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Arrested Development

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Arrested Development: 3 Years, 5 Months and 2 Days in the Life Of... (Cooltempo/Chrysalis)

Review by Jeff Lorez, Blues & Soul, 19 May 1992

'Man's Final Frontier'; 'Mama's Always On Stage'; 'People Everyday'; 'Blues Happy'; 'Mr. Wendal'; 'Children Play With Earth'; 'Raining Revolution'; 'Fishin' 4 Religion'; 'Give A Man ...

Arrested Development: Jazz Cafe, London

Live Review by David Bennun, Melody Maker, 11 July 1992

THE PROPS: wooden trunks and barrels. Suspiciously trim sacks marked "Beans", "Wheat", "Coffee". An olde-style Western Pacific railway board and a steamboat placard. A clothesline ...

Arrested Development: Astoria, London

Live Review by Jeff Lorez, Blues & Soul, 29 December 1992

THERE ARE THOSE amongst the hardcore rap community who think Arrested Development's down home, rural southern porch-sitting image is a stereotyped one that will prove ...

Rural Revolution: Arrested Development

Profile and Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Vogue, February 1993

THE NAME suggests a grungy Midwest punk band, but Arrested Development is actually a black rap family based in Atlanta. Like the "Native Tongue" groups ...

Arrested Development: Town and Country Club, London

Live Review by Caroline Sullivan, Guardian, The, 18 March 1993

ATLANTA hip hoppers Arrested Development are the very antithesis of Ice Cube, whose tour they follow by just a few days. They counter Cube's scatter-gun ...

Speech: "Sampling is like picking up a spirit."

Interview by Jon Young, Musician, June 1994

SECOND ALBUMS are traditionally harder to make than first ones. Was that true for Arrested Development with Zingalamaduni? ...

Arrested Development: Bimbo's, San Francisco

Live Review by Eric Weisbard, Spin, August 1994

AT ARRESTED Development concerts, its not enough to wave your hands around; "put your souls up" is the cry. Three songs in, Speech stopped everything ...

Arrested Development: Brixton Academy, London

Live Review by Andrew Mueller, Melody Maker, 1 October 1994

IT TAKES A while, but I finally work out what it is they remind me of. ...

Arrested Development

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

Speech, b. Todd Thomas, 25 October 1968, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA; DJ Headliner, b. Timothy Barnwell, 26 July 1967, New Jersey; Montsho Eshe, b. Temelca Gaither, ...


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