A good friend of mine from university will be performing as part of the 2003 Varia Compilation CD release tour at the
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After a long haitus, Ed is back with another selection of rare groove tunes:
Space Lady – Lonnie Liston Smith The Master Rocker – Bernard Wright Double Dutch Bus – Franke Smith Fat Mama – Herbie Hancock Sing Sing – Gaz The Breakdown – Rufus Thomas Different Strokes – Syl Johnson North, East, South, West … Read more
The Globe And Mail: Nina Simone, 70.
Nina Simone, the jazz great whose raspy, forceful voice helped define the civil rights movement, died Monday at her home in France, according to her U.S. booking agent. She was 70. [â€¦]
Simone, born Eunice Kathleen Waymon in Tryon, N.C., was a classically … Read more
I just got back. The Mix Master Mike portion of the event could not have been any more hip-hop. If it were, a rift in the fabric of space would have opened up and brought Kool Herc forward in time from the precise moment where he invented that musical genre.
The one they call Eddie C now represents the Plate Tektonics Crew and tears up Banff, Alberta, Canada four nights a week:
Sunday: House music and dub at Saltlik in Banff Monday: House music at La Palette in Banff Thursday: Deep soul and martini house at Zona’s Bistro in Canmore Friday: … Read more