January 16th, 2017

Magnus Opus is all over Indie Rock Mag year end lists – and we love it!

It’s time for the Best Of year end lists, and the very thorough folks over at one of our favourite music sites are showing extremely indecent levels of love for Magnus Opus, the sophomore album from Ultra Magnus & DJ SLAM!

Check out these ratings and French words…

#20 on Indie Rock Mag’s Top 50 Hip-Hop-ish Albums:

#59 on Rabbit’s 66 Favourite Records of 2016:

And one of my favourites from the album, “Criddown” with Daneo, made Rabbit’s 22 Songs of 2016:

Check out any of these lists and more on IRM regarding Ultra Magnus & DJ SLAM! here: http://www.indierockmag.com/artiste10474.html

January 12th, 2017

X-Faction 2 and Blow the Fuck Up But Stay Humble reviewed by Fandomania!

Taking advantage of the holidays, Chad Walker compiles another column of reviews which just so happens to include two of the most recent Hand’Solo Records releases, and he gives both great reviews…

First up is Primordial Emcee’s X-Faction 2: Reanimated, which Mr Walker had been waiting on for a while…

Followed by More Or Les’s Blow the Fuck Up But Stay Humble, which also made Mr Walker’s Geek Music 10 Best of 2016

Read all of the reviews (including the awesome Pieces in Space from Sammus) here: http://fandomania.com/geek-music-reviews-for-january-2016/

January 12th, 2017

More Or Les on Geek Music 10 Best of 2016 list

The very amazing Chad Walker has included More Or Les’s new album, Blow the Fuck Up But Stay Humble, as one of his 10 Best of 2016 for his Geek Music podcast at Fandomania. Les is in some illustrious company alongside nerdcore legends Beefy, Marc with a C, Mikal kHill, rising star Sammus, and fellow Backburner boys Swamp Thing.

Here’s the intro and (alphabetical) list:

Head over to the site to listen to the show and find out the order of the top ten: http://fandomania.com/geek-music-episode-90-best-of-2016-explicit/

January 1st, 2017

More Or Les on Best Geek Songs of 2017 list

Over at Geek Hard Show, Andrew Young recently posted his 7 Best Geek Songs of 2017, and More Or Les made the cut with his song “Man Up” featuring Schaffer the Darklord, from new album Blow the Fuck Up But Stay Humble. Thanks for the inclusion!

Here’s his write-up on the song:

Read the full list here: http://geekhardshow.com/2016/12/andrews-playlist-best-geek-songs-of-2016/

January 1st, 2017

Scratched Vinyl gives More Or Les album 9/10

Somehow I totally missed this month-old review of More Or Les’s Blow the Fuck Up But Stay Humble album by Chi Chi Thalken for Scratched Vinyl, and he gave the album a fantastic 9/10.

Read the review:

Or click here: http://www.scratchedvinyl.com/?q=node/2748

December 22nd, 2016

Radio Free Krypton interviews More Or Les

I’m nearly two weeks late with this one. If only I had a blue time-traveling police box…

Anyway, More Or Les joined hosts Mitchell, Justin and Jacob of Radio Free Krypton to talk about the good Doctor (Who?), comics, and hip hop.

Listen here: https://soundcloud.com/scopeatryerson/radio-free-krypton-episode-21

December 20th, 2016

100% Bandcamp recommends More Or Les

Turns out there’s this interesting French blog called 100% Bandcamp that appears to exclusively lists composed of music compiled from Bandcamp. The most recent post is the second part of their list of 20 albums on Bandcamp to hear before the end of the year. At least I think that’s the translation.

See the full list here: https://100pour100bandcamp.com/2016/12/19/20-albums-a-ecouter-sur-bandcamp-avant-la-fin-dannee-part-2/

December 20th, 2016

More Or Les on CBC Radio 3′s Top 103 Songs of 2016

Last week CBC Music posted CBC Radio 3′s Top 103 Songs of 2016, and two Backburner songs made the cut. At #45 is Swamp Thing with “Wild Things” from their album Pray to Science released on Urbnet, and at #31 is More Or Les with “Cuppa,” the first single from his Hand’Solo Records-released album Blow the Fuck Up But Stay Humble.

Thank you to the Editorial Staff who contributed to the creation of this list… It’s a great list and these songs are in great company.

Read the full list here: http://www.cbcmusic.ca/posts/17754/cbc-radio-3s-top-103-songs-of-2016

December 20th, 2016

Geek Music Podcast interviews Primordial Emcee

Just one week after Chad Walker posted his Geek Music Podcast with More Or Les, he follows up with a new episode featuring Primordial Emcee as guest. They discuss Prime’s evolution as rapper, the meaning of his name, new album X-Faction 2: Reanimated, his interest in comics and anime, and more…

Listen here: http://fandomania.com/geek-music-episode-88-primordial-emcee-explicit/

December 18th, 2016

Geek Music Podcast interviews More Or Les

More Or Les returns to Geek Music Podcast on Fandomania.com for his second encounter with Chad Walker to discuss the big issues: the suckage of 2016, the monetization of art (or not), corporate controlled media, net neutrality, politics, and of course, Dr Who and comics.

Listen here: http://fandomania.com/geek-music-episode-87-more-or-les-2-explicit/