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  • and this is how it began

    16 jui. 2009, 18h52m par thebeercure

    When I was 14, my life was simple. I’d buy pot from the neighbor boy after school, go home, pack a bowl and put one of my father’s records on. I’d crank up the stereo and sit on the patio smoking with my eyes closed, just listening to the stories and wisdom behind Neil Young, Warren Zevon, and Arlo Guthrie. They were Gods among men, and some are simply gods now.
    When I listen to music, I’m drawn to the lyrics. Today any idiot with a computer can create a decent beat and someone else can have it for the right price. “Sampling” used to be for grocery stores but sometimes it’s easier to buy in than sell out.
    Somewhere along the way between here and there I stumbled upon a connection with better pot and different music. This guy was a deejay and had an amazing vinyl collection full of artists and genres my young ears had never heard. There were always a bunch of guys smoking bowls and spinning records at his house and I soon found myself spending more and more time there. …
  • American Beauty Tour Info!!

    1 juin 2009, 23h55m par thebeercure

    Ladies and Gentlemen,

    It is with great excitement that I announce to you the 2009 American Beauty Tour. Tons of brainstorming, planning, and research has gone into putting this together, and here's what you need to know about it.

    What is the ABT (American Beauty Tour)?

    The American Beauty Tour is national, non-profit music tour featuring some of the most socially conscious and fresh hip hop artists in the country, uniting with a shared vision to raise awareness and funds to fight childhood hunger and homelessness in America. 100% of the tour's net profits will be donated to our partner charity, Feed the Children, as well as to a local soup kitchen/food bank in each tour city.

    When is the ABT?

    The tour is planned to run from September 9th - October 20th, 2009.

    Who is performing on the ABT?

    Touring every city will be yours truly, Alexipharmic, alongside incredibly talented artists Macklemore and Sadistik. Braille, of Lightheaded, another amazing person and performer, will also be a part of many of these dates. …