SOCCER MOMMY: ARTIST SPOTLIGHT BY STICK N MOVE

SOCCER MOMMY: ARTIST SPOTLIGHT BY STICK N MOVE / MVMNT STAFF From Nashville, Tennessee, Sophie Allison is just 20, and she records under the artist title, Soccer Mommy (Twitter: @sopharela / Upcoming Bay Area Show: April 7, Bottom of the Hill, San Francisco, $10, www.bottomofthehill.com / https://sopharela.bandcamp.com). Her debut album,...

ROCK STAR FLAVOR: MVMNT CONCERT PREVIEW

ROCK STAR FLAVOR: MVMNT CONCERT PREVIEW BY STICK N MOVE / SHADOWBOX MVMNT Call it what you wish, but when genres from Grime to Metal Rap and “emo” trap, come with authenticity influenced by the likes of Crystal Castles and Gucci Mane all the way to Grandmaster Flash and Paul...

HARD: ARTIST FOCUS – BOBBY DE KEYZER BY SHADOWBOX MVMNT

HARD: ARTIST FOCUS – BOBBY DE KEYZER The title “Hard” was given to one of these amazing portraits by Artist Bobby De Keyzer. This exhibit was visited several times during Feels V, a collective and curated event in Oakland, CA (details and links provided below). This is an Artist Focus...

FEELS V: WINE & BOWTIES’ DELIVERS A CURATED CONCERT UNMATCHABLE

FEELS V: FEAT LIL B, TROY, BOOTYMATH, DJDS, WINE & BOWTIES’ DELIVERS A CURATED CONCERT UNMATCHABLE. – by Shadowbox MVMNT / BOXER Expose. WINE AND BOWTIES San Francisco, CA: Wine & Bowties is an arts, music, and culture publication based in Oakland, California. That script is taken straight from wineandbowties.com, a...

VERSATILE PRODUCER NETZKY IMPRESSES IN SF

VERSATILE PRODUCER NETZKY IMPRESSES IN SF – SHADOWBOX MVMNT Boris Daenen better known as Netsky, is a Belgian drum and bass producer and musician. Netsky produces sound “of the liquid funk style – drum and bass music with many instrumental layers and frequent vocals”. After reading that High Contrast’s ‘Gold...

CHICAGO’S HIP HOP DARK HORSE ENERGE TALKS Y.B.A.

  “YOUNG BLACK & AMAZING” by Shane Graham I sat down with rising Indie Hip/Hop star Energe in, what I must confess, to be my first interview with a Hip/Hop artist. Needless to say I was nervous. But my nerves were put at ease as soon as Energe assured me...

BEYOND MARLEY: JAMAICAN DEEP CUTS, PART THREE.

Toots & The Maytals – In the Dark (1973) Unlike our previous two entries, The Congos’ Heart of the Congos and Lee “Scratch” Perry’s Super Ape, In the Dark has an instant accessibility that shows why Toots Hibbert became an international phenomenon. With its homespun mix of soul, gospel, R&B,...

BEYOND MARLEY: JAMAICAN DEEP CUTS, PART TWO.

Lee “Scratch” Perry & The Upsetters – Super Ape (1976) For lack of a better comparison, Super Ape is the Sgt. Peppers of Jamaica (or at least its Their Satanic Majesties Request). Any number of adjectives apply to this album: bold, ambitious, experimental, self-indulgent, bewildering. It might even be called a concept...

BEYOND MARLEY: JAMAICAN DEEP CUTS, PART ONE.

The Congos – Heart of the Congos (1977) Virtually ignored upon its release, and left to languish in semi-obscurity for decades thereafter, Heart of the Congos is now hailed as a masterpiece of Jamaican music. Led by the vocal duo of Cedric Myton and Roydel “Ashanti” Johnson, The Congos teamed...

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