Tag: spoken word
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Chris Bernstorf is the poetic equivalent to a bowl of jelly beans. Well, unless you study those jelly bean guides, but that’s beside the point. Opening track “Swing” lives up to its name, offering a dizzying array of topics from water parks, to The Mentalist, to online classes, all pointing to the theme of overcoming personal vices.… Continued →
November 30, 2017
Minneapolis alt rock/emo band Weathered and Chris Bernstorf are heading out on a two week tour of the eastern United States. Flyer posted below. Check out Weathered on Bandcamp here and Chris Bernstorf here. Definitely check out the music of alt-rock/emo band Weathered and poet Christ Bernstorf. … Continued →
November 25, 2017
October 28, 2017
Hotel Books' latest release manages to hit me where it hurts the most.
September 28, 2017
September 26, 2017
autumnboy has crafted a strong melodic hardcore EP, featuring a strong guest feature from Chris Bernstorf.
July 1, 2017
Gaffer Project's first full-length is a promising emotional hardcore release that touches on elements of Attalus, Hotel Books, and Rival Choir but ultimately feels disjointed musically.
June 30, 2017
Press Release: Spoken word poet Chris Bernstorf has released a short-film, titled 152.42, which is centered around his poem of the same name. To coincide with the film’s release, Bernstorf has launched a handful of limited edition merch items, including books, lathe-cut vinyl and posters. … Continued →
May 3, 2017
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December 8, 2016
Ospreyshire, the moniker of Illinoisan artist Curtis M., is a project that involves spoken word vocals, abstract soundscapes, and postminimalist aesthetics. His debut EP Verses Vs. Anhedonia is a brief seven poem journey. The urgency and brevity in these tracks lend itself to our attention deficit and sound byte culture.… Continued →
March 13, 2015
December 28, 2014
Levi the Poet is like Edgar Allen Poe minus the mustache, raven, and overall grimness. Basically, they both write poems. Here is a review of Levi's latest spoken word/music mashup.
September 3, 2014
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April 26, 2014
Mike Young!, a spoken word poet, has teamed up with One Voice Family to release his debut album. The album, titled Canvases, featuring his poetry backed by original instrumention from OVF. Check out a lyric video for the title track & also download another single from Noisetrade below. … Continued →
November 6, 2013
One of those rare beasts where it's more than beats and more than clever wordplay; you listen to it like an old radio play, sitting quietly in the dark, waiting for the next lines of the story to come.
August 26, 2013
Recently I got to interview Cam Smith of Hotel books through Facebook Instant Messenger. Find out what it is like to tour as a spoken word artist, Who he has enjoyed playing shows with, and the meaning behind his words and songs.
October 24, 2012
Check out the latest review of Chris Bernstorf's Move
November 11, 2011
Levi The Poet releases "Monologues EP" November 22nd.
April 16, 2011
Propaganda & Odd Thomas put together a striking collection of intense, challenging songs, a mix of spoken word and hip hop, and it's FREE