Meet Brooklyn-based punk rock band FELON. Lead vocalist Sanchez tells us: "We're just some ghetto dudes making street punk". Sounds like a plan... Check out their profile on afropunk.com. All we know for now is that they're "street punks who take no shit from anyone; a multi-racial band with…Continue
Think you've got what it takes to play the big stage at AFROPUNK FEST '13! Here's your shot!
AFROPUNK is hosting BATTLE OF THE BANDS. The 16 bands with the most votes will get to battle it out in Brooklyn.
You're a heartless mofo if you don't love these three 11 year old Brooklyn kids who write and play their own heavy metal/hard rock music. :-P Do your thing Malcolm Brickhouse (electric guitar), Jarad Dawkins (drums) and Tyree Johnson (vocals)!
Check out a few of their videos below. Ain't that something?…
This FREE concert presents emerging, mid-career, and legacy Jazz artists that represent revolutionary talent and artistry. In the tradition of the Free Form jazz movement we are interested in ways that artist are challenging the boundaries of their practice and the jazz genre by interrogating conventions in areas such as collaboration, harmonic structures, experimental improvisation, interdisciplinary work, and instrumentation. Past artists have included Billy Bang, Olu Dara,…Continue
Added by Sound Check on May 30, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments
After five and a half years, genre-bending DIY group
Belikos is playing their final show at The Music Hall of Williamsburg on May 18th. The
legendarily inked quintet will be playing with Game Rebellion, Pants Velour, and Shinobi Ninja.
For those who missed it, the split was announced in April on…
Added by Sound Check on May 16, 2012 at 8:41am — No Comments
I came across this young Brooklyn-based band some time last year when a friend told me about their Kickstarter page, they were raising funds to start this band called the Skins. Being a fan of Kickstarter and of course DIY I was instantly interested and hoped the music would be as innovative as their approach. Half a year later I was not disappointed. The Skins, consisting of siblings Bayli, Reef, and Kaya Mckeithan, along with friends Daisy Spencer and Russell Chell, showing a…Continue