I’ve been a long-time fan of the magazine Wax Poetics, for it’s fantastic choices in content; informative articles by people who are passionate about music and not jaded hack critics on salary forced to listen to piles of albums they don’t really care about; for its gorgeous photography and print quality; its smart graphic design; and principalmente for turning me on to great music I may not have heard about otherwise. It’s an institution run by and for music lovers.
So even though I am currently nowhere near New York, I might as well pimp out this event for anybody who is — it’s such to be interesting and healthy for your ears. A new master of genre-bending consciousness-raising bricolage pays homage to an old master, with both of them performing in the same place and time. Can’t really go wrong with this. They started a Facebook page for it too, which has the details, but for my friends who are convinced (and by me, probably) that FB is the clandestine expansion of MK-Ultra into social engineering, here are the details
Wax Poetics Records Showcase – Afrika Bambaataa meets Chico Mann
Thursday, July 28 at 10:00pm – July 29 at 2:00am
Le Poisson Rouge
158 Bleecker Street
New York, NY
“Skullcandy presents the Wax Poetics Records Showcase at Le Poisson Rouge. A monthly showcase teaming legendary DJs from the pages of the magazine with Wax Poetics recording artists.