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Sound Check's Blog – November 1999 Archive (3)

EVENT: Electronic vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Christina Wheeler returns to the New York stage this Friday

This Friday - on the occasion of her birthday no less - electronic vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Christina Wheeler will make her return to the New York stage. The Berlin based singer - a notable talent of the old NYC underground electronics community - will be playing at the Roulette in…

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INTERVIEW: 'Emily’s D+ Evolution' - The growing artistry of jazz musician Esperanza Spalding

It’s been almost a decade since the release of Esperanza Spalding’s first album 'Junjo'. Her debut to the world was almost destined way before she won a Grammy, played alongside Prince, or graced her presence at the White House on two occasions. It began in Portland, Oregon when she discovered her desire to play the violin as a child. Despite all of her success in her career, Spalding has continued to remain humble about the many accomplishments in her life, and still…

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NEW MUSIC: De La Soul's 'The People', Ft. Chuck D

Listen to the new release from legendary group De La Soul, 'The People'. Released at a time when tensions remain high in Ferguson, the group have this to say about the track: "The idea for the song came from a couple of samples, and the track’s vibe is earnest and has a pressing tone to it. The lyrics are commentaries of our struggles and successes, our weaknesses and strengths… the experiences… and trials and tribulations we have faced as human beings, a race, and as…

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