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Weekend Preview: Pan-African James Brown tribute; Loud Lovin' + more!

...Pics Free Era Sitali Velestra FORTUNE COOKIE LOUNGE8pm24 First Ave (@ First Street)NYCF Train to Second Ave $10 at the door(Only $7 if you RSVP by email to info@worldeaternyc.com) Other shows: Shelley Nicole’s blakBushé/Maritri Garrett @ Genghis Cohen, Los Angeles, CA SATURDAY, AUGUST 24 Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls Benefit @ Williamsburg (BK) Music Hall Saul Williams @ Petco Park, San Diego, CA...
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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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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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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:...

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...

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...

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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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,...
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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...