Nooch – “Just Do It” feat. Wale

“I’m all about a check, Nike-Just Do It,” proclaims Nooch, the 18-year old rising rap talent from D.C., on the chorus of his new single. Premiered by NahRight, the song, “Just Do It,” features local legend and Maybach Music Group rapper Wale. Acknowledging that Nooch is the son of prominent D.C. street rapper Boobe, Wale raps “me and Boobe in a Ghost,” before also shouting out Nooch, saying “tell Nooch come, bring the whole streets out.” Continue reading

Slinger Feature

The story behind Slinger could easily be transformed into a television show or movie. The band has been around for a number of years, far enough back in history that they committed their first recordings to a reel-to-reel. The act poured their hearts and souls into their work, and were able to garner considerable support in and around the Orange County (California) area. Continue reading

Full Sail ESB

Full Sail’s ESB pours with a dark-brown / reddish hue and a small amount of persistent off-white head. The beer’s initial flavors link together sweet with a slight amount of hops. Full Sail has pegged their ESB at a level that will keep individuals warm through the spring months while still having enough outward sweetness to include the widest possible swath of imbibers. Continue reading

Mad World: An Oral History of New Wave Artists and Songs That Defined the 1980s

Even if you don’t know your Kajagoogoo from your Yaz, this oral history of New Wave is entertaining enough to suck up the next few hours of your life, regardless of your relationship with the genre. Culled from countless interviews by music journalists Lori Majewski and Jonathan Bernstein, Mad World captures bands big (Duran Duran, The Psychedelic Furs) and obscure (The Normal, Ultravox) in this run down of the music that filled the void between punk rock and hair metal. Continue reading