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October 1, 2020

Noga Erez: “YOU SO DONE”

By: Jack Anderson

While you might not be all that acquainted with Israel’s hip-hop scene, if there’s one breakthrough rapper to keep an eye on, it’s Noga Erez. Born in the midst of the Gulf War and drawing equally from Björk and M.I.A. as she does Kendrick Lamar and Frank Ocean, Erez has never shied away from her political outspokenness.

Erez has a new album coming out right around the bend but you can tide yourself over with her most recent single, one with an in-depth visual counterpart and an electronic breakdown that’ll put you over the moon, “YOU SO DONE”!

Photo: R604M


September 27, 2023

Nihiloxica: “Asidi”

What happens when you aggressive UK bass collides with testosterone-driven Bugandan percussion? Nothing quiet, that’s for sure. That specific combo of acoustic and electronic, of modern and traditional first came about with the formation of Nihiloxica half a decade back, when UK producers Spooky-J and pq linked up with Nilotika Cultural Ensemble members Isa, Sally, […]


September 26, 2023

Restos: “Time”

If you remember Western Youth, then you’re familiar with Graham Weber. And if you know Graham Weber, you know he lays down great work wherever he may wander. A decade and a half into his solo discography, Weber launched Western Youth right here in Austin in the late twenty-teens and spearheaded their solo eponymous full-length. […]


September 25, 2023

Katherion: “Roses and Daisies”

Song of the Day is finally back from a much-needed break! And as a token of appreciation for everyone’s patience in the interim, we’ve got some great new picks to catch y’all up on, one of which made an inaugural streaming appearance just last weekend. We’re talking about Katherine Yuna, also known as Rion Reed, […]