Articles by Al Gibson

Beast Behind the Beats

Beasts Behind the Beats Week III – DJ RoboRob

DJ RoboRob’s Bandcamp: https://djroborob.bandcamp.com/ SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/djroborob This week on Beasts, I had the honor of interviewing one of the most creative producers in NCHH! No, not the National Campaign for Hearing Health, which is an actual group! Tip: Keep this group in mind, because you won’t be able to stop yourself from playing DJ RoboRob’s Monday mixes at Mach-shattering volumes… However, the NCHH […]

Beast Behind the Beats

Beasts Behind the Beats Week II – Bill Beats

Photography Credit: Sayed Alamy There is a lot of irony in this installment of Beasts Behind the Beats. In this age of evolving Hip-Hop, Trap, and EDM music, my first interview of the new year is with a master of the classics and a beast behind the turntables. Listening to this producer’s work takes me back to the […]

Movie Reviews

Did the Force Truly Awaken? My “Rant-Review”

(featured image appears courtesy of nme.com) First, before I start, let me give a disclaimer here: I am an “S.W. O.G.” (Star Wars O.G.) This means my geekdom does not end with A New Hope, Empire Strikes Back, or Return of the Jedi. This means that I have the right to demonize those prequels-that-would-have-been-better-off-as-novels-rather-than-movies. A […]

News

KFace TV brings us Star Wars Rap Battles!

Click here for KFace TV’s YouTube Channel: KFace TV on YouTube! OK, I have a confession… This is hard for me, Darth Prefectus, to admit. I just found myself rooting for a Jedi and a Rebel Princess who both were battling Sith Lords! I’m having a conflict of principles here. Oh, I probably should explain to you that […]

Interviews

Beasts Behind the Beats Week I: Scotty Wu

Kansas City, MO “It’s Happy Hour,” the bartender informs me as she looks around at the people huddled together. Taking in the scene, she notices the 3 men in the corner wearing Skyrim shirts . Sitting in the booth next to the jukebox, a girl with large framed glasses sits doodling on her iPad. She […]

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The Ascension to Hip-Hop 2.0

I’ve got some bad news for all of you rappers out there. Apparently, we’re all zombies, walkers, biters, whichever you prefer. Hip Hop is dead…according to Nas. Nerdcore is dead…according to MC Lars. Watch out Michonne and Rick…the walkers have evolved! They now write articles over at altwire.net too. (gasp!) I’m a rapper! (No, REALLY, […]