New Music Drops: March 2023
New Music Drops is a monthly series on T&E where we share some of our favorite new releases from this year in rock, pop, metal, punk, hip-hop, and global. In the March installment, you'll find some aggressive J-core, instrumental Houston hip hop, experimental Creole free jazz, and so much more.
Global Rhythm Radio: Gwo Ka Jazz Fusion, Nigerian Edo Funk Classics, Italian Fantascienza
The first Global Rhythm Radio episode of 2023! Tune in for a two hour journey as your host Parisa shares some of her favorite new releases and deep cuts from all around the globe. In this episode you can expect to hear Guadeloupean Gwo Ka jazz fusion, rare Edo Funk reissues from Nigeria, sci-fi fantasy soundtracks from Italy, Shangaan disco from South Africa, and so much more
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Peter Laughner hands us the keys to a new universe before slipping into the night: A Review of the Smog Veil Records Box Set
Written by Joe Biel
Singer-songwriter Peter Laughner (Rocket From The Tombs, Pere Ubu) was a punk rock legend in his own right, putting Cleveland underground music on the map. Archival label Smog Veil Records recently released a box set containing remastered songs, demos, and a 100-page book of photos and writings on Laughner's life and legacy. This review discusses Laughner's music, and bringing his reckless creative genius into the present.
The final Global Rhythm Radio mix of 2022! Join your host Parisa as she shares some of her favorite releases of the year, including archival releases from South Africa's grooviest organ band, afrofuturistic pop from Uganda, experimental hip hop from Iran, soulful singing from Vietnam, and so much more.