Author Archives: GEORGE SCHLESINGER

About GEORGE SCHLESINGER

George knows that Wu Tang rules everything around him. His interests include freestyling on fairways, gourmet snacking and neck-breaking beats.
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REVIEW + FOTOBOM: DAY THREE OF NEWPORT FOLK FESTIVAL

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Caitlin Rose comes to party, Jeff Tweedy gets intimate, Conor Oberst brings the intensity, Lucero rocks the roadhouse and Mavis Staples shows why she’s as timeless as Newport. Continue reading

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REVIEW + FOTOBOM: DAY TWO OF NEWPORT FOLK FESTIVAL

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John C. Reilly kills with comedy, Benjamin Booker rocks the fuck out, Houndmouth share their loving cup, Kurt Vile gets blissed out, and Jack White puts on a display of raw shredding. Continue reading

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REVIEW: TUNE-YARDS + SYLVAN ESSO AT ROYALE

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The funkiest shapeshifter in the game brought her freak-out party to the sold-out Royale on Monday night. Continue reading

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REVIEW: CHET FAKER @ THE PARADISE, 5.14

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The crooner from Melbourne mesmerized The ‘Dise with his beats and blue-eyed soul. Continue reading

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MAD MEN’S MUSIC

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The sixties are largely kept at arm’s length throughout the series, except for the killer tunes. Continue reading

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REVIEW: GALACTIC + CHARLES BRADLEY @ THE HOUSE OF BLUES, FRIDAY 2.7

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Between the Screaming Eagle of Soul and Galactic’s x-factor, Friday night was all about the power of a strong voice. Continue reading

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FIVE ELEMENTS: ACTION BRONSON @ THE PARADISE, FRIDAY 1.17.14

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Bronson showed a sold-out crowd how far he’s come since he first entered the game two years ago. Continue reading

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FIVE ELEMENTS: THE WIRE’S SLEPT ON GEMS

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Revisiting The Wire has lead to many new discoveries, but it’s the beats and rhymes that have been most surprising. Continue reading

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FIVE ELEMENTS: RAEKWON IS THE MISSING LINX

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The Wu reunion is almost in the books, but The Chef hasn’t laid down a single verse. Yet. Continue reading

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FIVE ELEMENTS: ACTION BRONSON GETS BACK IN CHARACTER

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Party Supplies is Action’s best co-pilot, and on Blue Chips 2 the two embark on another weird journey, complete with YouTube samples, ’80s beats, and Phil Mickelson ads. Continue reading

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REVIEW: NIGHTMARES ON WAX @ PARADISE ROCK CLUB, SATURDAY 11.16.13

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Sounding more like the Talking Heads than a typical DJ, Nightmares of Wax came through and brought the funk. Continue reading