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Gel Roc – “Isolation”

Living in a trapped mind or cell could kill you! If you don’t believe us, stream the new single premiere, “Isolation”, by Gel Roc (The Cloaks & E Times 2) featuring DJ Ethos. ISOLATION FEAT. DJ ETHOS by GEL ROC
Tags: Jazz, Singles, Gel Roc, Cloaks E Times


Lyric Notes – “The Return” (Album)

Up and coming underground Hip Hop artist out of New Orleans, LA Lyric Notes releases his new full-length album titled “The Return“.  Follow him on Facebook.
Tags: Albums, New Orleans, Jazz, Lyric Notes


R.A. The Rugged Man – “Who Do We Trust?” Ft. Immortal Technique

Underground hip-hop icon R.A. The Rugged Man just released his new album “All My Heroes Are Dead“, and the long-awaited project has drawn universal praise from listeners around the globe.  The latest single off the album is “Who Do We Trust?“, which finds R.A. joining forces with Immortal Technique for the first time ever.  The track is a scathing indictment of the powerful forces that control the United States, calling out the violence and manipulation perpetrated by politicians, corporation...
Tags: United States, Jazz, Singles, Masta Killa, Immortal Technique, R.a. The Rugged Man


Spirituality at the core of sax great’s sound

Oyama Mabandla explores the idea that artistic success has spiritual bliss at its centre. The post Spirituality at the core of sax great’s sound appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Article, Spirituality, Jazz, Piano, Friday, Openaccess, Hugh Masekela, Carnegie Hall, Wynton Marsalis, Wayne Shorter, Antibes Jazz Festival, Avery Fisher Hall, Kippie Moeketsi, Tenor Saxophone, Moses Molekwa, Pat Matshikiza


Nothing But Respect For MY President


Tags: Video, Music, Gwar


Virginia Teen Dies After Summoning Ancient Haitian Voodoo God Papa Legba

The recent death of a Virginia teen has been blamed on her practicing Haitian Voodoo spells to summon the deity known as “Papa Legba.” 19-year-old Katelyn “Kat” Restin was found dead after she allegedly drowned in a bathtub, according to posts on social media from her friends. Restin’s unexpected death came just two days after she claimed to have seen Papa Legba apparently after a summoning spell people warned her not to try. Papa Legba is a “loa,” which are spirits of Haitian Vodou and Louisian...
Tags: Facebook, Virginia, Social Media, Jazz, Baron, Aaliyah, Haiti, Voodoo, KAT, Katelyn, Human Interest, Lance Reddick, Guinee, Papa Legba, Restin, Katelyn Kat Restin


Virginia Teen Dies 2 Days After Writing on Facebook That She’d “Seen Papa Legba”

The recent death of a Virginia teen has been blamed on her practicing Haitian Voodoo spells to summon the deity known as “Papa Legba.” 19-year-old Katelyn “Kat” Restin was found dead after she allegedly drowned in a bathtub, according to posts on social media from her friends. Restin’s unexpected death came just two days after she claimed to have seen Papa Legba apparently after a summoning spell people warned her not to try. Papa Legba is a “loa,” which are spirits of Haitian Vodou and Louisian...
Tags: Facebook, Virginia, Social Media, Jazz, Baron, Aaliyah, Haiti, Weird News, Voodoo, Trending, KAT, Katelyn, Human Interest, Lance Reddick, Guinee, Papa Legba


Samuel Hargress Jr., Owner of a Beloved Harlem Bar, Dies at 84

He ran Paris Blues, a throwback to the ’60s that attracted locals and tourists alike and seemed to be an extension of himself. He died of the coronavirus.
Tags: News, Jazz, Ny, Deaths (Obituaries, Harlem (Manhattan, Bars and Nightclubs, Paris Blues, Samuel Hargress Jr, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Samuel Hargress Jr Owner


Kill Amethyst – “Opps You Got The Rona”

Rising Screamotrap Rapper/Producer out of Detroit, Michigan Kill Amethyst releases his new hard-hitting single titled “Opps You Got The Rona“.  Follow him on Instagram @killamethyst.
Tags: Jazz, Singles, Detroit Michigan, Kill Amethyst


From People Who Care: The Opera Recordings That Got Them Hooked

Talk to a fan or performer, and they usually have a moment, a performance, a recording that got them hooked on whatever the art was. The Times asked 14 famous opera-lovers what their moments were. – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Music, The Times, 04.29.0


Video Shows White California Cop Repeatedly Punching Black Teen Over Possession of Swisher Sweets Cigar

Video footage has gone viral showing a white California cop viciously attacking a 14-year-old black boy while trying to detain him because he thought he had weed on him. The shocking footage, which was shot in Rancho Cordova, shows the officer punching the teen in the face and slamming his head into the pavement after accusing him of possessing marijuana, which he didn’t have. It turns out the only thing in the teen’s possession was a Swisher Sweets cigar. The video was originally shared by an o...
Tags: Videos, Facebook, News, Teens, Obama, California, Cops, Police, San Francisco, Viral Videos, Jazz, Rancho Cordova, Police Brutality, Racial Profiling, San Antonio, Kamala Harris


