Published Jun 08, 2009Tom Morello, famed six-string slinger from such influential heavy bands as Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave and his own Nightwatchmen has teamed up with the Coup MC Boots Riley on their new duo project Street Sweeper Social Club.
In an exclusive interview with Exclaim!'s Keith Carman, Morello reveals the multiple meanings behind their name, how he got Boots involved by not giving him a choice and the unique technological barrier that first hindered their relationship. (Hint: Boots Riley really doesn't own a cassette player?)
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