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T.I., Jessie Ware, More New Albums Out Today
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It’s a week for deeper listeners, with albums from a number of newcomers or below-the-radar-regulars hitting shelves. We chose a few of the more notable records to spin though, and here’s what we thought.

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Show Scenes: J Mascis at The Sinclair
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Dinosaur Jr. frontman J Mascis performed an acoustic set to a sold-out Sinclair on Saturday night in support of his most recent solo album “Tied to a Star.” Australian duo Luluc opened.

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Show Scenes: Flying Lotus at Paradise Rock Club
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Californian experimental electronic producer Flying Lotus performed to a very sold-out Paradise on Friday night, with frequent collaborator Thundercat and DJ Peabody supporting.

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Broke Beats: Allen Poe – “How Gardens Grow”
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So-called “conscious” hip-hop has fallen off in recent years, and that’s because it rapidly  becomes a cliche. It’s basically the slam poetry of rap music – and that sort of relentless #staywoke reflection is easy to lampoon. This makes it difficult for new lyrical thinkers to break through, but on his new tape “How Gardens Grow,” Kentucky rapper Allen Poe proves that some are worth reading beyond the cover. More

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Show Scenes: Iceage at Great Scott
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Danish punk quartet Iceage returned to Boston on Thursday night for a chaotic show in support of their recently-released third LP “Plowing Into the Field of Love.” Dark ambient producer Helm, Brazil’s Rakta and experimental duo KTB supported.

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Cultural Sommelier: Pairing Boards of Canada’s ‘Tomorrow’s Harvest’ with ‘The Thing’
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This week, I continue our look at classic horror movies and some equally horrific musical pairings.  This time around, let’s start with John Carpenter’s tense, wickedly grotesque “The Thing,” adapted from the sci-fi novella “Who Goes There?” by John W. Campbell, Jr. More

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Pronunciation Guide: Tove Lo and Hozier
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Here at RadioBDC, we pride ourselves on breaking new artists. Bastille, Lorde, and Tove Lo were all played here long before they reached a wider audience. Here’s the rub, though: when an artist is brand new and unexposed, it’s sometimes difficult to find information on said artist. Say, for instance, the proper pronunciation of their name. More

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Afroman Gets Political On Pro-Legalization ‘Because I Got High’ Remake
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It’s been 14 years since one-hit wonder Afroman released “Because I Got High,” a catchy stoner anthem about the trials and tribulations of one man messing up his entire life by smoking up too much. This time around, though, instead of caring about nothing, Afroman cares about everything — especially the many benefits of marijuana legalization.
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Jessie J, Stars, Pharmakon, More New Albums Out Today
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As we patiently wait for the Taylor Swift album to drop, we take a look at a pop star who has been long in the making. We also brush up on our electropop and Canadian indie rock vets.