Tagged: New Orleans


No Concessions: Finding the Lost Piano Prince of New Orleans

In one of the first scenes of Bayou Maharajah: The Tragic Genius of James Booker, a new documentary about the brilliant New Orleans musician James Booker, the pianist deliberates over his career. “There is no … read more »

POSTED July 26, 2013 12:52PM IN COLUMNS TAGS: , , , , ,

Video: Kuhrye-oo, “For the Fame II”

Montreal’s Calvin McElroy, recording as Kuhrye-oo, has released a collaborative video for “For the Fame II,” a reworked version of the song “Give In (For the Fame)” from his new EP. “II” is even brighter … read more »

POSTED May 7, 2012 11:10AM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , , , ,

Video: Mystikal, Mannie Fresh and Juvenile In-Studio Cypher

“I ain’t had a cypher in a hundred thousand years! Niggas act like they don’t like rapping anymore!” Thanks to the BET Awards, rap cyphers are back in style. At least for a few days. … read more »

POSTED October 13, 2011 10:45AM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (4) TAGS: , , , ,

Video: Dee-1 f. Mannie Fresh, “The One That Got Away”

Dee-1, the New Orleans emcee best known for his slightly preachy YouTube hit “Jay, 50 & Weezy,” links with The Great Man Mannie Fresh for a sonically warm but spiteful tale of “The One That … read more »

POSTED August 1, 2011 6:45PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (3) TAGS: , ,

DJ Ice Mike’s Hour Of Gangsta Power Mix

Earlier this week Ice Mike, the New Orleans DJ and producer behind such vulgar classics as Bust Down’s “Nasty Bitch” and his own “Shitted In Dat Hoe House”, blessed Twitter with this throwback radio mix, … read more »

POSTED May 5, 2011 2:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

Drake, MGMT, Ozzy Get Spooky in New Orleans this Halloween

The line-up for the annual Halloween Voodoo Festival in New Orleans has been announced, and it’s essentially a line-up of people we want to cast in a situationist off-off-off-Broadway production. For instance, what will headliners … read more »

POSTED June 22, 2010 5:47PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , , ,

Video: Lloyd f. Mystikal, "Set Me Free"

When gathering the ingredients for the authentic ramble of Mardi Gras, there is never a shortage of tuba players and snare drummers to bring the noise. Instruments are just a small part of the region-specific … read more »

POSTED May 17, 2010 7:35PM IN SUITE903 TAGS: , , ,