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Watch Kendrick Lamar’s powerful live version of “Alright” on BET

Like my man DJ Platurn from Oakland said: “Amidst all the buffoonery, at least we got K. Dot”. Yes, we gon’ be alright. With every move Kendrick makes he takes one more step to distance himself from the common rapper in 2015. In terms of skills and artistic vision he …

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“Bohemian Rhapsody” by 24 pin Dot Matrix Printer

The talk of the 2015 edition of the Glastonbury festival was Kanye West‘s questionable rendition of Queen’s classic “Bohemian Rhapsody” Someone even cleverly put together a montage of Freddie Mercury’s reaction beyond the grave to Yeezus’ karaoke butchery of his song. (Check out the hilarious video below) But then it …

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Beats Hip-Hop

Mini-Documentary follows ONRA on the road

via IAMHERE: Onra is a unique producer and musician killing it on the MPC. That could be a short cut description of our protagonist for this new portrait episode of I AM HERE. But it goes way deeper than that. This one of a kind producer has very diverging roots …

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Made Us Laugh: 2manybuttons

I must say that in all of the parodies of the EDM world this just might be our favorite. The Norwegian duo give us a nice laugh at electronic music producers who have a live rig of about 25 machines connected. Zer ist too many buttons!

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Hip-Hop

Watch: EMan x VLooper “Les Pauvres” Official Video

Great to see that one of our favorite tracks from EMAN & VLOOPER‘s XXL record is getting the video treatment. XXL was one of our records of 2014 and definitely deserves a spot in Quebec’s top 5 hip-hop records ever. We just love the production of the track (the expert …

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Boogie / Funk / Disco

E.S.G “You’re No Good” 1984 at Danceteria NYC

Quite an amazing youtube treasure right here! Had seen this a couple years ago but was reminded to share it when I saw the homie Alexander Nut (label boss of Eglo & Ho_tep) shared it. Killer video from the Scroggins sisters aka E.S.G aka Emeralds, Sapphires & Gold aka one …

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Breakbeat Lou’s amazing Record Collection on “Boiler Room Collections”

Breakbeats are the foundation of HipHop and also the medium where record collecting and beatmaking first melded together. Impeach the President, Funky Drummer, the Amen Break; the list is endless and chances are they were all first heard (and sampled) all on the mythical UltimateBeats&Breaks compilation series. Take a stroll …

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Soul

Video: Diggs Duke “The Pinnacle of Class and Taste / Grand Illusions”

“The Pinnacle of Class and Taste” Performed by Diggs Duke, from his latest EP, The Upper Hand & Other Grand Illusions. Available now on Brownswood Recordings. Recorded Sunday, February 8th, 2015 at Mousai House in Washington DC by Nocturnal Charm Media. Also available on vinyl at brownswoodrecordings.bandcamp.com/album/diggs-duke-the-upper-hand-other-grand-illusions On ITunes: itunes.apple.com/us/album/upper-hand-other-grand-illusions/id885502515 …

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Mini-Documentary: 24 Hours of Vinyl – San Francisco Edition

Created by Music Is My Sanctuary Video produced by This Is Herd in Collaboration with Mixcloud, 101 Apparel & Synergize Live The mini-documentary chronicles the 11th edition of the 24 HOURS OF VINYL event which took part in San Francisco in the autumn of 2015. 24 Hours of Vinyl is a day long non-profit …

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