The Easy Star All-Stars are a New York reggae collective who made a name for themselves with their 2003 cover album, Dub Side of the Moon, which you can probably guess was a dubstep take on Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon.
I never heard that one, but I did snag a copy of the All-Stars’ new Dubber Side of the Moon and have to admit I’m impressed. I wasn’t overly familiar with the dubstep genre — reggae-influenced, bass heavy electronic dance music which is usually syncopated and often shuffled or incorporating triplets — although I’m widely familiar with . . . → Read More: Easy Star All-Stars have a remix hit with Dubber Side of the Moon
Review: Tim and Eric bring an awkward Chrimbus to Minneapolis
Special guest review by Doug Hamlin, who would like the Internet to bring him a sandwich.
Typically when I am at the State Theatre, it is to buy tickets for a show at the Orpheum across the street. So I tried to remember what the last actual performance I saw at the State was, and I settled on “The Nutcracker” in 2003. (Sadly, this means I’ve missed some really great shows during the past seven years.)
Wednesday night’s performance of “Adult Swim Presents Tim & Eric Awesome Tour Great Job Chrimbus Spectacular 2010″ was exactly like “The Nutcracker” in every way.
As you know, . . . → Read More: Review: Tim and Eric bring an awkward Chrimbus to Minneapolis
Review: Dungen at Triple Rock
A guest post from Doug Hamlin, who earlier this week sent my entire office the news that my new baby girl was born – with the wrong name. Then the president of my company sent my family flowers with that wrong name on the card.
I distinctly remember the first time I saw Dungen. It was a Tuesday.
In fact it was the first Tuesday after the first Monday of November 2008. I rode the light rail to the 400 Bar after a particularly busy night copy editing stories for TV news websites, and there was a palpable excitement among most everyone on . . . → Read More: Review: Dungen at Triple Rock