we're gonna need more speaker cones
April 19, 2011 2:40 PM Subscribe
He is from Miami
. They are from Orlando
is Roosevelt Collier
, a nephew/member of esteemed praise band The Lee Boys
a finalist in Guitar Center's King of the Blues competition (which just proves it's a rigged game if you ask me), and most recently featured in Toubab Krewe's cover of hillbilly classic Cluck Old Hen
. Not enough?
OK, one more jam
, with Roger Zimish.
Now, some might ask why I am marrying pedal Steel with Hip-Hop? But I ask, why not? Seriously though, Florida is usually associated with oranges and Republicans, and it's easy to forget that it's also been the home of ass-kicking genre-busting music. I'm taken with the more-than-century-long path of musical evolution between these two acts.
are the Solillaquists of Sound
. Beginning with a Pledge of Resonance
, the band encouraged fans to make their own videos for songs exploring alcoholism
, and capitalism
...just for starters. Not that they're averse to live performance...just ask me if I care
In 2010, the band teamed up with director (and MC
and beat mangler
) X:144 flash warning
for a series of exuberant videos inspired by chase scenes
comics (and in their spare time, lampooning homophobia
). The band talks about making their second album, No More Heroes (parts 1 2 3 4
...my anger over the missing
part 5 can only be relieved by somee MPC destruction
Still not satisfied? An early live performance in the basement of WPRK radio (parts 1 2 3 4 5
); MPC maestro DiViNCi shares
his stunning technique
. New Sherriff Live in Paris.