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"Interrogating American pop"

Those of you who know me know that I’m no fan of M.I.A.  I have Arular because there was so much buzz about it, I felt like it was one of those must-have albums of 2005.  Well, I didn’t get it then and I still don’t get it now.  So much so that when someone […]

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"Passing Strange" extended PLUS Weekend Previews

m4s0n501 I’m thrilled to pass on the news that "Passing Strange" has been extended for FOUR weeks through JULY 1.  So, that means that you’ve been given a reprieve to see this groundbreaking musical.  If you claim to want to support progressive arts and culture, here’s your chance.  Check out the Public’s site for ticket […]

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PREVIEW: BRC Birthday Tribute to James Brown–5/3

If you’re looking to get your live music fix before the weekend, check out the Black Rock Coalition Orchestra’s birthday tribute to the Godfather of Soul this Thursday, May 3 at Joe’s Pub in NYC.  Joe’s Pub is located at 425 Lafayette Street New York, NY 10003 212-539-8777 (2 shows 9:30pm & 11:30pm) The BRC […]

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BoldAsLIVE 4.27.07: Imani Uzuri + Red Lotus @ The Blue Note NYC

Getting back into the scene is invigorating, partly because it clarifies for me just how much I’ve missed being around live music.  So, it was with some anticipation that I ventured out Friday night to see Imani Uzuri.  I was expecting a band, since the show was billed as her with her Rock Quartet.  However, […]

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Black rock this weekend: Imani Uzuri

Anyone looking to get their Black rock fix should swing by the Blue Note tonight.  I’ll be at the midnight show for Imani Uzuri and her Black Rock Quartet.  $10 cover plus one drink minimum.  Yeah, it’s late, but Imani’s worth it.  As the blurb says: "Ecletic, dynamic, emotionally provocative, IMANI UZURI is often compared […]

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Listening Post: Faith–"Delicate"

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For as long as I’ve been involved with the BRC, Felice Rosser’s band Faith has been a mainstay.  If they come to a venue near you, 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 […]

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Blogger to watch (or read): Dave Wonfor

Gotta love Google Alerts. Thanks to this wonderful tool, I came across music writing by Diamond Dave Wonfor out of the UK.  His seems to be a recently started blog, but there’s some good stuff here already, like his series on Funkadelic and Black Rock.  You can read parts one, two and three.  These pieces […]

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Starting A List

Hat tip to Charlie for providing this list of Black rockers.  It’s a good start.

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