Baje One, the MC half of Brooklyn-based hip-hop outfit Junk Science and erstwhile Nuclear Family member, has gone solo for a moment and laced fans with a new, free release. Despite claims on his MySpace page that his work alone isn't truly solo, because he doesn't make beats, the six tracks on The Weightless EP nonetheless find the artist firmly holding center stage. J. Read more »
Bob Marley’s mother, Cedella Marley Booker, died at her home in Florida last Tuesday, April 8. She was 81. Ms Booker, who was honored in a memorial service yesterday, was not only the King of Reggae’s mom, but an author and artist in her own right who recorded several albums and remained active in her community to the end.
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Four venues, nearly 100 panelists, 50 performances, and a boatload of artists should make this year's Mutek festival worth the $165 fee being charged for the pass, but if that isn't enough to entice you to Montreal, the lineup, revealed today in full, should help.
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Audion's forthcoming Billy Says Go EP came into being when the title track landed in the hands of a few DJs and requests for more started pouring in. And though the three songs contained on the EP–set for release May 28 via Spectral Sound–don't bear titles quite as suggestive as 2005's "Just Fucking" or 2006's "Mouth to Mouth," Billy Says Go nonetheless contains that seductive flavor generally associated with Audion's music. Read more »
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