Night Crawler

About four years ago I went to my last rave: Labor Day weekend at Mr. Floppy's Flophouse in Oakland — three days of music,…

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Samples

Tour of Duty Not only are the suburbs a symbol of all that is whitewashed in America, they're a “metaphor for anyone who makes…

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Samples

Coup d'Etat New York's Wild Pitch Records, home to hip-hop artists like Oaktown griots the Coup and verbal maestro OC, has dissolved into a…

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Night Crawler

Hippies, yuppies, and cultural thrill-seekers line up outside the Asian Art Museum on the off chance that an additional performance of “Chinggis Blues,” the…

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Recordings

Naughty by Nature Poverty's Paradise (Tommy Boy) If you lived in New York four summers ago, you might have believed that all sound waves…

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Night Crawler

I half expected the people lining Stockton Street last Sunday afternoon to be protesters from the local chapter of the Cultural Integrity Preservation Society,…

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Recordings

Lori Carson Where It Goes (Restless) Lori Carson has spent the past several years as the leading chanteuse in the Golden Palominos, unleashing her…

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