Mind Equals Blown

Mind Equals Blown


  • Counterpunch: Bruises


    Over the years, I have tried to stay well versed in the genre we call pop-punk. Less Than Jake, MXPX, and Ten Foot Pole – are just a few bands that bounce in and out of my IPod playlist from time to time. Counterpunch, hailing from Chicago, Illinois is a throwback to that true pop-punk…

    Read more
  • Greylag: Greylag


    Before I even listened to Greylag’s debut album, a small part of the press release caught my eye. It stated that 65 demos had been created for this album but it is comprised of nine songs and coming out at quaint 39 minutes playback time. 65 demos yet only nine songs made the cut? Were there…

    Read more
  • The Pure Noise Tour: A Family Reunion


    The concept was simple: Six bands from the same record label, one tour, great music, and lots of fun. But the reality was slightly different. Brad Wiseman, Pure Noise Records Tour Booking Agent, had to scour the label roster to find bands that would in his words, “make sense sonically”. Although the music styles and…

    Read more
  • Gideon: Calloused

    Gideon - Promo

    There’s a median of change in the music world that often divides musicians and fans. An artist’s level of progression can alienate old-school listeners or aim directly at a specific audience. Linkin Park is a good example, moving more and more into an electro-infused rock sound over the past decade, with hardcore Hybrid Theory fans always screaming…

    Read more
  • The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid to Die: Between Bodies


    Let’s talk about poetry. Poetry is an art form that everybody thinks they can do, and chances are they can. Poetry is also an art form that everyone who tries it thinks they can do it well, and that simply is not true. Poetry is not just an interesting string of words on a page…

    Read more
  • Interview: Eric Lilavois

    eric lila

      Mind Equals Blown editor Maria Gironas recently met up with producer Eric Lilavois and talked to him about life as a producer and a dad, artists he’s worked with, and other projects he’s involved in. MEB: Hey Eric! So, how is your day going? Do you mind mapping it out a little for me? Eric: Well, today…

    Read more
  • Joe Budden – “Make A Deal” ft. Ransom

    Courtesy of HotNewHipHop.com

    The Scoop: Joe Budden teams up with fellow NJ-rapper Ransom for “Make A Deal,” produced by Darknight & 8Bars. This is the 3rd installment of Budden’s #SomeLove series, which consists of a new Joe Beezy song dropping every week. The Spin: The Slaughterhouse MC will release his new EP Some Love Lost on November 4th.…

    Read more
  • Lil Herb ft. Common & Chance The Rapper – “Fight Or Flight (Remix)” Music Video


    The Scoop: Lil Herb drops visuals for his socially-conscious remix, “Fight Or Flight” featuring Common and Chance The Rapper. The Spin: The three Chicago natives detail the hardships of their hometown that’s notorious for its high-murder rate and nickname “Chi-Raq.” The Verluxe-directed video gives a tour of the Windy City, while showing news clips of…

    Read more
Page 4 of 622234567...622