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3 Day Countdown to Afropunk 2008

...’s lots to do and see.  For example, a smart thing for me to do would be to focus on checking out the bands that I haven’t seen before, which would mean blowing off killer acts like Janelle Monae, The Smyrk, Tamar-kali, Game Rebellion and Bazaar Royale and instead finally get to see others I’ve heard a lot about like J*Davey, Whole Wheat Bread, No Surrender, The Dirtbombs, and McRad.  Yeah, gotta make some decisions...
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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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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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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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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...