Coachella 2012 is still more than four months away -- so naturally, it's time to start hyperventilating over rumored lineups for the first year the festival will stretch over two weekends. One "leaked" lineup appeared last week on StarzUncut, a celebrity gossip website with more than 58,000 Twitter ... More >>
Wildly popular yet uncompromisingly traditional local party-brass band Brass Menazeri got into a jam with Boston's Mr. Lif. The result is so beautiful it changed our brains just to hear a little bit. Brain different now! Different and better. Wonderful brain-changing video after the jump.
DJ Doc Fu runs with the Red Wine crew, which means you can find one his sets slipped into a fine dining establishment (Farmer Brown) or a corner dive (Dalva), depending on the night. The love for this particular DJ runs from this coast out east as well: he's supported such heavies in the hip-ho ... More >>
Chali 2na, Gift of Gab, & Mr. Lif, hosted by Lyrics Born November 7, 2009 The Independent Better Than: This year's VH1 Hip-Hop Honors Indie hip-hop icons still pack them in up in the Bay Area. On Saturday night, the Independent was dominated by indie artists who have spent more than 15 ... More >>
The high and lowlights of 2006 performances
Stepping Stones (Sony Japan)
Mo Mega (Definitive Jux)
Hip hop's first agitprop supergroup has arrived, and so have four teenage siblings from Texas who play indie pop. Yippee!
Aesop Rock makes the unintelligible, well, entertaining; the legendary Shapeshifters shuffle up from L.A.
DJ Krush lays down the moody beats; "Remember" takes you all the way back to the '70s, for better or worse.
The rhymes are strange and the beats are bleak, but Aesop Rock insists that his latest is anything but experimental
Having learned to love himself -- literally -- instrumental hip hop producer Unagi has arrived with a sensual debut
Prefuse 73 (aka Scott Herren) is a one-man beat Cuisinart whose sonic spray bridges hip hop and electronica