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Video Digs
Jazz

Thelonious Monk “Straight No Chaser” (Live in London 1965)

Thelonious Monk Quartet performing Straight No Chaser in televised performance at the Marquee Club, London, 1965. Personnel: Charlie Rouse (ts), Thelonious Monk (p), Larry Gales (b), Ben Riley (d)

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Jazz Amnesty Sound System (PEEPS Mini-Documentary)

As part of the PEEPS Series here is a Mini Doc on two Montreal DJs who although they are recognized as some of the most eclectic out there decided to form a duo / side project focusing only on their love of JAZZ music. Jazz Amnesty Sound System was formed by …

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Hip-Hop

NTSC “Rappin’ To The Beat” (Video Mixtape Volume 1)

I always love old school hiphop mixtapes, but this is a next level video mixtape that takes us through the iconic songs of hip-hop’s inception. So many classic beats, dope rhymes, funkyfresh styles and vocal samplespotting (huh? What!) woven together seemlessly by slick editing. Here’s a little story of hiphop …

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The Strange Story of Joe Meek (1991)

In an effort to escape spoiling an amazing documentary on such a legendary producer/composer I encourage you to skip past these words, click the link and get right into it. If the first 30 seconds doesn’t grab your attention enough to keep watching then you’re welcome to come back here …

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3 Films to watch this Black History Month

Yay it’s officially February! The month of Love, Candy, Dilla, and Black History! Doesn’t get much better than that. Now you could go the pessimist route and be outraged about the commercialization and depreciation of all these beautiful concepts or you can let it slide this year and kick it …

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Johannesburg : Real Scenes (a Resident Advisor movie)

RA tells the remarkable story of the South African city’s thriving house scene. South Africans are the biggest consumers of house music in the world, and Johannesburg is the beating heart of their scene. If you’re looking for proof, there is no need to visit a nightclub. In turning on …

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Hip-Hop

The Narcicyst “Leap of Faith” (video by Marquis Montes)

Back in October 2012 The Narcicyst dropped another amazing EP entitled Leap of Faith. The Narcicyst always serves downright quality music and lyrics so it was no surprise that this EP started popping up on all respectable music blogs. What’s interesting though is that this EP is only a fraction …

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Soul

Onra & Lexis “Throw’Em Up” – All the Videos!

Onra and I recently released a 90′s r&b mix called “Throw’em up” and we’re really happy that the response is good. Tons of people are rediscovering tracks they loved, some they forgot about or didn’t know. There are also a ton of slightly younger people that didn’t live these glory …

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Boogie / Funk / Disco

Apollonia 6 Movie

Apollonia 6 was an 80’s band / Prince creation made up of a trio of women that produced one album, one solid hit and one epic short film. Patricia Kotero, Brenda Bennett and Susan Moonsie were Apollonia 6, and if you’ve seen Purple Rain, then you’ll be familiar with Kotero …

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