Last night: Curumin at Slim's

Curumin at Slim's January 22, 2009 Photos by EKAphotography Better Than: Watching Brazilian Football on Telemundo It was a triumphant night for Luciano Nakata…

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Waxing Brazilian

Curumin's 2005 debut album, Achados e Perdidos, established the Brazilian multi-instrumentalist as a global alt.pop up-and-comer. He fused funk and soul influences into bossa-nova–…

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Let's Go to the Hip Hop

Just before Oakland's beloved hip-hop duo Blackalicious sets off to tour Australia, members Chief Xcel and Gift of Gab host the Blackalicious Holiday Affair….

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King Britt storms the turntables

Blackalicious gets plenty of props for its lyrical positivity, musical invention, and studio prowess (2005's aptly named The Craft was culled from some 120…

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Blandalicious

Hometown heroes Blackalicious achieve mediocrity with The Craft

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