Phish Skywrites Summer Tour Announcement (Jay-Z video inside) Read more

Phish Skywrites Summer Tour Announcement (Jay-Z video inside)

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=stL-Z5-Pwb0 Much like they did with their reunion announcement, Phish non-challantly posted the above video featuring skywriting over the live favorite “Punch You in The Eye” this morning, to inform fans of their intentions for their 2009 Summer Tour.  You will notice that there are no West Coast show dates as of yet but, we […]

UPDATE: Asher Roth Bomb Threat Scenario Read more

UPDATE: Asher Roth Bomb Threat Scenario

(Photo via LA Times) Throughout the day, more and more info seemed to unfold pertaining to the story about rapper Asher Roth and a bomb threat detainee on Delta Airlines flight 110 from yesterday morning.  In relaying the original information provided to us by the publicist, we reported that “Roth and his bandmates” were involved […]

Rapper Foils a Bomb Threat instead of his Teeth Read more

Rapper Foils a Bomb Threat instead of his Teeth

Please CLICK for update on the situation. I recently checked my email to find a message from Biz3 Entertainment.  I opened it assuming that it was a simple press release for a project from one of the many quality acts that they represent (Def Jux, Battles, Prefuse 73, etc) but what I read was of […]

MOORE DEF: Mos Def Live @ The Moore Theatre Read more

MOORE DEF: Mos Def Live @ The Moore Theatre

Back at the Evergreen State College, hip-hop with a message was huge in the 1990’s.  Blackstar, the group that Mos Def formed with Talib Kweli, was blasted out the dorms heading into the new millennium.  Mos Def (aka Dante Smith) has released a few albums since his popularity of the late 90s, but he has […]

Sonic Portation: The Return of Ya Ho Wah 13 Read more

Sonic Portation: The Return of Ya Ho Wah 13

Ya Ho Wha 13 Dec. 15, 2008 Nectar Lounge Seattle, Wa A man somewhat resembling an elf plays his guitar with an eagle feather, singing freestyle verse about the altar of life.  The drummer, named Octavius Aquarian, sucks into the microphone between rapid drum fills. Sunflower adjusts his bass strap after leading a measly Monday […]

Monster Fresh Guide to the Sexy Read more

Monster Fresh Guide to the Sexy

Monsterfresh.com should be back up and running in full force in the next couple of days but, meanwhile, I haveused my expertise in the realm of the SEXY to reach down and help those out who may be less versed in the craft and these essential skills. I know some of you love the Hotornot. […]

The Prog Prince: Squarepusher’s “Just a Souvenir” Read more

The Prog Prince: Squarepusher’s “Just a Souvenir”

“This album started as a daydream about watching a crazy, beautiful rock band play an ultra-gig.” -Tom Jenkinson, aka Squarepusher If Squarepusher fans abandoned Tom Jenkinson for any reason other than for churning out his same recipe of jazz-fusion, drill-n-bass, and musique concrète, it would be for finally providing evidence that he may, after all, […]

Digital Monster: Interview w/Mochipet Read more

Digital Monster: Interview w/Mochipet

Since 2003, David Wang has released a body of work that pretty much runs the gamut of experimental electronic music.  As “Mochipet“, Wang made his first waves with his mash-up masterpiece, “Combat“, on the Violent Turd label (an offshoot of Kid606’s seminal Tigerbeat6 techno label), in 2003.  Breakcore-inspired exercises like “Yes vs. NoMeansNo” and “They […]