Tel-Aviv’s veteran disco duo Rabo & Snob recently dropped their official debut EP titled Yawumna, a Ghana influenced gem inspired by the pair’s trip to Accra’s main market to search for records and homemade percussions. As expected, Yawumna gets right down to business by opening up with the title track featuring the African-laced vocals of DC resident Soma Iddrissu. Soma’s voice is powerful and pretty much demands listeners to try and understand each

Full Service Party Aug 5 2017
In the summer of 2015, Tittsworth & Friends brought a dream double bill to U Hall: MikeQ and Vjuan Allure. Baronhawk Poitier started the night with some prime Baltimore club cuts, I remember thinking “why would anyone ever listen to any other type of music?” during his warm up set. Vjuan Allure stepped up with a one-two punch: bootlegs insanely incorporating The Lion King and “Poison”. As MikeQ entered the

Michael The Lion Image
When temperatures are blazing, disco is extremely necessary. For that reason, Michael the Lion’s self-titled debut EP dropped right in the nick of time. Released barely a week ago, the five track heater (being released via Soul Clap Records) is led off with the uplifting intro “Side of Life;” a bongo driven banger with preachy-style vocals and a beat hot enough to satisfy all of the disco revivalists out there who

I could go on and on all about how Baby Driver is the must-see movie of the summer and if you miss it you’ll be missing a movement and yada yada yada……..so I will. Baby Driver is the sort of movie that comes along when everything else seems bland, trite, and routine and reminds you that flavor, texture and originality are alive and well. The premise, around which the musical mayhem

Image from Arthr's "Balloon" video
Since we covered UK-based artist Christian Balistrari’s music, animation, and live performance project Arthr last year, he’s been very busy. Last week, Balistrari released the music video for “Balloon,” an impressive work on all counts. The video was shot at an abandoned tin mine on the moors near Liskeard (South Western England), and it features the animated Arthr character chasing a balloon around the countryside. The music goes well with the video: