Dice Raw (legendary Roots crew, Money Making Jam Boys) is working on a new musical project called Jimmies back, based on author Michelle Alexander’s book, The New Jim Crow. Below, listen to a new song, “Over,” from the project, produced by Khari Mateen.
Three scuzzy rock acts set up shop at a packed Boot & Saddle last Saturday evening. NYC based garage rock quartet, Total Slacker opened the show. Their fun punk rockyness and energetic vibe got the crowd movin’ just in time … Read More
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Last month, alt-rock icons Pixies played a double-header show in Philly, following up a lively stripped-down Free at Noon at XPN with an electrifying headlining set at the Electric Factory. Well, electrifying except for one thing. There was no encore. … Read More
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Singer-songwriter Amelia White cut her teeth on Boston’s folk music scene before moving to Nashville over a decade ago. White has said her new album, Old Postcard, is about “home and family” as inspiration. She’s got a rich and husky … Read More
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This summer we were drawn in by the thought-provoking songs Roots crew affiliate Dice Raw leaked, all in promotion of Jimmy’s Back, a concept album taking a critical look at the prison system. It was set to drop in August, … Read More
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Khari Mateen‘s recent show at Chris’ Jazz Cafe found him performing an extended version of his single “Full Moon” complete with the cello and hypnotic loop that graced the original. Having collaborated with other local acts like The Roots and … Read More
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