Sly "The Crenshaw Player" Stone.Reports are all over the interwebs about legendary soul-funk man Sly Stone being homeless and living in LA's Crenshaw hood. But we'd like to point out (as he probably would too) that Sly lives in a van, a pretty big one, and that having a mobile home is way bette ... More >>
Photo courtesy of Barney'sIt seems like anyone with any sort of vocal ability is launching some sort of clothing line lately (hello, Madonna). But Iggy Pop's new designer/clothing collaboration, of course, hits closer to home.He's teamed up with Barney's and Archive 1887 tees for a line of Iggy-f ... More >>
Melville House BooksI used to spend a lot of time and money purchasing slick vinyl re-issues of "forgotten" or "lost" eras in American music: albums with titles like New Orleans Funk, Vol. 1: The Original Sound of Funk, 1960-1975 and Miami Sound: Rare Funk and Soul from Miami, Florida 1967-1974 ... More >>
Seminole Hard Rock/Tom Craig Eric Clapton and Robert Randolph Hard Rock Live Monday, May 5, 2008 Better Than: Watching TV pundits continue to treat Hillary Clinton’s campaign seriously. Is Eric Clapton God or just a higher power some choose to call God? Unfortunately, the decades-long debate ... More >>
The Kills journey to the dark edge of sound
The New Danger Geffen
<1>The Tipping Point Geffen
It's big pimpin', spendin' G's
The gospel according to D'Angelo
The Sugar Hill Gang and the label that made them famous
Santana and Macy Gray combine fusion with platinum
Three years after his death, Jeff Buckley continues to cultivate mystery
George Clinton's latest state-of-the-funk message
I entered the Rolling Stone Rock & Roll Bowl on a whim. How'd I do? Just call me Johnny Ca$h.
Fifteen years down the road will wear the edges off anyone
All local bands sound the same and it don't rain in Miami in the summertime
Basehead's Michael Ivey continues to work toward the day when committed groove-pirates of any stripe will be the nation's drug of choice
Two sides of the Godfather of Soul
Tony Bryant is a black militant, a hijacker, a survivor of Cuban prisons, and a Castro-hating commando. And don't you forget it.
Ask yourself, then ask them
Lucy Brown soars. So what's with the hair?