Rachel Swan

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  • 9 years ago | Reviews

    By employing the chopped and screwed mix method — a style developed by Houston's own DJ Screw that slows down a song's tempo for a lurching, dizzying effect akin to a codeine-cough-syrup high — Southern DJs have produced a spate of slurr...

  • 9 years ago | Reviews

    The Strokes First Impressions of Earth (RCA) The Strokes were labeled the saviors of NYC's rock and roll scene in 2001. But in the ensuing years, all the tricks that made the fab five so exciting — snappy hooks, drunken confessions of love/lu...

  • 10 years ago | Reviews

    Certain hip-hop elitists have dubbed Snoop Doggy Dogg the Zsa Zsa Gabor of Death Row Records — well earned, when you think about it. After all, when he first slunk into the hip-pop arena to spit those lax, cagey verses on "Fuck wit Dre Day" a...