We’ve all been in that situation where we’re trying to figure out who the hell to catch at a music festival. So I did all the dirty work for you, of course. I went down the schedule day-by-day and hour-by-hour and chose the people who in my opinion you can’t miss. Don’t worry about having to write down names and acts just print it out here and if you happen to see me around the festival I’ll be glad to kiss it.
Having listened to STS9’s albums multiple times, working through their dense instrumentation and well-crafted harmonies on several occasions, this still proved to be very little in preparing me for their live performance. Showcasing their funk, electro, and hip-hop style through their diverse and contagious melodies, STS9 (Sound Tribe Sector 9) gave one impressive and memorable performance at the House of Blues Sunset last Thursday. Starting off their set with “Be Nice,” the live session started at an already elevated level, coupled with the anticipation by fans, all was equally matched by the collective energies of the Hollywood venue. At times dubstep, techno, but always surprisingly funky EDM, STS9 delivered in the first half of their show with tracks such as “One a Day,” “Hidden …
So here’s a question—is it harder or easier to rhyme is a made up language. Plenty of haters have given Dr. Seuss tons of shit over the years for all of his imaginary nouns, but heads know the Dr. was dope. Same verdict then for this new cut by Aceyalone and RJD2, who re-join forces for the first time since 2006′s surprise collaboration album, Magnificent City.
“Ever Seen This” appears on the Sim City 3: Stereo Jams soundtrack, and features Aceyalone rapping in Simglish (you know that’s the language from the game you computer geeks).