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  • Rupa and the April Fishes Play Real Art Ways in Hartford on Sept. 20

    Rupa Marya sings in English, French, Spanish, Hindi and Tzotzil, a Mayan language spoken in the Mexican Chiapas state. She could sing in other languages if she wanted to. Marya’s band, Rupa and the April Fishes, similarly play global music: Gypsy swing, punk rock, Bollywood songs, cumbia, reggae and duduk. They are named for the French expression “les poissons d’avril,” whose English equivalent is most likely “April Fools.” The April Fishes formed in San Francisco during the George W. Bush presidency, which seems fitting.
  • Righteous-Babe Folk-Rock Coming to the Culture Room

    Righteous-Babe Folk-Rock Coming to the Culture Room
    The days of Langerado are long-gone and, possibly, not returning. South Florida's campground hippies have had to trek to Wanee to see their jam bands, funky folk acts and renegade female poets. That is, until Ani DiFranco, the righteous babe herself,...

    Jazz drummers vary the beat

    Jazz drummers vary the beat
    In jazz, this is the era of the drummer. On a scene largely defined by the proliferation of creatively ambitious trap set experts, every year seems to bring a new crop of gifted rhythmic explorers. While steeped in jazz history, many of these musicians...

    Album review: Ani DiFranco's “¿Which Side Are You On?”

    For those who have been complaining that there are no protest songs in pop music right now, ’90s icon Ani DiFranco serves up a well-meaning but predictable specimen in the title song to her new studio album. With a contribution from activist...

    Album review: Guided by Voices' 'Let’s Go Eat the Factory'

    Few are better than Guided by Voices at writing potent, rich, catchy rock songs. Throughout the 21 razor-sharp chunks o’ rock over 41 non-stop minutes on “Let’s Go Eat the Factory,” the indie progenitors whose lo-fidelity, highly...