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Archive for April, 2012

A Conversation with Josh Klinghoffer

Photo source: the Red Hot Chili Peppers. by Dan Harpaz I had the chance to chat on the phone with Josh Klinghoffer, the newest Red Hot Chili Pepper who, at 32, snatched Stevie Wonder’s record as the youngest artist ever inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He candidly discusses his double life [...]

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Live: Shabazz Palaces at Brooklyn Bowl

Photos by Dan Harpaz (shot April 14, 2012). by Dan Harpaz Last Saturday, Seattle hip hop duo Shabazz Palaces delivered a heavy dose of psychedelic rap music to fans and bowling bystanders alike at staple hipster concert venue / bowling alley, Brooklyn Bowl. Drawing on their use of traditional African percussion, giddy vocal samples, and [...]

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Live: Nneka at Gramercy Theatre

Photos by Dan Harpaz (shot March 27, 2012). by Dan Harpaz While riding the train to the Nneka show at Gramercy Theatre, I wondered if I would be able to identify any Afrobeat/reggae/soul concert-goers along the way. What would give them away? Would I find dreadlocks, or deadheads, or skinny jeans, or oversized nonprescription glasses, [...]

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