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The Siwe Project’s Global Black Mental Health Initiative

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A new effort to erase the stigma of mental illness within our community.

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TOUR DATES: Saul Williams’s “Volcanic Sunlight Tour” 2012

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Catch Saul when he hits the road in North America in 2012!

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TV On The Radio's "Nine Types of Light" out this spring

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Always good to hear that there’s a new TVOTR album on the way!

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VIDEO: Behind the scenes of Skunk Anansie’s "Wonderlustre"

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Up close and personal with Skin and company as they prepare to release their new album

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Noteworthy writing on Lena Horne

"So many of us grew up knowing Lena Horne," I said to my wife Bridgett earlier tonight.  "Several generations grew up on Lena Horne," she replied.  She was 92 years old when she passed away yesterday. Pretty incredible, right? Here's a quick sample of some of the writing that's been done about her today. First, […]

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NEWS: Bloc Party's Kele Goes Solo

Kele Okereke will be releasing his solo album, The Boxer, on June 21 in the UK and on the 22nd in the States.  Bloc Party is currently on hiatus. Tracklist for The Boxer is as follows: 01 Walk Tall02 On the Lam03 Tenderoni04 The Other Side05 Everything You Wanted06 New Rules07 Unholy Thoughts08 Rise09 All […]

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Where does great musical improvisation come from?

A recent study by North Dakota State psychologists Darya Zabelina and Michael Robinson sheds some light: The authors asked distinct groups of college students to imagine a day off from school or work, with one group’s day set in the present, and the other's set from the perspective of a 7-year-old, and then gave each some […]

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David Mills, 1961-2010

zv7qrnb   Many of you have heard about the sudden passing of Emmy award-winning TV writer David Mills, who wrote for shows such as NYPD Blue, The Corner, The Wire and the upcoming Treme.  Funny thing is, that’s not how I knew David. In fact, I didn’t even know he was a TV writer, let […]

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NEWS: Jimi Hendrix Rock Band edition confirmed

According to a recent news report: A deal has been made for Jimi Hendrix’s music to become the latest edition of the hugely successful ‘Rock Band‘ series, it was confirmed today. As a deal with Harmonix, MTV Games and Experience Hendrix, Jimi’s entire back catalogue will be made available as downloadable content, beginning with the […]

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BRC Seeks Submissions for 25th Anniversary Compilation

ATTENTION BLACK ROCKERS: We're about to do it again… Next week, we'll start accepting submissions for the Black Rock Coalition's 25th Anniversary release, 'Rock 'n' Roll Reparations, Vol. 2.' So pick out two of your most progressive, genre-bending, world-ain't-ready songs and keep your ear to the ground… Request more info at submissions@blackrockcoalition.org.

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