The Park is probably the best San Francisco band you didn't know you've heard. With its knack for modern updates of the vintage soul, jazz, and funk sounds hip-hop producers have sampled for years, the trio has lately kept busy working on critically acclaimed albums and live shows by cult early-' ... More >>
EKAphotographyOverlooked: The Real Tom Thunder Yesterday, ASD reported that Oakland's venerable Art & Soul festival, which offers two days of musical performances from gospel, Latin, R&B, blues and jazz artists--many of them local--had somehow neglected to book any live hip-hop acts. App ... More >>
Todays R&B is pure garbage.
By Randall Roberts You don't need a half-wit music critic to tell you it's been a remarkable year for America, one historians will be discussing and researching for centuries to come. War, financial collapse, politics, technology: All have been dinner-table topics for many Americans. Racial barrier ... More >>
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