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Posted on September 24, 2010 | No Comments
I've been vibing pretty hard on 93.5 (kday) because they play shit like Digital Underground, Kriss Kross, SWV, and TLC. In fact, the topic of this post was initially going to be Onyx, but this blog I've never heard of but will probably continue to read just so happened to be a step ahead of me.
Posted on September 6, 2010 | 2 Comments
So I myself didn't get to FYF Fest this year, but the fantastic Fever Dragon did and he produced some stellar images this year. You can find reviews somewhere else, but for a sense of what went down in image form, this is the place.
Posted on November 13, 2009 | No CommentsI’m not really sure whether I’m all that into Norah Jones, but Sunday marks her return to Soundcheck. This time, she’s back to promote her upcoming record, “The Fall” which was co-written by the dude from Okkervil River and Ryan Adams, and which you can […]
Posted on September 24, 2009 | No Comments
Even though I'd say the readers of this blog are probably not interested in Shakira, the REMIX FAIL post got shit tons of traffic so some of you MUST be interested. Shakira stopped by Soundcheck a couple weeks ago and performed 3 tracks from her new release, "She-Wolf." The exclusive interviews and performance videos will be live on the soundcheck website on September 28th. Until then, here's some other stuff:
Posted on September 9, 2009 | No CommentsSo thanks to Fever Dragon, Fantastic Weapon was able to secure press passes to FYF Fest at the last second – unfortunately, I was unable to make it because my car sucks and I’m a total stress-case so I can’t really hook you up with […]
Posted on August 6, 2009 | 2 CommentsThe first time I heard Keri Hilson I didn’t know it was Keri Hilson. It was also the first and only time I ever paid for a “RealTone” on my cell phone, and it was also back when I was working in Brea and taking […]
Posted on October 6, 2008 | No Comments
All photos by Christopher Gehres for Fantastic Weapon.
Posted on September 26, 2008 | 1 Comment
Considering the fact that I didn't go to last weekend's Treasure Island Music Festival in San Fracisco, and the pope won't be contributing as often as we'd all like him to, I can't do much in the way of a review. However, I did speak with him about it and he really only had one thing to say: it was boring! I'm telling you, man, he shoulda taken ecstasy and gelled during Amon Tobin's set. Boring woulda been the furthest thing from his gooey brain.
Posted on August 12, 2008 | No Comments
Check out Fantastic Weapon’s first photo gallery! In the future, you’ll be able to click on the photo icon in the navigation bar (at the top of every page on fantasticweapon.com) to skip straight to your desired eye candy. For now, we’re doing it this way: