A link to XLR8R’s 200th installment of their podcast series, featuring mixes from dubstep’s Mala and techno godfather Richie Hawtin (Plastikman)Read more "XLR8R Podcast Hits 200"
Located 1927 Emery Street between Collier Rd / I-75, Howell Mill Food Park lets visitors sample offerings from various Atlanta Food TrucksRead more "Howell Mill Food Park Opening"
Big thanks to Capt. Crunk for helping fill in while Distal was in Detroit for DEMF, and all followers of the show get ready for next week when we return to our regular Late Nite Tip lineup of Distal and myself.
Complete download and tracklist availableRead more "Late Nite Tip (29-May 2011) Download + Tracklist"
With a unique approach that channels deep techno with a modern bass music aesthetic, Incyde definitely is pushing a sound all his own. Additionally, as a member of the esteemed Dub War NYC collective as well as his recent workings with Scuba’s HotFlush Recordings label, he may be one of the best upcoming producers and selectors you still aren’t aware of.Read more "Incyde – Telophase EP (STEADFAST012)"
Earlier in the week, the good people at Heat Promotions posted the latest in their semi-irregular podcast series. This time, they have tapped Tilman, a veteran of Heat’s sister label Two Circles Records for a very smooth mix a little lighter than some of the fare I have been posting here recently. This is definitely […]Read more "Heated Podcast 003: Tilman"
The Library of Congress presents the National Jukebox, which makes historical sound recordings available to the public free of charge. The Jukebox includes recordings from the extraordinary collections of the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation and other contributing libraries and archives While not exactly ‘brand-new’ it is worth mentioning here that […]Read more "Library of Congress Opens National Jukebox"
Without the need for a NATO intervention or challenge to national sovereignty, world news sources are announcing the arrest Ratko Mladić, the mastermind behind the Srebrenica Massacre during the Bosnian War of the 1990s. My disdain for the handling of the conflict, especially the Srebrenica Massacre is something I have mentioned on this site before; the international […]Read more "Ratko Mladić Arrested"
Seriously, the amount of quality music coming from grime label Butterz is unimaginable, especially considering they almost give away as much free music as Napster did in the late 90s. One of the label’s highlights has been their monthly ZIP file, featuring a bunch of freebies from the likes of Royal-T, TRC, S-X, and other […]Read more "Butterz June ZIP"
This past Monday, the good people of Bassfaced posted their weekly Cloudcast series curated this week by good friend of mine and the Embassy crew, DJ Rodan from New Paltz, NY. As noted in their interview, my first encounter with Rodan was at Dub War NYC about this time last year, where shortly afterwards I […]Read more "Bassfaced Cloudcast: Rodan"
James Blake pays homage to Digital Mystikz’ – Anti-War Dub performing a live interpretation of the classic as an encore to his performance May 23, 2011 at San Francisco’s Great American Music HallRead more "James Blake Interview / Anti-War Dub cover"
The following review originally appeared in the past issue of Big Up Magazine, I have reposted it here for posterity. Please be sure to continue Big Up by reading online or getting yourself an extremely affordable subscription:
Deep Medi Musik continues its exploration of deep quintessential sounds with its latest from V.I.V.E.K. Already well-established on the label with “Kulture” b/w “Meditation Rock” and the Feel It EP, V.I.V.E.K. expounds this with two tracks, distinctly pure dubstep in contrasting ways.Read more "VIVEK – Pulse / Roots (MEDI37)"
It has been a number of days since my last update here, and not for lack of updates. As noted in the previous post, I have been fortunate enough to step away from real life for a moment and enjoy some much-needed and well overdue vacation time visiting friends in NYC, Western NY and two […]Read more "Two Toronto Trips"
The Copenhagen electronic music venue Culture Box presents Culture Dox 013 featuring an interview with Scuba aka. SCB (UK) plus Sepalcure (US) and Sigha (UK) of Hotflush Recordings. Culture Dox is a line of short documentaries featuring interviews and performances by international guest artists.Read more "Culture Dox 13 : Scuba"