Hello ANTIGRAVITY readers, I’d like to start off by saying how glad I am that you have taken the time to read this. This is my first article so I’ll just be introducing myself to you. I’d like to consider myself an active member of the New Orleans’s all-ages community. I try to attend as […]
Caddywhompus + B L A C K I E + Habitat + fucks + Choi Wolf + Proud Father performing at the NOLA Art House on St. Claude on January 14, 2012
01.14: Caddywhompus + B L A C K I E + /fucks/ + Proud Father + Habitat + Choi Wolf – The Red House and The White House
Though he’s technically known as a “rapper and record producer”, B L A C K I E’s musical vista (a striking meld of thrash, noise and hip hop) is about as rhythmically and instrumentally concrete as an early Kluster record. Instead of wrapping himself in the languorous comforts of a particular genre, he’s spent the better part of the last half decade perfecting a kaleidoscopic array of strange samples, disorientingly-cut beats, and streaking fuzz while drawing listeners in with an abrasive – though alluring – vocal delivery and a sincere, unapologetic adherence to sociopolitical dissidence.