Music

The Year in Music 2014

Across the Margin reveals the definitive list of the best albums of 2014…. 25. Real Estate – Atlas Back in June, for our Best of…

Time is Illmatic

by: Michael Shields A new documentary explores the penetrating story behind the making of a hip-hop classic….. In 1994 an album was released whose impact…

Outkast Summer

Outkast Summer

by: Michael Shields We take a look back at a Summer presumed to belong to hip-hop’s most outstanding duo…. When I first heard the news of…

Twenty Years Later: Portishead’s Dummy

Twenty years after its release, Portishead’s Dummy still remains the fringe soundtrack for America’s misanthropic youth…. by: Diana Grindea The first time my novice ears heard…

Mega Philosophy: Reviewed

One of hip-hop’s elder statesmen campaigns for his culture, striving for truth through lyricism…. by: Douglas Grant Opinions differ when the discussion of the state…

De La Soul at 25

by: Michael Shields Celebrating 25 years of real hip-hop with De La Soul… In 1987, on the island of Long Island, a trio known as…

Fuego

by: Christopher Rockwell Redemption, in the form of an album review. Phish’s Fuego….. I am certainly one to admit when I am wrong. In fact, I…

Best of 2014 (So Far)

Across the Margin presents a mid-year report on the state of music, offering up its candidates for the best songs of the year (so far)…….

Nirvana, Then and Now

by: Michael Shields Nirvana brazenly enters the annals of rock and roll history, pushing boundaries while staying true to their ethos…. A week ago this…