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Music, All Shook Down Forrest Day's Surprise Ending at All Shook Down, Morcheeba Reunited, Scorpions' Last Sting

Forrest Day's Surprise Ending at All Shook Down, Morcheeba Reunited, Scorpions' Last Sting

Most of the live performances at the first-ever All Shook Down Music Festival went off with nary a mishap. But hip-hop/funk/soul outfit Forrest Day was another story. At the band's second set of the day, exhausted frontman Forrest Day passed…
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Music, Morcheeba's members are trip-hopping together again

Morcheeba's members are trip-hopping together again

Back in trip-hop's '90s heyday, while Massive Attack, Portishead, and Tricky were soundtracking the apocalypse, British trio Morcheeba emerged with a hazier, more psychedelic version of downtempo anxiety, sonically suggesting that you smoke a spliff and chill out as the…
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Dining, SFoodie Pure, Unadulterated Bourdain Straight To The Jugular

Pure, Unadulterated Bourdain Straight To The Jugular

Check out this brilliant mash-up of my favorite chain-smoking, asshole celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain reading from his book No Reservations to the sounds of Morcheeba. (via Eater SF) And while I'm on the Bourdain tip, here's possibly the best…
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Music, Reviewed Morcheeba

Morcheeba

Vocalists for the decade-old, formerly trip-hop British band Morcheeba are disappearing more frequently than Spinal Tap drummers: Original chanteuse Skye Edwards departed last year (she quit; she wasn't the victim of a "bizarre gardening accident") and was replaced by Daisy…
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Music, Wagon Christ

Wagon Christ

These days it's almost gauche to mention the term "trip hop" in dance music circles. Although acts like Kruder & Dorfmeister, Morcheeba, and Thievery Corporation continue to create mellow, sample-laden soundtracks for the cocktail party set, groove lovers now gravitate…
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Recordings

Sneaker Pimps Becoming X (Virgin) Nostradamus' Centuries predicts a second wave to the British Invasion. Many sages mistakenly interpreted the Second Invasion to have come in the form of Boy George and the Haircut 100s (aye-yi-yi). Other prophets announced it…
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