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Go See: Augustana @ GAMH 4/30/14

Formed in 2002, this San Diego-based indie rock band definitely knows how to put on a show. Augustana has been touring since 2004 with bands such as The Goo Goo Dolls and Maroon 5. The […]

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Go See: GOAT @ Slim’s

GOAT’s upcoming performance at Slim’s on Saturday, April 12, 2014 will be nothing short of an exorcism of music. Swedes, man – I can’t get enough of the music coming out of this country! Coming […]

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Da-What: Hip-Hop Round Up 3/28 – 4/3/14

Can you believe that 2014 is a quarter way in the books??  The first three months have been very generous with their hip hop releases and there is plenty more greatness in store this year.  […]

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Da-What: Hip-Hop Round Up 3/21 – 3/27/14

Still riding a high from seeing Freddie Gibbs and Madlib perform Cocaine Pinata pretty much in its entirety last night, I am excited to present the week’s hip hop news, music and videos! Joining Kanye […]

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Personal Connections With: Pianos Become the Teeth

As a music writer and a long time music lover, I’m always searching for something that I can affix to – something that leaves a long lasting impression, whether it’s joyous or downright anguishing. A […]

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Da-What: Hip-Hop Round Up 3/14 – 3/20/14

Back like I never left.  The Da-What: Hip Hop Round Up is here with the latest hip hop music, videos and news from the week of March 14th – March 20th.   One of the best […]

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Da-What: Hip-Hop Round Up 3/7-3/13/14

One of the biggest events of the year, SXSW 2014, is well underway.  Our thoughts and prayers are with those injured in the tragic car accident the other day and with their families.  Hoping that […]

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Go See: Daylight

Over the past decade, Pennsylvania has produced a multitude of talented bands that are still striving today. One PA town in particular, Doylestown, has become a beacon for great music, giving us bands like Circa […]

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Da-What: Hip-Hop Round Up 2/28-3/6/14

Another busy week in hip hop!  2014 is officially underway. The generally slow 1st quarter is starting to finish up and everyone is readying their next project with new singles. In hip hop news, XXL […]

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Artist Spotlight: Russian Circles

It’s not expected to find yourself headbanging and fully engulfed in instrumental music, but that’ll be the case when you listen to a band like Russian Circles. Based in Chicago, this trio has been creating […]

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Da-What: Hip-Hop Round Up 2/21-2/27/14


Who copped ScHoolboy Q’s Oxymoron?  One of my personally most anticipated albums did not disappoint!  It is also on pace to land at No. 1 on Billboard after the first week! Coming in at 2 will […]

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Lydia: Personal History Through Music

Gilbert, Arizona’s Lydia have a long, strange history as a band, and I can say I’ve witnessed a fair amount of it. I first became acquainted with the band’s music in late 2008, with the […]

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Da-What: Hip-Hop Round Up 2/13-2/20/14

Back again with a new Hip Hop Round Up, brought to you by Da-What & Slims SF, covering February 13th – 20th.   Another eventful week in hip hop! I hope that you were able to […]

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Da-What: Hip-Hop Round Up 2/5-2/12/14

What’s good everyone! This is the first of a new weekly update brought to you by Slim’s and Da-What.com called “the Hip Hop Round Up” showcasing what is going on in the hip hop world.  A […]

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Papa Bear, Quiles & Cloud and The Gospel Flats Covering “I Shall Be Released”

San Francisco’s own Papa Bear, Quiles & Cloud and The Gospel Flats join forces to belt out this beautiful rendition of “I Shall Be Released” – originally written by Bob Dylan and first recorded by […]

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