Original Anticon artists reunite for the first time in over a decade. Taken from Sole and The Skyrider Band’s Hello Cruel World, due 7/19. LISTEN: Sole – “Progress Trap” (feat. Sage Francis)
Well, with the end of the world just hours away, Sage Francis decided to finally come up off of this demo of “Crumble” from the A Healthy Distrust LP. He writes: Since a crazy old evangelist named Harold Camping bought a bunch of ad space on billboards and buses declaring that the end of the [cont.]
Sage Francis tells us: In case you missed it the first time, here’s a free download of “Stange Fame” which has Sage Francis rocking over David Bowie’s “Fame.” This song is available on an autographed mixtape called Sick of Wasting which is available exclusively at: http://tinyurl.com/SageIsSickOfWasting “Strange Fame” – Sage Francis by Strange Famous Records
Sage tells us: As I promised on my twitter earlier today, here is the first in a long series of demos I hope to release from my LI(F)E album. Anyone who knows the album version of “Three Sheets” will notice that this demo version is much slower than they’re used to. Also the music is [cont.]
During the Christmas of 1982 my parents put a tape recorder on the floor, pressed the record button and let it run as I opened gifts. The gifts ranged from an electronic noise machine to an E.T. card game (hey, it’s better than the E.T. Atari game.) Recently, as I was going through my tape [cont.]
Nardwuar continues to amaze his interviewees; this time the culprit is Sage Francis.
Lead single from Sage’s Life LP, available now.
Don’t forget, L(i)fe is in stores now. Additional tour dates include: May 21 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue TICKETS: http://tinyurl.com/LifeInMPLS May 22 – Columbia, MO – The Blue Note TICKETS: http://tinyurl.com/LifeInColumbia May 24 – Englewood, CO – Gothic Theatre TICKETS: http://tinyurl.com/LifeInColorado May 25 – Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge TICKETS: http://tinyurl.com/LifeInSLC May [cont.]
There are a lot of people trying to do what Sage Francis does really well. One of the fundamental problems with the indie hip-hop movement was that it allowed anyone with a computer to attempt to make a name for themselves. Granted, this problem runs rampant in commercial hip-hop as well, but the underground was [cont.]
Pretty simply, go directly to StrangeFamousRecords.com to cop Sage’s new album, Li(f)e. While the website lists May 2nd as the “last day” to make pre-orders, we assume that means to get the items in time for street date (today). That being said, the special offers are still available on the site, which are as follows: [cont.]
Sage Ichats with UK’s Zane Lowe about the creation of his track, “The Best Of Times”, from the forthcoming Li(f)e LP, in stores this May.
Sage delivers another track from L(i)fe, dropping May 11th, produced by Amelie composer Yann Tiersen. Sage speaks on the track: Yann Tiersen is my favorite modern composer. Has been for years. In fact, Amélie (the film he did the soundtrack for) is one of the first movies my girlfriend and I watched together. There’s a [cont.]
Fresh off his appearance at SXSW Sage Francis hits us with a new track off his upcoming album LI(F)E. The new album hits stores May 11th. Sage Francis – “Slow Man’” (MP3)
With such an abundant amount of video surfacing from this week’s festival, we’ve decided to take some of the performances highlights and roll them all up into one post. Check back here regularly for updates over the next week. Pharoah Monch @ SXSW Duck Down Showcase from AB on Vimeo. Black Milk w/ AB & [cont.]
Taken from Dolan’s recently released Fallen House, Sunken City LP on Strange Famous Records. In other news, Sage Francis’s “L(i)fe” is up for pre-order now at his website, with several different preorder packages available.
As seen on StrangeFamous.Com: The new album Li(f)e by hip hop iconoclast Sage Francis is an impassioned and timely critique of cultural hypocrisy and organized religion. The record’s cover art has been created by renowned artist and illustrator Shepard Fairey who first gained notoriety with his “André the Giant” street art and later with his [cont.]
“Irony is dead / It’s so motherfucking dead / I was there by it’s death bed / and the last words that he said / were whiiiiiite boooooy,” reads a lyric on Sage Francis’ new LP, Human The Death Dance. The irony that Sage speaks of is indeed dead, that being the fact that [cont.]
It wasn’t supposed to be like this. 2005 was poised as the year of underground Hip Hop. It was penciled in, and practically every indie rapper under the sun stood in the green room, anxiously clutching their crossover albums in one hand, backpack straps in the other. Years of “next rap explosion” were set to [cont.]
The enigmatic Sage Francis returns, following his critically acclaimed solo debut album, Personal Journals, and its unofficial sequel that came in the form of Non-Prophets’ Hope, along with Joe Beats and DJ Mek. Now on punk label, Epitaph, Sage brings A Healthy Distrust, his official sophomore solo album. But which version of Sage do we [cont.]
HHS: What’s Up Sage? Sage: Hey Pizzo. HHS: Nice album, The Non-Prophets “Hope”. Sage: Yeah? Thanks…. HHS: That’s some fuckin’ hip-hop shit man!! You are all over the place; crazy with the classic throwback references…. Sage: Yeah, that’s the easiest kind of album for me to make. Heh… I guess I will make more later [cont.]
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