Raphael Saadiq

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    February 25, 2011

    The EMP Pop Conference Lands in LA: Jason Bentley Moderates Free Panel with Moby and TV on the Radio

    KCRW.comJason Bentley​According to our Beat Blvd. columnist Ned Raggett, this is the first time Experience Music Project's Pop Conference is being held in LA. "Very handy," he notes in his blog. If you're in the area tomorrow, you might want to check out KCRW's music director Jason Bentley moderat ... More >>

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    July 27, 2010

    Record Review: Rick Ross, 'Teflon Don'

    ​Borrowing the nickname of iconic crime boss John Gotti, Rick Ross' newest effort employs an Escalade-full of gaudy, bone-rattling beats to remind us exactly how hard he's shining with his latest album, Teflon Don (out today on Def Jam).

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    June 10, 2010

    Q&A: Quadron

    Beth Stirnaman/OC WeeklyQuadron at the Commonwealth Lounge last night​Hours before their gig at Commonwealth Lounge in Fullerton, we found Coco O. and Robin Hannibal of Quadron hanging out by the stage. So we figured we'd help them kill some time with a probing interview about a wide range of topi ... More >>

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    April 12, 2010

    TOMORROW: Delmos Wade at Commonwealth Lounge

    Delmos Wade aka Jud Nester​Recently, Long Beach soul singer Jud Nester hit the ground running with his new project Delmos Wade, a truly legit offering of "Long Beach Blue Eyed Soul Swagger." At least that's what he and the band are calling it. He's stopping by to play at the Commonwealth Loun ... More >>

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    March 3, 2009

    Last Night: Raphael Saadiq at House of Blues

    Last Night: Raphael Saadiq at the House of BluesBetter Than: Trying to fill up a car from the 60s with today's gas prices.Download: Don't download shit, buy the damn album (The Way I See it)Toss Raphael Saadiq's latest album, The Way I See It into any CD player and most people are quick to call it a ... More >>

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    November 6, 2008
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    January 19, 2006

    Get Out!

    Yearn to Be Blown
    Nightlife & More: Jan. 19 - Jan. 26

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    October 6, 2005

    Future Now

    Long Beachs Sound In Color gambles for the big time with Steve Spacek