There’s a ton of music from Maine out there – here’s a selection of what we found recently over at Bandcamp that was uploaded in the last month or so (though the music may not actually be new, it’s all new to us). Dig in and enjoy – there’s a ton of variety here […]
This Sunday (2/13) sees Rhode Island’s B. Dolan bringing a huge Valentine’s Day weekend tour he’s calling “The Church Of Love & Ruin” to SPACE Gallery. He was nice enough to answer some questions in the week leading up to this special string of shows to help shed some light on what he’s got planned […]
Review and photos by David Zwickerhill
Thursday (2/3/11) night’s hip hop show at Port City Music Hall was not one to have missed. From a solid performance by the openers, local trio Educated Advocates, to the frenetic energy of California rapper Lyrics Born, it was a barn burner from end to end. Lyrics Born […]
Last weekend, the first ROCK THAT: Portland Maine Hip Hop Festival took over the Big Easy from Friday, 11/19 to Sunday, 11/21. Mark Curdo, the event’s organizer, says that the event, whose purpose was to “put resources, efforts and passion together all at once to make as much noise as possible for the local […]
In what might seem like an unlikely pairing, Portland’s music video masters [dog] and [pony] have teamed up with Wells’ premier rapper, Spose (Universal Records), to produce a video for “The Cask” which also works as a promo video for his upcoming album, The Audacity!, due out later this year. Check it out below:
They paired up for one track on his Portland-based Anticon labelmate Alias’ last album, Resurgam, and now Alias has returned the favor and remixed the track “One Rose” off Why?’s new Eskimo Snow album. Check it out (along with more Why? goodies) over at RCRD LBL.
Two of the best shows I’ve seen in a while here in Portland were hip-hop shows this week. Both were also sorely under attended. Granted, they happened mid-week, but that’s no excuse. The locals (DJ Mayonnaise, Brzowski, Moshe) all brought top-notch performances, and the touring acts they were supporting were just unbelievable. As […]