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Shuggie Otis

Singer/guitarist Shuggie Otis shines light on dark days

Shuggie Otis doesn’t care. And I don’t mean “doesn’t care” as in a lack of regard, because Shuggie is one of the most devoted and sincere artists I have ever encountered.

May 15th, 2013 | Ronnie Reese | Articles

The Pharcyde Bizarre Ride II 20th Anniversary Mixtape

Last year saw the twentieth anniversary of the Pharcyde’s magnetic debut Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde, and it is with…

January 20th, 2013 | Alice Price-Styles | Mixtape
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Issue 44

  re:Discovery Bill Withers, Egle Martin, United States Navy Port Authority Soul Band, James Spaulding, Bennie Maupin The Budos Band Staten Island…

December 7th, 2010 | Wax Poetics | Wax Poetics Magazine
Harry Whitaker

Harry Whitaker

Reprinted from Wax Poetics Issue 3, Fall 2002: “Man, patience is a virtue!” Harry Whitaker is reflecting on the long-awaited…

November 18th, 2010 | Wax Poetics | In Memoriam


Illustration formed ranks when blues-rock outfits (with powerful horn sections comprised of funky White men) became a standard. While their…

June 1st, 2007 | Wax Poetics | Re:Discovery

Purchase Wax Poetics Issue 61. Wax Poetics Issue 61 cover one features James Brown on the front and Curtis Mayfield…

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