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Listening Post: Faith–"Delicate"

...check them out. In fact, even if you have to travel out of your way, they’re worth the effort. I just saw them a few weeks ago at Southpaw here in Brooklyn, and they were on a bill with Shrine for the Black Madonna and Tamar-Kali. After all, what’s not to like about a band led by a woman on bass, whose voice is like honey? This track–“Delicate”–is from their latest album, “A Place Where Love Can...
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Best black rock releases of 2009

...221; The Cocker Spaniels, “Sometimes You’ve Gotta Fight to Get a Bit of Peace” theDOLLDAZE, “Acid Report: the missing piece” Bad Rabbits, “Stick Up Kids” Highly anticipated for 2010: Tamar-Kali, “Black Bottom” Not only is she a force of nature, but she’s evolving into a multi-faceted singer, songwriter and an artist to be reckoned with. Game Rebellion, “Sounds Like A...
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Saturday in the park with Afropunk

...es or the actual order, but tomorrow’s lineup at Fort Greene park goes a little somethin’ like this: Sophia Ramos (2pm) Bermuda        Little Jackie          Tamar Kali (5PM)     The Dirtbombs (6pm)  The Noisettes Guest DJ’s Dustbin Brothers & DJ Hard Hittin’ Harry Where: FORT GREENE PARK IN BKLYN! Corner of WASHINGTON Park and DEKALB Ave FREE!...
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Black rock conference @ Indiana University–November 13-14

...nk the Archives' director, Dr. Portia Maultsby and its project manager Ronda Sewald for bringing me onboard. It'll be great to see some longtime friends, folks like Stew, Greg Tate, Kandia Crazy Horse, Maureen Mahon, Tamar-kali, Netic, James Spooner and Kamara Thomas.  And I'm definitely looking forward to finally meeting Moe Mitchell, Ike Willis, Suzanne Thomas, Linda Tillery, Reebee Garofalo and Andrew Hollinden. The panel...
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Rebel Soul Salon Series @ Weeksville Historical Society

...th Sparlha Swa, who I’ve heard great things about but, unfortunately, have had several near misses when it came time to see her perform.  Family commitments will probably preclude me from making this one, too, but if you can make it, please support. Shawn’s booked some buzz-worthy acts for the final two weeks’ shows, all of which start at 7PM, so please check them out: July 12: Sparlha Swa July 19: Tamar-kali (three words...
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UPCOMING: BRC Orchestra's tribute to Odetta, Miriam, Eartha, and Abbey

...Black Rock Coalition proudly pays tribute to four powerful forces, taking inspiration from monumental performances in each of their careers and honoring women from across the entire African Diaspora, featuring Jayne Cortez, Tamar-Kali, Abena Koomson, Alkebulan, and others. Curated by Latasha N. Nevada Diggs; musical direction by Onel Mulet. Also on the bill: The Louisiana Renegades Texas Tornados Mazel Tov, Mis Amigos The Arturo O'Farrill...
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Boldaslove.us compilation update

...TD Studio is working on the album artwork right now. Think I’m calling the compilation Boldaslove.us presents Fire In The Dark vol 1.  Anyway, here are the artists who will be featured on the compilation. California King Chewing Pics Divisible Dope Sagittarius Faith Honeychild Coleman Milk Plus Nerdkween Otto Fischer Sabatta Shawn Hewitt Shelley Nicole's Blakbushe Sophia Ramos Tamar-Kali Tenderhead The Family Stand The Smyrk theCeasarz...