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Rumba Psicodélica at The Quarters!! Friday 10/17!

DJs Andujar & Bongohead will bring their Rumba Psicodélica party to the Quarters on Friday Oct 17. These two tropi-heads will be spinning from their expansive vinyl direct to The Quarters Sound System. South American psych rock, messed-up cumbias, dark dubs, hard Afro rock, Cuban experimental, Trópicalia, salsa loca, spookaloo, tropical funk, Caribbean electro-derangement, Ethio-groove and other borderless haze. Join us 8pm-1am at The Quarters Friday 10/17. No cover. Come play some arcade games, drink some brews, eat some food and get your brain mangled. Brought to you by The Quarters and Peace & Rhythm. Another great poster by Sightlab!...

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Peace & Rhythm's Interview with Producer Ray Lugo

Check out our exclusive interview with Ray Lugo (Kokolo/Boogaloo Assassins/etc). Lots of biographical info here!

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Andujar's Interplanetary Music Scene Report

Check out Andujar's latest record reviews round-up at the Peace & Rhythm blog. A whole lot of sonic ground gets covered.

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Visiting the Dark Side...Brownout presents Brown Sabbath (Ubiquity Records)

(photo by focalchrome) This is the highly publicized Black Sabbath tribute from members of Brownout and Grupo Fantasma. I have seen both of those bands several times and have been continually amazed by their tight live shows with swingin' horns and rippin' grooves. Intrigued further, I decided to gain access into their world and tried to find out what makes them so sick. I was told to meet them in some late night Texas heat (I took a left at the longhorn, vultures circling). When I arrived on the scene there was a wicked feeling that came over me. The...

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Peace & Rhythm's Interview with Jim Thomson of Electric Cowbell

Jim Thomson is an enthusiastic promoter of music, with a hand in booking, producing and distributing the wide variety of sounds he digs. A percussionist with several notable ensembles (discussed within), his Electric Cowbell label puts out (mostly) 7" records with seemingly no stylistic boundaries. Since 2009 the label has released "a marching band that thinks it's a rock band" (Mucca Pazza), a funk band with people from USA Is A Monster (CSC), an Ethiopian groove band (Debo), a progressive salsa band (Bio Ritmo), a collaborative 7" with ESP-Disk (Talibam!), a record by Greg Ginn...and that is just a tip...

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