Top 10 Indie Hip Hop Albums of 2011


2011 has been an excellent year for hip hop as a whole, especially from the independent spectrum. With the lines between mainstream and underground getting more and more blurred, most indie rap albums released this year were either critically acclaimed across the boards or achieving breakthrough crossover status (Tyler, the Creator and A$AP Rocky being [...]

Top 10 Best Pop Rock Albums, Vatican Newspaper Picks


In an attempt to strike a more contemporary tone, The Holy See’s newspaper included pop rock albums in its published top picks for music.  “So as not to be totally overwhelmed, and to remember that an alternative exists,” L’Osservator Romano says, “our modest guide can point you on the road to good music.” This road [...]