Sometime in the 1990s, I walked into Jack's Records in Red Bank, NJ and bought Blow Your Headphones by The Herbaliser without even hearing it. I had been turned on previously to them from some other music lover that passed it on to me. I dug it. Their brand of funk, soul, and jazz filled with samples and superbly crafted hip-hop beats had me nodding my head before, so I was sure they wouldn't let me down this time. They didn't.
When a window opens in Questlove’s schedule—even if it’s very last-minute and on July 4—you take it. As drummer for the legendary hip-hop band the Roots, bandleader for The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, professor at New York University, and round-the-clock DJ, Questlove rarely gets a break in his schedule.
What Makes a Killer Collection?
Dust & Grooves heads out West...
From the Brownswood basement - Tales of a Trailblazer
Co-Founder of Gotan Project, Philippe reveals how a trip to a kibbutz, electronic music and film scores led him to urban tango.
Dust & Grooves book launch party - Just announced
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