Chauncey the Wizard Wagon
Hip-hop is a world unto itself. Its rich tradition of spoken word poetry, self-referential subject matter and electronic and sample-based production make it, in many ways, a difficult musical form to adapt to, especially if you come from a more traditional background. These ten acts helped make rap ... More >>
Aloft in the Sundry
RODRIGO y GABRIELA Xavier Rudd 08.20.10 | Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO On the drive up to Red Rocks my brother and I alternated discussing how you could describe Rodrigo y Gabriela's music to a neophyte and speculating what the crowd would look like. When we rolled up around 7:45, ... More >>
Brian Landis FolkinsOzomatli on the Wolf Stage.When I interviewed him a few weeks ago in advance of his appearance here, Raul Pacheco, guitarist for Ozomatli, told me he wanted to invite audience members to bring instruments and join the band to jam onstage -- and while the band didn't entire ... More >>
Zack de la Rocha's never been prim about his political leanings. In fact, that's always been the whole point: Since Rage Against the Machine was named, well, Rage Against the Machine, up to the time De la Rocha left the band to devote more time to pursuing social justice in the Chiapas in Mex ... More >>
Jonny 5 is scaring folks in middle America. Literally. But while the Flobots frontman -- better known to folks around here by his government name Jamie Laurie - has devoted the better part of his adult life to becoming a radical force for change, it's not his politics that making folks in t ... More >>
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