Bernard Hacker

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  • 5 years ago | Concerts

    Massive Attack is one of the first "trip-hop" acts and so much more than that tag implies. Coming from a diverse background in the working-class city of Bristol, England, Robert "3D" Del Naja, Grant "Daddy G" Marshall, and former member Andy "Mush...

  • 5 years ago | Music News

    Cut Chemist isn't just a turntablist or producer who makes beats. Born Lucas MacFadden in early-'70s Los Angeles, Cut came up at a time when DJs were starting to push the envelope creatively with production and live shows. As a founding member of ...

  • 6 years ago | Music News

    These days, soul music is a genre often stuck in the side aisle of the record store or passed off into smoky cafés and '70s reunion shows. The originators of American soul music — Ray Charles, Otis Redding, and early James Brown &mdas...

  • 6 years ago | Music News

    Until recently, the words Florida and funk have been associated more with a Dan Marino Right Guard commercial than with music. But a group of five South Florida b-boys is doing its part to change that. As Fusik, the quintet has been rocking local ...

  • 6 years ago | Interviews

    As New York-based trio the Rub, DJs Eleven, Ayres, and Cosmo Baker have, over the past decade, proven themselves to be some of the most prolific turntablists on the planet. We're not talking about just production credits and mixtape awards. There ...

  • 7 years ago | Music News

    Reality BV is like that brand new hip-hop LP or cassette you would grab off the top shelf at your local music shop in the '90s. It's always blaring through your speakers or headphones until the lyrics are committed to memory and your pulse matches...