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RAP LEGEND Wednesday, January 7
Hip-hop hero and pioneering rapper Doug E. Fresh is known as The Human Beat Box, bestowed due to his mad skills for using his mouth to emulate drum machines and other weird effects. In the early …
New double album "Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone" is an engaging collection of "Country Soul"
The Miami-based band are in command of the language of skank
GREASE ON EARTH Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Hendrix Shmendrix! Real rockers know it was Sha Na Na who flat-out owned Woodstock with their high-octane, hippies-tripping-in-a-muddy-field-pleasing set that included non-psychedelic chestnuts …
UNDERGROUND BEATS Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Local aficionados of underground hip-hop that’s heavy on the progressive tip can let themselves be inundated in a night of killer beats and cerebral rhymes when the SomeOthaShip Connection Tour …
STRING THEORY Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Jam-scene guitar heavyweight Bobby Lee Rodgers is known for being well-versed in styles like classical, jazz and everything in between. After snagging a University of Georgia music degree, Rodgers …
Traveling around the USA in a 19-foot, Class C Coachmen RV they call "Shakeyhouse" with a 20-pound Labradoodle named Mr. Smalls, Jess Anderly and George Veech are learning the rules of the road. Together, the creatively and romantically linked …
SQUEEDLEPUSS LET THE JAMS RUN FREE Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Local faves mix heavy chops and diverse influences into a potent musical blend
First, a painful admission: Though I've lived in Jacksonville for nearly 20 years, and was the A&E editor for this very publication for 15 of those, I rarely paid attention to local pop-punk act Inspection 12. I was never a huge fan of pop punk to …
PROG METAL XMAS Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Since 1996, progressive rock juggernaut Trans-Siberian Orchestra has been wowing crowds with its rockin’ onslaught of shredding metal guitar, electric violins, soaring vocals and over-the-top, …