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Silver And Smoke’s ‘30p’ Deviates From The Typical Blues/Rock Repertoire

After nearly two years, Colorado-grown group Silver And Smoke have unveiled their latest concoction: 30p.  The four-piece “Western Rock” group dropped their third studio EP on July 4th. With no two similar songs, the seven-track collection is eclectic as it is deviant. While 30p is Silver And Smoke’s third official catalog, it stands as the group’s first […]

Kamasi Washington Revisits Childhood with “Street Fighter Mas”

Whenever you wake up to new music from Kamasi Washington, it’s bound to be a good day. The 37-year-old saxophonist has recently shared a third song from his upcoming LP, Heaven and Earth. The latest, titled “Street Fighter Mas“, is a near 6-minute track that was, in fact, inspired by the popular video game. “When I was […]

ATCQ’s Ali Shaheed Muhammad & Adrian Younge Share “Questions”

A Tribe Called Quest may be gone, but its surviving members have continued to remain busy. Ali Shaheed Muhammad, former affiliate of the legendary hip-hop collective, has teamed up with frequent collaborator Adrian Younge – this time in the form of The Midnight Hour. The duo recently shared “Questions“, the first single from their forthcoming full-length […]

The Bones of J.R. Jones’ Chilling Performance at Bootleg Theatre LA

I had been missing hand-written set times stapled to the front door and freshly printed set lists dropped at the foot of the stage. This nostalgic and ‘not often experienced enough’ craving needed to be nourished. Hallelujah! My prayers have been answered by The Bone of J.R. Jones with a devoted and deeply impassioned record release […]