Photo by Dino Perrucci/via myspace.com/bigsamsfunkynationIn the undisputed birthplace of jazz, grand old New Orleans, there's a brass-band tradition called the "second line." On random Sundays, Mardi Gras, or certain other celebratory occasions, a group of people without a parade permit will gath ... More >>
It was a Funky Friday at RevolutionThe Funky MetersWith King BeeRevolution Live, Fort LauderdaleFriday, April 16, 2010There was something in the air outside Revolution Live on Friday night. A steady drizzle mixed with the aroma of boiled crawfish provided by Fort Lauderdale's Shuck 'n Dive re ... More >>
The three divas bring back space-age, supersonic glam.
(Photo via Galacticfunk.com)So how does a group of (mostly) non-native college students go on to become ambassadors of New Orleans funk? For Galactic, of which all but one of the band's current members relocated to the Crescent City in the early Nineties, it took more than just practice and pe ... More >>
A breakdown of UGK's Underground Kingz, possibly the most anticipated Southern rap album of the year
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