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Concert Reviews
Friday, Nov. 23, 2012

Nov. 21, 2012

For all its good points, metal, as a genre, has never had much of a sense of humor. Individual metal-heads are often funny, charming people, but as a scene, it’s often on the defensive, forced to act like its conventions
Local Music
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012
 As we settle in at a remote table in a nearly deserted Riverwest watering hole, Rio Turbo asks me if I’d like to take a shot with him before the interview gets underway. I politely refuse, explaining that I have to drive, but...
Concert Reviews
Monday, Oct. 15, 2012

Oct. 12, 2012

Though born and bred in New York City, A$AP Rocky, breakout star of the much-buzzed-about A$AP Mob crew, shares little of Gotham’s rap conventions, gravitating toward sounds more closely associated with the South...
Concert Reviews
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012

Oct. 1, 2012

Rising to prominence during the turn-of-the-millennium wave of alternative hip-hop powered by labels like Definitive Jux and Rhymesayers, Aesop Rock has become one of the poster boys for a subculture of rap that’s...