Randall Roberts


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  • 7 years ago | Concerts

    Lightning Bolt is a two-piece band from Providence, Rhode Island. In the past 12 years, Brian Chippendale (drums) and Brian Gibson (guitar) have released four chaotic, spazzy art-metal albums that are metal only in the loosest way. Lightning Bolt ...

  • 10 years ago | Music News

    Dewey Cox? Yes, we remember him. But not without hesitation. There may be renewed interest in Cox in the wake of the new film Walk Hard, and he may be strutting about the Roxy all reenergized, playing the hits, trying to act like the '80s never ha...

  • 16 years ago | Music News

    Early electro, the '80s rap cousin that helped spawn both synth-pop and techno, was kinda clumsy. Infectious and freaky, yes, but because of the nature of the early beatboxes, the primal stuff -- Newcleus, the Jonzun Crew, Soulsonic Force -- lumbe...

  • 17 years ago | Music News

    Blame Blood, Sweat and Tears and Spyro Gyra (not to mention nouvelle cuisine) for ruining the word fusion; since the heyday of those groups, uttering the word brings thoughts of endless wank-offery, followed by the image of some dude soloing with ...

  • 17 years ago | Music News

    You've heard the sound of drum 'n' bass. So has your grandma. She probably just doesn't realize that, as she's glued to the TV, her Chihuahua on her lap, the music playing as the fancy new Ford Focus rounds the corner of the oceanfront highway dur...

  • 18 years ago | Music News

    Various Artists INCredible: Sound of Drum 'n' Bass Mixed by Goldie (Ovum/Ruffhouse) The first thing you should know is that Goldie is an artist. Don't be surprised if, after he tires of making drum 'n' bass records, he becomes a superstar actor, s...


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