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Weekend Preview: Dragons of Zynth @ Siren Festival–July 19

...as though they’re all on fire. The result is bombastic, manic, inventive, possibly terrifying, definitely exhilarating. Last time I saw them at BAMCafe, they killed it.  They’ve just gotten off the road with Saul Williams, so they should be incredibly sharp.  If you’re around Coney Island tomorrow, go. The Siren Festival is free.  DOZ hits at 1PM "Dragons of Zynth Open Siren" by Rob Harvilla Dragons of...
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Afropunk Announces 2016 Lineup

...CeeLo Green Flying Lotus Janelle Monae The Internet SUPERJAM Featuring Members from Bad Brains Fishbone Living Colour George Clinton Earl Sweatshirt Skunk Anansie Skye & Ross from Morcheeba Young Fathers Benjamin Booker Saul Williams Angel Haze Kelela Trash Talk Shabazz Palaces Thundercat Sango Esta Gallant Prayers Radkey Seinabo Sey The Suffers Sir The Baptist Sate Downtown Boys Roman GianArthur Joe Kay The Whooligan SPZRKT Eden Hagos This...
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CX Kidtronik joins Atari Teenage Riot

...8220;i’m on tour now in Europe, and the shows are brutal, and the music very fast and loud- if you didn’t know. This is also by far the most similar music to my old early 90’s Atlanta group K.I.N , of which Saul Williams was a dancer for.” Atari Teenage Riot North American tour dates 09/23: New York, NY @ The Gramercy Theater 09/24: Baltimore, MD @ Sonar 09/26: Pittsburgh, PA @ Diesel 09/27: Austin, TX @ Red 7 09/28:...
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The BRC’s Million Man Mosh III — NYC & DC

...York City. Dragons of Zynth have been Afro-futurist punk rock pioneers for nearly a decade, working with prominent figures such as Massive Attack and TV on The Radio’s David Sitek. The band has performed with Yeasayer, Saul Williams, Modest Mouse, Television and The Roots. Tamar-kali has been a long-in-demand multi-faceted, explosive artist and performer for over two decades. She has collaborated an performed with such renown artists as...
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Q&A with The Bots

...ame.  I play music, and my friends know about it.  That’s all. They let me know I’m still a normal kid. What has been your favorite out of all the shows you’ve played so far? A: The best was opening was for Saul Williams for [The] Afro-Punk [Tour]. Yea. That was so fun, that was definitely my favorite show, crowd surfing and everything. That was epic. M: Best show though… my favorite? I would have to say the Rastafarai...
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WATCH: Pegasus Warning — “Try So Hard” (NSFW)

...ooky, El P, Cochemea Gastelum, Vijay Iyer, King Britt, Jamie Lidell, Arto Lindsay, Spoek Mathambo, William Parker, Vernon Reid, Matthew Shipp, TECLA, The Temper Trap, Twin Shadow, Gordon Voidwell, the late David S. Ware, and Saul Williams, to name a few. Range, right? Makes sense when you consider Guillermo makes soul music for the technology-driven age we live it, but still manages to remain soulful. He’s been influenced by other artists...
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My WRFB Playlist–June 15, 2010 + Boston Fielder

...160;  MuthaWit    men & women Regret        Uninterrupted feat. Moon        Out Of Air        Earl Greyhound    Suspicious Package        Raised To Be Lowered        Saul Williams    The Inevitable Rise...
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REVIEW: Bad Rabbits — “American Love”

...re also grown up enough to know that they’ve got to live with any consequences thereof. Every album needs a strong opener, that music equivalent of “Call me Ishmael.” Watch The Throne had “No Church In The Wild.” Saul Williams’ Volcanic Sunlight had “Look To The Sun”. American Love opens with “We Can Roll” and you’re immediately struck with the band’s tightness and power. The song’s vibe almost makes it a rock joint. “Can’t Fool Me”...
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VIDEO: Nelson George/Diane Paragas — "A Walk Through Fort Greene" (trailer)

...ke you back.  Nelson George and Diane Paragas co-direct.  From the Vimeo page: A feature length documentary of the black arts movement that exploded in Fort Greene from the mid 1980s through the 90s as intimately told by writer, historian and director, Nelson George. The film features Spike Lee, Chris Rock, Rosie Perez, Branford Marsalis, Vernon Reid, Carl Hancock Rux, Saul Williams, Lorna Simpson, Alva Rogers, Kevin Powell, Toure,...