This Company Is Making LPs Using Actual 1960s Technology

The albums released by London-based Electric Recording Co., “assembled by hand and released in editions of 300 or fewer — at a cost of $400 to $600 for each LP — are made with restored vintage equipment down to glowing vacuum-tube amplifiers, and mono tape systems that have not been used in more than half a century. … Even its record jackets, printed one by one on letterpress machines, show a fanatical devotion to age-old craft.” – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Music, London, 04.28.20, Electric Recording Co


Dave Grohl Describes The Time David Bowie Passed On Collaborating With Him On A Comic Book Movie Soundtrack

When not pursuing heartwarming and/or insufferable media opportunities, Dave Grohl has been spending his time in quarantine posting stories on Instagram and Medium. Today the Foo Fighters leader has shared a lengthy anecdote in which the late David Bowie tells him to fuck off. More »
Tags: Music, News, Foo Fighters, David Bowie, Dave Grohl, Nirvana, Tony Visconti


Newport Folk And Jazz Festivals Cancelled

The 2020 Newport Folk and Jazz festivals have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. More »
Tags: Music, News, Newport Jazz Festival, Newport Folk Festival


Megan Thee Stallion – “Savage (Remix)” (Feat. Beyoncé)

Last month, after getting into a public battle with her original record label, the ascendant Houston rap star Megan Thee Stallion released her album Suga. Within a couple of weeks of memes, "Savage" emerged as the big viral hit from the LP. Today, that song gets a royal visitation in the form of … More »
Tags: Music, Beyonce, Houston, Savage, Megan Thee Stallion


The 10 Verzuz Battles We Need To See

It's become a quarantine-era tradition: Spending an evening zoning out on your phone while you watch two middle-aged men struggle with technology, talk shit to each other, and take turns playing their own classic rap and R&B hits. This whole thing began last month, when Timbaland and Swizz Beatz spent a few hours attempting to … More »
Tags: Music, Timbaland, Q-tip, Mike Dean, Rza, Mustard, Metro Boomin, Zaytoven, Status Ain't Hood, Mike Will Made-it, Rick Rubin, Swizz Beatz, Pete Rock, Grimm Doza, Chuck D, Lex Luger


Mac Miller’s ‘K.I.D.S.’ Mixtape is Now On All Streaming Platforms

Celebrating 10 years, the breakout project is now available everywhere.
Tags: Albums, Jazz, Mac Miller


Listen to Muzak for airplanes (1960s)

Last century, the Muzak company created custom mixes of soft music for locations ranging from doctor's office waiting rooms and restaurants to barber shops and, yes, elevators. Two decades before Brian Eno riffed on this environmental music concept with his phenomenal "Music for Airports" (below), Muzak provided music for airplanes in the form of reel-to-reel mix tapes played on United Airlines flights. Above is one such collection. Fly the friendly skies.
Tags: Video, Music, News, Airplanes, Brian Eno, United Airlines, 1960s, Muzak, Tapes, Reel To Reel


Muzak for airplanes (1960s)

Last century, the Muzak company created custom mixes of soft music for locations ranging from doctor's office waiting rooms and restaurants to barber shops and, yes, elevators. Two decades before Brian Eno riffed on this environmental music concept with his phenomenal "Music for Airports" (below), Muzak provided music for airplanes in the form of reel-to-reel mix tapes played on United Airlines flights. Above is one such collection. Fly the friendly skies.
Tags: Video, Music, News, Airplanes, Brian Eno, United Airlines, 1960s, Muzak, Tapes, Reel To Reel


New England Patriots Draftee Apologizes for Far-Right Militia Tattoo, Says He Will Have It Removed: “That’s Not Who I Am”

The New England Patriots draftee who proudly dons a tattoo of the symbol for a far-right militia group now says he had no prior knowledge of the organization’s anti-government stances and that he will be removing the controversial tattoo soon. Justin Rohrwasser received heavy backlash after being drafted by Donald Trump’s favorite team as a kicker last week because of a tattoo dedicated to the Three Percenters: the Roman numeral three surrounded by stars. Though the Three Percenters is not desig...
Tags: News, Sports, NFL, Colin Kaepernick, Barack Obama, Tattoos, Jazz, New England Patriots, Donald Trump, Anti Defamation League, CBS Boston, Three Percenters, Justin Rohrwasser, Rohrwasser, sure Jan


Bowerbirds – “Endless Chase” & “Hazel Eyes”

Phil Moore's tasteful folk-rock under the Bowerbirds name makes perfect sense among current-day Raleigh-Durham peers like Hiss Golden Messenger and Daughter Of Swords, but Moore began the project in an era when the likes of Iron & Wine, M. Ward, and Phosphorescent reigned. He put the band on hold after 2012's The Clearing, … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Ward, Moore, Raleigh Durham, Phil Moore, Hiss Golden Messenger, Bowerbirds


Oasis – “Don’t Stop… (Demo)”

Noel Gallagher has released a lost Oasis song, a demo called "Don't Stop..." … More »
Tags: Music, Liam Gallagher, Noel Gallagher, Oasis, Don



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