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Friday, June 20 2014

The Roots: ...and Then You Shoot Your Cousin

It may surprise someone who has never listened to the Roots before, but for anyone else this will be slightly troubling.


Monday, September 16 2013

Elvis Costello and the Roots: Wise Up Ghost

For all the collaborations both Costello and the Roots have enjoyed, this has to be among the most exciting, imaginative collection either party has experienced.


Monday, July 29 2013

The Polymorphous Questlove Shape Shifts Into a Memoirist with ‘Mo’ Meta Blues’

Mo' Meta Blues is everything you’d expect from a book Questlove would write: smart, funny, and infused with structural twists on the norm, with dashes of insight and perspective on the ever-evolving state of hip-hop.


Thursday, September 1 2011

The 2011 Outside Lands Music Festival: San Francisco

With a wide variety of music coming from five different stages in one of the nation's most beautiful locations, the only problem was trying to catch as many bands as possible.


Friday, February 4 2011

Guessing the Grammys

Predictions on who will win what in the biggest categories, based on industry hype and a little guessing about the academy’s voters.


Wednesday, December 1 2010

Top Ten Tracks for Your Holiday Playlist

Weary of Bing Crosby singing “White Christmas” for the 567th time? Here's an alternate selection of songs to consider spinning during the holiday season.


Monday, June 21 2010

The Roots Picnic: 5 June 2010 - Philadelphia

The music at the Roots Picnic was loud, crisp, engaging and diverse. With the inclement weather holding off, all the elements successfully blended to create a great outing. The wide range of musicians demonstrated why the Roots are more than a crew but rather Philadelphia’s finest musical family.


The Roots: 13 May 2009 - Highline Ballroom (Notes from the Road) [18.May.09]
Nat King Cole, Re: Generations (Reviews) [23.Apr.09]
Various Artists: Yo Gabba Gabba! (Capsule Reviews) [2.Apr.09]
The Best Hip-Hop of 2008 (Features) [11.Dec.08]
Erykah Badu + The Roots (Reviews) [9.Jun.08]
When They’re 65… (Columns) [4.May.08]
The Roots: Rising Down (Reviews) [28.Apr.08]
The Orb, Curumin, The Roots… (Mixed Media) [2.Mar.08]
Roots: Game Theory (Reviews) [29.Aug.06]
The Roots: The Tipping Point (Reviews) [13.Jul.04]
The Roots: Phrenology (Reviews) [8.Jan.03]
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