Tonight in live music; Blackbear at The Ritz, Meatwound on WMNF

Soundcloud sensation IRL, Meaty guys on the air.

click to enlarge Meatwound plays The Hub in Tampa, Florida on August 8, 2015. - Shannon Corr
Shannon Corr
Meatwound plays The Hub in Tampa, Florida on August 8, 2015.

Blackbear w/24hrs/ELHAE/Lil Aaron Soundcloud sensation Blackbear has packed a brand new LP in his suitcase (Digital Druglord, released less than two weeks ago) and the Bieber, G-Eazy and James Blake collaborator is bringing it to Ybor City where fans will be ready to eat up the soulful, trappy stylings of songs like Druglord single “Do Ray Me.” The producer — whose real name is Matthew Tyler Musto — is more of a chart-topper than trouble maker, so parents shouldn’t be weary of letting their kids go unchaperoned to this one. (The Ritz, Ybor City) INFO

Meatwound visits The Event Horizon on WMNF 88.5 FM Most of you are in your pajamas by midnight, but that doesn’t mean you can’t tune into Tampa Bay’s WMNF 88.5 FM to hear Tampa noisecore guys Meatwound on The Event Horizon, an eclectic free form radio show that devotes half of it’s four-hour block to playing new and unheard of independent, alternative, underground music. Host Ira Hankin will play a session recorded by WMNF’s Alastair St. Hill (host of Grand National Championships), and the Meatwounders will select music for the majority of the show. Wake your ear holes up by previewing the band’s new LP, Largo (out on Friday via Magic Bullet Records), which they’ve described as “ungodly sonic devastation across 12-inches of murky purple vinyl.” (WMNF Community Radio, Tampa) INFO

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Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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