Articles by Erwin-Michael Melocoton

Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton

July 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

Written by Rob Bralver and Jeff Broadway Produced by Jeff Broadway Directed by Jeff Broadway   Stones Throw Records will have its place in the grand narrative of [...]

Sonreal :: One Long Day

February 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

Rising up the hip-hop ranks of Canada has never been easy. To breakthrough the underground to a bigger audience in our humble little market has usually meant the patronage of [...]

Yancey Boys :: Sunset Blvd

December 16, 2013 // 0 Comments

In most cases, posthumous work is never as strong and as well developed as an artist’s work while they’re living. This statement seems like something that doesn’t need [...]

Freddie Gibbs and Madlib :: Deeper

November 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

When you think of unusual duos that collaborate in hip-hop, Freddie Gibbs and Madlib are one of the first to come to mind. Yes, Madlib has worked and flourished with some of [...]

Drake :: Nothing was the Same

October 30, 2013 // 0 Comments

In a lot of ways, Drake’s latest work builds on his past releases. As he’s built a career on letting everyone know he’s the underdog that rose to fame by being [...]

Young Braised

October 17, 2013 // 0 Comments

To say that there’s no one like Young Braised in the game right now would be an understatement. His music and videos are imbued with his unique personality. Over the last [...]

Young Braised

October 11, 2013 // 0 Comments

On the Montreal metro system, I explored the curiosities in my mind about what Young Braised would be like on stage. Going in different directions, I thought about how his [...]

Earl Sweatshirt :: Doris

October 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

Listening to Doris is basically taking a trip through a juvenile mind. As a member of Odd Future, that should be expected. Their shock tactic aesthetic has been talked about [...]

Elvis Costello and the Roots :: Wise Up Ghost

October 1, 2013 // 0 Comments

When I first heard that Elvis Costello and the Roots were working on a project together I nearly lost my mind. I mean, what could be better than the blending of Costello’s [...]
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