Saturday Night LIve (Music)

Spring into action tomorrow night and get out and see some live music. Bostonians, Snarky Puppy has landed and will hit the Berkelee Performance Center tomorrow night. Cabinet hits the trail at the Purple Fiddle in Thomas WV, and The Campbell Brothers bring you into Sunday morning the right way in Sheperdstown WV.

Knux & Pups

It's about to get completely bananas as The Funky Knuckles join Snarky Puppy on the road for 7 shows from Atlanta to Austin.Warm up with this Knux & Pups music mix right here. Check the dates here and repeat after me - 'Everything I do is gonna be funky from now on".  

Ulysses on Spotify

All stories start in quiet, so listen! Russ Kaplan's new music - The Ulysses Cycle - is up on Spotify for your streaming pleasure. Check the playlist here, and follow us to get a track by track playlist of the influences and motiovation behind this incredible project.  

RAD Artists On Tour

Monday 3/25 The Munchies w/Dred Scott at Rockwood NYC Tuesday 3/26 Snarky Puppy- New Morning, Paris Tuesday 3/26 Otis Grove- Church Of Boston Thursday 3/28 Cabinet- Cafe 611, Frederick MD Friday 3/29 DJ Logic- The Boom Boom Room, SF USA Saturday 3/30 Headnodic - Creil, France  

Lost and Found

We're spring cleaning the fake warehouse and we found boxes and boxes of Ropeadope classic tees just waiting to be rediscovered. Check the first batch out right here - sizes are limited so jump in before they're lost for good.

Mixcloud for your morning

Start this snowy spring morning with some sweet sweet music from our tastemaking friends HUW from London UK. Start in right here with Reflections Vol 1, and dig the growing collection on their Mixcloud page. And check the latest from Philly's own Gina Ferrera aka Foxy la Tigre right over here

Ropeadope Goes To War

This Guy! The lost entry from the Spotify playlist contest deserves the Ropeadope medal of honor for this one. Check out the handiwork of Mr Garrett Troy as he guides us through the back catalog with a fascinating statement on War and Peace

The Ulysses Cycle

It is said that The Odyssey was intended to be heard and not read, and in this case we heartily agree. New York jazzman and composer Russ Kaplan leads us on a journey with The Ulysses Cycle, an innovative, thoughtful, and often funky musical adventure. The journey begins right here, and the audience is encouraged to participate in the story by posting what you please right here. Streaming online until April 16, the project is available for preorders right over here. Bookmark it and spend some time on the open seas...

Spotify Contest Winners

Props to those of you who submitted playlists on Spotify - the best part was seeing the diversity of listeners and tracks from the full Ropeadope catalog. Check our facebook page to hear the lists. The top 3 are: Dennis Andrade, Rick Kentz, and Tim Timours Buquet. Hit up Jerome Brown for your free ish.

RAD Artists on tour

Monday 3/18 - Alison Wedding sings at the 55 bar in NYC.  Tuesday 3/19 - Cabinet at The World Cafe Live at the Queen in Wilmington. Wednesday 3/20 - Snarky Puppy at ATrane in Berlin, DE. Thursday 3/21 - Christian McBride leads the 'Montery Jazz Festival On Tour' in Chicago IL Friday 3/22 - DJ Logic at Nublu - Istanbul, Turkey Saturday 3/23 - Cabinet at The Haunt in Ithaca NY  

Jazzcat on Mixcloud

Check this mixcloud set by jazzcat featuring our brothers dolton (HUW) from the UK. Yet another cool spot to play around on in this here golden age of digital music. Like the HUW? Find more here and over here on HUWtube.

Spotify Playlist Contest - LAST CALL!

Calling all the OG Ropeadope fans - want to win some free Ropeadope ish? Put together a playlist of your favorite Ropeadope tracks on Spotify and share them with our curator Jerome Brown. The top 5 playlist creators will get two Ropeadope tees and three albums of your choice. Playlists should be 10 - 20 songs, and must be all Ropeadope releases.