Archive | October, 2009

Review of “Afterparty Babies” by Cadence Weapon

Cadence Weapon’s second release, while an extremely competent slice of alternative hip hop, is hampered by the use of similar-sounding production on most of the tracks, blending them together into an indistinguishable mash of psychotic synths and over-worked drum machines. What saves the album is CW’s abstract yet clever lyrics, and when he does manage […]

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Get Groovin’: Jane’s Fav Afrofunk Compilations

Currently, I think the world is severely missing out on these AFRO-FUNK WORLD MUSIC COMPILATIONS I been groovin’ to. I see no reason for anyone snub these catchy tunes. My own obsession grew from a strange and random addiction to funk music, and somehow, through the wisdom of Curtis Mayfield, Arthur Adams, and Sly & […]

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Julie Peel Interview on 10/27 “Flowerhours”

French singer-songwriter Julie Peel just released her debut LP “Near the Sun” (American Laundromat) in September 2009 and is currently #2 on KSPC’s Top 30 chart! DJ Lilly, host of “Flowerhours” interviewed Peel outside of the Hotel Cafe in Los Angeles on Oct. 7th. Tune in tomorrow, Tuesday Oct. 27th from 4PM-6PM to hear Julie […]

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#1 @ KSPC – Sea Wolf – White Water, White Bloom

Album: White Water, White Bloom Artist: Sea Wolf Label: Dangerbird Local LA indie pop-rock-folk band, Sea Wolf, has finally released their follow up to Leaves in the River (2007), and it was worth the wait.† A band that was already so close to perfection has managed to get even better. This album is more upbeat, […]

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PRE-HALLOWEEN MONSTER MASH AT L.A.íS GREEK THEATRE

Supergroup, THE MONSTERS OF FOLK, mesmerized the nearly silent crowd at the Greek Theatre on Sunday evening.† Three incredible singer-songwriters collaborated to present a lovely musical kaleidoscope that left the audience entirely satisfied.† Conner Oberst spat out lyrics with raw emotion and was carried away with his guitar playing while continuously leaping up onto the […]

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