Music

Time is Illmatic

by: Michael Shields A new documentary explores the penetrating story behind the making of a hip-hop classic….. In 1994…

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…

Mega Philosophy: Reviewed

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

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…

Fuego

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

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…

Nirvana, Then and Now

by: Michael Shields Nirvana brazenly enters the annals of rock and roll history, pushing boundaries while staying true to…

The Year in Music 2013

In a year brimming with an overabundance of brilliance, Across the Margin delves into the best of the best….