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Does Umbrella Bed Refill or Rehash 2 Tone Ska?

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 03.10.2014 | Entertainment
Marcel Hidalgo

It wasn't until the '90s that the third wave of Ska achieved commercial success. This begs the question: Does Umbrella Bed, a 2 tone band from Minneapolis, move Ska into a new wave, perhaps the fourth, or has the sound remained the same?

Rap Video Sends Powerful Message About Stop And Frisk

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.16.2013 | New York

Controversial New York City laws permitting the use of stop-and-frisks have ignited controversy, raising concerns over racial profiling and privacy v...

Voices United: Music for Separation

Noah Fitzgerel | Posted 08.25.2012 | Teen
Noah Fitzgerel

Passion and music are powerful entities, and together they often have the power to change the world.

First Listen: Hear All Of Ani DiFranco's New Album 'Which Side Are You On?'

Posted 01.17.2012 | Gay Voices

Ani DiFranco is back with her first studio album in more than three years. "Which Side Are You On?" tackles issues on both the macro and micro leve...

Detroit Octane On Conan!

236.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

That's right, your favorite political song parodists, Detroit Octane--the tireless musical geniuses who brought you "Dude Supports a Lady" and "Barack...