All the concert news
‘n’ reviews that’s fit to print.
By Blurt Staff
More concert coverage from your friendly neighborhood BLURT
– this time, we’ve got Aesop Rock in D.C. and Broken Social Scene in Salt Lake City.
- *Jamie Gadette was on hand in SLC on August 21 for a free show from Canadian collective Broken Social Scene – and our
correspondent also got to hang with the band at the aftershow. “Later that evening,” writes Gadette, “Broken
Social Scene left the venue to dance with locals at a nearby bar featuring Ted
Dancin, an eclectic DJ night. Watching the scruffy Canadians get crunk to James
Brown, T.Rex and Biggie Smalls was surreal, to say the least. Who says white
men can’t jump?”
- *The night before, Roxana Hadadi and ace
shutterbug Adam Fried caught Aesop Rock, Rob Sonic and the crew for a hip-hop
throwdown in Washington. “Underground rap was out in full force – wordy lyrics, New York pride and all –
and the packed crowd was beside itself the entire time, screaming along with
every song like some kind of new hip-hop gospel,” advises Hadadi, who we
suspect was down in front with the screamers.
Check ‘em out at the provided links, or simply scroll down
the BLURT front page to the reviews section. We’ve also got new book, DVD and
CD reviews being added daily.
[Aesop Rock photo by Adam Fried]