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Moon Hooch meets John Coltrane in the cosmos

Imagine what John Coltrane’s music would sound like today if he was still alive. That’s the idea behind Brooklyn’s Moon Hooch, which uses instruments to create electronic sounds. The trio has a name for its unique musical genre. “We call it ‘cave music’ because it’s house music but with live instruments, so it’s more primitive,” said Michael Wilbur, who plays ...

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Guitar Player’s cover stars Pat Travers, Craig Chaquico swap stories for new book, play Saturday at Hard Rock, Harrah’s

Every guitar player loves a good cover, especially if he’s on it. Pat Travers and Craig Chaquico both have been on the cover of “Guitar Player,” the coveted periodical for decades by six-string players. On a night at Lake Tahoe when both Travers and Chaquico are playing at different shows in downtown Stateline, there is a book release for “Guitar ...

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Got zygote? Wilks delivers G House in Xhale

FNCTN Winter Music Series is back Friday, March 6 at Xhale Nightclub in Stateline. What are they serving this week, you ask? Well house music, of course, and beat chef Wilks from Los Angeles specializes in West Coast Gangsta Rap. In this email interview, let’s get to learn how Wilks got into this blend of house music and gangsta rap ...

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