Mike Skinner

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2013

    The Five Worst British Import Bands

    ​ By: Gavin Cleaver While we might have done some wonderful things for y'all with Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Black Sabbath and Radiohead, we have also sent you some terrible crimes against music. And while none of this really compares to Canada foisting Avril Lavigne and Nickleback on you, it's st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    Six Most Anticipated Albums of 2011

    Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyRadiohead at the Henry Fonda Theater on Jan. 25, 2010​Last year looked like it might be bleak in terms of truly great albums, but a few artists (Beach House, the National, Yeasayer, Kanye West) managed to produce some future classics in 2010. And now that we've turned ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 8, 2009

    The Streets

    The Glass House

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2009

    Incoming: The Streets, Voodoo Glow Skulls Coming to the Glass House

    Sure, The Streets (née Mike Skinner) hasn't made as much of a splash in the latter-half of the decade as he did in the first, but there's no denying that Original Pirate Material and A Grand Don't Come For Free were fantastic records ("Dry Your Eyes" is like the best British white boy hip hop lost ... More >>

  • Features

    December 28, 2006

    Snap to It

    WEB EXCLUSIVE!: Comeback kids, rhymin Limeys and songs about partying defined Hip-Hop Nation in 2006