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    EXCLUSIVE: Ex-Grateful Dead Tour Manager, Sam Cutler, On Jerry Garcia, Altamont, & Dangers Of Fame

    Sam Cutler is best known as the former tour manager of The Grateful Dead and The Rolling Stones. The outspoken music industry insider has earned a reputation for speaking his mind and takes a candid approach to discussing his history within the music industry. Recently, Cutler spoke with Live For Live Music from the bus he lives in Australia—having […]

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    INTERVIEW: Kamasi Washington On Truth, His New EP, Working With Jam Bands & Hip-Hop Stars

    Kamasi Washington‘s latest EP, Harmony of Difference, wasn’t conceived as an album at all. It was created as the audio portion of a multi-media exhibit at New York’s vaunted Whitney Museum as part of their long-running and highly-regarded biennial survey of American art. “Normally when I write, the music comes first, and then I basically try to figure […]

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    Watch The Nth Power Lay Out Deep Grooves & Pay Tribute To Bob Marley At Hulaween

    The Nth Power embraced the many facets of their funky blend of soul, rock, groove, and even reggae at the Hulaween Music Festival. Whether rocking the Thursday pre-party with pointed political messages (“Fuck Trump” said guitarist Nick Cassarino as an introduction for the song “Truth”) or their loving tribute to Bob Marley on day two featuring […]

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    EXCLUSIVE: Shockra Talks The Early Jam Scene & Playing With Phish Ahead Of Reunion Show

    In March, the Fox Theatre in Boulder, Colorado, celebrated its 25th anniversary, inviting an extensive list of big-name acts that have played the venue over the years, including The String Cheese Incident, The Motet, Leftover Salmon, and The Greyboy Allstars, to return to the 600-person venue. The Fox will celebrate its 25th one more time before 2017 ends, as […]

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  • Category: Cool Ish

    Witness The Benevento/Russo Duo’s Historic Reunion At Suwannee Hulaween [Videos]

    One of the undeniable highlights of the recent Suwannee Hulaween was the rare communion of drummer Joe Russo and keyboardist Marco Benevento as The Benevento/Russo Duo. The two originally met as middle school classmates, and have been playing music together for the better part of two decades. Most recently, they’ve taken the live music circuit by storm as 2/5 […]

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    PREMIERE: Hear Marvel Years & JuBee’s New Uplifting Electro-Soul Track

    The guitarist and producer Marvel Years (also known as Cory Wythe) has been witnessing a meteoric rise within the electro-soul and glitch-hop dance scene as of late. Marvel Years stands out from the rest of the pack because of his unique sound, which fuses his masterful and soulful guitar stylings with his characteristic sound that draws on glitch, […]

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  • Category: Audio

    PREMIERE: The Big Ol’ Nasty Getdown Gets “Groovy Nasty” On This Timeless New Funk Track

    Imagine if the people who made James Brown dance, Kool and the Gang “Celebrate”, and P-Funk’s Mothership fly, all joined forces with some of todays greatest talents for a big, funky, nasty collaboration…Woven with the threads of funk, soul, gospel, blues and rock–and executed by some of the industry’s most beloved players–The Big Ol’ Nasty […]

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  • Category: Bluegrass

    EXCLUSIVE: New Folk Duo, Mapache, Talks New Album, Chris Robinson, & More [Album Stream]

    Mapache, the Californian duo of Clay Finch and Sam Blasucci, creates a sound that transcends time. There is a charm to Mapache’s music—it’s simple, but in the best way. Their folk songs paint pictures, deliver listeners back to a simpler time, and create a softness that lingers, offering stripped-down and beautiful cowboy-esque tunes about love left […]

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    PREMIERE: Tropidelic Offers Exclusive Stream Of New Album, ‘Heavy Is The Head’

    Tropidelic is a six-piece band from Cleveland, Ohio, with the band’s individual members repping truly diverse musical tastes ranging from hip-hop, metal, funk, reggae, and more. While these genres may seem at odds to some, collectively, the group is tight, offering an eclectic and compelling sound that fuses these disparate elements into one cohesive sound. Underlying […]

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    Help Spread The Word About Today’s Elections, Remind Your Friends To #VoteLocal

    It’s the second Tuesday in November, which means that today is one of the most important days of the year for the American political system: Election Day. While they won’t be deciding higher-level offices like last year’s Presidential election or next year’s Congressional mid-terms, there is still a lot at stake in this year’s elections. […]

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