Over the past decade, Toronto instrumental quartet BadBadNotGood have evolved into convincing musical chameleons. Shifting through postbop, funk, rock, jazz fusion, and soulful hip-hop, the four-piece group employ a timbral palette as diverse as their influences, accenting their retro jazz-rock setup with keys, synths, a digital sampler, and a bevy of guest vocalists. Similar to […]
The West Coast hip-hop icon plays Subterranean on Friday.
Current musical obsessions of Ono cofounder P. Michael and Lamont “Bim” Thomas of Obnox
Today’s 12 O’Clock Track is “Love Don’t Live Here No More,” the opening single of the Wu-Tang Clan member’s new album.
Our latest round of staff picks for the Reader‘s Interactive Jukebox (jukebox.chicagoreader.com)
New ideas in underground rock, a Wu-Tang master gets funky, genre-spanning postpunk icons, and two sunshiny sisters from LA
Get On Down’s reissue of Ghostface Killah’s Ironman comes with a puzzle that should get plenty of play.
What’s on the Agenda for Friday, September 7, 2012
Six reasons to stay away from the hustle
The Cool Kids are finally putting out their first long-player.
This week’s Early Warnings include Brendan Benson, Chromeo, Deer Tick, John Mellencamp, Fang Island, Ghostface Killah, Gorillaz, Pierced Arrows, Sonny & the Sunsets, and Women.
Critics’ Choices and other notable concerts: Ghostface Killah, Dan Deacon, Thao with the Get Down Stay Down, and more
Albums 11-20 of my favorite music of 2006.