Before Jill Scott had the #1 album in the country with The Light of the Sun and most recently, 2015’s Woman, the triple threat began her career collaborating with musical icons The Roots, Will Smith, and Common in the late 90s. Never limited to music, Jill Scott is a true
If you distilled California into soundwaves and vibrations, it might resemble the sonic and spiritual interplay of the Los Angeles quintet—Taylor Rice [vocals, guitar], Kelcey Ayer [vocals, keys, percussion, guitar], Ryan Hahn [guitar, keys, mandolin, vocals], Matt Frazier [drums], and Nik Ewing [bass, keys, vocals]. Hills and valleys of six-string
Black Star is an American Hip Hop duo, formed in 1997, from Brooklyn, New York. The duo is composed of artists, yasiin bey and Talib Kweli. Black Star arose from the underground Hip Hop movement of the late 1990s, which was in large part due to Rawkus Records, an independent
Beirut is an American band which was originally the solo musical project of Santa Fe native Zach Condon. Beirut’s music combines elements of indie-rock and world music. The band’s first performance was in New York, in May 2006, to support its debut album, Gulag Orkestar. Helado Negro is an American musician,
At the beginning Animal Collective was two of them — Avey Tare and Panda Bear — banging drums and tweaking synths in their bedrooms, singing strange and sometimes heartbreaking songs about imaginary friends and childhood pets. Carried along by washes of squalling feedback, the music was noisy, and it was
Alvvays released their second full-length, Antisocialites, this last September. The album is followed-up to their critically acclaimed debut album which received accolades from Pitchfork, NPR, Rolling Stone and more. Across its 10 tracks and 33 minutes the Toronto-based group dive back into the deep-end of reckless romance and altered dates.
M.I.A. – Once there was a girl named Matangi. This was 5000 years ago. Her father was an untouchable fearsome fighter and was a sage who gained sublime power through ascetic practice over thousands of years, and Matangi became known as a goddess of music and spoken word; she wasn’t
Black Star is an American Hip Hop duo, formed in 1997, from Brooklyn, New York. The duo is composed of artists, Mos Def and Talib Kweli. Black Star arose from the underground Hip Hop movement of the late 1990s, which was in large part due to Rawkus Records, an independent