The Real Clash (TRC) is an amalgamation of current and former students of St. Petersburg College with very diverse musical backgrounds and tastes. They were all enrolled in the Music Industry Recording Arts program fatefully intertwined by independent class projects.
Hip-Hop is at the core of this "supergroup” but from the first day, they challenged each other to take every creation beyond the stereotype by implanting various forms of modern rock with oddly interspersed half time shuffles, old school funk, soul, R&B and jazz experimenting from time to time with elements of pop. As vocalists Shadcore, Jay Acolyte & Voxx take charge up front, TRC is a musical force to be reckoned with.
The band has made many media and performance appearances since its inception in 2012.
Opening for Methodman & Redman (Cuban Club, Sept. 2012)
Cover of Creative Loafing Tampa (December, 2013)
Studio 10 Tampa (WTSP Ch. 10, TV, early 2014 & 2015)
WMNF Community Radio's "The Urban Cafe” (Radio, 2014 & April 19, 2015)
Tropical Heatwave (2014 & May 2015)
The Ultimate Local Music Guide (TBT* Newspaper, 2015)
Whigfest Music & Arts Festival (2014 & 2015)
ABC Action News – WFTS/TV "Positively Tampa Bay” (Ch. 11, 2015)
Tampa Bay Times (Domestic Violence, October, 2015)
Ambrosia For Heads (Sign Language, October, 2015)
Composing and Performing "Embrace”, a tribute to the Philippines, was a very revelatory moment in their career. It shows that they have a deeper sense of how music can be
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Hip-Hop is at the core of this “supergroup” but they also incorporate various forms of modern rock with oddly interspersed half time shuffles, old school funk, soul, R&B, jazz & pop. Debut Album: “Clash Wednesday” is being released in Jan. 2016!
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