Phillip Embry with his family. 800 the Jewell (aka Phillip Embry) is a man of many words and even more substance. In addition to his work as a producer, musician and rapper, he is the founder of Jewell Tyme Music, the label that houses such artists as Haven the Great, King FOE, Karma, and ot ... More >>
As a jukebox-45 aficionado, I feel it's part of my mission to inform the populace about strong seven-inch vinyl singles, especially when they're available for free -- and the latest entry in the Fader/Southern Comfort series qualifies on both counts. The A-side spotlights Wavves, a San Diego combo w ... More >>
A new boxed set argues that disco didn't suck after all.