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1999 Stories by April Park

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  • HIP-HOP FROM THE TOP

    published September 8, 1999

    It's jarring in its mere presence: You're rewinding a tape in your car on the way out on a Saturday night, and the auto-seek lands on something... More >>

  • GANG STARR

    published August 25, 1999

    Longevity is one of the rarest qualities in a rap group or crew, measured not just by the time span in which the artists release material but... More >>

  • LOOTPACK

    published August 11, 1999

    Thoughts of P-Funk or Gap Band samples looped over and over, low-riders equipped with hydraulics, hollers of "Wesssyde!" and big plaid... More >>

  • Dilated Peoples, Jurassic 5, Beat Junkies

    published August 4, 1999

    Dilated Peoples, one of the three LA acts slated to appear at Karma, are kingpins of that city's underground hip-hop scene: Their sophomore... More >>

  • Triple Threat Tour featuring Apollo, Shortkut, Vin Rock, DJ Cue and Mr. Sinister

    published July 21, 1999

    Shortkut, Apollo and Vin Roc are a triumvirate of turntablists who have been through the whole evolution of the DJ; each started in the mid-'80s... More >>

  • Moogs for Moderns

    published June 9, 1999

    Add N to (X) Avant Hard (Mute) Is the Moog synthesizer, that blustery prehistoric '60s electronic instrument, inherently cheesy? Once... More >>

  • Sound Checks

    published May 12, 1999

    Drumhead Friday, May 14; Side Door Percussion is -- surprise, surprise -- at the center of Drumhead: march snare, field drums, hand... More >>

  • Sound Checks

    published April 14, 1999

    Atmosphere, All Natural, Rubberoom, K-Otix and In Limbo Thursday, April 15; Gargoyle If your idea of a live hip-hop show... More >>

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