Live Review: Death Grips at Roseland Theater, 6/21

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At the ripe age of 31, I’m old enough to have a working knowledge of the ‘90s “Loudness War” and its effect on modern pop music. I remember where I was when news of Kurt Cobain’s death broke (at a Taco Bell adjacent to a Coconut’s Music, fittingly). I also remember what a revelation it was when Nirvana got huge for streamlining the use of quiet-loud dynamics to make the loud parts ...   More
Monday, June 22, 2015 PETE COTTELL

Top Five Things To Do When Death Grips Doesn’t Show Up For Its Concert At The Roseland

Stay positive. But if they don't show up, here are some ideas.

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1. Go to Ground Kontrol. Let out the rage you were going to unleash in the pit by totally dominating the BurgerTime machine. 2. Stop in at Mary’s. “I’ve Seen Footage” is kind of an apoc   More
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 WW MUSIC STAFF

Live Review: Death Grips at Star Theater, Dec. 1


The timing was almost too perfect. The dust was still lingering in the air from the hype tornado that recently surrounded Death Grips, the thorny, aggressive hip-hop duo from Northern California. And just as the buzz had reached critical mass with the recent announcement that SPIN Magazine had named it Artist of The Year, Death Grips arrived in our fair city with little fanfare and boxes of t-shirts ...   More
Monday, December 3, 2012 ROBERT HAM


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