Richmond, VA hip hop artists Alfred, AfroCat, Bien, Jake Barkley, Sha Shakusky, and MNLOV came to Rochester, NY last weekend to celebrate the release of Sha’s record RIP Ma’s & Pa’s. They spoke about a friend named Big Kahuna OG, a fellow Richmond rapper and hip hop producer. This record is absolutely fire – the flows and beats go together so well that many of my friends thought it was a big name rapper. Spread the love!
Philadelphia native Jamie Glisson formed a band named Cape Wrath, after her father. She enlisted the help of Joseph Getz, a drum professor, John Lattanzio, and Will Stichter, formerly of Saxon Shore. Glisson blends religious topics with indie chill music to create what is known as post-rock, and it’s brilliant.
I’m shocked hardly anybody I talked to over Fall Break even knew who Perfect Pussy is. Loud, unafraid and crazy is Meredith Graves, lead singer, and she wants to be heard whether or not you like it. This song and album was released in 2014, but the punk scene is still going strong and what a better way to pay homage to the queen of loud punk.
A visit to Montreal in October 2016 deserves a mix. Montreal’s music scene is blooming, and has become more popular ever since Grimes moved in. With a trip to Ludovico Einaudi and Bob Moses concerts, here is mélange of things heard in Montreal while there!