DUSTED MAGAZINE

Dusted Writer Index

Ben Yaster

today features
reviews charts
labels writers
info donate

Search by Artist



Sign up here to receive weekly updates from Dusted


email address

Recent Reviews

Writers - Ben Yaster



Features

2009: Ben Yaster


Dusted senior writer Ben Yaster reflects on his 2009 carpool companion -- hip hop radio.

Read this feature...

Destined: Food for Animals


Dusted's Ben Yaster kicks off our 2008 Destined series with Baltimore hip hop trio Food For Animals.

Read this feature...

Destined: M.I.A.


Ben Yaster breaks down the limitless appeal of Maya Arulpragasam, better known as M.I.A.

Read this feature...

Destined: Spank Rock


Dirty hip hop from the East Coast's durty HQ, Baltimore.

Read this feature...

Reviews


Artist: 7L & Esoteric

Album: The New Dope

Label: Babygrande

Review date: Aug. 6, 2006

Read This Review


Artist: Afu-Ra

Album: State of the Arts

Label: Life Force / Decon

Review date: Sep. 26, 2005

Read This Review


Artist: Aloe Blacc

Album: Shine Through

Label: Stones Throw

Review date: Oct. 25, 2006

Read This Review


Artist: Aloe Blacc

Album: Good Things

Label: Stones Throw

Review date: Sep. 28, 2010

Read This Review


Artist: Atmosphere

Album: When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint That Shit Gold

