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Analogue Atlanta: A conversation with CufRock

...-Alt music for decades. This episode I speak with Cufrock, formerly of Atlanta-Based Major Label (Virgin/Arista)group El Pus. We talk about the beginnings of his sound, the early 90s Atlanta scene and how his sound graduated into fusion from Hip Hop. We talk about connections to Tony Rock (Atlanta Hip Hop pioneer), Anthony David, Proton, Hollyweerd, The Dolldaze, Heavy Mojo, 100 Monkeys, K.I.N (Sol Messiah, Saul Williams, et al), The Micronauts...
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Best of 2008: Subtle, J*Davey, Q-Tip, Black Kids, Swear On Your Life, The Mars Volta + still more!

...ng Strange Earl Douglas, Executive Director, Black Rock Coalition: TV On The Radio – Dear ScienceSantogold – SantogoldTom Morello – The Fabled CityKing's X – XVGnarls Barkley – The Odd CoupleSaul Williams – The Inevitable Rise and Liberation Of Niggy TardustSwear On Your Life – Burn Your CrossesThe Mars Volta – The Bedlam In GoliathThe Dirtbombs – We Have Your Surrounded Samuel Fernandez,...
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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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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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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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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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Can Black Rock Save Black Culture?

...g out of what was readily available.  But we have to begin to ask, “At what cost?”  The question is: How would hip hop have been different if we’d never lost those music programs in the 80s?  The words of poet Saul Williams are appropriate here: The current standard is the equivalent /of an adolescent restricted to the diet of an infant./The rapidly changing body would acquire dysfunctional and deformativesymptoms and could not...
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Best of 2007: Reese, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Common, Soma Mestizo, Brig Feltus, Krystle Warren, + still more!

...Soma Mestizo, TelomereImani Coppola, The Black And White Album Blood Sugar, Crack Smack Sugar Shit PopBrig Feltus, Love and Light, vol. 1 SEEED, Music Monks CX Kidtronik, Crooklyn, NY/artist producer Yo Majesty, Yo EP (2006)Saul Williams, The Inevitable Rise and Liberation of NiggyTardust!CX Kidtronik, Krak Attack (2006) Darrell McNeill, Brooklyn/Director of Operations, Black Rock Coalition Kenna, Make Sure They See My FaceMeshell Ndegeocello,...
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UPCOMING: Sanford Biggers @ MASS MoCA—February 5

...film Space in the Place. In 1975 George Clinton formed his bands Parliament and Funkadelic, which took Afrofuturism to new often absurdist heights. Today the movement is still strong, encompassing contemporary musicians like Saul Williams, Janelle Monae, OutKast and DJ Spooky along with writers like Paul Beatty, films like The Matrix, Blade and Chronicles of Riddick and visual artists like Sanford Biggers. The Cartographer’s Conundrum will be up...