Tag Archives: mos def

FULL RELEASE : 6/9

by the QC staff This week’s new releases are devastatingly necessary. The godfathers of noise-pop, Sonic Youth, release a pleasant, easily digestible continuation of their long career. Dirty Projectors release one of the most anticipated (and best) albums of the year, and Mos Def threatens to become relevant again with his hit-or-miss (but mostly hit) [...]

MORE ART VOL. 1

by marissa bea Alrighty folks, seeing as this site is dedicated to music AND art, I think it is only fitting that we have a More Art section to coincide with the More Music section that has become a nice staple in our lives. So, every week, we’re going to not only give you tidbits [...]

STARS AND STRIPES

by not phil (aka chris carpenter) Mash ups are like Thai Restaurants in Brooklyn, there are far too many of them, but every once and a while they’re clean enough and don’t make you sick (like Noodle Studio on North 5th… fuck Sea).  While this Mash up isn’t the dopest pad see ew you’ve ever [...]

ATTENTION STANKONIANS

by phil André Benjamin and Antwan Patton are coming out of seclusion. About two and half years since their last release, the disappointing soundtrack to their 2006 feature film, Idlewild — Outkast are set to release a string of albums in 2009. The first two of which will be solo treks with the final a [...]

QC MIXTAPE VOL. 19 (OCT 26 – NOV 1)

by bmac Some random changes to the site this week. We switched up the navigation and were able to get some test polls working. I think the site’s organized a lot better now. Which reminds me – feel free to hit us up with questions, criticism, or ideas regarding the designs of the site. Drop [...]

NEW MOS DEF

by phil miller The Ecstatic, the fourth solo album from Mos Def is set to drop February 9 via his new label, Downtown Records. The album follows his last release, True Magic which was seen as a commercial disappointment in 2006. The album’s first single, “Life in Marvelous Times” is set for an Election Day [...]