At the time of his death, in May 1981, Bob Marley was 36 years old, reggae's biggest star and the father of at least eleven children. He was not, however, a big seller. For Dave Robinson, this presented an opportunity. Two years after Marley's passing, Chris Blackwell, the founder of Marley's labe ... More >>
RFT File PhotoThursday lead singer Geoff Rickly screams up a storm at a 2009 show at The Pageant. The post-hardcore group announced in November that it will be going on an indefinite hiatus.Thursday may have been the next big thing in rock music. But at a 2009 show at the Pageant, they were a ... More >>
Any knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddling, you can sample enough cheesy beats and mashups to clog arteries from here to Berlin. Simple dropdown mouse maneuvers can transform electro tracks into progressive house tracks (from dr ... More >>
Week of May 31, 2007
Recoverís former frontman gets his groove on, the way young lovers do.
They get off on vampires and horror movies and brutal deaths. It's all part of the hell-hop scene.
Knowing how Nick Drake expired helps bring his music to life