Continuing the thread, here are more lists submitted by the following people: Dragons of Zynth, NYC DOZ sez: "Everyday all day Lil Weezy" Shyndigg, NYC/Digg Deep Reese, New Fire: Pain B4 PleasureTarrah Reynolds M Maya Azucena, Junkyard Jewel Nhojj, Soul Comfort (’08)Digg Deep, InDIGGnant (me & my band!) Kandia Crazy Horse, NYC/rock critic & Bluegum […]
Best of 2007: Reese, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Common, Soma Mestizo, Brig Feltus, Krystle Warren, + still more!
…e’s the track listing. Goes without saying, but if you like what you hear, support these artists. Blind – Game Rebellion Warrior Bones – Tamar-kali So What Am I (Sunday Night Res) – Res Shooting Holes – Twin Shadow IIETYS – BLK JKS Mojuba – Melvin Gibbs’ Elevated Entity Godda Get It – No Surrender […]
It’s July, so it must be time for the Afropunk Festival. My hat’s off to James Spooner and Matthew Morgan for the 10 days of music, film and skating that they’re about to present from July 4 thru July 13. It’s pretty massive: Nearly 40 bands 15 films a skate park featuring 30 pro BMX […]
Our favorite cybergirl proves the buzz ain’t just hype, and none of the acts that followed cleared the bar she set. You know you’re winning when you stagedive, people catch you and allow you to crowdsurf. Which is exactly what happened at the end of Janelle’s excellent set yesterday. She’s got the goods, she played […]
Shawn Peters, who manages soul rocker Martin Luther, hipped me to a series he’s producing over at the Weeksville Historical Society in Brooklyn. It kicked off last week with Game Rebellion and follows up this weekend with Sparlha Swa, who I’ve heard great things about but, unfortunately, have had several near misses when it came […]
Yeah, I’d missed the Game Rebellion/Voodoo Fe/Bazaar Royale show at the Afropunk Skate Park last Wednesday, but decided to make that late night trek over the Sputnik to see Greg Tate and his "fully improvisational acid-funk band" Burnt Sugar. Now, I hadn’t seen Burnt Sugar in a while and I have to admit to being […]
Best of 2007: Killswitch Engage, Sharon Jones, Lightspeed Champion, The Mighty Paradocs, Vernon Reid + even more!
Now that we’re past the Christmas hump, let’s continue the list. More good stuff coming in from the community, such as: Karen Durant, NYC/manager and music entrepreneur Karen sez: "I’ve been in the lab working on what I hope to be a few of 2008’s best releases. I can name-check my faves for 2008, songwriter/vocalist […]