Label: Rhymesayers

Review date: Jul. 7, 2008

Read This Review


Artist: Erykah Badu

Album: New Amerykah Part Two: Return of the Ankh

Label: Universal Motown

Review date: May. 3, 2010

Read This Review


Artist: Devendra Banhart

Album: What Will We Be

Label: Warner Brothers

Review date: Oct. 26, 2009

Read This Review


Artist: Big Boi

Album: Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son Of Chico Dusty

Label: Def Jam

Review date: Jul. 6, 2010

Read This Review


Artist: Black Meteoric Star

Album: Black Meteoric Star

Label: DFA

Review date: Jun. 9, 2009

Read This Review


Artist: The Cool Kids

Album: The Bake Sale

Label: Chocolate Industries

Review date: Jun. 3, 2008

Read This Review


Artist: Dizzee Rascal

Album: Showtime

Label: XL

Review date: Sep. 12, 2004

Read This Review


Artist: Dizzee Rascal

Album: Maths + English

Label: XL

Review date: Jul. 30, 2007

Read This Review


Artist: DJ Donna Summer

Album: Panther Tracks

Label: Cock Rock Disco

Review date: Mar. 24, 2008

Read This Review


Artist: DJ Jazzy Jeff

Album: Hip Hop Forever III - Compiled and Mixed by DJ Jazzy Jeff

Label: BBE

Review date: Nov. 12, 2006

Read This Review


Artist: DOOM

Album: Unexpected Guests

Label: Gold Dust

Review date: Nov. 9, 2009

Read This Review


Artist: El-P

Album: I'll Sleep When You're Dead

Label: Def Jux

Review date: Mar. 22, 2007

Read This Review


Artist: Flying Lotus

Album: Pattern + Grid World

Label: Warp

Review date: Oct. 29, 2010

Read This Review


Artist: Freeway & Jake One

Album: The Stimulus Package

Label: Rhymesayers

Review date: Feb. 19, 2010

Read This Review


Artist: Jean Grae

Album: Jeanius

Label: Blacksmith

Review date: Aug. 11, 2008

Read This Review


Artist: Guilty Simpson

Album: Ode to the Ghetto

Label: Stones Throw

Review date: Mar. 21, 2008

Read This Review


Artist: Mayer Hawthorne

Album: A Strange Arrangement

Label: Stones Throw

Review date: Sep. 9, 2009

Read This Review


Artist: The High Decibels

Album: The High Decibels

Label: Rolling Jack

Review date: Jan. 15, 2009

Read This Review


Artist: The Infesticons

Album: Bedford Park

Label: Big Dada

Review date: Jun. 8, 2010

Read This Review


Artist: J Dilla

Album: Jay Stay Paid

Label: Nature Sounds

Review date: Jul. 9, 2009

Read This Review


Artist: J Dilla

Album: The Shining

Label: BBE

Review date: Aug. 6, 2006

Read This Review


Artist: James Pants

Album: Welcome

Label: Stones Throw

Review date: May. 15, 2008

Read This Review


Artist: Kid Sister

Album: Dream Date

Label: Downtown

Review date: Nov. 21, 2008

Read This Review


Artist: Kid606

Album: Resilience

Label: Tigerbeat6

Review date: Jul. 26, 2005

Read This Review


Artist: Koushik

Album: Out My Window

Label: Stones Throw

Review date: Dec. 4, 2008

Read This Review


Artist: KRS-One

Album: Keep Right

Label: Grit

Review date: Aug. 30, 2004

Read This Review


Artist: Mike Ladd

Album: Nostalgialator

Label: Def Jux

Review date: Jan. 14, 2008

Read This Review


Artist: Lord Jamar

Album: The 5% Album

Label: Babygrande

Review date: Jul. 26, 2006

Read This Review


Artist: Lyrics Born

Album: Same !@#$ Different Day

Label: Quannum Projects

Review date: Jul. 17, 2005

Read This Review


Artist: Macromantics

Album: Moments in Movement

Label: Kill Rock Stars

Review date: Feb. 6, 2007

Read This Review


Artist: Madlib

Album: Beat Konducta Vol. 5-6: A Tribute to...

Label: Stones Throw

Review date: Feb. 4, 2009

Read This Review


Artist: Madlib

Album: Beat Konducta Vol. 3-4: In India

Label: Stones Throw

Review date: Sep. 26, 2007

Read This Review


Artist: Masta Ace

Album: A Long Hot Summer

Label: M3

Review date: Nov. 10, 2004

Read This Review


Artist: James Murphy & Pat Mahoney

Album: Fabriclive 36

Label: Fabric

Review date: Jan. 23, 2008

Read This Review


Artist: N.A.S.A.

Album: The Spirit of Apollo

Label: Anti-

Review date: Feb. 23, 2009

Read This Review


Artist: Oh No

Album: The Disrupt

Label: Stones Throw

Review date: Aug. 22, 2004

Read This Review


Artist: Pete Rock

Album: Underground Classics

Label: Rapster

Review date: Oct. 11, 2006

Read This Review


Artist: Ghislain Poirier

Album: No Ground Under

Label: Ninja Tune

Review date: Feb. 6, 2008

Read This Review


Artist: Psalm One

Album: The Death of Frequent Flyer

Label: Rhymesayers

Review date: Aug. 2, 2006

Read This Review


Artist: Roots Manuva meets Wrongtom

Album: Duppy Writer

Label: Big Dada

Review date: Dec. 3, 2010

Read This Review


Artist: Omar Souleyman

Album: Highway to Hassake (Folk and Pop Sounds of Syria)

Label: Sublime Frequencies

Review date: Nov. 1, 2007

Read This Review


Artist: Strong Arm Steady

Album: In Search of Stoney Jackson

Label: Stones Throw

Review date: Jan. 27, 2010

Read This Review


Artist: Sebastien Tellier

Album: Sexuality

Label: Record Makers

Review date: Sep. 17, 2008

Read This Review


Artist: Themselves

Album: CrownsDown

Label: Anticon

Review date: Oct. 16, 2009

Read This Review


Artist: UTD / Medina Green

Album: Manifest Destiny / U Know the Flex

Label: Illson Media

Review date: Jan. 25, 2005

Read This Review


Artist: V/A

Album: Stones Throw: Ten Years

Label: Stones Throw

Review date: Feb. 2, 2007

Read This Review


Artist: V/A

Album: Good God! Born Again Funk

Label: The Numero Group

Review date: Feb. 10, 2010

Read This Review


Artist: V/A

Album: Funky Nassau: The Compass Point Story 1980-1986

Label: Strut

Review date: Mar. 5, 2008

Read This Review


Artist: V/A

Album: An England Story: The Culture of the MC in the UK 1984-2008

Label: Soul Jazz

Review date: May. 30, 2008

Read This Review


Artist: Vampire Weekend

Album: Vampire Weekend

Label: XL

Review date: Jan. 28, 2008

Read This Review


Artist: The Very Best

Album: Warm Heart of Africa

Label: Green Owl

Review date: Aug. 24, 2009

Read This Review


Artist: Wiley

Album: Eskiboy: The Best of Tunnel Vision

Label: Eskibeat

Review date: Nov. 27, 2007

Read This Review


Artist: Yo Majesty

Album: Futuristically Speaking: Never Be Afraid

Label: Domino

Review date: Oct. 6, 2008

Read This Review

©2002-2011 Dusted Magazine. All Rights Reserved.