51: I Have A Professed Soft Spot For Dicks

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This week: the first proper episode of the year finds Graham and Chris playing catch-up on three months’ worth of new releases, looking at the collaborative album from BADBADNOTGOOD and Ghostface Killah, Ibeyi’s debut and the new Fránçois & The Atlas Mountains EP, and airing their anticipation for whatever Kendrick Lamar and Kanye West have in store over the coming months. Continue reading

06: It’s Bigger Than Hip-Hop

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This week: Ross Watson, host of Source Tags and Mixtapes and writer for The Skinny, comes in to talk about his show, music journalism, and the state of hip hop in 2011; and Chris argues that Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life is the cinematic equivalent of The Beach Boys’ SMiLE.