Monthly Archives: August 2012

Music Listings – 8/27 through 9/2

1. Curtis Bahn/Steve Gorn

Date: Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Time: 8pm
Venue: The Stone (is located at the corner of Avenue C and 2nd Street)
Ticket: $10
Genre: Raga electronica

Curtis Bahn (computer-extended sitar, dilruba) and Steve Gorn (bansuri flute) “Laajawab”—music crossing all borders, raga-electronica-sound collage and live interactive performance.

2. Oran Etkin

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CD Reviews: NoReduce and the Nils Wogram Septet from Switzerland

Text by Matt Cole

New from the nWog label are two releases which show the vitality and creativity which can be found the European jazz scene. NoReduce’s debut CD, Jaywalkin’, which features three young Swiss jazz musicians and drummer extraordinaire Nasheet Waits was released on 18 May 2012, and the Nils Wogram Septet’s Complete Soul, out on 24 August.

Artist: NoReduce
Title: Jaywalkin’
Label: nWog Records
Genre: jazz

NoReduce’s lineup consists of Raffaele Bossard on bass, Dave Gisler on guitar, and  Christoph Irniger on saxophone in addition to drummer Nasheet Waits, and the album presents songs that came into existence in the spring of 2011 in New York, while the Swiss contingent of the band was living there.

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Recommended Event: 8th Annual AFROPUNK Festival!

Erykah Badu, Gym Class Heroes, Janelle Monae, Das Racist, Skindred, Toro Y Moi, Reggie Watts, The AFROPUNK FESTIVAL is returning to Brooklyn’s Commodore Barry Park for the 8h Annual Afro-punk Festival on August 25-26.

The 2012 festival has the most stellar line up yet with Erykah Badu, Gym Class Heroes, Janelle Monae, Das Racist, Toro Y Moi, Reggie Watts, Spank Rock, Ninjasonik, The Memorials, Bad Rabbits, Gordon Voidwell, Cerebral Ballzy, Phony Ppl, Body Language, and more to be added! In addition, the Nike Battle For the Streets Skate Competition, the largest street skate competition in NYC will return this year with the nation’s top amateur skaters in a competition to be judged by top professionals in both sports.

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Documentary Film: Beats, Rhymes & Life – The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest

When: Monday, August 27, 2012
Time: 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: St. Nicholas Park, Harlem Directions: Take the B or D train to 135th and exit towards 135th and St. Nicholas Ave
Ticket: free
Contact: Moikgantsi Kgama (212-694-2887 or
Categories: outdoors


Run Time: 97 min. | USA | directed by Mike Rapaport

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Recommended YouTube Video: Joe quits with “What Cheer? Brigade” music support?!

Text by Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi

Here is a YouTube video of a guy who quit his hotel job before being fired. When watching the video and reading  the text to it, I realized that music is even happening when you want to quit a job. And this what DooBeeDoo is about: to make its readers aware that music can be used in every situation, if you feel so, although some imagination and sensitivity might be needed.


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