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Music, All Shook Down King Britt on the Importance of Focusing on the Music, Not the Artist

King Britt on the Importance of Focusing on the Music, Not the Artist

For the past 25 years, Philly DJ King Britt has been attempting to push the limits of musical artistry by channeling his funk, jazz, and hip-hop knowledge into original productions and DJ sets, as well as by curating art…
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Music, All Shook Down The Top Five Parties in San Francisco This Weekend

The Top Five Parties in San Francisco This Weekend

Haven't you heard? California is headed for a drought. We recommend you do your part and switch over to liquor instead -- er, well, maybe throw a mixer in there for hydration or something. Ninety-five percent of the population…
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Music, BeatBox The Lift: Show Preview

The Lift: Show Preview

San Francisco underground loft dance parties have been rare lately because of zealous policing, risk of equipment confiscation, and the financial risk involved. That's not the case in New York City, where an elevated event called the Lift has sprouted…
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Music, BeatBox King Britt storms the turntables

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 tracks recorded over two years with a slew of R&B and hip-hop A-listers). With the recent…
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Music, BeatBox All hail the King and the Asian brigade

All hail the King and the Asian brigade

When he was a kid, King Britt’s mother would bring him to Sun Ra’s house in their Philadelphia hometown to hang out and experience the music. While Britt’s dancefloor-ready creations are far more accessible than that of Saturn’s most famous…
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This week's edition of the popular hip hop night "True Skool" (which takes place on the second and fourth Fridays of each month at Milk) brings a special guest with a considerable instrument: his voice. Radioactive is known for his…
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Music, Reviewed Jazzanova


The spirit behind artistic collectives -- be they visual, theatrical, or musical -- is to bring together divergent perspectives to create something at once confluent and strongly independent. The six producers who make up the Berlin-based collective Jazzanova take that…
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John Lee Hooker The Complete '50s Chess Recordings (MCA/Chess) The blues is food for worms. Dead. Axe-murdered by Buddy Guy, Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and their ilk, who captured the form in the late '60s and sold the world…
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