Aloe Blacc

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    July 7, 2014

    Aloe Blacc Talks "Creating Positive Social Change Through Music"

    Aloe Blacc hardly needs an introduction after 2013's "Wake Me Up" -- produced with Avicii and first introduced live at Miami's Ultra Music Festival -- peaked at number one in over 20 countries. Though that hasn't been Blacc's only commercial hit, he's hardly a manufactured pop act. In a way, his b ... More >>

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    April 25, 2014

    Peanut Butter Wolf on '90s vs. 2010s Hip-Hop: "The Commercial Music's Worse Now"

    Peanut Butter Wolf, founder of the legendary Stones Throw Records, has presided over some of the most important releases and moments in modern hip-hop history. Recently, a Kickstarter-funded documentary, Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton, was released about his iconic mecca of underground hip-hop beats. It h ... More >>

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    April 22, 2014

    Coachella 2014's Best Moments, Weekend Two

    Billie Joe Armstrong Joins The Replacements Early in The Replacement's Friday night set, Paul Westerberg welcomed Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong as their honorary member. Armstrong, matching the rest of the band in plaid suits, seemed beyond giddy to be onstage with his idols, joking "Dreams real ... More >>

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    April 14, 2014

    Coachella 2014's 50 Most Beautiful People

    So many Coachella-goers spend months before the festival working on their tans, their outfits, their figures, and their breezy poses. There's a real glut of fabulousness, we have to say, both among those in attendance at the Polo Grounds and the parties surrounding the festival. Here are the 50 mo ... More >>

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    August 5, 2012

    Lollapalooza 2012, Day Two: Frank Ocean, The Weeknd, Twin Shadow, and Others

    See also "Fashion Freakouts at Lollapalooza 2012" -- plus "Lollapalooza 2012, Day One: M83, Black Sabbath, Die Antwoord, Afghan Whigs, TEED." The second day of Lollapalooza could not have been more different than the first. A bunch of noted cancellations -- B.o.B, Alabama Shakes, etc. -- subtracte ... More >>

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    July 6, 2011

    Five Reasons to Tune In for the Sunday Coolout on WDNA 88.9 FM

    Photo by J Wilson AraujoDJs Sire Esq. and Maneuvers.​The Sunday Coolout is a weekly radio show hosted by local DJs Sire Esq. and Maneuvers, who you may know from their Champion Sound party.Ostensibly a jazz show, the Coolout actually offers a rich variety of contemporary music and special guest DJ ... More >>

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    December 2, 2010
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    December 1, 2010

    Food For Art Basel: Where to Get The Best Chow

    Courtesy of gastroPod​College students and those of us living on a budget have long known that art openings often provide an opportunity for gratis hors d'oeuvres and fancy drinks. Starving artists need to eat sometime, right?Art Basel week is an entirely different creature, of course, and it's on ... More >>

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    July 8, 2010
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    July 6, 2010

    Head Spins: DJ Manuvers

    ​Miami may not have completely shed its reputation as a party mecca, even for its full-time residents. But with cats like DJ Manuvers coming up and taking over, we might one day also be known for our work ethic.Of course you might expect some fast action from one whose name is both a noun and a ve ... More >>

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    March 18, 2010
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    March 15, 2007

    Boogie Board

    Alpha Pup rides for the Los Angeles underground

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    August 10, 2006

    Future Soul Locus

    Rich Medina confirms his status as an aesthete whom artists know and respect

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    July 13, 2006

    Aloe Blacc

    Shine Through (Stones Throw)

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    March 16, 2006

    Uncertain Smile

    Peanut Butter Wolf's return is overshadowed by Jay Dee's death