If you missed last month’s Unlooped, you really missed something special. Legendary Milwaukee and Unlooped Alumni DJ J-Slim of Trauma House put on amazing video set entilted Vidiot.
“You don’t have to play something, to say something”
I recently discovered this really cool and unique mini-documentary on the history of boombox, which was put together by NPR (Is NPR becoming what MTV should have been?) Anyway check out this 10 minute video, which features none other than the legendary Fab 5 Freddy. (via Shook Magazine)
Once former member of the Wild Bunch aka Massive Attack many moons ago, Tricky has been known to push his creative limits on each album he puts out. In doing so, each record was a hit or a miss, but you have to respect any artist who take chances with their music. In 2008, Tricky put out the amazing Knowle West Boy. It was his first release on Domino Records. Fast Forward to now, Tricky Kid is back with his 9th studio release on Domino entitled ‘Mixed Race’, which is set to be released on October 5th.
Diplo’s label Mad Decent is probably one of the most unique independent labels around. From artists like Maluca, who combines electronic beats with Latin sounds; to Rusko, who has become one of Dubstep’s poster child, Mad Decent has push limits of the global sound. They are also known for thowing a ‘Mad’ block party.
Amazing new video from Mexicans With Guns aka San Antonios Ernest Gonzalez. The video seems like it was ripped from a cult film, but it was not. The video was produced and directed by Duey FM aka System D-128.