Posts tagged with ‘Hip Hop’

  • Soul Legend Syl Johnson Has a Documentary Project on Kickstarter

    By mael on 18/07/2013
    Syl Johnson is a legendary Soul singers comparable to Al Green and James Brown. Hip Hop brought him back under the spotlight in the 90s thanks to a multitude of samples in records from Run-DMC, Public Enemy, De La Soul, Boogie Down Productions, Cypress Hill… Encouraged by this new interest, Syl did a come in the music industry but still remains relatively […]
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  • Piu Piu, A Short Documentary About The Montreal Beat Scene

    By mael on 22/05/2013
    This short documentary is actually just an introduction to a bigger project. Click here for more info.
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  • J Dilla’s Record Collection Documentary

    By mael on 03/04/2013
    This new documentary about J Dilla is all about is huge collection of vinyls accumulated during is short life. His mother but also his friends, such J.Rocc & DJ Spinna, talk about the legendary Detroit producer.
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  • Ninja Tune & Big Dada: A Story of the Labels (Part.1)

    By mael on 12/03/2013
    After more than 20 years of activities, Ninja Tune is definitely an unmissable landmark in the electronic music landscape and beyond. From the start they’ve spread their tentacles to Hip Hop and Jazz fans. Let’s try to see how this happened and which artists and tracks made this record label such an important one in the indie Electronic music and […]
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  • “New American Noise” A Series of Short Documentaries

    By mael on 14/02/2013
    Nokia in partnership with the Sundance Festival commissioned a series of short documentaries about the new music scenes in the US. Each episode focuses on a city (New York, New Orleans, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Detroit, Portland) and a different musical genre such as Underground Rap, Bounce music, Electronic music, Indie Rock…  New York:  Portland:  New Orleans:  Detroit:  Atlanta:  Los Angeles:
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  • 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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  • 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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  • Radio Show : DJ Lefto

    By mael on 21/09/2012
    Lefto from Brussel, Belgium, is doing a very nice Radio show. He’s juggling with musical genres to produce one of the top radio show around. Hip Hop, Jazz Electro, Soul are all living together in symbiosis. You can listen and subscribe to his show on mixcloud, a great website for DJ mixes and radio shows. Here the link of his […]
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  • Electronic music, Hip Hop and the new music industry

    By mael on 30/07/2012
    Are Electronic music and Hip Hop better suited for the new music industry? That’s was seems to be thinking the Music Think Tank . Check out their article here: http://www.musicthinktank.com/blog/electronic-and-hip-hop-better-suited-to-the-new-music-indust.html
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