I suppose I should preface all of this by admitting – I am emo for The Walkmen. By now, I’ve seen them play in every possible scenario: Large Los Angeles concert hall, cramped Austin 6th street bar, alongside the Queen Mary at the All Tomorrows Parties festival, at an all night warehouse rave somewhere in … More The Walkmen and Me, or How ‘You And Me’ turns me into an emo scribe
It’s not like Peanut Butter Wolf has a lot of time on his hands. The man runs Stones Throw records, in addition to recording, producing, and spinning all over the world. So for Wolf to follow up last year’s 7 days of Heaven with 888: 8 days of music videos at 8 clubs in 8 … More Peanut Butter Wolf’s 888 kicks it at Root Down
Here’s a throw down for the ages…Cassettes is challenging Mr. West to an internet duel. We all know how graceful Kanye is under pressure…and since I often enjoy watching egos implode, I highly suggest you log on and help CWL beat Kanye. Plus, it could provoke a “George Bush hates black people” truthiness response…fingers crossed. Cassettes … More Cassettes Won’t Listen launches a Beat Kanye site – It’s On!
Hey Mr. DJ, put a record on…no really. I mean a fucking record. you know, those vinyl thingies that old timey people used to play? While having dinner with Ian last night, the topic of dj culture came up. The electro, hose, nu-rave scene has burst like a serato pinata here in LA, and in … More DJs and Turntablism – are hipsters and laptops killing the art form?
More interviews, more hot content, more Ali for your eyes to feast on. A Tribe Called Quest: The Pharcyde (part one of two): Supernatural @ Rock The Bells Press Conference: Flogging Molly (part one of five): posted with vodpod Hanging with DJ Zegon and Squeak E Clean at their studio:
For whom the rocked bells toll I covered the Rock The Bells press conference yesterday. Legendary line up including the reunion of both De La Soul and A Tribe Called Quest. Look for my interviews with: Pharcyde, A Tribe Called Quest and Murs. Also, I sat down with my new bff, Pete Rock, at his … More Rock The Bells 2008 interviews: The Pharcyde, Murs, A Tribe Called Quest!!!
South by So tired! I attended the SxSw three ring circus, which has expanded to an 8 ring cirque de soleil of hyped hyphy drunk proportions. I took part in the Eastsport media lounge where Vlaze teamed up with Urb magazine, Girlie Action pr, VH-1 Classics and several sponsors. The bands would come in and … More Ali On The Air at SxSw 08 – photo blog