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Photos: All Tomorrow's Parties Festival at Ashbury Park, NJ
Bands perform at the All Tomorrow's Parties Festival at Ashbury Park, New Jersey on September 30-October 2, 2011.
Ashbury Park, New Jersey | September 30-October 2, 2011
| October 07, 2011
Sunday morning rock
Last call for a pair of killer shows THURSDAY (the 4th).
The Half-Marathon and more!
PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF
| August 05, 2011
Kool Keith had a purple keyboard and green synth
Keith's ubiquitous props are often trumpeted on rap sites and comment boards, where he's cited as the chief influence behind everyone from Tech N9ne to Tyler, the Creator.
| August 05, 2011
You have a better chance of hearing Taylor Swift songs banging out of Kanye’s tinted windows than you do of hearing either of their pop asses on the Good Life speakers during Fever.
Flavorheard, Frank White, and Mister Jason are Fever
| April 02, 2010
MC Paul Barman | Thought Balloon Mushroom Cloud
Note how the title of Paul Barman's third and latest sounds corny at first glance but deserves a "ha" — or at least an "I smell this dude" — on further contemplation.
| January 22, 2010
Unlike hip-hop acts that deny bucking convention for the sake of eccentricity, Anti-Pop Consortium were as clear on day zero as they will certainly be at Great Scott next Thursday about their maverick intentions.
Anti-Pop Consortium’s unfinished business
| October 02, 2009
I haven’t come hereto academically justify West Coast credos about assimilating hoes into housewives. Instead I’ve come to mourn the commercialization of misogynistic rap lyrics.
Hip-Hop Misogyny: It Ain’t What It Used To Be
| July 24, 2009
Good news for perplexed suburbanites: a new site called UnderstandRap.com lets experienced rap interpreters explain difficult urban slang to hip-hop neophytes.
The Big Hurt: A chat with Bill Buckholz of UnderstandRap.com
| April 10, 2009
Review: Oak Lonetree, Lava + 2
Oak Lonetree hemorrhages more discs than Kool Keith — which, for those who don't know, is a bootyload.
| January 20, 2009
Momus | Joemus
Since the 1980s, Momus has been the recording guise of Scotsman bon vivant Nick Currie, a man of many masks and endless curiosity.
American Patchwork/Darla (2008)
| November 11, 2008
Calling for back-up
Of all the tumult and talent swinging through town in 2006, I cherish most my memories of Audible Mainframe backing Slick Rick at Harpers Ferry.
Slick Rick gets fly with a little help from his friends
| May 12, 2008
When I get DJ Spooky on the phone a week ago Tuesday, he’s fresh home in New York City from Antarctica.
DJ Spooky goes global
| January 14, 2008
A fond farewell
When I received word that Tom’s Tracks on Thayer Street was going out of business, my initial reaction was blasé.
Tom Farnsworth’s closing Tracks
| November 27, 2007
Going on sale: November 16, 2007
Moe., James Blunt, Chapel/Chapter, and more
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
GOING ON SALE
| November 13, 2007
Kool Koala weekend
On Kid Koala’s new album we hear a sample of the Kid’s mom speaking to her favorite son.
SPACE hosts the weird worlds of hip-hop
| April 18, 2007
Portland scene report: April 6, 2007
Sibilance starts now
PORTLAND MUSIC STAFF
| April 04, 2007
Snakes in the grass
The Bleeding Queens, Coconut Riot, Fail and Fail Again . . . These are some of the names that will never be given to the competing tribes on Survivor .
Survivor 14 and The (White) Rapper Show
| February 13, 2007
Don’t count out 7L & Esoteric just yet. 7L & Esoteric, "3 Minute Classic" (mp3)
7L & Esoteric discover A New Dope
MATTHEW M. BURKE
| August 17, 2006
Going on sale: August 4, 2006
Lewis Black, Yo La Tengo, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Head Automatica, Madeleine Peyroux, and more.
Breaking news from the concert-ticket trade
BOSTON PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF
| August 01, 2006
How much fun can a CD be that opens with images of environmental collapse punctuated by the plaintive chorus “Trees are dyin’ ”? Dr. Octagon, 'Aliens' Promo video Dr. Octagon, “A Gorilla Driving A Pick-Up Truck” - Kid Loco (Banana Loco Remix) (mp3
The Return of Dr. Octagon | OCD International
| July 24, 2006
On the Racks: May 30, 2006
Plus, Jamie Lidell and Herbert get in the mix.
Sophie Barker, Les Claypool, and Peeping Tom
| May 31, 2006
For years, the idea that Boston hip-hop is about to blow has been a mantra for the local scene.
Akrobatik signs to Fat Beats, Insight goes crazy
| January 13, 2006
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