Seattle-based Rhymesayers act Grieves, along with production and collaboration mate Budo, bring an indie hip-hop style that emulates the signature sound of the label, reminiscent of Atmosphere and Brother Ali, from the lyrical prose to the production talent presented on this year’s Together / Apart.
Mayer Hawthorne seemed to travel forward in time, arriving in this millennium after being transported from the stage of “The !!! Beat” show in the ‘60s. After Hawthorne’s heartache R&B songs perked the ears of Mr. Manak of Stone’s Throw Records, a 7” followed, as did A Strange Arrangement. Fresh off the press is How […]