I’ve never used a blog to bitch about how much I hate an aspect of music, but considering recent events I feel it is an appropriate time to do so.
Tuesday, September 27- Skrillex distorted San Antonio’s perception of dub-step at Club Rio with artists 12th Planet and Foreign Beggars. I’ve been subjected to talk of the show all week, and I’ve practically drowned in Facebook posts about it. I think it’s time to face reality.
Dubstep group Magnetic Man is tearing up the United Kingdom electronic-dance music scene. The group consists of three dubstep producers and DJ’s – Benga, Skream and Artwork. The U.K. possesses the heart of dubstep and is where the music genre first originated. Thus, Magnetic Man is “dupstep gold.”
The reggae group Israel Vibration demonstrates that life obstacles can be overcome through the strength of unity.
Members of the group, Lascelle “Wiss” Bulgin and Cecil “Skelly” Spence, are both Poliomyelitis (Polio) survivors. Although both were left crippled from the disease, Wiss and Skelly never allowed it to hinder their musical talent or creative abilities.
Considering the beautiful weather, friendly locals and talented musicians, Central Texas has proved itself to be an ideal spot for outdoor music festivals. The warm April weather creates a great start to a spring season full of live music, and this weekend will provide lots of it.
Musical trio Beats Antique is a unique treat for the ears and eyes.
Envision a classic violinist playing next to a mixing D.J. with an exotic belly dancer shaking her hips in front in front of a crowd. You have imagined a Beats Antique show.