We've all been to some kind of jam session--whether it be in a garage band's garage, an intimate club or a full-on jam at a music festival. But bands usually only cover one or two songs. Not freestylin', rhyme spittin' ArtOfficial.Their new 12-track album "The Payback" (released April 23) covers ... More >>
Here's more in immediately useful news over the next few days if you're into this sort of thing. As we've mentioned here, the Vagabond has its own events planned every night of this week, with Phish afterparties starting tonight. If you're in town for the show and are the traveling-for-music-festiva ... More >>
Veteran local b-boys revive old-school rhythms.
(Photo via Medeski, Martin & Wood's MySpace page.)Despite being a cool, downtown NYC jazz act with roots in the early Nineties avant-garde scene of John Lurie and John Zorn, no one loves Medeski, Martin & Wood like that patchouli-loving, Birkenstocks-on-the-weekend hippie in the next cubicle ... More >>
Exploratory jazz band finds a deeper groove.
If you stumble onto your favorite familiar, well-trodden path of earth tonight, you won’t find your weekly drum circle bros. Nay, hand-percussion instruments and less portable toking tools will also be abandoned for the next 48 hours in honor of the two-day stint by jam-band-powerhouse Medeski, Ma ... More >>
The Cellar Door Sessions 1970 (Sony)
These Are The Vistas (Columbia)
Miami is ready for Medeski Martin and Wood
Some young souls put a white-rock spin on down-home blues
Hiphoprisy hero Charlie Hunter ditches his old sound for all that jazz
Tonic (Blue Note)
New Orleans's Astral Project
Tommy McCook, DJ Logic