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ZULUZULUU'S ASTRAL BEAT SERIES WITH SPECIAL GUEST
Icehouse
Minneapolis, MN
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ZULUZULUU'S ASTRAL BEAT SERIES WITH SPECIAL GUEST
$7 IN ADVANCE / $12 AT THE DOOR
9:30PM DOORS / 10PM SHOWTIME
21+

PRESENTED BY SOUND VERITE RECORDS
SPONSORED BY 89.3 THE CURRENT
ART BY KEITH MILLIONS


ZULUZULUU

Thanks to their album What's the Price and the momentum of their live shows, ZULUZULUU have quickly become one of the most intriguing bands in local music. MMYYKK, Greg Grease, Proper-T, Trelly Mo, DJ Just Nine, and RT PRTÉ(pronounced "art par-tay") make up the band, and they turn out dense, rich songs that draw from music's past and future. Last week, five of ZULUZULUU's six members (RT PRTÉ is based in Oakland) stopped by The Current's studios to talk with Local Show host Andrea Swensson and play a few songs.

When the band loaded into the studio, they brought a Marijuana Deathsquads level of gear, carting in machines from arpeggiators to drum pads. Even so, nothing felt extraneous when they started playing, with every sound layering onto the next to create a cohesive groove. The vocals are relatively stripped down here, so the lyrics especially stand out; "What's the price," Proper-T asks, "for a young black man's life?

During the in-studio, the band talked about the ways that art reflects and intertwines with current events. Greg Grease put it, "Being able to perform in certain spaces, [;with]; people that are using our music as a healing tool [;...]; is really powerful."- The Current

Location

Icehouse (View)
2528 Nicollet Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
United States


Categories

Music > Experimental
Music > Hip Hop & Rap
Music > Jazz
Music > R&B

Minimum Age: 21
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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