• March 22, 2010
    By Chris Faraone

    And the winners are...

    Most likely underground stalwart/Hollywood actor to perform a Gregorian chant at the final SXSW blast-off: Mos Def

    Killah Priest, 9th Prince & Fucked Up @ BrooklynVegan party
    Uploaded by brooklynvegan. - Music videos, artist interviews, concerts and more.

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  • March 20, 2009
    By Chris Faraone


    Imagine your favorite artist of all-time performing his or her best material that you’ve never seen live before. That’s what I got last night when Talib Kweli and Hi-Tek nearly tore through the entire Reflection Eternal disc, Train of Thought; I had more blood rushing through me than when I got my debut blow job back in eighth grade.


    It was a long day before I got to Kweli at the Scoot Inn – and to the afterparty at the Red Bull Moon Tower in the middle of absolutely nowhere. I ate lots of barbecue and even nearly shat my pants; but it was beyond worth it – I’m considering adopting grandchildren just so I can tell them about my adventures.


    As it turns out, brisket goes well with junky music. I won’t call anyone out (though I bet Brodeur will), but the sounds penetrating my skull while I grubbed baked beans and free potato salad at the SoHo Lounge nearly forced the barbecue right out the other side.


    If you have a minute, shed a tear for lonely guys who strum guitars on corners and belt heartfelt lyrics; they’re the only ones who care about their feelings – kind of like Britney Spears . . .  YAK BALLZ, LADY SOV, AND MORE AFTER THE JUMP

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  • March 19, 2009
    By Chris Faraone

    I might not always land on my feet, but face first in a pile of fine ass ain’t a bad place to be.

    You can call it dumb luck. While my flight from Palm Beach was supposed to layover in Houston before re-routing to the heart of SXSW, there was too much fog to touch down. So we stopped in Austin, and some dude with one of those sweet moving staircases helped me off.

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