Saturday, September 26, 2020

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All Ears: 25 new albums for fall survival

From Sade and Róisín Murphy to Hot Chip and the Flaming Lips, here are the sounds you'll need to keep your own world spinning.

The genius of Chadwick Boseman’s James Brown

In the James Brown bio-pic Get On Up from 2014, actor Chadwick Boseman presented the American composer and bandleader in the same manner life presented itself to Brown from a...

All Ears: 9 classic concerts to cue when you’re missing the stage

In June, Outside Lands canceled its 2020 edition due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now the festival has released details on its new Inside Lands virtual festival, set to take...

Screen Grabs: The shift evident, women directors rise

While the stampede of sexual harassment and assault accusations unleashed by the #MeToo movement may make it seem the entertainment industry is a sexist cesspool beyond redemption, in fact...

Screen Grabs: From the dark, to the streaming services

The demand for streaming movies has increased such during recent months that many films are getting taken off the shelf where they’ve laid neglected since premiering at a festival...

Out of the Crate: Revolutionary records to spin you into summer

With this past weekend, summer's officially here—and while that may not mean dancing in the streets, you can certainly use some new protest and home listening energy. Here's a...

New Music: I, Ced maps the funky zigs and zags of modern romance

Los Angeles artist I, Ced, who's been a fixture on the session musician track since leaving St. Louis, Missouri in 2001 and arriving in SoCal, keeps his name and...

New Music: Five revitalizing mixes to fortify your spirit

With so much in the world to process these days, let's just listen. Fight The Power, People. https://soundcloud.com/crackmagazine/sunday-mix-emma-jean-thackray EMMA-JEAN THACKRAY, "CRACK MAGAZINE SUNDAY MIX" Emma-Jean Thackray wears many musical hats. Composer, producer, multi-instrumentalist,...

The radical glamour and versatility of Bonnie Pointer

The first time Oakland's famous sibling group The Pointer Sisters performed "Yes We Can Can" on Don Cornelius' hippiest trip in America, two minutes in, that '73 Soul Train...

DJs and musicians scramble for income in devastated scene

Governor Newsom's announcement last Tuesday that live shows and concerts are unlikely to happen until there is a COVID-19 vaccine, which may be as far as 12-18 months away,...