Video Digs

Documentaries, Music Videos and the occasional LOL's

 
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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...
by DJ EVO

 
 
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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.”
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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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 vide...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 
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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 E...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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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 do...
by Flovin

 
 
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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 da...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 
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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...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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The Story behind Tom Browne’s “Funkin For Jamaica”

One of Queen’s finest, jazz trumpeter, Tom Browne, recorded what would become a Billboard #1 R&B chart topper back in 1980 – a funky, soulful laden track titled “Funkin’ for Jamaica (N.Y.)“ Thi...
by DJ EVO

 
 
Brother Ali’s Conference at Chicago Ideas

Brother Ali’s Brilliant Conference at Chicago Ideas

I’m not going to spend a long time going into the many reasons why you need to watch this great mini-conference by Brother Ali, you’re just going to hit the play button as well you should! The best way to sum it up ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 
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Poirier: The seriousness of Creation

Ghislain Poirier at Creative Mornings Montreal. Recorded October 25th, 2013. Poirier shares insights on his creative process, the nature of play and the sometimes tense relation between creation and industry, which he solves wi...
by Philippe Sawicki

 
 
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Mark de Clive-Lowe “One Take”

Part one of MdCL’s One Take series – recreating the club classic Hot Music by Soho from scratch, remixing it and deconstructing it over two and a half minutes… no prepared loops, all performed live in One Take...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Kaytranada “At All” Video

No words needed really. The homie and young Jedi KAYTRANADA steps in with his new track “At All” for an upcoming release on the great HW&W Records. Absolutely hillarious video that made me spit out my orange ju...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)