Archive for November 22nd, 2009

CD review

Much Ado About Nothing: The Nothing will perform at Gettysburg’s Ragged Edge Coffee House at 7 p.m. on Nov. 28. Photo by Leon Laing.

Digital Villains
On 2008’s Closer, The Nothing crafted an eclectic album. The production ranges from jazzy horn loops to soulful grooves, which includes the somber instrumental from James Brown’s classic “King Heroin.” Influenced by the Soulquarians, such as Common, J Dilla, Mos Def and De La Soul, the group delivered witty, lighthearted lyrics and skits on Closer

One year later, the Gettysburg-based collective returns with Digital Villains. On the previous album, the group preached on songs, such as “Invest.” The group continues to kick the truth to the young urban youth on Digital Villains. “Use your degree, go ahead, get a real profession,” Wally suggests on “Kick It.” Continue reading ‘CD review’

Upcoming events

The 2009 American Music Awards airs tonight, and the attention-grabbing Toni Braxton/Trey Songz kiss on the 2009 Soul Train Music Awards airs Nov. 29. See below for local events.

Nov. 27: Wiz Khalifa. Doors open at 7 p.m., Gemini Entertainment Center in Harrisburg. Phone: 717.623.0956 and 610.931.5665.
Dec 3: Lady Gaga w/ Kid Cudi. 7:30 p.m., Susquehanna Bank Center in New Jersey. Phone: 215.336.2000.
Dec. 4: BET Live! 106 & Park Tour ft. Mario with Pretty Ricky. 9 p.m., Theatre of the Living Arts in Philadelphia. Continue reading ‘Upcoming events’