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Live Review: George Clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic at the Belly Up, June 23, 2016


George Clinton

It would have been easy for one to conclude that George Clinton was not pleased with his Belly Up audience’s reception.



Interview: George Clinton Keeps Funkin’ Things Up


George Clinton

We spoke with the funk legend ahead of his 6/23 Belly Up show



Poetic Memory: Matthew Specktor (List)


Matthew Specktor

The 19-year-old narrator of Matthew Specktor’s novel That Summertime Sound has two options: return home to L.A. and a family that hardly notices him; or travel to the Heart of the Heart of the Country—Columbus, Ohio—and come of age. The novel is set against the Columbus music scene of the 1980s, and Specktor is looking to […]



Poetic Memory: Sam and Ruby (List)


Sam and Ruby

Sam Brooker is from Wisconsin. Ruby Amanfu is from Ghana. When Ruby first heard Sam perform, she says, “I saw Sam before Sam saw me…It took me about 2.2 seconds before I thought, I want some of that.” When Sam finally got to see Ruby perform, he says she “blew [him] away.” Despite the immediate […]