Kanye West invaded the Texas capitol Saturday for a high-profile show on the last night of the South by Southwest festival.The hip-hop star played host to new artists on his label G.O.O.D. Music, including Consequence, GLC, Big Sean, and Kid Cudi. And he invited friends like Common, Erykah Badu, and Fonzworth Bentley to join the party onstage.
Halfway through Ruban Nielson’s explorative third LP, Multi-Love, the bipolar “Extreme Wealth and Casual Cruelty” fractures momentarily into reverberating shards, creaking like a bridge collapsing as a murky guitar yowls in the background. Coming so soon after a silky smooth, Steely Dan-referencing guitar solo courtesy of his equally musical father Chris Nielson, it’s a tonally… More »