Houston is a place of great variety. You don’t have to have ever been to Houston to experience its multidimensional reality. A pair of headphones can place you in a candy-painted cruiser with the Yokohama tires that UGK bragged about in the ‘90’s. You could just as easily envision yourself…


Ask, and you shall receive. To some extent. I’ve been asked on several occasions to review country music, or at least consider it. I refused, for a litany of reasons. For one, who really wants to read about country music? I’m surprised if anyone wants to read my thoughts in…


“On this stage here tonight is something legendary,” DJ Drama pronounces in the opening minutes of Call Me If You Get Lost. “He goes by the name of The Creator. But you…you call him Tyler Baudelaire,” Drama insists, serving as host to the triumphant return of his Gangsta Grillz mixtape…


I love spontaneous inspiration. Its the best, and also at times the worst. Sometimes it hits me while I’m at the supermarket, or maybe while I’m driving long distances, or a variety of other unrelated activities. In the case of this review, I was doing research on some of the…


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One of the most exciting parts of discovering new artists is piecing together their identity. While every artist is unique, you can almost always trace their sound, voice, or writing to artists of the past. Its innately harder for some than others; some influences are worn more outwardly, some internalize…


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If you don’t think you know Joyce Wrice, you probably do. She keeps herself busy. In the past couple years, she’s appeared on songs with Westside Gunn, The Free Nationals, The Cool Kids, The Alchemist, and Rejjie Snow. She sang backup vocals on several tracks from Aminé’s most recent album…


My idea of summer is a little clouded after our most recent run-in. Its almost like near-complete isolation and a damn-near apocalyptic environment was a little too overwhelming for my mind to maintain its typical rejoice for the evolution of spring. Summer typically provides some of my favorite things —…


I thought it would be fun to review Olivia Rodrigo’s new album. That is, until the reviews came pouring in from other sources that made me feel as if my insights were insignificant. For some of the best reviews of SOUR, check out articles from NPR, Pitchfork, and The Wall…

Kieran Kohorst

I write about what I like.

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