In The Mix Archive: August, 2011

Send Slo-Mo to India

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Here's the coolest Kickstarter campaign I've heard about in a good long while. Mike "Slo-Mo" Brenner, the lap steel guitar whiz and ace sideman... Read more

RIP, David "Honeyboy" Edwards

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David "Honeyboy" Edwards, the world's oldest first-generation Mississippi Delta bluesman, died in Chicago on Monday. He was 96. Edwards played... Read more

Kanye West, Jay-Z and Beyonce at the VMAs

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Jay-Z and Kanye West - that's The Throne, to you - did "Otis," their Otis Redding-sampling single, at the VMAs last night. There was lots of... Read more

Take us home, Leadbelly

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I really didn't want to hear this song while Hurricane Irene was beariig down on us this week. Or "Hurricane," or "Like A Hurricane," for that... Read more

Lady Gaga in drag at the VMAs

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Big ups to Lady Gaga for blowing people's minds by dressing up as her super-masculine alter ego, Jo Calderone, for her opening number, "You... Read more

Chiddy Bang concert at Temple postponed until Sunday

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Saturday night's Chiddy Bang show at the Liacouras Center on the Temple University campus has been postponed until Sunday. Irene has done the... Read more

Vieux Farka Toure Canceled

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Predictably, the free outdoor Vieux Farka Toure and Kyo Daiko show scheduled for tonight at 40th and Walnut St. has been canceled. Irene is... Read more

Beanie Sigel at the Blockley

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Beanie Sigel has tax problems. But you, dear reader, have an opportunity to help ameliorate them. The South Philadelphia rapper from Sigel... Read more