Articles By: Julian LaCasse
Julian LaCasse is a giraffe enthusiast who loves to inner-tube, attend high-stakes Settlers of Catan games, and paint large surfaces with single colors. He currently resides in Oakland, where you may find him painting or being enthusiastic about giraffes. He also likes music.
Passion is the French producer Jean-Baptiste de Laubier’s 14th release. He has been long at work on many things, first becoming famous for his association with the French rap group TTC, and over time becoming a sort of electronic audio-visual Jacque-of-all-trades. He has produced and directed short films, and produced rap and electronic music. This album is all over the place. It ranges from poppy to beautiful and artistic to unlistenable and back again. Where to start on something like [...]Read more →
Word of the Day: Spoonerism. The definition? What Com Truise is to Tom Cruise, verbally. Before I started listening to this brand spankin’ new album from Com Truise, I looked at the ever-instrumental itunes genius recommendations, and I thought, oh, I like most of those people. Among them: Justice, Digitalism, Holy Ghost!, Chromatics, YACHT, blah blah, music that you probably like too, because it’s good. All of his summer tour dates are in Europe, with the exception of his stop [...]Read more →
First, some (potentially) interesting points about this band and album: It was their first. It released in Israel in 2011. It was then released internationally on June 18 through Polydor records. There are two Young Professionals. The Young Professionals are from Israel. All of the songs on this album are either club-banger anthems with suave young professional style- leather loafers with a suit I’m thinking-like the first two tracks, or songs built on emotion like some of the later tracks, [...]Read more →
“It’s provocative, it gets the people going!” was the quote that popped into my mind after hearing The Toxic Avenger’s newest music—it’s an LP—and that is because the album is provocative, among other things. While it may seem strange to start an album review on a music blog with a quote from a completely unrelated song, filed under a completely different genre, by two artists rather than one, that is actually a quote that has been reappropriated for a song, [...]Read more →