Tag: the roots

Interview with Cody ChesnuTT; Playing The Loft on October 4th

Interview with Cody ChesnuTT; Playing The Loft on October 4th

[ 0 ] October 2, 2013 |

By Al Kaufman When Cody ChesnuTT released The Headphone Masterpiece in 2002, the music world noticed. ChesnuTT was exactly what music should be. His 36-song masterpiece (the title is not an empty boast) easily encompassed R&B and hip-hop with funk, classic rock, gospel, and even a touch of punk. His songs were songs of passion, […]

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Picture Book: Hopscotch Music Festival 2012 Saturday Night Plaza Show featuring Shirlette & The Dynamite Brothers and The Roots September 8th

Picture Book: Hopscotch Music Festival 2012 Saturday Night Plaza Show featuring Shirlette & The Dynamite Brothers and The Roots September 8th

[ 0 ] September 18, 2012 |

Photos by Hillery Terenzi Full Gallery after the jump…  

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Hopscotch Music Festival Returns To Raleigh Sept. 6-8; Featuring The Roots, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Built to Spill, Yo La Tengo & More!

Hopscotch Music Festival Returns To Raleigh Sept. 6-8; Featuring The Roots, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Built to Spill, Yo La Tengo & More!

[ 0 ] April 18, 2012 |

                            It’s gonna get a bit rowdy in September in Raleigh! The Independent Weekly announced its third annual Hopscotch Music Festival, N.C.’s biggest music festival. Scheduled for Sept. 6-8, 2012 in downtown Raleigh, the festival will feature 175 bands in 15 venues- […]

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AMG Weekend Picks: The Dandy Warhols, Black Mountain, The Roots and More

AMG Weekend Picks: The Dandy Warhols, Black Mountain, The Roots and More

[ 0 ] November 11, 2010 |

We have a pretty rock ‘n’ roll weekend coming up, with a heavy dose of the rock. Some stalwarts of their own genres have returned to us after an absence, up-and-comers are blazing trails, and, thank heaven, The Roots will be wowing audiences with a kick-ass competition. Not to mention we have your head-start for […]

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Bits and Bobs: Cornershop, Sade, Daft Punk, Deerhunter and More

Bits and Bobs: Cornershop, Sade, Daft Punk, Deerhunter and More

[ 0 ] October 13, 2010 |

- We’ve missed having Cornershop around. With their disco-plus-Asian sounds mixed in with the hip indie rock of the day, they have always been refreshing and eager to please. So we’re glad to hear they are releasing more music following 2009’s Judy Sucks A Lemon For Breakfast on November 2 (The Battle of New Orleans […]

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Bits & Bobs: The Ting Tings, Big Boi, John Legend, The Roots, Free Energy

Bits & Bobs: The Ting Tings, Big Boi, John Legend, The Roots, Free Energy

[ 0 ] August 19, 2010 |

- The Ting Tings have put up a new song, “Hands,” on their Facebook page for all their fans to listen to (you must “like” the band first in order to be able to listen). It’s a bit more moody than their debut, but still oozes fun, just in a more ’80s, Duran Duran kinda […]

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