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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 York four-piece are fast becoming the darlings of the indie rock scene
QWEL SERVES UP THE RHYME CONTROL Wednesday, January 14
I have said on occasion that I can't abide hip-hop,
 but this is not exactly true. So here is some 
 clarification. At the age of 12, I was captivated by Sugar Hill Gang's "Rappers Delight," so much so that I bought the 12-inch, flipped it …
MUSIC Wednesday, January 14
When he was preparing to create his latest album, Toska, Red Mouth spent months fretting over budget restraints and other recording monotony. In the last month of production and completion, though, …
THE IMITATION GAME Yesterday at 10:44 AM
If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then the phenomenon known as the tribute act takes sincerity to a level just this side of swearing on a 10-foot stack of Bibles during a blood …
FOREVER DEAD Wednesday, January 21
In the late ’60s, when The Grateful Dead were mixing up their crackling blend of electric blues rock, feedback-drenched jams and full-tilt musique concrète explorations, keyboardist Tom …
FIDDLIN' ABOUT Thursday, January 29
Violin virtuoso Daniel D. first picked up the instrument at age 12. After graduating from Charleston School of the Arts, he immediately began his life as a touring musician, and has since garnered an …
ERSATZ BOLD AS LOVE Wednesday, February 4
The tribute band is a peculiar phenomenon of popular culture mashing adoration, musical and visual emulation, and a good dose of kitsch. The Athens, Georgia, trio Gimme Hendrix – guitarist Eric …
BLUES POWER Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Joe Bonamassa has traveled the long road from child prodigy to seasoned pro on the strength of his killer skills and savvy understanding of traditional blues and slammin’ blues rock. At the age …
Back in the early 2000s, my band 
 played a fundraiser to send a 
 local musician to New York to further his career in the business. We were joined by then-local hip-hop/punk trio Whole Wheat Bread for the show. We all donated our time, as it …