched focus back to her own original material with the release of a new four-track EP Look, Listen, a mini-set that pulls out its best offering (and awakens us […]

Noah Vinson “Outstanding”

While we first became aware of Bronx emcee Noah Vinson via the oh-so-smoove “I Love You”, the rapper on display on new solo tape The Life offers a far more varied bag of mic tricks than that aforementioned preview would suggest, finding Vinson impressively juggling classic East Coast rap braggadocio cool, conscious-dipped inspirational anthems, dizzying […]