Double Down on Hip Hop | Sound Stories & Interviews | Bend | The Source Weekly - Bend, Oregon

Coverage for Central Oregon, by Central Oregonians.

The Source Weekly has been here for you, keeping you in the know throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

We’ve delivered important updates and dispatches from a summer of racial unrest.

We’ve interviewed dozens of state and local political candidates to help you make an informed decision during election season.

And we’ve brought you 22 years of important news and feature reporting—along with all the events, happenings, food, drink and outdoors coverage you’ve come to know and love. We’re a newspaper for Central Oregon, by Central Oregonians, and it is and always has been free for readers.

If you appreciate our coverage, we invite you to spread the love and to join our growing membership program, Source Insider.
Support Us Here

Music » Sound Stories & Interviews

Double Down on Hip Hop

Zion I will perform next week at the Domino Room.

by

comment

 

Back to the old school.

Zion I

The Bay Area group Zion I is known for infusing hope and positivity into old school flow and live instrument sampling. The group is touring in support of their latest studio offering Shadowboxing—an album that brings dark sci-fi inspired electro-beats into the mix with MC Zumbi’s Q-Tip inspired vocals.


With two decades of recording under their belt, Zion I works early hip hop styles including breaks into their forward thinking beats, which on Shadowboxing include a guest appearance by electronic group Bassnectar.

 

Photo submitted by Random Presents.

Zion I

Wed., Oct. 17, 8:30 p.m.

Domino Room

51 NW Greenwood Ave.

Tickets $15 at www.bendticket.com or Ranch Records

About The Author

Ethan Maffey

Both a writer and a fan of vinyl records since age 5, it wasn't until nearly three decades later that Oregon Native Ethan Maffey derived a plan to marry the two passions by writing about music. From blogging on MySpace in 2007 and then Blogspot, to launching his own website, 83Music, and eventually freelancing...

Speaking of On Stage

Add a comment

More by Ethan Maffey