Tag: Hip Hop

Savannah native Big Boi joined by SCAD grad Jake Troth for Letterman appearance

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The performance prompted Spin to ask: Who’s That White Guy Performing With Big Boi on ‘Letterman’?

Ceschi, Mikal kHill at The Wormhole


And then Ceschi moved them even closer, lured us to the front, had the lights dimmed, and launched into a great set — attacking his acoustic guitar, climbing on his chair, nearly falling off the stage, jumping up to queue up the next song on his laptop.

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis in a rousing Tiny Desk Concert for NPR’s All Songs Considered

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Here’s how NPR summarized this Tiny Desk Concert: “Tears and laughter in the span of about 15 minutes — that’s what’s so astonishing about these Macklemore & Ryan Lewis songs.”

Tupac Shakur hologram performs at Coachella (video embedded)


Who next? Michael Jackson? Tupac Shakur has been dead for 15 years — shot to death at age 26 — but he still made a stir at the Coachella Music Festival yesterday. The hologram of Tupac joined Dr. Dre and…

Check out the new video from Astronautalis for “Contrails”

I reviewed Astronautalis’ new album This Is Our Science here. Some photos I took of his show at last March’s inaugural Savannah Stopover can be found here. And here is “Contrails”, the first video from This Is Our Science. It…

Album review: “This Is Our Science” by Astronautalis

Astronautalis at the Savannah Stopover

It seems like we’re all lost We can follow this river back home This Is Our Science, the brilliant and tension-filled new album from Astronautalis, tackles grand themes in one breath, deeply private moments in the next. And there are…

Astronautalis announces tour to promote soon-to-be released “This is Our Science”

Astronautalis at the Savannah Stopover, March 2011

We’ve had some great shows in Savannah in 2011 — and it’s far from over. One of the highlights of my year is certainly the Savannah Stopover gig by Astronautalis in March at The Wormhole. Some sound issues led Astronautalis…

New track from upcoming Astronautalis album: “Dmitri Mendeleev”

Astronautalis at the Savannah Stopover

One of my favorite acts of last March’s inaugural Savannah Stopover was Astronautalis — the hip-hop artist originally from Jacksonville who isn’t afraid to mix genres. There were some audio issues at his gig, but I loved the show. My…

Savannah Stopover quick take: Astronautalis with Sims and Dreamend


The more I see and hear Astronautalis, the more certain I am that Andy Bothwell is on the verge of big things. He HAS to be — provocative lyrics that are both immediate and mythical (like in “The Wondersmith and…

Savannah Stopover preview #1: Genre-bending Astronautalis

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This is the first of periodic posts about acts scheduled for the Savannah Stopover festival in March 2011. The Stopover hasn’t released its full schedule yet, but Astronautalis appears booked with the rap act Sims for The Wormhole on Thursday,…

Savannah Stopover adds hip hop group Das Racist

I’ve already written about the ambitious Savannah Stopover festival that is luring some big names from the indie music world for the weekend of March 9-12, as some of those acts are on their way to Austin for SXSW. Well…

KidSyc@Brandywine, up and coming hip hop from Savannah

I don’t know how many folks have actually been paying attention — yet, anyway — to the Georgia Lottery All Access Music Search, but the contest has been going on for months now. The Savannah hip hop band KidSyc@Brandywine is…