apollonia
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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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The Freshest “Live Set 3.0″ (Feat. Kutcorners & Marvel)

Kutcorners and Marvel just hit me with their newest installment in their “Live Set” series. If you haven’t caught them live, or their previous videos, their sets consist of a seamless combination of drum machines, keys and turntables. I got a quick chance to catch up with them in Vancouver …

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Reggae

“Studio One Story” – Documentary by Soul Jazz Records (2001)

via SoulJazzRecords: Studio One Story is a documentary this is both a staggering slice of musical history and a definitive guide to Studio One, Jamaica’s greatest ever record company, and its legendary founder, Clement ‘Coxsone’ Dodd. ‘Studio One Story’ was filmed in 2002, two years before the death of the …

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Chex Maniac tests his new Microphone
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12-12-12-12-12 – Worldwide Mic Check Time!

From now on, we’re doing the MIMS radio show with this mic.

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“Snow Day in Montreal” by Scott C
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“Snow Day in Montreal” by Scott C

Awesome video of a snow day in Montreal shot in 2010 and put together by my good homie Scott C aka the Incubator. This proves once again that it’s all about how you choose to look at a situation; some choose to be pissed off that it takes them 3 hours …

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“Downloaded: The Digital Revolution” Documentary Trailer
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“Downloaded: The Digital Revolution” Documentary Trailer

Words from: Animal New York Thirteen years ago today, Shawn Fanning and Shawn Parker singlehandedly changed the future of the music industry when they released pioneering file-sharing service Napster. Not many average college aged kids manage to simultaneously piss of Dr. Dre, Lars Ulrich and the entire RIAA, but neither …

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“The View From The Other Side” J-Dilla – A European Remembrance
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Beats Hip-Hop

“The View From The Other Side” J-Dilla – A European Remembrance

JDilla‘s influence on modern hiphop is undeniable and his legacy will go on for decades to come. However, it seems that the genius producer was heralded mostly after his passing. This is the subject of a new documentary coming out in Feb that offers a european perspective on JayDee’s music. …

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Vinyl Manufacturing (Slices DVD Feature)
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Vinyl Manufacturing (Slices DVD Feature)

No matter how many tv features or documentaries we’ve seen on how vinyl records are actually made, the process never ceases to amaze us. Can’t say I’d watch a documentary on how a record gets encoded into a 128k mp3 file. The report will try to shine a little light …

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Hakan Lidbo @ TED x Göteborg
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Hakan Lidbo @ TED x Göteborg

I found a really interesting and thought provoking presentation – as a lot of TED conferences are – by Swedish musician Hakan Lidbo. I had the pleasure of DJ-ing at the TEDxMontreal event last year and it was great to listen to all these amazing ideas from such diverse areas …

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