Posts Tagged ‘Fishbone’

Photos: Fishbone @ State Theater

Last Thursday, Fishbone stormed the State Theater, playing their celebrated mix of funk, punk, pop, and ska for nearly two hours. The band showed love for Chuck Brown with a shout-out from the stage (and gave one to Donna Summer, as well), and even brought out H.R. of the Bad Brains for singing duties on [...]

ToDo ToDay: What Will Todd Glass Talk About at the Improv?

Most people who knew about Todd Glass before he appeared on Marc Maron’s “WTF” podcast in January are comedy nerds, pure and simple. Glass’ cerebral style of observational, pot-friendly humor made him a comic’s comic, beloved by indie queen Sarah Silverman and casino headliner David Spade alike. He happily fills any space with bombastic rants [...]

Fishbone: The Band That Nobody Fucked With

Commercial superstardom seemed destined for Fishbone, an all-black sextet from Los Angeles, whose unabashed punk rock ethos made them an untouchable enigma in a gangsta-rap town. But while their all-inclusive sound—which flirted with funk, jazz, and ska—made them cult favorites, it proved too schizophrenic for radio airwaves and they were banished to an artistic limbo [...]

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