The Pharcyde

  • Calendar

    October 16, 2014
  • Blogs

    June 7, 2013

    Rappers Innate & EP of Rock Bottom Step Up Their Skills on New Release 'Such As I'

    San Clemente rappers Innate & EP have stepped away for a musical moment from their group Rock Bottom to release Such As I last month. The duo's new album grooves along relaxed beats and uplifting rhymes. "People often ask if I make a living off what I love / I tell them I got love and it's more than ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 30, 2013
  • Calendar

    August 30, 2012

    Pigeon John


  • Calendar

    July 5, 2012

    Wax Wednesdays

    Detroit Bar

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    Dellue Is Ready To Hit The Hip-Hop Scene With Something New

    ​ It's been a minute since Dellue, a Long Beach-based underground MC, has hit the stage but all that's about to change. With an eye on 2012, the innovative rapper/producer is readying new music and will give hip-hop heads a glimpse of what's to come when he performs this Saturday in Anaheim. A goo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2011

    On the Line: Christian Murcia of Crepes Bonaparte & Brats Berlin, Part One

    Photo by Laila Derakhshanian​He may not be French (he's Hispanic), but Christian Murcia can make an authentic crepe. His business acumen has enabled him to launch Brats Berlin, a German-themed luxe lonchera featuring bratwurst, which debuted over the weekend. Join us as we tap the creativity behin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    Top Five Hip-hop Stoner Anthems, Interpreted

    ​Stoners and hip-hop go together like weed and paper. But did you know that there's a lesson to be learned from many hip-hop songs about sweet mary jane? It's virtually Ganja Smoking 101 set to on and get schooled.

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    TGIF: Snoop Dogg, Ky-Mani Marley, Devil's Brigade, Smith Westerns and More

    ​Friday kicks off a busy weekend, first with Devil's Brigade playing Alex's Bar in Long Beach with Roger Miret and the Disasters and Viva Hate. Devil's Brigade just released their debut album, but it's been ten years in the making--as Rancid fans well know. The group is a long-running side project ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 10, 2011


    Tiki Bar

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2010

    Five Songs That Should Be On "The Human Centipede" Soundtrack

    ​ I just went and saw Tom Six's 90-minutes of insanity known as The Human Centipede.First, the synopsis: This movie is about a deranged German doctor who is obsessed with creating a "human centipede" by connecting the gastrointestinal tracts of numerous people together (to be read: connecting one ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2009

    Outgoing: The Pharcyde at the Grove of Anaheim

    ​Remember how the Pharcyde were going to play the Grove of Anaheim on September 11? Sounded pretty cool, right? Yeah, well, that's not going to happen. Nederlander announced yesterday that the show has been canceled, with refunds available at the point of purchase.But hey! As we often say here, as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2009

    Incoming: The Pharcyde Coming to the Grove of Anaheim

    LA's The Pharcyde (pictured) have been inactive for most of this decade, their last studio album being 2004's Humboldt Beginnings. Yet if you haven't guessed already, they've reunited for a few recent shows--last year at the Rock the Bells Festival series in Chicago, earlier in 2009 at the Good Vibr ... More >>

  • Film

    January 29, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008

    The Top 10 Reissues of 2008

    It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again. BILLY JOEL The Stranger (Columbia/Legacy) As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, rock. "Scenes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2008

    The Pharcyde at Detroit Bar Sat. May 17

    Get Yer Hands Dirty, B! Productions and Mute97 bring the Pharcyde to Costa Mesa's Detroit Bar Saturday. The Pharcyde (Imani, Bootie Brown, Fatlip and Tre Hardson) brought weirdness, off-kilter humor and smarts to mainstream hip-hop with two excellent LPs: 1992's Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde and 1995 ... More >>

  • Music

    February 7, 2008

    Single-Minded Funkiness

    DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist offer love and 45s on their Hard Sell Tour

  • Music

    October 18, 2007

    Sprawl of Sound

    Punk, Funk and Ganked: The Clinic Shrugs Off Barbs, Orgone’s Funk Proves Reich’s Theory Wasn’t Bunk, Crosby’s Ill Fortunes

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2007

    Abstract Workshop, Detroit Bar, August 25, 2007

    DJ House Shoes and Brian Gillespie at Detroit Bar. Photo by DJ Edouble First thing I heard as I approached Detroit Bar was Seals & Crofts’ 1973 hit “Diamond Girl.” At Abstract Workshop, one of OC’s preeminent hip-hop nights? I didn’t think baby-boomer nostalgia was part of its equation, ... More >>

  • Music

    May 31, 2007

    Confusion Is Good

    Ima Robot mess with gender, subvert expectations

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2006

    Album Covers Of The Year 2006

    To their credit, Pitchfork compiled a more-or-less well done 25 worst album covers of the year list, but they're remiss in not recognizing the power of a well done album cover. Rather than complain, we're taking matters into our own hands and making a list of our own. If RIAA doomsayers are to be be ... More >>

  • Features

    December 28, 2006

    Indie Vs. Major: Who's Got the Flavor

    Urban music in 2006 was typified by what it wasnt as much as what it was

  • Music

    February 9, 2006

    Get Out!

    Here, Honey: Feb. 9 - Feb. 16

  • Music

    November 3, 2005

    Unstructured Rupture

    Blackbird goes where the next man wont

  • Music

    January 30, 2003

    In Search Of . . .

    The tale of hip-hops Pharcyde

  • Music

    June 21, 2001