From the Vault

4 Years Gone: Kid Cudi's Man on the Moon: The End of Day

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Man on the Moon: The End of Day, the debut album from Cleveland native and noted curmudgeon, Kid Cudi, is effectively hip-hop’s answer to The Cure’s Disintegration, a web of sprawling self-reflection and faux-philosophy that has soundtracked the shotgunning of Natural Ice cans with surprising longevity.

Death of the Lizard Kings

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There won’t be any more Lizard Kings. There won’t be any more punk-inspired rockers from the Northwest who change the face of an industry. No group that has emerged in the last 20 years could represent the era and make amazing records at the same time.