Professor Stanley Krippner is an impossible man to pigeonhole. He's nearly impossible to encapsulate in a single cover story. Well, we did our best. But, we acknowledge, we've only scratched the surface of his life and work. On a milder note, we also left out a cartload of mind-blowing anecdotes. Kr ... More >>
Mistah F.A.B.: "I'm tired of dealing with negativity."Today Bay Area rap veteran Mistah F.A.B. is releasing a street album comprised of all original songs entitled I Found My Backpack. Headed up by the soulful, self-motivating single "Quest," the project sees the one-time hyphy talisman ... More >>
Digital Underground in 1989Rap ruses get no better than Humpty Hump. The alter-ego of Digital Underground's leader Shock G, Humpty's mythology has him wearing a fabulously-personalized Groucho Marx-style nose to cover up horrific facial scars incurred during a (fictional) accident with a deep-fat ... More >>
Intergalactic star wars? Epic dueling guitars? Why would anyone call Coheed & Cambria emo?
M. Ward's new album is damn fine folk -- from a guy who used to ignore folk music