Posts By: Walt

‘None Shall Pass’ Up THIS Tour


Influential indie rap rogue Aesop Rock is at it again. On the heels of his critically acclaimed release None Shall Pass, he’s announced a tour that includes dates throughout August and September, with the likes of Rob Sonic and DJ Big Wiz. What better way to wind down the days of summer, and begin the… Read more »

Takka This!


It’s hard to really believe anything until you read it in the NEW YORK TIMES. Fortunately for us all, we can now rest easy in the thought that Indie revelers Takka Takka are a verified truth. How, you ask? Well, chief critic and oft-PBS News Hour correspondent Jon Pareles has described the phenomenon to us:… Read more »

James Brown Feels Good, But We Knew That He Would


The industry-silencing news of the Godfather of Soul’s passing almost two years ago left a large gap in a genre of music still adored today. What can one do? To dub him a pioneer, a man who wore his heart on his sleeve for the people, would be an understatement. Fortunately for James Brown fans young… Read more »

Shine On You, Amy Ray


Atlanta-based songwriter and Rind frequenter Amy Ray just can’t stop. She just released her third solo record Didn’t It Feel Kinder last week, Amy Ray TV is up and running, and she’s still managing to play live shows too! As for the album, it’s chock-full of goodies, including contributions from Kaia Wilson of Team Dresch,… Read more »

Yosef For Yo’ Self


Some things just aren’t meant to be understood-things like quantum physics, Matthew McConaughey, and Splenda. How do they make sugar that has no calories, anyway!?! No matter, at times, world music can seem to be one of those things. To cross cultures can be a devastating feat to conquer, let alone to do it well…. Read more »