Archive for October, 2012

  • Stones Throw started a Kickstarter

    By mael on 25/10/2012
    Stones Throw just started a Kickstarter campaign to fund a documentary about the label and its history. The project is named “Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton”. CLick on the link below for more info on this: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/192634647/our-vinyl-weighs-a-ton-this-is-stones-throw-record  
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  • Jamaican music in a Rub-A-Dub style

    By mael on 23/10/2012
    Transitions in the history of music are very exciting periods. Genres are blurred and progressively become hard to describe.  This one happened between the end of the 70s and the beginning of the 80s “Rub-A-Dub” or “Rub-A-Dub Style” is one the genres doing the passage between Reggae and Dancehall. It also describes a dance style trendy at that time when […]
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  • Haçienda 30

    By mael on 16/10/2012
    Fact 51 Haçienda or simply Haçienda is certainly the most mythical club in the UK. Opened in 1982 in Manchester, the venue became the symbol of the Acid House mouvement. In 2012, New State Music celebrate its 30 years with a 3 CDs compilation mixed by by club residents Graeme Park, Mike Pickering and the owner Peter Hook. The compilation is […]
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  • Article About The Current African Hip Hop Scene

    By mael on 03/10/2012
    This article from The Guardian describes the thriving Hip Hop scene in Africa : http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/oct/03/african-hip-hop-america
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