On 15 Favorites Lists

» Edit Band Information
» Edit Albums

» Add a Review
» Add an Album
» Add MP3
» Add News

Grieves

Since his birth in Chicago, IL, Benjamin Laub (bka Grieves) enjoyed a diverse musical upbringing, exposed at an early age to the city’s local jazz and blues clubs by his father. After relocating to Fort Collins, CO and eventually Seattle at age 19, Grieves had broadened his array of musical influences to include punk rock and eventually became completely immersed in Hip Hop as an art form.

Following his debut album Irreversible in 2007, Grieves began collaborating with local Seattle-based producer Budo, a talented multi-instrumentalist that helped complete the organic-yet-inte ...read more

Since his birth in Chicago, IL, Benjamin Laub (bka Grieves) enjoyed a diverse musical upbringing, exposed at an early age to the city’s local jazz and blues clubs by his father. After relocating to Fort Collins, CO and eventually Seattle at age 19, Grieves had broadened his array of musical influences to include punk rock and eventually became completely immersed in Hip Hop as an art form.

Following his debut album Irreversible in 2007, Grieves began collaborating with local Seattle-based producer Budo, a talented multi-instrumentalist that helped complete the organic-yet-intense sound of 15 melodic, sample-free tracks that became 88 Keys & Counting. Following rave reviews of the album’s mainly digital release, Grieves and Budo hit the road once again to set up shop in New York City, where they are currently at work on the follow-up to 88 Keys, due for a Fall release this year on Rhymesayers. Untethered to common restraints of the hip-hop genre, the combination of Grieves’ singing and rapping with the refreshing horn, guitar, and keyboard driven production by Budo presents Grieves strongest work to date.

http://www.myspace.com/grieves « hide

Similar Bands: Atmosphere, Brother Ali, P.O.S.

LPs
Winter & The Wolves
2014

3.2
18 Votes
Together/Apart
2011

3.6
99 Votes
88 Keys & Counting
2010

3.6
46 Votes
Irreversible
2007

3.7
52 Votes
EPs
The Confessions Of Mr. Modest
2010

3.8
27 Votes

Music Lists
10.19.14  2014 (Part 2)03.27.14  Chill Playlist
01.31.14  My 11 Of '1101.06.13  New Itunes Sucks
08.09.12  Hype-hop05.25.12  New Here, Need Recs Plz
03.28.12  Scissor12.04.11  Recent Tunes
12.04.11  Albums Of 201111.01.11  Rec Me Some Hip-hop
08.30.11  Favorite Wrappers07.29.11  Albums I've Been Digging Lately
07.08.11  '11 Got Better.06.25.11  2011 Second Quarter Best Hip Hop Lp
04.22.11  Atmosphere Show03.15.11  Sputnikgermany
02.22.11  Hip-hop I Actually Like12.25.10  What A Shitty Christmas
11.07.10  Today Was A Good Day

Contributors: Ponton, StrappingYoungLad,

FAQ // STAFF & CONTRIBUTORS // SITE FORUM // CONTACT US

Bands: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Site Copyright 2005-2014 Sputnikmusic.com
All Album Reviews Displayed With Permission of Authors | Privacy Policy