Balkan Bump, the newest project from trumpet player, producer and ethnomusicologist Will Magid, launched to an unexpecting audience in late 2017 with his debut track “Aymo” alongside superstar collaborators Gramatik and Talib Kweli. Finding an affinity based in his own Balkan roots, Gramatik has championed the new project by debuting Balkan Bump’s first live performance at Gramatik’s NYE show at Terminal 5, taking Balkan Bump’s live show on the road for the Spring 2018 Re:Coil tour, and releasing Balkan Bump’s debut EP via his Lowtemp l
Redefining the possibilities of modern music, The Russ Liquid Test fuses the raw vitality of classic funk and the inventive sound design of electronic production. Songwriter/producer and renowned brass specialist Russell Scott heads up the New Orleans-based band. Guitarist Andrew Block and drummer Deven Trusclair round things out, with each providing a distinct musical background deeply rooted in the New Orleans jazz scene. Their debut EP 1984 featured an eclectic array of guest collaborators such as Mr.
The most colorful of tribes gathered for North Coast Music Festival 2013. A stellar production team worked non-stop behind the scenes to contain the party as best they could as hoop dancers in their best Chicago regalia reenacted a commercialized version of the movie Project X. Electric Forest had beautiful people, but North Coast Music Festival had sexy people. Sometimes you grow tired of the same drama.