If you’re looking for the definition of the new-school rapper, then you’re going to fall in love with this kid. One half the prolific directors of The Cool Kids, Sir Michael Rocks is one of the best lyrical rappers out.
Explosions In The Sky played to a sold-out crowd last night at The Fox Theater in Oakland and all at once — at least for the duration of their hour-long set — everything seemed to fall into place.
Two things have always been true: 1) the head and the heart don’t always agree, and 2) when this happens, you can write some damn good folk songs. Last night, Seattle’s The Head and the Heart proved these truths once again.
Last night the Railroad Revival tour kicked off at Middle Harbor Shoreline Park in Oakland and the 8,000 plaid-wearing audience revelers couldn’t have been more excited.
It seemed a bit extreme, driving east on the Bay Bridge en route to Oakland during the final minutes of Wednesday night. But when Dave Chappelle and Lauryn Hill are performing after-hours at a grossly undersized venue, you don’t stop and think it over. You just go.
Travis Barker — Give The Drummer Some
Released by Interscope Records on March 15th
Chances are you are familiar with Travis Barker from his days with Blink-182. Whether you’re a fan of a the tatt’d up drummer, or looking for something new to listen to, Give the Drummer Some, the first solo album released by Barker, is an impressive 16 track compilation of head-banging production.