This week, the Voice rounded up Weasel Walter's nationwide community of avant-gardist outsiders who both record for his boldly avant-garde label ugEXPLODE and collaborate with the iconoclast-about-town. The names are staggering and represent the most intrepid of musicians working in the experimental ... More >>
Jaojoby, Saramba, Razia Said, and Charles Kely
Le Poisson Rouge
Friday, July 20
Better than: "We Are the World"
"I know there've been some complaints about the lack of seating," said MC Jamie Ambler as he primed the pump for Wake Up Madagascar, a traveling troupe of musicians raising awareness abo ... More >>
Chaos broke out in Oakland Saturday, after Occupy protesters tried to take over the vacant Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center, in what they called "Move-in Day," a plan to turn a vacant building "social center, convergence center and headquarters." Hundreds of people were arrested, and three police o ... More >>