bone thugs-n-harmony


V.21 No.49 | 12/6/2012
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony (from left) Layzie Bone, Krayzie Bone, Wish Bone, Flesh-n-Bone and Bizzy Bone

Music

Bone up on the ’90s

Seminal Cleveland hip-hop quintet Bone Thugs-N-Harmony have reunited for one final hurrah. The group’s Rock the Bells tour hits Burque on Thursday, Dec. 13, but you might want to study up on Bone Thugs prior to the show. Read all about them in East 99 Meets Burque. Divine harmonies coalescing with crunk melodies and phat beats are the act’s trademark. You’ll want to sing along, right? Refresh your memory with Bone Thugs music videos below. Sunshine Theater • Bone Thugs-N-Harmony • Thu Dec 13 • 8 pm • $27.50 • ALL-AGES! • sunshinetheaterlive.com

V.19 No.20 | 5/20/2010

Sonic Reducer

The Dø A Mouthful · Jail Weddings Inconvenient Dreams · Bone Thugs-n-Harmony Uni5: The World's Enemy

This debut of French/Finnish indie pop duo The Dø (rhymes with “glow”) is the first English-sung album to have reached No. 1 in France, but it definitely does not have a mainstream sound. Vocalist Olivia Merilahti yowls, chants and seduces the listener over Dan Levy’s various instrumentation. Merilahti’s high-pitched voice comes off as whiny at first, but gets under the skin, quickly becoming addictive. The Dø experiments a lot here; each song is quite different from the last, runnig the gamut of influence—from African beats to blues harmonica to funky hip-hop. Although there are some slower numbers, the album overall evokes a playful, sexy atmosphere, like a hot Parisian indie dance club. (SO)

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