The Voidz, The Vaccines, and more albums to know about this week

The Vaccines find a familiar groove on the exuberant Combat Sports, while The Voidz are painfully misguided on the parody-ready Virtue, and, by contrast, Jean Grae & Quelle Chris’ Everything’s Fine crackles with fury and frustration. These, plus Czarface & MF Doom and Frankie Cosmos in this week’s notable new releases.

Here are the 28 most-anticipated albums of March

New releases really ramp up for March, with a glut of offerings from veteran rockers (The Breeders, The Decemberists, Yo La Tengo), underground rap icons and stoner-rap legends (MF DOOM & Czarface, Jean Grae & Chris Quelle, Curren$y, YoungBoy NBA), and boundary-pushing electronic artists (Lost Girls, DJ Taye). Here…

Deconstructing the greatest rap songs of all time, syllable by syllable

In a new video, Vox writer Estelle Caldwell and music theorist Martin Connor break down the evolution of hip-hop by looking at some of the genre’s game-changing rhyme schemes. Over the course of the 12-minute video, we learn several things, including the fact that Rakim was a game-changing rapper, “Lose Yourself” is…