This Thursday night at the Funky Buddha, Turner Jackson is set to kick off a new monthly hip-hop open mike night called the Pit, with DJ Dozen. The Pit, which is open to any and every rap artist who want a chance to rock the mic, will give ten performers the chance to showcase their skills in six-mi ... More >>
Couple of recent closures to let you know about, one that's more permanent than the other. First up: Mo's, the bar at 1037 Broadway, has gone dark after a two-year-plus run.
"It's been a long run and something new is always on the horizon," reads Mo's Facebook page. "Change is good and we want to ... More >>
Our Backbeat blog just reported a trio of bar closings.
Mo's has gone dark at 1037 Broadway after two-plus years. "It's been a long run and something new is always on the horizon," reads the Mo's Facebook page. "Change is good and we want to thank all those that have made this small/quaint little ... More >>
Ah! It's the most wonderful time of the year! When we indulge in too much champagne and cheap party favors, whilst singing songs of old. "Auld Lang Syne" anyone? Well if you're like us, you know it's been a festive 2011 and most are ready to shuffle in the next 365 days with glee and gusto. We've go ... More >>
Where was DJ Quik? Not at Casselman's last night.After DJ Quik cancelled on Casselman's at the last minute due to "gang activity" and "threats on his life" all hell broke loose as to where (and exactly who) would be performing and where. It turned out though, that Bizzy Bone with a fresh off ... More >>
DJ Icey chills at Beta tonight In case you've been working your fingers to the bone all the week and haven't had a single second to notice, the weekend is just a few hours away. What's that? Yes, we know it's only Thursday. But Thursday, as we keep saying, is the new Friday. And as you'll see ... More >>
Tomorrow is Cinco de Mayo, a day commemorating the Mexican army's defeat of the French at the Battle of Puebla. In honor of the occasion, rather than randomly heading off to your closest Mexican restaurant or bar to drink some tequila, we've come up with a list of things to do and places to g ... More >>
At Casselman's Monday night, at a listening party for Gypdahip's latest mixtape, Magic, in a move that surprised everyone -- if for no other reason than no one saw it coming -- brikAbrak was asked to join GirlGrabbers, the production and beatmaking consortium of Gypdahip and Qknox.
For the p ... More >>
Red BullBack in June, you might remember us mentioning how Boonie Mayfield's studio had been burglarized and how he had lost most of his equipment. When we caught up with the seemingly always upbeat producer, one of our favorites, to discuss the robbery, he was, well, dependably upbeat. Heart ... More >>