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CD Reviews: GREX (Oakland) “Everything You Said Was Wrong” & “A Love Supreme”

GREXArtist: GREX
Title: Everything You Said Was Wrong
Label: Geomancy Records
Genre: art rock/experimental music

Reviews by Dawoud Kringle

In 2014, I reviewed GREX’ live performance at Spectrum NYC. I recall their performance to be unique, adventurous, and utterly fascinating. In the course of my research, I learned that “grex” is a biological term for an entity composed of several smaller organisms. So I had to wonder what kind of music awaited me in their studio work.

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Concert Review: Brooklyn Raga Massive Honors John Coltrane

Brooklyn Raga MassiveDate: September 23, 2015
Venue: Pioneer Works (NY)
Review by Dawoud Kringle

All non credit photos courtesy of Brooklyn Raga Massive

Pioneer Works venue is located in a desolate and largely unimpressive looking area of Brooklyn (despite being quite a beautiful space). However, on this night, the place was packed. The musicians from the Brooklyn Raga Massive, led by Sameer Gupta, convened at Pioneer Works to honor the memory of John Coltrane on his 89th birthday.

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Happy 50th Birthday, UHURU AFRIKA!

Date: November 13, 2010
Venue: Tribeca Performing Arts Center

Text by Augusta Palmer

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