Last night's Grammy nominations show was full of pomp, eyeliner, and people on Twitter becoming very confused. Here's the complete list of nominees; below, 20 questions that we're still wrestling with some 14 hours after the broadcast signed off.
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Boubacar Traore w/Zongo Junction
The Bell House
Tuesday, September 27
Better than: Eric Clapton's probably inevitable African blues record.
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Seun Kuti & Egypt 80
Wednesday, July 27
Better than: FELA! on Broadway.
It's not hard to see why Oluseun Anikulapo Kuti"Seun" (SHAY-oon) for shortwas asked to star in the musical about his bandleader father that, after a stint on Broadway that ended this year, is now ... More >>
Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent.
Brooklyn's Guignol is the best bet for Barbez's crew of hard-working, hard-playing world-music mutants to finally party crash the art-punk party at Death By Audio. With a line-up that includes Hold ... More >>