For those of you boarding planes and checking URB.com via Facebook links on your Blackberry or those who are only weekending in Austin or for those who just live vicariously from their own homes as they day dream about the music nerd BBQ and beer fest that is SXSW, umm, here’s URB’s ridiculously dope party that goes down at Stubbs on Saturday.
Saturday, 03/15/2008 @ 11pm – 2am * Stubb’s 801 Red Rover St. Austin, TX 78701
We’ve got a wild night planned out in the land of SXSW this year: GZA, Wale, NASA, DJ Eleven, and B.o.B., all going hard, officially at SXSW! *SXSW BADGE REQUIRED TO PARTY!
LA’s disco-funk quartet, Casxio, is like the boy your mother warned you about in high school- Polished and eloquent. Cheeky and Sly. Smooth enough to charm the pants off you.
Keeping us out past curfew, our next 100 mover headlined at Indie 103.1’s Check One…Two night at the Viper Room, vacillating between rock and pop, funk and soul, naughty and nice. The band’s retro basslines and adolescent, wish-fulfilling lyrics recall a more playful time in music, when Michael Jackson was doing the moonwalk, Rick James was setting hair trends, and Prince was still considered a sex symbol.
Motown references aside, Casxio’s innate contemporary appeal will propel the …
The following Crystal Castle tour dates are postponed due to the fact that lead singer Alice Glass broke two ribs in a recent car accident. The tour will continue as planned on 3/14 at SXSW in Austin, Texas and in their absense, tourmates HEALTH will still be playing all scheduled tour dates. We here at URB would like to wish Alice a speedy recovery.
Pitchfork Media has reported that Bun-B has enlisted some true heavyweights for his forthcoming II Trill, which shall drop Apr 29th. The record shall see the surviving half of UGK teaming with Lil Wayne, Lupe Fiasco, Mya, Chamillionaire, Mike Jones, Scott Storch, Rick Ross as well as an appearance from his late-great partner in rhyme, Pimp-C. Peep the track listing below. Also, starting..today, Bun hits the road for a nationwide tour. Also peep the latest issue of URB for Bun-B dropping knowledge on current events.
II Trill: 01 2 Trill [ft. Z-Ro] 02 That’s Gangsta [ft. Sean Kingston] 03 Damn I’m Cold [ft. Lil Wayne] 04 You’re Everything [ft. Rick Ross, 8Ball …