Last year’s “Skelethon” surpassed expectations, both lyrically and production-wise. Personal tragedy, five years of gestation and creation, a few side projects here and there, and Aesop Rock emerged with his best album sans Blockhead. It might be his best album to date, or at least his most approachable. After his second weekend at Coachella, Aesop is headed […]
The Top 50 Albums of 2012 December 24, 2012
On a Previous Episode of the Passion of the Weiss: The Top 50 Albums of: 2011; 2010; 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006 50. House Shoes – Let it Go [Tres] No best album list is complete without something from Detroit. Nowhere else is as no frills and unvarnished. It operates as a palate cleanser to remind […]
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