Skip to main content

normal, Karriem Riggins & Robert Glasper on Bringing more are living tune to Hip-Hop as August Greene

Image result for karriem riggins


commonplace, Karriem Riggins and Robert Glasper were chums and collaborators before the idea of forming a band got here to intellect. but after the trio recorded typical's 2016 album, Black the united states once again, the group's longstanding brotherhood and musical chemistry culminated within the introduction of the artists' new jazz- and hip-hop-rooted collective, August Greene, and an eponymous debut (out now) that mixes usual's lyrical sensibility, Glasper's complicated piano preparations and Riggins' polished, J Dilla-impressed beats. The contributors clarify how the supergroup fell into area.
The Rapper: normal
"as a result of we have been working together so a lot, the timing become right. We rented this house with a studio [in Malibu, Calif.], and we idea of August Greene. It turned into my birthday and we were having fun, and my coach turned into like, 'Yo, y'all should still be a gaggle,' in order that's once we formed."
The Drummer: Karriem Riggins
"The album has been a yr in the making. each time we discovered a week to work, we'd e-book a studio and listing at electric powered girl Sound Studios [in New York] or in l. a.. some of the key contraptions I used turned into the Mellotron [synth]. The listing is moody, soulful and makes you believe, and that's our sound."
The Pianist: Robert Glasper
"ordinary is a legend, so in case you have stuff beneath his identify, you must deliver what americans are expecting. With this, we didn't ought to do this. We went out of the box with track choices and patterns, referring to typhoon Harvey, police brutality, Donald Trump, black excellence. Musicality in hip-hop is form of a misplaced paintings, and common always used real musicians. It's holding real song alive at a time where most individuals aren't."
this article in the beginning appeared in the March 24 challenge of Billboard.

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Michelle Rose Exclusive Interview

  Q:  What's it like growing up in Mpls?   Does the city have interesting stories about Prince?     A:  I only lived in Minneapolis until I was three, but I have fond memories of it.  Even now that I live in a suburb of Minneapolis, I still feel like I'm a part of Minneapolis.  I think a lot of Minnesotans have "Minneapolis Pride", even if they don't live in Minneapolis.  Minneapolis has so many fun things to see and do, and the arts are very important here, with so many theaters and live shows.     Prince put us on the map for music.  I hear Prince stories everywhere I go in Minnesota.  I've met so many people who were associated with Prince, including one of his dancers, and even a former Paisley Park employee working as a cashier at the local grocery store, so I've heard many Prince stories.  I wish I could've been a Chanhassen resident when Prince was still alive, because I know that many Chanhassen residents saw him casually riding his bike around

The Losers Club Releases A New Pop Punk Single And Video

  The Losers Club Releases A New Pop Punk Single And Video Denver based pop punk band The Losers Club has a single release that gets you caught up in its pure rock energy! The song is called "Freak Like Me" and it provides quite an up swing and extremely fun punk sound.  The song has a great video and it's one of the best ways to dig into this single.  What's "Freak Like Me" about? It may be more relatable than you think. Here is what the band says. "Well 'Freak Like Me' is about being really in your own head all the time and feeling stuck. But realizing you're not totally alone and there's a lot of other broken freaks out there who are going through the same thing. " - The Losers Club   Check out "Freak Like Me" along with more from The Losers Club on their  Spotify .  Watch the video  HERE .                                             Website TikTok Instagram YouTube

Planet Of Rhythm Exclusive interview

  GCoulda you tell us what it's like being from L.A.?   LA is a great city for music, like any other large city.   Of course the downsides are things like traffic etc. but it is a wonderful place to create music, to hear music and experience great performances. Could you name the members in Planet of Rhythm and the roles they play? Doug Hafford (me): songwriter, singer, guitar Greg Thomas: Producer Rhythm Guitar, Bass, backup vocals Chad McKinsey: Producer, Drums, Guitar, backup vocals Juliet Roberts: Lead and backup vocals (what a talent she is) Elliott Jason: Lead Guitars Jorge Orellana:  Bass, Sax    Who inspired you guys to make electric blues rock music; is it something you guys just have in common?   The music comes from our love of the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s style rockers.   Of course much of that was inspired by earlier artists such as Robert Johnson, or Howlin’ Wolf etc.  We love the simplicity mixed with great musical performances, overdriven guitars and a strong driving bea