After two albums like What’s the Time, Mr. Wolf and Wild Young Hearts, I am saddened to have to admit this. Another band has let go some of the essence that gravitated me towards them in the first place. I know, bands are allowed to explore and change their sound, and that includes The Noisettes. […]Read More Modern Griots Review: The Noisettes’ Have a Weaker Transmission With ‘Contact’
The name of their album “Galaxies not Ghettoes,” is the rallying cry from the London-based group, United Vibrations. The phrase implies creating spaces of inclusion and not exclusion. Inspired by the likes of Fela Kuti, Bob Marley Sun Ra and the spiritual beliefs and mythologies of the world, the four members, Ahmad Dayes (Trombone & […]Read More Modern Griots: United Vibrations
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* On July 13, the Afrofuturist Affair will be launching their website Afrofuturistaffair.com. Here is a description of the website from the organization: The site serves a dual role. It functions foremost as a landing page for the organization, where you can find out more detailed information about our mission, upcoming events, and purchase tshirts […]Read More Moving on the Wires: The Afrofuturist Affair, JJ Doom and The Noisettes
Earlier, I posted about how I was never impressed by Lady Gaga because I have had enough experience with quirky female artists who I feel do a better job, especially in the music area. I am not saying that Gaga is not smart or talented; I am saying that she is not very convincing at […]Read More “I’m Strange and I Like It, Just the Way I Am”
When most people think of the Blues, Rhythm and Blues and early Rock ‘n’ Roll artists who had a major influence on the development of Rock ‘n’ Roll, they tend to mention the male musicians like Robert Johnson, Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Muddy Waters, Louis Jordan, Fats Domino, Bo Diddley, Big Joe Turner and Ike […]Read More Sister Rosetta