Tag: Grand Wizard Theodore

  • Hiphop Nation: What It Is

    A gift to be swift follow the leader the rhyme will go… Everybody has an opinion. MARLEY MARL: I think Eric B. went over the board, I think he went outra­geous with “You Gotta Have Soul.” He took the name of the record, the drum sounds, everything. I mean, he should have just given them […]

  • Listings – 9/14/2004

    If you can’t bring the kids to techno, you must bring techno to the kids. That seems to be Jake Fairley’s goal as he takes the genre’s distorted bang bang bang on his new (brilliantly named) disc, Touch Not the Cat, and shapes it into songs that wouldn’t be out of place on some stage […]

  • Music

    Decks Of Vaudeville Cuddly Canadian marsupial man tickles the wheels of steel Grand Wizard Theodore may boast a hip-hop CV most aspiring young DJs would kill for—he’s credited with inventing the scratch in 1977—but you can bet he was taking notes when Kid Koala busted out a whopping eight-turntable routine at an electrified Bowery Ballroom […]

  • Music

    Man! I Feel Like a Woman! “I’m the King—but with a pussy!” growled Texas Terri Laird into an undulating, malodorous sea of boas and black leather at the Continental on Saturday night. Wiry, heavily tattooed arms flung up in the air, neon-haired Terri—with a scary-lean body (and face!) shockingly like Iggy’s—cut a mean figure, and […]