Autobiographical Order No. 717: Sons of Kemet – Your Queen is a Reptile

I love jazz, but for a while it seemed like the gap between the jazz world and the rest of popular music was wider than it had ever been. That wasn't true in the '70s, even the '80s; Joni Mitchell collaborated with Charles Mingus, Herbie Hancock showed up on Stevie Wonder and Simple Minds records.... Continue Reading →

Autobiographical Order No. 716: Hot Snakes – Audit in Progress

It's a little bittersweet to be writing about one of San Diego's best bands just after moving across the country, away from the city I'd lived for so long. (Stares wistfully toward the Pacific Coast...) Though technically it's 3/5 of a San Diego band, given that one member lives in Philadelphia and one lives in... Continue Reading →

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