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“From Jack to Juke: 25 Years of Ghetto House” Documentary (Sonali Aggarwal, 2012)

“Currently all the rage with hipsters worldwide, Chicago Juke music has roots that run deep. This documentary chronicles the birth and evolution of a genre over 25 years.”

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“80 Blocks From Tiffanys” Documentary
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“80 Blocks From Tiffanys” Documentary (Gary Weis, 1979)

We’ve been looking for this one for a while now and we’re glad we could dig it out for you. 80 Blocks From Tiffany’s by Director Gary Weis and Writer John Bradshaw from the movie of the same name for the production company Above Average Productions Inc. from 1979. So …

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Northern Soul: the beginning of club culture

About a month ago I was visiting New York City for a mini-vacation to catch up with some friends, do some record digging and play some gigs. My first night in Brooklyn I was kicking it with my man, DJ Concerned, who informed me that my last full day in …

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D’Angelo (2014 RBMA Lecture)

via RBMA: “D’Angelo opens up about his career in a rare extensive interview as part of Red Bull Music Academy Festival New York.”

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SNL with a Parody of the EDM World

The folks at SNL deliver a great parody of the EDM DJ’s and crowd. Yes we’ve all seen the real videos of these multi-millionaire DJ’s who don’t actually do anything. But what I like from SNL’s videos is that it also makes fun of the audience who are actually excited …

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“Jungle Fever” Documentary on the history of UK’s Jungle scene

via Dazed: “Explore the movement that redefined British urban music: jungle The final episode of our Channel 4-commissioned documentary series Music Nation is now online to watch in full! Jungle Fever, directed by Ollie Evans and produced by Friend London, charts the rise and fall of one of Britain’s most …

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Unsung Documentary: Gil Scott Heron – A Poet, A Prophet and a Pioneer

The revolution will be not televised is an amazing mini-documentary about the life of a prophet, poet and great musician: the late Gil Scott-Heron. Presented by TVOne as part of the Unsung series, the great interviews in the doc, help us to keep memory of Scott-Heron alive and remind us …

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UK Garage / Dubstep

UK Garage Book & Documentary “Brandy & Coke” by Ewen Spencer

It’s no secret that we are huge fans of UK Garage. While we were researching for our piece on the History of UK Garage we stumbled upon the amazing pictures from photographer and author Ewen Spencer taken in the golden days of UKG style. He has even put together an …

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Rest in Peace Montage presented at WWA2014 (by Gene Pendon)

Here is a beautiful video paying homage to all of the talented musicians we lost in 2013. It was presented during Gilles Peterson’s 9th Annual Worldwide Awards night and was created by our good friend Gene Pendon. Gene is an Artist/Painter and Founder of the Heavyweight (HVW8) collective. Music: “Cristo …

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